Inspired by the Cuisine of Mexico City.

1255 Union St NE, Washington, DC
(202) 318-4820

The Energy of the street inside

and the Party outside.

Welcome to El Presidente, a festive neo-retro Mexican eatery anchored inside Washington D.C.’s newly developed Signal House.


Sunday - Thursday    5:00 - 10:00 PM
Friday & Saturday   5:00 - 11:00 PM

Monday - Friday   11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Saturday - Sunday   10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Daily  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

A robust and creative menu highlights heirloom ingredients with a modern twist – a raw bar, guacamole with king crab, a la carte tacos and shareable plates like Tomahawk Ribeye and Whole Striped Sea Bass.

Bright agave-forward tequila and mezcal cocktails dovetail with interconnected dining rooms, eclectic interiors and legendary south-of-the-border hospitality. Because at its heart, El Presidente is about the theater of going out.