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Tommy's Mexican Restaurant

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The Richmond
Mexican
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5929 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121
415-387-4747
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 30
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
I don't think of Mexican Food when i'm in SF.

Our son lived in this area for a while and suggested Tommy's for dinner after we worked up appetites playing in Golden Gate Park. We live in California's Central Valley and are very familiar with a wide variety of mexican food. It looked and smelled very familiar as we entered even though it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Fresno
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
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74 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

After walking for miles we really needed a quick dinner that the entire family would enjoy. Tommy's was it. It's the only Mexican restaurant we could find for blocks. We're from AZ, and pretty spoiled when it comes to Mexican food, but Tommy's was good, basic Mex.

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Stowe, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

The staff was friendly and welcoming. Freshly squeezed lime juice is used to make excellent margaritas. Yucatán steak was flavored perfectly. Would definitely go back.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I was recommended for the tequila offering which is amazing, I ordered the special of the days which was a culinary mouth explosion, the balance of flavour was genius thanks to Julio and team for a great experience

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Fresno
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Our son lived in this area for a while and suggested Tommy's for dinner after we worked up appetites playing in Golden Gate Park. We live in California's Central Valley and are very familiar with a wide variety of mexican food. It looked and smelled very familiar as we entered even though it seemed out of place. Good, friendly service... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

A nice, family-run and family-friendly joint with a great tequila selection! I like visiting here with friends young and old - simple, good, and pleasant.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The bright side of Tommy's, the food is amazing and the margaritas are delicious. Downside, they have so many people who come in that the service is rushed. I enjoyed my food but felt like they were trying to turn the table over quickly. If you want a yummy fast dinner though, I would recommend.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

If you're a bartender and/or a fan of tequilas, then Tommy's Mex Restaurant is basically a no-brainer. A must visit if you're in San Fran. Great easygoing vibe and best margaritas I've ever had. Thanks Julio for the awesome service!

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Redding, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We were just looking for something good to eat and Tommy's had good reviews. This is an older establishment and the locals were hitting it hard. They serve authentic Mexican and Yucatecan cuisine. I'd say not as much Mexican food as the Yucatecan flavors really stood out. Kind of Mexican with a twist. The food was very good and different...... More 

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West Friendship, Maryland
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89 reviews 89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

What more could you ask for then what they offer at Tommy's. Owner is good guy and very knowledgeable. If your looking for a real Mexican meal come here. On the next trip to San Fran let everyone know you are a city insider. Drink here!!

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Decatur, Alabama
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I've visited Tommys Mexican about every oyher time I visit SF! My aunt, who lived there from 1962 til her recent passing raved over the food! We had to try it out! Its way out on the western end of town, The Richmind, but worth the drive! Parking may be your biggest issue although I've gotten a space directly in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5929 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighborhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: 415-387-4747

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?