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Tommy's Mexican Restaurant

The Richmond
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5929 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121-2006
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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44 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Food and service was very good, the entire family enjoyed their meals in a quaint and eclectic setting with lots see and read on the walls.

Thank tedcowan7
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

This is one of those restaurants where the walls and rafters are jam packed with 51 years of stuff but you don't care because the margaritas as so good. Tommy's gone now but his wife and family still run it and by the look of the patrons, it's been a neighbourhood favourite all these years. I ordered tamales forgetting that... More 

Thank offthewalldesign
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Seriously the best margaritas ever! If you love tequila, this is a must stop in San Francisco. Julio was amazing! Friendly, informative and makes me wish we did not live so far away.

1 Thank Mommachar69
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Taken here by a family member who'd been here about 20 years ago, was one of the best meals of my life. Got there at 6pm thinking that it would be easy to get in but had about a half hour wait. This wasn't any stress though given the margaritas and free chips&dips. Had a great meal with great service... More 

Thank redsoxnz
San Francisco, California
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189 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

If you like to drink, this is a great restaurant. However, if you like to eat, then no. We were not really impressed with the food here, but our margarita were pretty strong.

Thank Avrilx
Seattle, Washington
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

This place is a real hidden gem in the Richmond area of San Fran north of Golden Gate Park, and off the beaten tourist track. Boasting an incredibly large selection of tequilas, and excellent Mexican food, it's a real treat to experience. Definitely recommended for the traveler looking for something different.

Thank nadeily
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is awesome! A must go in SanFran for food or tequila! They have it all. Friendly staff and great ambience as well. Suggestion: Ceviche and enchiladas.

London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We were recommended to Tommy's as a placed that served great margaritas, so thought it would be rude not to try it out. Beware, this restaurant is a fair trek out of the city centre - it took about 20 minutes in a cab. We did not expect this (our hotel suggested a 10 minute walk) and although our intention... More 

1 Thank JohnH1234
San Mateo, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Carne asada was delicious and came with no dairy in the sides like I asked. Friendly staff. This place rocks it with tequila if that's your thing.

Thank Boris K
Glendale, Arizona
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Okay Mexican food. Service was great. Waiters and servers were very personable. I had a beef burro which came with rice in it. Beef was overdone and I dislike rice as a filler in a burro.

Thank sandyrn285

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5929 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121-2006
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighborhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: 415-387-4747

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?