We asked; you answered. Eater readers had plenty to say on the topic of D.C.'s Best Nachos. Some takeaways: readers really like barbecue-topped nachos, and often bars do nachos better than sit-down restaurants. Readers also aren't afraid of some less traditional takes, such as seafood nachos. Here are 16 batches of nachos that got the nod from fans, listed in no particular order, courtesy of the tipline, Twitter, Facebook and Open Thread.Read More
16 Plates of Nachos Eater Readers Love
1. The Passenger
When the Passenger is offering its addictive pork cheek nachos, readers order them.
2. Andrew Evans BBQ Joint
Eater readers aren't afraid to trek all the way out to the Eastern Shore for these barbecue nachos.
3. American Ice Company
The pulled pork Swatchos at American Ice are a huge hit.
4. Southside 815
Multiple readers mentioned this sports bar's nachos, which feature Carolina pulled pork or jalapeno-honey pulled chicken, cheddar and jack cheese, lettuce, pico de gallo and sour cream.
5. The Tavern at Great Falls
Great Falls, VA 22066
Order the Ultimate Nachos here and get tortilla chips, Monterey jack and cheddar cheeses, diced tomatoes, scallions, guacamole, sour cream, chili con carne and fire roasted salsa.
6. Black Jack
Black Jack dazzles diners with its duck confit nachos (other takes on the dish have also received high marks).
At Tryst, the Nachos Locos have grilled peppers and onions, salsa, black bean dip, jalapenos, sour cream, guacamole and roast beef or shredded chicken.
8. Busboys and Poets
At Busboys (multiple locations), nachos are topped with guacamole, cheese, pico de gallo, sour cream, jalapenos, roasted corn and black beans and an optional dose of chili or chicken.
9. Dogwood Tavern
This Falls Church bar serves up an epic platter of nachos when it comes to size (sister bar Rhodeside Grill offers a similar version).
Washington, DC 20007
For those who like their nachos with a generous helping of ground beef, Chadwicks has them covered.
11. The Tombs
The addition of turkey gives this plate of nachos the illusion of healthiness; The Tombs also doesn't skimp on the jalapeno.
12. Meridian Pint
Big chunks of beef can be found on this plate of nachos.
Non-traditionalists can check out the seafood nachos with crab meat, cheese and jalapeno both here and at sister restaurant PassionFish.
14. Red Hot & Blue
Red, Hot and Blue (multiple locations) lets diners top their nachos with a choice of barbecue meats.
15. Smoke & Barrel
Smoke & Barrel offers another option for smoky, barbecue-topped nachos.
16. Peacock Café
Multiple readers tell Eater Peacock Cafe's nachos are so good, diners don't even notice they're vegetarian.