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Tommy's Mexican Restaurant

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The Richmond
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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: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 7
    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:
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Amazingly strong margaritas. I love that they are family owned and the owners daughter gave us souvenir shot glasses since we were visiting from Texas for our anniversary. Very personable staff even though they were so busy. Good food and met some great people eating nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

For anyone who likes great tequila then this is a place of pilgrimage. An incredible selection of tequilas lovingly assembled and curated by Julio Bermejo. The bar is tiny and regularly pretty bustling with locals, tequila-heads and a motley crew of hospitality people. They have an Agave Appreciation Society that you should join and learn while drinking. Or drink while... More 

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This place boasts being in the world's top 50 bars list some years ago. That may very well be. However, it would also probably make a bottom 50 worst Mexican restaurants. Which is inexcusable for a city like San Francisco, which is teeming with Mexican eateries. I think Tommy's has been resting on its laurels far too long. Sure, it's... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?