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El Farolito

Mission District
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish, South American, Central American
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2779 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-3103
+1 415-826-4870
10:00 - 02:45
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San Pablo, California
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

If your hungry and want something thats gonna fill you up after drinking and dancing. This is the place to come. A few rules to remember have cash on you, know what you want to order, and be ready to be satisfied.

1 Thank Miguel B
Arlington, MA
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73 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We had a short list of taquerias as we sought out dinner in the Mission. There was a solid line at the door: locals, hipsters, homeless man weaving in and out, tourists wheeling suitcases and even a Mariachi band moving through the crowd. This is a small, no frills, order at counter joint. The staff was hyper organized and moved... More 

1 Thank Jennifer35
Northampton, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Mariachi band serenaded us while we waited for our meal in this busy Mission taqueria. It was worth waiting in line. Tremendous!

Thank B C
Chicago, Illinois
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91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Well they were open at 230 am on a Thursday, which was the most important thing to us. The burritos were great and huge!

Thank pddorja725
Frankston, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We grabbed a shared Uber with a local. He recommended this for a late night Mexican snack. It was delicious!

1 Thank adam_von
Napa Valley, California
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118 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Little neighborhood place that serves up awesome tacos, burritos, enchiladas etc. take it out or you can eat there. Food is good, fresh and authentic. Had carnitas burrito and it was quite a large meal.

Thank msilverpc
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362 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I hadn't eaten all day and needed food. My friend who lives in the Mission recommended this place. It was Sunday afternoon and the tiny dining room was packed. I placed an order to go and had to stand while waiting for my food to be prepared. I ordered a super veggie burrito, which comes with rice, (pinto) beans, cheese,... More 

Thank Blaize S
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Friend recommended to us. We had been busy all day and it was very late before we got to even think about dinner. Ordered the bosses burrito and the quesadilla. They were wonderful. Portions are Hugh.

Thank LauraandJon1
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Be prepared for a line the food is that good! Authentic, well worth the cab ride. They sell everything from tacos to burritos beer and more.

Thank Stacie C
Isla Vista, California
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39 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended in an article in the biggest selling newspaper in Norway a couple of years ago. Since i was going to be an exchange student in santa barbara i noted the address. Me and a friend searced for the place and found it after some effort navigating by car.. i had quesadillas which was very good. Cool... More 

Thank lars_ostgaard

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 20
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:45
10:00 - 02:45
10:00 - 02:45
10:00 - 02:45
10:00 - 02:45
10:00 - 02:45
10:00 - 02:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2779 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-3103
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-826-4870

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Mission District

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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 neighbourhood 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 neighbourhoods in the country.
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