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California Tortilla

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Terminal C, Gate 19, Washington Dulles International Airport, Washington DC, DC 20166
+1 703-572-7333
05:00 - 21:30
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Omaha, Nebraska
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230 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Maybe it was because it was still technically breakfast time when we arrived, and that we asked for lunch. But the food was just okay. The chicken was chewy and overcooked, and it wasn't as good as I remembered it being the last time I ate it. At least the queso and chips were still solid. So there's always that!... More 

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Tysons Corner, Virginia
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235 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

For Airport restaurant (carry-out) meals, my expectations are usually pretty low... This place totally surprised me...because my Southwestern Chicken Salad (got it with CHICKEN and BALSAMIC Vinaigrette) looked GOOD and tasted GREAT! EVEN the passenger and Flight Attendants commented on how good my salad looked and asked me Where I got it from... As far as salads go, I would... More 

Thank Phantastic4u
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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98 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Very tasty, especially the salads and burritos. A great stop if you have little time for a meal before your flight.

Thank Chris E
Clarksville, Tennessee
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374 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2015

My flight got delayed by two hours, and I was going to miss my lunch. So, I had to eat an early lunch before I went on board. Luckily I found this place just down the gate I was at. Food tasted very good. I'm used to some greasy airport food, but this one is fresh tasting as well as... More 

Thank 808MikeN
Canton, Mississippi
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110 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Picked up a salad here on the way out of the airport on arrival with voucher airline provided. I really enjoyed the salad. It was fresh and had great ingredients. I liked it so much that when I had to eat in the airport again on return trip I again there. The 2nd time I got a fajita bowl and... More 

Thank MAMCBE2002
Raleigh, North Carolina
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744 reviews
444 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Let's get real. When I find myself in an airport, I anticipate crap food. Fried/fast food. Processed and packaged. Nothing fresh and healthy. California Tortilla totally blew me away! I expected something along the lines of Taco Bell (and don't get me wrong, I love Taco Bell) but I could not believe the fresh food with amazing taste. I had... More 

Thank VEE1225
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219 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2013

I was on my way back to Florida and was hoping to find edible Mexican food in between connecting flights--no luck. I ordered a chicken quesadilla. The price was of, for an airport at $6.49, but the quality and taste left a lot to be desired. There was a long line to get to the counter and then after I... More 

Thank kaiserdr
Silver Spring, Maryland
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2012

As fast food goes, this is one of the best spots to eat healthy local food, with everything from huge burritos stuffed with a variety of tasty and creative fillings to fresh salads and soups. The silly promotions and newsletters are fun, but it's the food that will make you want to come back.

Thank Stacey W
Seattle, Washington
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94 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2011

Face it; most of the fast food restaurants in airports have unhealthy and nasty food. When in Dulles, I always bypass those places and head straight for California Tortilla. They have a large selection of fresh and well prepared food that's made for you; they don't serve food that's been sitting under a heat lamp. My favorite menu item is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
05:00 - 21:30
05:00 - 21:30
05:00 - 21:30
05:00 - 21:30
05:00 - 21:30
05:00 - 21:30
05:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Terminal C, Gate 19, Washington Dulles International Airport, Washington DC, DC 20166
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 703-572-7333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?