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4230 18th Street, San Francisco, CA
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Ranked #135 of 5,007 Restaurants in San Francisco
Cuisines: Latin, Café
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Geneva, Switzerland
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

You would be excused to pass In e street and not notice this place (the seating at La Taza is mostly upstairs, so it tends to look like an idle take away from the street level). I've had meals at La Taza a dozen times, and remember each one. Nothing fancy here, just some great food - Mexican oriented, but... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Eaten here twice - both times for breakfast. French toast it very good as it the beef brisket breakfast baguette. Bottomless mimosas for only $10!

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Paris, France
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136 reviews 136 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Tried for breakfast. Good espresso, kind service and nice selection of different cakes, tasty. Worth it

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

From the street you may think this is a tiny café, but its three stories tall. I recommend going up to the larger third floor dining room and sitting on the enclosed deck overlooking the 18th st. and a good bit of the Castro district. Our waitress was very friendly and the service was good. The real treat here is... More 

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I've been coming here for years. It's my Go-To lunch spot, especially if I have friends in town. I'm sitting on the patio right now, as I finish a great glass of wine after a great steak lunch. I come here for the bistek. Always cooked exactly the way I want it. Service is always exceptional. Don't be scared by... More 

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Islamorada, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

We stood in front of this restaurant trying to decide to try it or two others nearby. A local woman walking her dog recommended La Taza and she was right. The food was terrific, as was the friendly, attentive service. Looking to check out The Castro district and do dinner somewhere? Try La Taza.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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140 reviews 140 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We had a long travel day the day before we ate at Cafe La Taza. The menu is expansive and the food was fantastic! Great location if you are staying in Nob Hill. It opens early which is great for those on east coast time.

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Montreal, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

This is an excellent place, we went twice (we were at San Francisco only 3 nights). The food is really good, choice of fish or meat or pasta, for 12 to 20$. The service was also perfect! Francis & Valérie

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Albany, New York
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We were looking for a place to have a light lunch. We were very happy with our wraps. Ingredients were fresh and delicious. We liked it so much we went back for breakfast the next day. There are only a few small tables but we didn't have to wait. Give it a try!

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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Loved the Thai Chicken Salad so much that I went back to have it the next day. Grace, Maria, and Delia are so lovely and care about their customers. I love this cafe :o)

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Address: 4230 18th Street, San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: 415.525.4921
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Cuisine: Latin, Café

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