Rito Loco To Add Rooftop Bar To Shaw Restaurant Storefront

We started Rito Loco in August 2012 as a Food Truck. After opening a restaurant in July 2015, we are now embarking on the next step in our adventure. This is truly the step that will elevate our company to the next level. Provided we receive safe passage through the DC government and permitting process, Rito Loco will be introducing … Read More

New Menu Item: Southwest Egg Rolls

The year maybe cooling down but things at our Washington, DC restaurant is keeping things spicy straight into 2017! Our newest edition to our a menu is a little fusion of two things we all love most, Mexican food and Asian food — we’re proud to present Rito Loco’s South Western Egg Rolls with a pickled corn cabbage and a … Read More

Holiday Catering Menu From DC Burrito Restaurant To Wow Tastebuds

With Halloween in the rear view mirror, the holiday season is sneaking up on us quickly! To make your annual celebrations a little more merry and bright, our Washington DC Mexican restaurant is offering a brand new catering menu guaranteed to dazzle guests from the first bite. At Rito Loco, we wanted to share something a little different with our … Read More

DC Burrito Restaurant To Add Rooftop Bar To Shaw Storefront

Uber Eats

Our Washington DC restaurant is excited to announce that we are expanding — literally! In March 2017, Rito Loco will be adding a beautiful and spacious open-air rooftop bar to its current Shaw location. The new floor will span 1,400 square feet in size, boasting the full dining menu as well as several specialty items exclusive to this space alone. … Read More

Rito Loco Wins “Best Business 2015” In DC’s Shaw Neighborhood

Best Business Shaw 2015 Awards

Thanks to you and your support, we have been awarded the best business in Shaw of 2015 at the Shaw Main Streets Annual Meeting at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC! We only opened up last July, so we are pretty damn stoked to take this home our first year in the game. We have to send out a big thanks … Read More

Shaw Restaurant Rito Loco Partners With Uber Eats

Uber Eats

We love Uber. Like a lot. Not only have they been driving us to and from work for the last few years (we don’t know what we would have done without them!), they have also been a huge help for us in delivering our burritos and tacos to your door in record times over the last few months. If you … Read More

Rito Loco Nominated For Best DC Food Truck & Fast Casual

The Washington City Paper “Best Of” poll 2016 has officially begun and voting is now open. Rito Loco has been nominated for Best Food Truck and Best Fast Casual 2016! We worked extra hard last year to maintain our food truck and open our first permanent location and we would be honored to have your vote this year for Best Fast Casual … Read More

Washington DC’s Rito Loco in the Mix with DJ Andhim

We love music at Rito Loco. We like all kinds, but we have a special place in our hearts for House Music. So, what did we do to celebrate that? We invited Andhim, one of Germany’s most popular House Music Dj duos to come and play a set for us. Not only did they record the set, they made a … Read More

Cooking Tips & Tricks From Anthony Bourdain & Friends

Cooking can be a lot of fun, but like some other aspects of dining such as tasting and buying wine, drinking spirits, or baking, it can also be quite daunting. Luckily, many of the most used tricks of the trade are quite simple and can be practiced at home very easily. We’d like to share with you a video with some simple … Read More

make your own dry rub

When we prepare our pork and our tilapia, we use a special dry rub containing a secret mixture of spices, salts, herbs, and sugars, which help to break down the meat and add huge amounts of flavor. Our Rib dry rub contains 18 ingredients! You can use a dry rub on any meat, poulty or fish or your choice. They … Read More