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Nick's Crispy Tacos

1500 Broadway St. (Polk St.) Send to Phone
415-409-8226 | Order Now! | Menu
Funky Russian Hill spot inside Rouge nightclub makes quite possibly the best taco in town.
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Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
Features
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • No Credit Cards

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  • 4.5 star rating
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4.5 rating over 6 reviews

Nick's Crispy Tacos Restaurant Review

: After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, Nick Fasanella was the chef on a private yacht, where frequent trips to South America and Mexico introduced him to Latin street food. Now boasting his own Latin eatery, Nick's Crispy Tacos, located in the funky space that also houses Harry Denton's Rouge nightclub, Fasanella uses local, top-quality ingredients including Niman Ranch meats and Fulton Valley poultry. Salsa and guacamole are made in-house. Try the pescado taco, featuring Baja-style fried fish wrapped in a warm corn tortilla and topped with salsa and lime mayonnaise: the outside is light and crisp while the white flesh inside remains moist and flaky. Chicken, prawn, grilled fish and meatless tacos are other options, along with burritos and quesadillas. But regulars will tell you that the carnitas taco "Nick's way" --- braised shredded pork with pico de gallo and pinto beans in a hard shell tucked into a soft tortilla with guacamole and Jack cheese --- is the ringer, and quite possibly the best taco in town.

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