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2889 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-3907 (Mission)
415-285-7117
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Ranked #66 of 4,980 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
Neighborhood: Mission
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

When I checked in my hotel room in San Francisco , there was a traveler's magazine which highly suggested the "la Taqueria " restaurant for lunch . Later the same day I asked some locals about a very good place to eat and they suggested the same restaurant . I went . There was a long line of about 30-35... More

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Santa Clara, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I grew up in the Mission/Potrero area of San Francisco and have been going here since the 1970's. It was the best then and it still is the best now. My family loves the carnitas burrito. This place has been voted the best in so many magazines the last 30 years and I have to agree. One of the reasons... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I read a review and decided it was a good destination point to check out Mission and stop off for a bite to eat. I was not disappointed. Great food, excellent , efficient service. Portions are big so for the european palate, stay with the regular. No coffee but thats ok, what they do , they do well, so Coffee... More

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San Francisco, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

It's a friendly establishment that has been there a very long time. Since they won the best burrito in the nation (I do not think it is), the lines are horrendous. The owner is very friendly but you can expect to wait 45-60 mins on a weekend from waiting in line until you can leave with your take out burrito... More

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Manila, Philippines
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This place offers great authentic and affordable Mexican food. Because of that, the queue can be rather long so try not to go during peak hours. The restaurant is very laid back and casual. It's more like fast food Mexican, actually. I highly recommend that you try their tacos - they are just amazing. I was kind of disappointed with... More

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Whether or not it really is the "best burrito in America" can be debated no end, but the fact remains that La Taqueria serves up delicious burritos (and tacos, quesadillas, aguas frescas, etc.) that are truly excellent, and certainly the best we've ever tasted. Just thinking about the food makes my mouth water! Their popularity and the quality of the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Having explored Mission San Francisco de Asis and taken a walk around some of the lovely independent shops in the Mission District (including the fun 826 Valencia Pirate Supply Store) we succumbed to the heat and hopped on a bus to La Taqueria for lunch. When we arrived there was a queue around the restaurant and out the front door... More

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New York City, New York
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185 reviews 185 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

Two of arrived for lunch at 11am (opening time) on a Tuesday, since our Saturday, 1pm visit found the place overrun with customers waiting in line. Within 10 minutes (the staff had a bit of set up left to do), we were in and had orders placed: two carnitas burritos, a tongue taco, a Tecate, and water. A short time... More

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American Canyon, California, United States
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77 reviews 77 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

La Taqueria is a Mission District landmark. It is known for it's amazing super burritos. The tacos are superb! They are actually THE BEST tacos I've had at any restaurant.

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Santa Rosa, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

My girl friend wanted to try La Taqueria after she heard they had the best burrito. So off we headed to La Taqueria. We arrived at 10:45am on a Friday. We had to wait about 10 minutes for our burritos to go. Now living in California I have had lots of burritos. This was the best. I had the pork... More

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Additional Information about La Taqueria

Address: 2889 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-3907
Phone Number: 415-285-7117
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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