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16 Plates of Nachos Eater Readers Love

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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.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

The Passenger

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When the Passenger is offering its addictive pork cheek nachos, readers order them.

Andrew Evans BBQ Joint

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Eater readers aren't afraid to trek all the way out to the Eastern Shore for these barbecue nachos.

American Ice Company

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The pulled pork Swatchos at American Ice are a huge hit.

Southside 815

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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.

The Tavern at Great Falls

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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.

Black Jack

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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.

Busboys and Poets

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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.

Dogwood Tavern

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This Falls Church bar serves up an epic platter of nachos when it comes to size (sister bar Rhodeside Grill offers a similar version).

Chadwicks

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For those who like their nachos with a generous helping of ground beef, Chadwicks has them covered.

The Tombs

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The addition of turkey gives this plate of nachos the illusion of healthiness; The Tombs also doesn't skimp on the jalapeno.

Meridian Pint

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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.

Red Hot & Blue

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Red, Hot and Blue (multiple locations) lets diners top their nachos with a choice of barbecue meats.

Smoke & Barrel

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Smoke & Barrel offers another option for smoky, barbecue-topped nachos.

Peacock Café

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Multiple readers tell Eater Peacock Cafe's nachos are so good, diners don't even notice they're vegetarian.

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The Passenger

When the Passenger is offering its addictive pork cheek nachos, readers order them.

Andrew Evans BBQ Joint

Eater readers aren't afraid to trek all the way out to the Eastern Shore for these barbecue nachos.

American Ice Company

The pulled pork Swatchos at American Ice are a huge hit.

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.

The Tavern at Great Falls

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.

Black Jack

Black Jack dazzles diners with its duck confit nachos (other takes on the dish have also received high marks).

Tryst

At Tryst, the Nachos Locos have grilled peppers and onions, salsa, black bean dip, jalapenos, sour cream, guacamole and roast beef or shredded chicken.

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.

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).

Chadwicks

For those who like their nachos with a generous helping of ground beef, Chadwicks has them covered.

The Tombs

The addition of turkey gives this plate of nachos the illusion of healthiness; The Tombs also doesn't skimp on the jalapeno.

Meridian Pint

Big chunks of beef can be found on this plate of nachos.

Ceiba

Non-traditionalists can check out the seafood nachos with crab meat, cheese and jalapeno both here and at sister restaurant PassionFish.

Red Hot & Blue

Red, Hot and Blue (multiple locations) lets diners top their nachos with a choice of barbecue meats.

Smoke & Barrel

Smoke & Barrel offers another option for smoky, barbecue-topped nachos.

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Peacock Café

Multiple readers tell Eater Peacock Cafe's nachos are so good, diners don't even notice they're vegetarian.