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El Farolito

) #2,770 of 4,553 Restaurants in San Francisco ££ - £££ Mexican, Spanish
4817 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94112-3413
+1 415-337-5500
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3 Nov 2016
“Burritos the size of a newborn”
20 Jun 2014
“Very Good Authentic Mexican Food for locals. Cash Only”
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Mexican, Spanish
££ - £££
4817 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94112-3413
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

My friends and I went here for a dinner on a Tuesday and the place was packed. We chose the 3 burritos, some nachos with beef and a few beers. The total bill came to just $40!! The burritos were huge and the taste was...More

Thank iammandar
Reviewed 21 June 2014

This place looks like a hole in the wall. Don't let that stop you from going in the food is very good. I really enjoy the super tacos. They have a variety of salas you can add to your food. This place is Cash Only,...More

Thank Leasha50
Reviewed 15 February 2014 via mobile

I was watching how quick they were with getting our orders in but not just us, everyone around us. Great tasting authentic Mexican food!

Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed 19 June 2013

Recently, my husband and I finished up a week-long sojourn in California with a few days in San Francisco. Upon the recommendation of two locals, we opted to try El Farolito. All we wanted was good, simple Mexican food. This is exactly what El Farolito...More

Thank Kat539
Reviewed 29 May 2013

The burritos are a must-try, as they are excellent. This is a very casual, laid back place to sit, eat, and enjoy.

Thank Lynnbrownstone
Reviewed 27 August 2012

El farolito has been a back bone in Mexican food for as long as I can remember at least 15 years. They have always been cheaper then the other Mexican food spots, but still managed to have bigger burritos than anywhere else plus there open...More

Thank jbezy520
Reviewed 11 August 2012

The service is very fast, despite that is usually crowded especially around lunch or dinner times. Prices are affordable and there is a choice or sitting in or to go. I have been eating at this place for the last 15 years and I forgot...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2008

One of the most amazing experiences ever! The worlds best Burrito and Corona for like under $5!

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Reviewed 20 November 2007

Get the veggie torta! The tortas are amazing!!!!!!!!!!

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Reviewed 15 November 2007

open late, good marinate for their meats. portions are good.

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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:30
10:00 - 01:30
10:00 - 01:30
10:00 - 01:30
10:00 - 01:30
10:00 - 02:30
10:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4817 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94112-3413
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-337-5500
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