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Melissa's Taqueria

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160 Visitacion Ave, Brisbane, CA 94005-1561
+1 415-656-1369
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San Jose, California, United States
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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. There was a mountain of ingredients on top of the tortilla. Very good.

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Houston, Texas
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278 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 out getting that taquiria fix. The owner was engaging and friendly. He honestly cares what... More 

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SFbayArea
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 pleasantly stuffed. In fact, neither of us could quite finish our dishes. At lunch time,... More 

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Thank hatetoflySFbayArea
Salt Lake City, Utah
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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.

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Thank mom2sja
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Jess-N-Luke2
Groton, Massachusetts
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420 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Alan P
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 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 fresh and no fillers like mayo or sour cream. I've tried most things on their... More 

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Thank thefirstnoelle2010
Brisbane, California
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 just us ... visiting friends like it, too) and the people are friendly.

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Phoenix, AZ
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013

We were driving from San Francisco to San Jose while on a weekend trip, and had a craving for Mexican food. Traffic coming out of SF was horrible, so we chose to get clear of the traffic before checking with our TripAdvisor app for a place to stop. Though there are only a few reviews, I agree wholeheartedly. It is... More 

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Thank hate2wait
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61 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2012 via mobile

Came her while staying in Brisbane on our visit to the Bay Area. Were craving Mexican food after being away from Texas for over a week. First thing, were blown away by the (non-alcoholic) drink selection, including diet bottled root beer and fruit nectars. Sign of a thoughtful management style. We 3 each had different dishes and they were all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Visitacion Ave, Brisbane, CA 94005-1561
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +1 415-656-1369

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