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Tommy's Mexican Restaurant

5929 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121 (The Richmond)
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Ranked #548 of 4,857 restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $1 - $25
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch
Neighborhood: The Richmond
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56 reviews from our community

73% Recommend
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English first
san francisco,ca
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Yes, go for the Tequila, because the food is tired. I have been to Tommy's several times just because I happened to be in that neighborhood, but really, aside from the Margaritas, the selection of Tequilas and the Spicy red salsa, the food is forgettable at best. Too bad, the staff is friendly and the place has that Mexican patina... More

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San Diego, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

great food, good service, fair prices. Love the fajitas, and mole enchiladas. Large portions. Ceviche was excellent- great for sharing

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San Francisco, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We like going to this restaurant for lunch. Tommy's is the best Mexican restaurant in our neighborhood. The chips are made on the premises. We both ordered the daily special. The menu did not say that it contained peppers which my wife cannot eat.The waiter took it back and made her another entree and apologized about the oversight on the... More

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Dallas, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

On our way to the airport, coming off a week long ski vacation at Lake Tahoe, we stopped at Sotto Mare for a killer seafood lunch, and then here at Tommy's to see what all the margarita hype was about. We weren't disappointed. Our group of 4 sat next to an also newly arriving couple, next to a couple of... More

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Norfolk, Massachusetts
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66 reviews 66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

The 47th best bar in world by International Drink Magazine. Fabulous tequilas and a gracious owner and tequila ambassador introducing us to wonderful margaritas and exceptional tequila flavors.

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Yonkers, New York, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We were lucky to have the owner behind the bar. He set us up with drinks tailored to our sensitivities to Tequila and brought out some habanero tequila that was about the hottest booze I ever had. The food was authentic yucatan and added to the Tommy Experience.

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Regina, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

The staff were very friendly, happy and looked like they enjoyed their job! They were very quick to refill drinks and ask if we needed anything else. The food was very flavorful! There was so much food and neither of us could finish our meals. I had been craving Mexican food for awhile and this fulfilled that craving fully. We... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Years ago Tommy's margarita was on the cover of San Francisco magazine; my husband and I entered thinking we'd have one drink and leave. Now, we stop in every time we're in San Francisco. We affectionately refer to it as our favorite hole in the wall. Great margaritas and excellent, authentic food. Truly a family run and neighborhood loved restaurant.

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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

we where passing through the area an wanted to stop for lunch and stumbled across Tommy's Mexican. we went at lunch time and it was really quiet only a few people at the bar and a couple eating. the waiter was super friendly and helpful! they kept bring over more corn chips for us to much on. we ordered and... More

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San Francisco, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Reasonably good food and very good drinks. The atmosphere is cozy and friendly and the service is good.

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