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The 10 Best Mexican Restaurants in Mission, San Francisco

Updated: February 26, 2021

Want to find the best Mexican spots in Mission? To get you the ultimate list of the top Mexican restaurants, we checked out the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Find everything you need to know about the finest Mexican restaurants below.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Taqueria Cancún

Mexican
San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Loló

Mexican · $18 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Taqueria El Castillito

Mexican · $9 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Papalote Mexican Grill

Mexican
San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Taqueria San Francisco

Mexican · $9 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Pancho Villa Taqueria

Mexican
San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Gracias Madre

Mexican · $17 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Taqueria Vallarta

Mexican
San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Taqueria Los Coyotes

Mexican · $10 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

El Tonayense Taco Truck

Mexican · $9 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

Figuring out the best Mexican restaurants can take awhile. We analyzed 31320 San Francisco restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 San Francisco restaurant reviews, and 1539 lists and articles – looking closely at what CultureTrip, Eater and TimeOut had to say – and applied our Feastfox magic. Yes, we even looked at CultureTrip - Where to Find the Best Burritos In San Francisco, Eater - The 14 Best Burritos in San Francisco and TimeOut - The 10 best Mexican restaurants in San Francisco to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take mole to the next level

    When having mole, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Negra Modelo, a popular beer.

Did you know?

  • A killer pairing

    Often regarded as one of the most traditional drinks in Mexico, cerveza preparada is a favorite choice across the country, often prepared with beer, lime juice, hot sauce, chili spices.

Parking tips

Parking in Mission can be a challenge. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Mexican spot.

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