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Melissa's Taqueria

160 Visitacion Ave, Brisbane, CA 94005-1561
+1 415-656-1369
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“burrito” (4 reviews)
“tacos” (2 reviews)
“from texas” (2 reviews)
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160 Visitacion Ave, Brisbane, CA 94005-1561
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Those night's, we have all had them, Melissa's is perfect. Fresh, fast and delicious! Everyone ends up happy! We usually get take out. They are always ready, piping hot! Restaurant is clean, servers are friendly and food is great!

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I had the burrito and it was great! Good prices and the menu has plenty of variety. It seems to be a family business which is always a plus for me. The place is very small and the seats are not that comfortable so I...More

Thank ElaineV1
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I went here for lunch and had a fish regular taco and the shrimp super taco. There was a bit of a wait, but it was worth it. The fish taco was grill fish and it tasted like Mahi mahi. The super taco was huge....More

1  Thank Johnny S
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Being from Texas, I had to re-think the "West Coast Mexican". But I'm glad that I gave it a try. The owners are absolutely locked onto the customers pallet! While you dine on the smoky, yet flavorful taste of the cuisine, locals come in and...More

1  Thank Ikeamillion
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I had caldo de pollo (chicken soup) and my wife had a chicken taco salad. What impressed us both was the amount of chicken we got (chicken breast for me and dark meat for her, I think.) The dishes weren’t particularly spicy, but we were...More

Thank hatetoflySFbayArea
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Good food, decent prices. Enjoyed the chips and salsa. Make sure you order your burrito "wet," the red enchilada sauce is really good.

Thank mom2sja
Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

Not bad, but definitely nothing extraordinary. I've definitely had better Mexican. Although, my husband liked it because it was on the bland side. Nice, casual atmosphere. Had sports on the tv.

Thank Jess-N-Luke2
Reviewed 25 June 2014

Its a pretty basic (not at all fancy) place but far from shabby. The food is fresh and authentic the homemade salsa is superb. Nice place, nice food, nice service.

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 8 April 2014

I live in Brisbane and this is my favorite place for authentic Mexican. You can order takeout or eat in. The prices are pretty reasonable and they give you free chips and salsa plus their delicious pico de gallo. Their guacamole is so good, extremely...More

Thank thefirstnoelle2010
Reviewed 24 November 2013

We landed in Brisbane just over a year ago -- it is a remarkable and unique place (but that's for another review perhaps). This taqueria is a good place to eat in the morning, the afternoon, or the evening. The food is always good (not...More

1  Thank tonypress
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  • Address: 160 Visitacion Ave, Brisbane, CA 94005-1561
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +1 415-656-1369
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