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La Tapatia

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411 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3635
+1 650-589-5881
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“guacamole” (9 reviews)
“carnitas” (13 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Fast Food, Spanish
411 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3635
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked from my hotel near the airport into South San Francisco in search of a great meal. I found it at La Tapatia! This is a store with a kitchen in the back and do they ever make some great-tasting tacos! The menu is...More

Thank Harold S
Reviewed February 2, 2018

Real Mexican eatery and store with all Mexican products you can imagine. Crowded, dark, with lack of interior design, looks like unfriendly space. But who cares? The food is awesome and authentic, portions are huge and cheap. I don't need nothing more. My Torta de...More

Thank Acidov
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This was the first time coming to La Tapatia and I was highly surprised! I ordered two "super breakfast burritos" with carne asada. They make everything fresh before your eyes, which I like. The tortilla that they use looks about the same size as a...More

Thank gbulldoger
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Best and biggest burritos in the area. Food is absolutely great...Mondays, the place offers costillas en chile a spicy delicatessen and absolutely delicious if you mix it with rice. El platano frito es recomendable and tasteful.

Thank Oscar M
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

OMG they have the best carnitas piled high any ready for you to take home. Pair this with their oh-so-hot fresh tortillas and beans and you good to go all day, any day.

Thank cynthiarich
Reviewed May 4, 2017

Turned on this place years ago. Everything they serve is made and made well in house. Chicharrones, the best pig's feet you've ever had, the selection is endless and everything is to go but there are outside seating areas all over the place if you...More

Thank Terry A
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Best chicharrón, salsa and guacamole in town. We have a friend that love chicharrón with carnita si we went there specially for that as well as the small fresh tortillas which are perfect two bite size.

Thank SolTavo
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

Nice light lunch. Large veraity and vegetrian frindly. Prices are fair and service is quick and hospitle.

Thank michaelsimoni
Reviewed February 18, 2017

They have the best tortilla chips in town. They cater and have good steak burritos. Their salsa and guacamole is good also.

Thank O5132KQvincentl
Reviewed February 13, 2017

I try to make it a habit of stopping in a La Tapatia when I'm in the San Francisco area. Just a few blocks off of 101 in South San Fran...it's worth the very small detour. The goodies they pack inside of this "anything but...More

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clem l
January 25, 2016|
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Response from beyardoe | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of restaurants on Grand ave..just drive on Grand ave. Please keep in mind a lot of them close by 10pm..there is plenty of free street parking on Grand Ave after 6pm...
October 10, 2015|
Response from beyardoe | Reviewed this property |
Individual orders 'No delivery ' they do for a company party. No sure if there is a delivery fee.
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3635
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 650-589-5881
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