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La Tapatia Mexicatessen

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411 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3635
650-589-5881
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7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
La Tapatia in South San Francisco

Absolutely love the authentic Mexican food from La Tapatia in South San Francisco. Always go there to get all the ready made ingredients to make tacos. Something for everyone! This is not a sit down restaurant. It's more like a Mexican deli for take out. There is always a tremendous line during... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Roseann R
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South San Francisco, California
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South San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Absolutely love the authentic Mexican food from La Tapatia in South San Francisco. Always go there to get all the ready made ingredients to make tacos. Something for everyone! This is not a sit down restaurant. It's more like a Mexican deli for take out. There is always a tremendous line during Christmas for their pepared masa for tamales.

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South San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

I have eaten at alot of places from South San Francisco to Rome, Italy. La Tapatia is & will be my number one for eats. I have been a customer for the past 30 plus years. Best Mexican food in the Bay Area 💜 Great food for the price. La Tapatia is a take out. No tables. There is meter... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Been going to this place for years, mostly for their burritos and fresh hot tortillas and yummy carnitas. Its always jammed with people busy ,but its worth it and not expensive. Best guacamole and fresh chips made on site as are the tortillas.

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is my go to spot when I want a burrito and a bag of fresh chicharron. You stand in line and watch them make your burritos and tacos to order. Fast and good. There is no place to sit in this market, but there are benches across the street at city hall.

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South San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It is s good place to buy if you need to prepared a party or bring bring food at home. Tortilla chips are my favorites and salsas and guacamole. All these things for a very good price

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My son and I ordered a super burrito and a regular burrito. They were fantastic. Worth the drive. They Only Accept Cash. No credit cards, checks, etc. accepted so make sure you have the "green" when paying. This is a great delicatessen and great Mexican market for this area.

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Fort Campbell, Kentucky
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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

this is a mexican deli and grocery store which also sells authentic mexican dishes. they have fresh fried carnitas and pork skin ready to munch on. we also ordered the carne asada super burrito. fantastic.

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San Jose, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The burritos are great - made right in front of you. The portions are big, and the fat content is enough to either give you indigestion or a good nap (depending on your nature), but I have to admit, I had cravings for this stuff for a while. If you want a good burrito take out in SSF, I recommend... More 

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Placerville, California
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30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

While it has been a while since I ate a La Tapatia, the food here is amazing! They have huge burritos for a reasonable price. Their carnitas are to die for! The carne asada is excellent too! While there is usually a line, it is worth the wait!

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San Bruno, California
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26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is not only a Tortilla Factory, but it's a Taqueria and Mexicatessen too!! We have been going to La Tapatia for many years, and the quality has always been great. Whether you stop in for a burrito/taco/quesadilla, or just for all the makings to bring home, this is one of our very favorite places to pick up food for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 411 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3635
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: 650-589-5881
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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