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306 Broderick St., San Francisco, CA 94117
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Ranked #556 of 5,040 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, Late Night
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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Miami Lakes, Florida, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

My son and I went to Nopalito for dinner on a friend's recommendation without a reservation and were seated within five minutes. The restaurant was clean and the staff was friendly. I order a tamal with butternut squash, it was delicious creamy and a little sweet but balance with a hint of jalapeño. I had the Sangria which was strong... More 

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San Francisco, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We walked into a very busy Nopalito today with a reservation. After a 45 minute wait, the hostess told us we were next and would be seated soon. We watched what we thought was our table being prepared but were then told we couldn't have that table because there was a group coming with small children. They instead gave us... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 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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San Francisco, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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73 reviews 73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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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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