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San Rafael

Picante Taqueria


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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating

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Reviewed September 7, 2019

I stopped in for breakfast on my way through San Rafael. Great Mexican flavor! A barrel of homemade jalapeños and zanahorias en escabeche plus several salsas (from spicy to WOW!) to add to ones meal. Can't do better than this. Reasonably priced, too.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed February 7, 2019

The crowded parking lot and the preponderance of Hispanic patrons will testify to both the value and authenticity of this place. It is our go to place to get a tostada with piled crunch vegetables on the top along with whichever meat you order. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2018

A popular place with Hispanic locals - it is also clearly a favorite amongst all the locals who regard it's attention to freshness and authentic taste favorably. I would strongly recommend above the fancy new place called Flores which is much more expensive and mediocre.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

I decided to take my family to Picante after hearing some neighbors say really nice things on NextDoor. I checked Yelp and Picante had a 4 star rating. 3 of us went for lunch and were very disappointed. We ordered chips & salsa, Carne Asada...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mitch415
Reviewed January 9, 2018

The taqueria isn't exactly on the beaten path, but it's worth a stop by. It's one of the few taquerias I've found in Marin that is actually open early on weekends. The burritos are good, and the prices are right. There's also a lot of...More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed May 17, 2017

Place is fairly clean, For lunch time is better to call ahead of time and pick up your lunch to go and Is like there was never a line. Service is efficient and somewhat friendly. There are always tables available unlike the parking.. hardly any...More

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed November 19, 2016

Probably the biggest and the best Mexican restaurant in Marin. No fuss. Huge portions, good clean, tasty food. Very, very reasonable. Lots of Mexican patrons, which is always a good sign.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Judith S
Reviewed October 14, 2016

Food is reasonably priced, freshly made per order, and good size servings. Off the beaten track but worth the find.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank 99MD2015
Reviewed June 23, 2016

I was pleasantly surprised as to the flavor and quality of the food. Much of the business is take out, but there is a good size dining room to eat in.

Date of visit: June 2016
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Reviewed May 18, 2016

Picante is a wonderful casual, but nice, Mexican restaurant. It has great people, great food, good low prices, and an authentic atmosphere. I promise you will love Picante. There are other good places, but Picante is unique for a nice atmosphere, great food, and nice...More

Date of visit: May 2016
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