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La Tapatia Mexicatessen

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411 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3635
+1 650-589-5881
07:00 - 19:00
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Sun 07:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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South San Francisco, California
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They have the best tortilla chips in town. They cater and have good steak burritos. Their salsa and guacamole is good also.

Thank O5132KQvincentl
Milton, Washington
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I try to make it a habit of stopping in a La Tapatia when I'm in the San Francisco area. Just a few blocks off of 101 in South San Fran...it's worth the very small detour. The goodies they pack inside of this "anything but small" burrito are amazing. This trip, I was there 2 nights in a row. One... More 

Thank MFD4502
South San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Great place to pick-up anything you need to prepare a great Mexican meal. Feeling hungry now, just visit their taqueria and order whatever you crave - burritos, tacos, nachos, tortas, etc. If you have a bunch of people waiting at for you to bring them food, pick up a few pounds of carnitas, beans, rice, chips and salsa and have... More 

Thank rvssf
South San Francisco, California
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124 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

They make great traditional Mexican Deli type foods here. Also the burrito's are Awesome! I strongly encourage you to buy their tub of guacamole and bag of chips for your next party. Great value and quality!

Thank LarBearSSF-CA
South San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Been coming to La Tapatia for years! I've had them cater for personal parties & Work luncheons & they Always exceed my Expectations, Beto & his sons treat us like family. Oh & the food doesn't get any better than this, if you want Real Mexican Go to La Tapatia!!

Thank Lunarrr
South San Francisco, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

delicious food! always quick too. I have friends who live hours away and always ask me to bring La Tapatia when I come to visit.

Thank Kathy Ann K
South San Francisco, California
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

The Mexican food sold here and cooked here is authentic. Where else can you get fresh tamales, pork or chicken? Where else can you get fresh carnitas? fresh buchi? fresh tripitas? hand made tortillas? Fresh fried pork skins? Fresh salsas? Plates of food to go? It is all good. This is a mexicatessen, like a delicatessen. No tables to sit... More 

Thank Anita A
Phoenix, Arizona
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Great food - clean establishment. Very friendly personnel. Can't go wrong ordering from La Tapatia and taking to go for lunch or a meal before a flight! .. the food is good and prices are good. The burritos and combo plates and carnitas are very good. Chips and salsa brought to your table. they make there own tortillas delicous

Thank WorldDiner2000
Jersey City, New Jersey
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247 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Love this place, and miss it since moving to New Jersey... Best selection of cooked meats, best Tortas and super burritos, and excellent traditional Mexican dishes. All homemade and satisfying! Their freshly made tortillas and chips are the best! I always go for a few pounds of their various chicharrones, a tub of rice and tub of beans with their... More 

Thank Mike M
South San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to this store ever since I was born pretty much and their food is excellent their tortilla chips and tortillas are made fresh throughout the day so you have to try their food and are tortilla chips and definitely the tortillas because they're still warm from being freshly made yum yum and you have to try... More 

Thank sissy6735

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3635
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 650-589-5881

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?