Monday, April 4, 2016

Richard Sandoval's El Centro D.F. Celebrates Cinco de Mayo

Photo: Rey Lopez

From our friends at El Centro D.F....

Known for its impressive tequila collection with over 250 tequilas, Richard Sandoval’s vibrant Taqueria and Tequileria, El Centro D.F., with locations in two of DC’s hottest neighborhoods, 14th Street and Georgetown, is excited to celebrate Cinco de Mayo by offering a bottomless buffet on Thursday, May 5th, starting at 4 PM at both locations. Priced at $20 per person, guests can enjoy an endless buffet of authentic Mexican comfort fare with three different serving stations located upstairs, downstairs, and inside near the expansive patio at El Centro's Georgetown. Three distinctive buffets located will also be located on the main level, basement Tequileria, and rooftop of El Centro's 14th Street location.

Diners can anticipate a taco, enchilada, and fajita station featuring Carnitas, Chicken Tinga, and Veggie Tacos; Chicken Fajitas; Roasted Pork Fajitas; Queso Enchiladas; Veggie Enchiladas. Sides being featured include Mexican Rice; Black Beans; Charro Beans, and Esquites. Additionally, there will be passed appetizers as well as an appetizer station featuring Mushroom Empanadas; Chicken Flautas; Beef and Chorizo Sliders; Chicken Milanesa Tortas; Beef Skewers; Pork Sopes; Shrimp Ceviche Tostadas; Escabeche tostadas; Avocado Shrimp and Crab Salad; Veggie Chopped Salad; Chicken Tinga Tamales; Smoked Mahi with crispy plantains, and Guacamole and Salsa with Chips. For dessert, guests can indulge in a buffet of Mexican confections like Mini Churros, Dolcezza Anejo Tequila Gelato, and Tres Leches Cake.

For the perfect pairing, guests can sip on $6 El Centro Margaritas, frozen or on the rocks with Sauza Blue Silver tequila, fresh lime, agave nectar, and a choice of strawberry or mango puree, and $5 imported Mexican beers including Corona Extra and Light; Dos Equis Lager and Amber; Tecate; Victoria; Modelo Especial; Sol; Pacifico; Bohemia, and Negro Modelo.

WHENThursday, May 5th at both El Centro D.F. locations. Food will be served from 4 PM to 10 PM, and beverages will be available until 2 AM.

WHERE: El Centro D.F. has two locations: 1819 14th Street, NW, (202) 328-3131 and in Georgetown at 1218 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, (202) 333-4100. For additional information, please visit

WHY: Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of Mexican General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguin. Today, the date is best recognized in the Unites States to celebrate the culture and experiences of Americans of Mexican ancestry.

About Richard Sandoval Restaurants:
Richard Sandoval Restaurants (RSR) is a leading restaurant group founded by Mexican-born chef/restaurateur/author Richard Sandoval and based in New York City. Known for offering guests an unparalleled culinary experience, this internationally recognized contemporary Latin restaurant group successfully owns and operates 35 restaurant concepts around the globe. Spanning from California to New York, Colorado to Florida, Nevada to Virginia and Arizona to Washington, DC - as well as from Dubai to Mexico and Qatar to Serbia - Chef Sandoval's "made from scratch" approach and passion for introducing Latin cuisine to the world continues to inspire him to combine authentic Latin ingredients with international flavors and inventive techniques to create one-of-kind concepts and cuisines that range from modern and coastal Mexican, Latin-Asian, Peruvian to Pan-Latin, among others. For a complete list of RSR restaurants, menus or for more information, please visit