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La Taqueria

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Neighborhood:
Mission District
Mexican, Latin, Fast Food, Central American, South American
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2889 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-3907
+1 415-285-7117
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sydney
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked it so much we came back twice over a 6 day visit! The hit was the flour quesadilla with beef head. We had 3 of those between the 4 of us. We had it as 'regular' (just meat and cheese) and as 'super' with guacamole, sour cream and other things. We actualy preferred it as regular. Prices are... More 

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USA
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a beef burrito, regular. It was delicious. I saw a couple of reviews saying there was no seasoning or flavor, not sure if they went to the same place as us, mine was incredible. It was crowded. Cash only. Community tables mostly but had great conversation with a few locals.

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SF
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm more of an El Toro guy myself, as it is 2 blocks from my house and has better salsa options. Super Burrito Dorado style with both carnitas and carne asada was good, but if El Toro did Dorado style, I'd never come here

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Bangkok, Thailand
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best taquerias in the city. A bit different than most places, no rice, no grilled chicken and only whole pinto beans. But you can't beat a super carne asada burrito or taco from here.

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Thank Matthew R
Charlotte, NC
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

This is a very busy place, but worth the wait. The tacos, burritos and quesadillas are to die for! Wonderful refried beans and chips & salsa. I will dream about this food !

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Thank judyzol
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Very easy, simple menu of well cooked Latino menu items. The chicken burrito was excellent. Very busy so must be good value. Enjoyed the experience.

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Thank William J
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

We spent the day sightseeing all over San Fran. But my trip was not complete until I had Mexican from the Mission District. This was top rated on TA so we checked it out. Delicious. Super busy on a Sunday evening but speedy service. Delicious food! Hubs and I got carne asada burritos. Cheap. Fast. Delicious.

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Thank Sarah R
S Windsor
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

My daughter loves Mexican food so when we went to San Francisco we had to make a trip to La Taqueria. It is a small place with limited seating but it had fantastic food. If it is your first time ordering may be a bit confusing because it is very busy and people are just milling around waiting on their... More 

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Buena Park, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

The meal was really good! The service was fast and the restaurant was really cheap. Should not miss this when you come and visit San Francisco!!!!!

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Thank bunrieuisreal
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

The best burritos and tacos around. Be prepared to wait in line if you attempt to come at peak times,1130am-1pm, 430-6pm(later on weekends), as line frequently goes out the door. Good food, cold beer while you wait for food. Nice Italian bakery(Dianda's)next door for coffee/dessert after dinner./(see that review for further)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Fast Food, Central American, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2889 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-3907
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighborhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-285-7117

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Mission District

Neighborhood Profile
Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous street murals and a high density of bars and cafes make this neighborhood a magnet for young people. While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the locals do by heading to Mission Dolores Park, buy some ice cream, and savor one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the country.
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