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Borinquen Lunch Box Food Truck Type Food Truck

As someone from Puerto Rico, I have very high expectations for Puerto Rican food. However, this truck went absolutely above my expectations. First o

Feb 20, 2014 by Lexie
What Did You Order?: Fricasse Pollo • 
Is This One Of Your Favorite Trucks?: Yes • 
How Much Did It Cost?: $11 

As someone from Puerto Rico, I have very high expectations for Puerto Rican food. However, this truck went absolutely above my expectations. First off, I recieved my food quickly despite the very long line. The customer service was impeccable, and I felt appreciated as a customer. The food itself was delicious. I ordered the fricasse pollo which comes with white rice, chicken, and potatoes. It was perfectly seasoned, not at all greasy. The chicken was so moist and tender it feel apart when I used my fork. The rice was perfectly cooked, which is a good sign! I've been trying to eat at a different food truck a few times a week, and none have come close to this. It's my new fave!


My second trip there and my second review. Today the special was Pernil, a marinated roast pork dish served with fried plantains and rice with pigeon

Jul 11, 2013 by Jen Conger
What Did You Order?: Pernil • 
Is This One Of Your Favorite Trucks?: Yes! • 
How Much Did It Cost?: $10 

My second trip there and my second review. Today the special was Pernil, a marinated roast pork dish served with fried plantains and rice with pigeon peas. Once again, I was scraping the plate. The pork was tender and juicy; well-seasoned but not salty. Plantains were fried perfectly and the rice and pigeon peas were plentiful and delicious. A ton of food for $10. Please come back to L'Enfant soon. I can't wait to try another of your creations.


Today was my first time ever experiencing Puerto Rican food and I hope you will come back soon so I can try some of your other dishes. The pinon was a

Jun 28, 2013 by Jen Conger
What Did You Order?: Pinon • 
Is This One Of Your Favorite Trucks?: Yep! It is now! • 
How Much Did It Cost?: $10 

Today was my first time ever experiencing Puerto Rican food and I hope you will come back soon so I can try some of your other dishes. The pinon was an lovely melding of sweet from the plaintains and savory with the ground beef. For $10 I got enough food for two meals. You definitely get your money's worth with this dish.


Borinquin gets some points for a big presentation and nice music, but a long wait for mediocre food which consisted mostly of rice, a few small pieces

Apr 24, 2013 by Maggie
What Did You Order?: Special • 
Is This One Of Your Favorite Trucks?: No • 
How Much Did It Cost?: 12.50 (with soda) 

Borinquin gets some points for a big presentation and nice music, but a long wait for mediocre food which consisted mostly of rice, a few small pieces of chicken and soggy plantains earns this over-priced lunch truck a generous C-.


The food was amazing. Exactly what we were hoping for it to taste like. 110% authentic Puerto Rican food. So glad we found out about you guys. We will

Oct 02, 2012 by Julio y SantaMaria
What Did You Order?: Pernil, Arroz con gandules, tripletas,.... 

The food was amazing. Exactly what we were hoping for it to taste like. 110% authentic Puerto Rican food. So glad we found out about you guys. We will definitely find you again.


The pinon (pronounced pignon) is a savory dish that is a meal in itself. It is put together like a lasagna, with layers of ripe plantains and minced

Sep 01, 2012 by Armando
What Did You Order?: Pinon 

The pinon (pronounced pignon) is a savory dish that is a meal in itself. It is put together like a lasagna, with layers of ripe plantains and minced seasoned beef topped with cheese. It was very good, and a good-sized serving too. The plantains were very ripe, as they should be, which makes them sweet and soft. The other food looked good to, and the kitchen area looked very clean, so I'm going to keep trying them.


4.5 5.0 6 6 As someone from Puerto Rico, I have very high expectations for Puerto Rican food. However, this truck went absolutely above my expectations. First off, I recieved my food quickly Borinquen Lunch Box Food Truck

The owner of Borinquen Lunch Box relocated from Florida to DC and planned his food truck concept for over 8 months. This truck serves Puerto Rican cuisine, from the typical sandwiches (Tripletas, Churrascos, Media Noches) to soups (Sancocho, chicken and rice stew) Mofongo, to empanadillas and more. The truck officially launched on February 2, 2012.

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