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La Tapatia Mexicatessen

411 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3635
650-589-5881
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- Sep 9, 2014
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Exeter, New Hampshire
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97 reviews 97 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

If you are in South City and need some food, need to pick something up for a party ( think Niners or Giants tailgate), come here!!! This is the real deal! The customers and employees are so friendly, we were made to feel we were life long members of the neighborhood.

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Napa, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I have been eating at La Tapatia for years! The burritos are so good and BIG! The Carnitas is the best I have ever had anywhere and the Chile Rellenos are huge! I highly recommend to everyone I know!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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217 reviews 217 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We ate here on the day before we flew out of SFO. After reading the reviews we decided to get takeout from here. I had a great chicken super burrito and my wife liked the veggie burrito. Both were very filling. Our toddler loved their rice! The service was great -- we got the burritos quickly. And the value is... More

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Reno, NV
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

The tacos are as authentic as you will find. As always, I was disappointed in the pastor as they cannot duplicate the exquisite flavors in Mexico and the pork was especially greasy. However, they pile on the meat to their tacos and you will find many Latinos frequent this spot. The carne asada and fried taco were terrific. There is... More

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Santa Ana, El Salvador
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

I knew the food was going to be good judging by the smell when you walk into this place. We ordered three carnitas burritos and they were huge!!! No kidding, I had a hard time finishing it one sitting. And they're inexpensive too.

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Waianae, Hawaii
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

The burrito was huge and very full filling. wasn't able to finish it in one sitting so go with an appite.

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Sebastopol
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108 reviews 108 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

When you walk into a tiny little tienda/take-out restaurant and there are 15 people ahead of you, you KNOW the food is going to be good! I wasn't disappointed! I had a regular carnitas burrito that was, I have to say, one of the best I've ever eaten. Go here!

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San Bruno, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

My hispanic hubby has always gone to this eatery throughout the years and has found them to always offer very good quality food at fair prices.

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San Francisco, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011 via mobile

I love when we have birthday lunches at work and we order La Tapatia. The carne asada is soooo flavorful! The chicken is yummy as well. You can get all the fixings from here too -- rice, beans, salsa, tortillas, sour cream, cheese, guacamole... everything you need to make the perfect taco. I have yet to try their burritos and... More

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Pacifica, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2010

You know how it is when you try something good for the first time and it becomes the benchmark for all other attempts? That's the way it is here. Do yourself a favor and get a carnitas super burrito, but make sure you're famished first. Then take a siesta.

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