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La Tapatia Mexicatessen

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411 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3635
650-589-5881
Today
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: Lunch

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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
Good mexican food for s good price

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
sammita93
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South San Francisco, California
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 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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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This Restaurant is located near the Airport Marriott on the edge of the San Francisco Bay. Great views of the bay and the airport. Large menu and delicious food. Nice paved walking, jogging, bicycle path right outside to walk off some of the huge dinner portion you'll be served here! Wait staff is very good and food is delivered piping... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Have been getting burritos at La Tapatia for almost 25-years, and nothing has changed (okay, price has gone up with the times - $5.50 - used to be around $3).. To my tastes, best in the Bay Area. I have found excellent burritos in the Mission; Alameda; Oakland; San Leandro; and many other places, but La Tapatia is my favorite... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My boyfriend and I ended up here after being stuck in an airport hotel for a few days, craving some good Mexican food and hoping for no more than a 30 minute drive. We found this place on yelp, thought it looked promising, and headed over the next morning (just a few minutes from the airport), hoping to convince them... More 

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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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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Additional Information about La Tapatia Mexicatessen

Address: 411 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3635
Phone Number: 650-589-5881
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
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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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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