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SanJalisco Restaurant

901 S van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110-2613
+1 415-648-8383
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chilaquiles” (6 reviews)
“tortillas” (5 reviews)
“birria” (4 reviews)
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8:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
901 S van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110-2613
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at a B&B down the street and found San Jalisco on our way to another restaurant and decided to take a chance. I had the Quesadilla Suiza with nachos and salsa...OMG. It was the thickest quesadilla I've ever had and cooked to...More

Thank Beth D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We went to San Jalisco on our last night in SFO and it did not disappoint! My family loved the lamb stew, grlled chicken with nopales

Thank 2014SS
Reviewed 27 August 2017

San Jalisco is a Mexican restaurant that serves authentic Mexican dishes. Yes, you can get a burrito or a taco or enchilada. But what makes this place special is all the best stuff is found off the normal beaten path for gringos like me who...More

Thank andrewlibson
Reviewed 4 July 2017

...and that's a good thing. We went twice for dinner. Fun, hearty and filling this is true Mexican food without the glitz. Quite extensive menu and good quality. Not at all spicy so if you want more just ask when ordering. Allows BYO wine for...More

Thank 2FriendlyManitobans
Reviewed 14 February 2017

dined here at the suggestion of a friend, because going to a museum nearby. good food, excellent prices, nice room, genial staff

Thank kurt3650
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We came here in the middle of the pouring rain and we welcomed graciously. There were plenty of vegetarian selections and the waiter seemed knowledgeable. Food was generally good, I felt some of the black beans weren't cooked thoroughly and so were crunchy. Mole sauce...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Dined here twice for lunch, with my wife and dinner, with extended family. Food was great, and service was wonderful. God bless you!

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 25 September 2016

A cousin of the family who owns San Jalisco told me about it years ago and I've been thanking her ever since. This restaurant started out as Los Jarritos and changed its name in 2010 to reflect their style of cooking from Jalisco state in...More

Thank vidadoro
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic little Mexican style diner in the Mission district of San Francisco. Menu is so authentic some of the dishes we didn't recognise. Beware - portions are large!! Subtle spicing, fresh tasting ingredients. Fantastic. I want to come back for dinner and breakfast! Staff lovely...More

Thank AWilliams1978
Reviewed 12 June 2016

BARTed over to this place, based on the glowing reviews. Wasn't worth the trip. I'll give kudos to the staff for being welcoming. They keep things moving relatively well, so there was no wait even at 10am on a Saturday. Food is mediocre. I had...More

Thank SugarLanders
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 S van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110-2613
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-648-8383
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