Here We Drink Mezcal

Masa. Mole. Mezcal.

Explore the flavors of Southern Mexico in each and every taste.

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What We Do

We are a Southern Mexican-inspired restaurant and mezcaleria located in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC.

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Mezcal 101

We love to hear the question “What is mezcal?” because it gives us a chance to turn someone on to the beautiful world of this complex spirit. Here at Espita Mezcaleria, it is our goal to be serious about mezcal so that you don’t have to be ...more


We currently take reservations for the main dining room only, up to 30 days in advance. As we frequently run a wait list, we will hold your table for 15 minutes after your reservation time. If your plans change or you will be delayed, please contact us to let us know.

All reservations are for 2 hours from their original time.

We also set aside many of our tables to accommodate walk-in guests if your plans are a little more spontaneous.

For parties of 6 or larger please contact us at and we will do our best to accommodate your party. Unfortunately on Fridays and Saturdays evenings, we are generally unable to accomodate parties larger than 8 people.

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