2019 Best Mexican Restaurants in San Francisco/Bay Area

Best Mexican Food
in San Francisco/Bay Area

True fans of Mexican cuisine want to know who makes the best tamales in town. Who has their own tortilleria, making the flour and corn staples right before your very eyes? Whose hot sauce provides the most flavor? Who has the best selection of tequila? Who makes their margaritas fresh?

Presented in alphabetical order, here are the Top Mexican restaurants in San Francisco/Bay Area.

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Calavera
14/20
Fresh Mexican fare that tantalizes while maintaining respect for traditional cooking methods. See More

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Californios
14/20
Chef-owner Val M. Cantu presents a multi-course tasting of Mexican fare in the Mission district. See More
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Comal
14/20
Downtown Berkeley's be-there-or-be-square hotspot puts a savvy spin on regional Mexican dishes both classic and obscure. See More
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Dona Tomas
13/20
Known for years for providing fresh Mexican cuisine in a homey atmosphere. See More
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Flores
14/20
Purists will delight in a menu stacked with simple, cohesive Mexican dishes. See More

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La Taqueria
QB
Some would argue these are the best tacos in town, and the burritos are famously made without rice. See More
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Loló

Latin American, California, Mexican
Loló
13/20
This creative Mission restaurant offers fun, color and plenty of personality. See More
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Nopalito
14/20
This colorful Mexican kitchenette serves elegant and exciting south-of-the-border fare. See More
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Papalote Mexican Grill
13/20
At Papalote the meat is grilled to order, vegetarian options abound, and the smoky red salsa is addictive. See More
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Tacolicious
13/20
Neighborhood hot-spot serving up tacos, tequila and other no-frills Mexican cuisine. See More
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