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Nopalito

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Mexican, Greek
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306 Broderick St., San Francisco, CA 94117
415-437-0303
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: A vibrant neighborhood Mexican kitchen celebrating the traditional cookery...
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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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A gem among the museums and Golden Gate Park.

WOW. Just Wow. We three (husband, wife and 5 year old) walked in around noon on a random August Thursday, straight to three empty seats at the "bar" area. The wait staff immediately welcomed us in a warm and genuine manner. We were very excited to try the famous "red burrito of pork" and the fish... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
Alison E
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Crescent City, California
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Crescent City, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

WOW. Just Wow. We three (husband, wife and 5 year old) walked in around noon on a random August Thursday, straight to three empty seats at the "bar" area. The wait staff immediately welcomed us in a warm and genuine manner. We were very excited to try the famous "red burrito of pork" and the fish tacos. The beer was... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I had seen Nopalito featured on one of the national TV foodie shows, so I was excited at the prospect of visiting. The restaurant did not disappoint. The restaurant has an efficient system of handling wait lists (no reservations taken), and with a call ahead option, I only had to wait 10 minutes for a seat. I had the pork... More 

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San Francisco, California
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I have been to both locations, and they're quite consistent and similar, so this is for both. I love the food, servers, atmosphere - the whole enchilada, so to speak. The totopos are my my favorite starter - chips dipped in red chile liquid, and dressed with crumbled cheese. The pozole is the best I have ever had. That red... More 

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Washington, DC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Plates are small and well designed. The ones we ordered were very very spicy like the ceviche. Then the poached eggs with beans was described as mild but still had a bit of spice in it and my 7 year old daughter felt the difference. The Margarita was delicious and strong. The waitress was very nice and gave us a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Great food but on the small side. Well worth it for the flavor though - nothing like it in San Francsco. High end Mexican at it's finest!

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Puerto Rico
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This place is well priced and the decoration is simple yet beautiful in the details. The food is great: flavors are fresh, light and healthy yet with some Mexican key touches like blue corn tortilla and queso fresco cheese. Try the fish tacos they are delicious! Great for meeting with friends or trying something new for the weekend. They have... More 

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Dedham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Inventive Mexican dishes with fine, fresh ingredients. i started with the Ensalada de Lechuga y Duraznos,a delicious salad and had a quesadilla with squash blossoms! Husband had fish tacos al pastor. Loved them bit. Friends had trout and carnitas (i think--i was so focused on my food!) Their dessert bars are wonderful!!

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This is a lively place, but not impossibly crowded or noisy. The cooks are inventing and remembering the very best recipes from Mexico and creating small plates of these delicious foods here in SF. There is a finely chosen selection of mescal, marvelous Blue Bottle coffee, and a nice little dessert selection as well. Always good. There's even parking!

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Chicago, Illinois
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Great atmosphere in trendy neighborhood. For the meal, the price was right. Very delicious guacamole. Beef was excellent. Mixed drinks overpriced. Killer bee margarita drink not so great.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Started with warm caliente chick peas, followed by delicious fish tacos, then chicken enchiladas mole, pork carnitas and finally a pork torte all washed down with a delicious pitcher of margaritas. Service was fast at lunch and the price was right. a delicious almond tea biscuit was served with the bill. Amazing, fast and delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 306 Broderick St., San Francisco, CA 94117
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: 415-437-0303

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Greek

Description

A vibrant neighborhood Mexican kitchen celebrating the traditional cookery of Mexico and utilizing our philosophy of purchasing local, organic and sustainable ingredients.
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?