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Tres

130 Townsend St, San Francisco, CA 94107 (South Beach)
(415) 227-0500
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Ranked #1,438 of 4,918 restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: South Beach
Cross street: 2nd
Transit: Caltrans
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English first
Berkeley, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We met family here before a Giants game and so were expecting good mixed drinks but not much else. We were very pleasantly surprised. Around of Margaritas, including a non-alcoholic one, started things off along with guacamole and chips with 3 tasty and fresh salsas. 3 of us ordered tacos (beef, pork, fish) and the 4th one ordered the pollo... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

If you are looking for some good mexican food or drinks in SOMO this is the place. Some of the things I had and loved were the MARGS, guacamole and ceviche. I went here during lent and the cactus tacos were excellent! Overall great place for friends to hang out in an exciting atmosphere!

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chico, ca
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67 reviews 67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great place to visit for appetizers and drinks. Don't mistake it for a great dinner joint, but makes for a nice light lunch spot. Love the ceviche and like how they add in watermelon to increase the volume but leave it not as filling.

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San Francisco, California
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114 reviews 114 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Being California natives, we're very picky about our Mexican food, but let's just say this passed our test. The food is incredible, and we eat here any time we're in the city. For dessert, try the churros. They may sound gross, but i can honestly say they're the best churros I've ever had.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

On March 5, 2014 I was in San Francisco to take care of some personal business. While in San Francisco I got together with 7 friends for dinner. Although the original plan had been to go to Kam's on Balboa I found out at the last minute that they had closed. This was quite unfortunate because I was so looking... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

Tres is an ok spot for gourmet Mexican or Latin cuisine. They have a well-rounded menu that has gives all the members in your party to find something they like. I went with the Carnitas Tacos. The plate is beautifully presented with a set of 3 tacos with all the fixings already adorning the tacos. I would have liked for... More

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Winter Springs, Florida
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111 reviews 111 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
278 helpful votes 278 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

We had previously eaten here in 2010 and really liked it, so we were excited to go back and try it again. They were out of the first 2 choices I wanted from the menu which I thought was a little odd, especially for 7:30 on a Wednesday night. They said they had had some large groups in earlier that... More

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Top Contributor
275 reviews 275 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

We had a business event here and had the back room to ourselves. It is out of the natural tourist areas, being close to AT&T park, but walkable from Union Sq if you feel like it. This is what Ii would label as a posh mexican, as opposed to a tex mex. We nibbled on chips and salsa while trying... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Went one Friday for a business lunch. The dips with the crisps are very good. Had a very decent chicken salad for starters, and beef tacos for main. The food was very fresh and clean tasting, it was plenty food, and I enjoyed it. They don't do burritos, or fajitas, which is a shame, but all in all, very enjoyable

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Dallas, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Great location, nice place on the inside. Margaritas were good. The food was good as well although I wasn't fond of the a la carte menu. The service really wasn't good though. The waitress showed up to take the order then disappeared.

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