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306 Broderick St., San Francisco, CA 94117
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Ranked #532 of 5,005 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: A vibrant neighborhood Mexican kitchen celebrating the traditional cookery of Mexico and utilizing our philosophy of purchasing local, organic and sustainable ingredients.
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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Delicious Mexican food. I had the Mole and it was as good as what I have had in Mexico before. Nice relaxed atmosphere. We called ahead to reserve a table and didn't have to wait too long when we got there.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Let me start by saying that I have eaten almost everything from the dinner menu (minus the chips, totopos and the mole) and I've tried every drink. I also live in LA but come to San Francisco to visit my boyfriend. It's the 1st place I go to when I arrive and the last when I leave. I am in... More 

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Bossier City, Louisiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My wife and I traveled to SF and we wanted to experience various food. After picking Nopalito from a list of best Mexican in SF; which is a wonder to me how they made it on that list in the first place The atmosphere does not give the sense that you are in a Mexican restaurant more like a pub.... More 

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Portland, Maine
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70 reviews 70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We got this rec from friends, but hadn’t planned to seek it out Then, wandering out of GG Park and needing lunch, there it was! Glad we got there: service was friendly, food was very good. SO thought the tacos de pescado were the best she had our whole trip (and she’s very particular about this favorite food), and I... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The food is tasty and the restaurant is really well thought out and decorated. Even the restroom is beautiful. Their staff is very friendly and fast.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Really creative food and great service. It's a bit tough to get a reservation -- my advice would be to go when they open for dinner, put your name down, and come back in an hour -- but definitely worth it once you're there.

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

though often very crowded and lively, this is still a very fun place to go, as the combo Mexican fusion type food served here is excellent. and have to love those cookies!!! (we often order a box to go, so we have some at home for the next week). Good drinks, interesting and varied beers and all very fresh and... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Napolito is an affordable offshoot of Nopa, the so hot its burning restaurant in the NOPA neighbourhood. Its mexican menu diverts from typical fare and focuses on local produce and simple, yet flavourful dishes. Try the steak with cactus. And the roasted chickpeas are addictive.

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Savannah. GA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Excellent setting, friendly helpful service. High class very fresh food imaginatively designed, first class food presented in an upscale country style service setting. Loved the variety of favors presented in comfortable setting.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We got there right at 11:30 when they opened and it was a great all around experience. They start you off with what he thought were roasted/smoked garbanzo beans. Very helpful and attentive server. The food was amazing, started off with totopos con chili- which I wasn't sure what to expect... And we finished off the bowl! We had then... More 

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Additional Information about Nopalito

Address: 306 Broderick St., San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number: 415-437-0303
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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