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Tommy's Mexican Restaurant

5929 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121 (The Richmond)
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Ranked #359 of 5,036 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $1 - $25
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Neighborhood: The Richmond
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

If you're into tequila, and I mean really into tequila, this is the place. No frills, but seriously knowledgable and stocked with the distilled fruits of the blue agave. Lots of good tequila drinks on the menu, but these guys prefer it straight. Food is good enough, but go for the bar.

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Wow, get over to Tommy's. Be prepared to stand behind the bar, because seats are few and coveted. The bar men are awesome and will take you on a great tequila trip. Watching someone take 5 shots of the homemade habanyero tequila was one of the most funny moments I have had at a bar.

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Monterey, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My son recently moved to SF and he discovered Tommy's Mexican Restaurant. He took me there on a visit, and as soon as we walked in, I felt like we were in old SF, which was great. It was a cozy restaurant, and it was a perfect place to sit and have lunch and a good conversation. The portions were... More 

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Belmont, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Tommy's has been on Esquire tv's best bar in America, and their margaritas and tequila collection is the reason why. The owners son Julio has built and great following of families and your clients and offers social networking events and educational tasting sessions about all the different tequila's he carries . This is one of the top Mexican restaurants in... More 

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Went there again yesterday with friends, and we were all reminded of how great this place is. The guacamole with freshly-made chips was flavorful and had nothing bu avocado and veggies. No filler powder or any other fake ingredients. The main course, carnitas, was fantastic, with rice and beans that were beyond this world.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We went because Tommy's was recommended in our guide book. It was a very long taxi ride away from the wharf ($50). When we got there people were queuing out the door (the guide book did warn us) so we put our names down and went for a drink down the road at Trader Sam's bar (which was great!). Tommy's... More 

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Additional Information about Tommy's Mexican Restaurant

Address: 5929 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121
Phone Number: 415-387-4747
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
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
Average Prices: USD 1 - 25
Cuisine: Mexican

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