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1548 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA
+1 415-433-1800
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Ranked #116 of 5,041 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Mexican
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Tacolicious is by no means a traditional taqueria-you won't find burritos here. What started out in the summer of 2009 as a little taco stand at the Thursday Ferry Plaza Farmers Market with a fittingly frivolous name, has become a sit-down, cocktail-driven restaurant, 120 tequilas strong. Tacos anchor a menu that extends to dishes such as beet salad with grapefruit and pumpkin seeds, tuna tostadas, grilled squid served Veracruz-style, albondigas, shrimp a la diabla, and toasted coconut flan. Like many native Californians, Mexican food is in us. Though we grew up traveling to Mexico regularly (and still do), it took a trip to Mexico City-where the food is served in settings as sophisticated and urban as you'll find anywhere in the world-for us to realize that tacos don't have to be relegated to street food or a corner mom-'n'-pop. We're proud to be based in San Francisco, a town where the words local, sustainable and organic have become so redundant that they make you want to yawn. But just in case you were wondering about our menu: The answer is almost always, "Yes, yes and yes."
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Varese, Italy
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126 reviews 126 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We expected something better from this restaurant. Food is good but not superlative. The atmosphere is not very relaxing as it is crowded and noisy. I would not go back again.

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San Francisco, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The cooks are very friendly, but the waiters are not. The food is ok, but extremely oily. The restaurant just felt dirty in general.

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Sydney, Australia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We wanted a light meal and shared a plate of tacos. Corn chips and salsa dip came out while we were waiting but you could pay for cheese dip or guacamole. The table next to us had a pair of girls who looked to be ordering one of everything on the menu - all looked good, generous portions. The food... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

The beer chicken tacos are amazing. You pick four tasty tacos I got two different chicken types The beer chicken was one of the best tacos I've ever had Solid gaucomole too

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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The guacamole was outstanding...One of the best in the United states..they also serve amazing vegetarian tacos

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Traveling from England, it's been a while since I had good Mexican food and this did not disappoint. A friend who lives in the Bay Area met me for some catching up and we chose this place for dinner. We both had the taco platter and had great recommendations from the staff for food and beers. I enjoyed the fish... More 

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Princeton, NJ
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47 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My hubby loves Mexican food so Tacolicious was right up his ally. Tacos are all they serve but you can get almost anything on a taco here. You can also order one or two at a time and then order more if you are still hungry. The margaritas were tasty but not very strong.... which is probably a good thing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Really good food, nice atmosphere. Get the tiny shooters different flavours really fun and they aren't too stiff so you can try lots of them!

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Truckee, California
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131 reviews 131 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Never disappointed with the great food bites here. Mexican meets modern with always some creative fun options to traditional tacos. Awesome salsas and cheese dip. They have some fun drinks with my favorite being a good old Michelada with Negra Modelo. Great Staffa d fun atmosphere. Good times.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Good and fast service and good execution of a simple menu and concept -- family style tacos. Abundant dip and chips. Tasty sauces. Outstanding guacamole! We live nearby and will be back.

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Additional Information about Tacolicious

Address: 1548 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: +1 415-433-1800
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Mexican

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