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Certificate of Excellence2017, 2019 Winner


$15 - $30
Mexican, Latin
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Union Square Best Mexican
1. Union Square Best Mexican
"an upscale taco shop with interesting art and furnishings"
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2. Tacos and Tequila Bar
2. Tacos and Tequila Bar
"Amazingly tasty food "
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3. Open 7 Days a Week
3. Open 7 Days a Week
"inviting small restaurant with all the food and drink you could want."
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is the best margarita ever. We tried spicy margarita and I’m in love. Their fish tacos are wonderful. Great atmosphere and close to where we stayed. If you like Mexican food you’ll love this place

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank auntiePen
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Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

We were looking to change things up and try a Mexican meal for supper, shot of tequila and a margarita or two! Well we certainly happened upon the right place. We called to see if we needed a reservation and was told if we were...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CherylY1960
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice restaurant with nice Mexican food and not far from union square. I went there on a saturday evening with 2 friends and we got a table straight away. There is a good choice of tacos that could please everyone (even vegetarian) Cocktails are nice...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Sandylachabine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with my wife our first night in San Francisco. Food was fantastic, everything arrived as ordered and was hot! I had the verde enchiladas and my wife had the soup and tacos. The atmosphere here is very casual and it was great for...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank leblanc116
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Warm welcome. While taking our order, new guests arrived and waiter immediately left our table for them. That happened all the time. Were without drinks for quite some time during dinner. Several beers from menu not available. Food was good though!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 119j_rnb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner on a Friday night and restaurant was busy but no line. Tacos were good but had better in other parts of S.F. Nachos had nacho cheese on them which I personally am not a fan of, rather real cheese. Overall pretty good...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank tce123
Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

Members of my family had the tacos and enchiladas and said they were really tasty. The tacos are on the small side, so 3 is probably best for a more filling option. The casera salad with shrimp that I had was delicious and thoroughly recommended.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Gillrj
Reviewed August 9, 2019

Trendy restaurant serving mexican/tex-mex style food. Great food quality with tasty options. Slow service but friendly staff.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 3btravelers
Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant near our hotel and ate there with our two children. We had nachos to start and tacos for our mains. The tacos were amazing and every bit eaten even by our slightly fussy 😁 daughter. Great service and made to...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank richardd900
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

Today we went to Matador and what a great discision! The staff was super friendly, all the food was fresh an delicious. A great Mexican diner in San Fransisco. For us the 'best Mexican Taco's ever'! Thanks Pablo and other staff members for the great...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
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stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
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