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Mercedes Restaurant

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Financial District
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653 Commercial St, San Francisco, CA 94111-2503
+1 415-391-8717
11:00 - 15:00
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Great location, looking interior,service and food.when I return to San Francisco, I will return and take friends or at least recommend this wonderful place.

Thank Deborah C
Boone, North Carolina
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117 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Super fun that at lunch time, you get to eat on the street! Not my favorite Mexican experience, but it was tasty and an enjoyable meal in the financial district.

Thank KelsieMoose
New England
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

What a great place! The services was excellent and the food was delicious. We were seated quickly even though the place was packed. The owners were available to answer questions and to inquire about your experience. Always a sign of a great restaurant! Definitely going back!

Thank duscan81
Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

I had lunch here and they served pretty fast. The food is a lil on the American version of Mexican food but not bad at all. I would recommend this place.

Thank Johana G
San Francisco, California
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210 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

Discovered this local Mexican joint early in 2015 and have been coming here regularly since. I even held a private party here one weeknight. They are only open for Lunch Mondays thru Fridays. All the food choices are excellent. Nice big plates of good wholesome Mexican fare. Drinks are GREAT. Most of the staff have worked at the restaurant for... More 

Thank SFDutchman
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101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

They offer pick up if you order early or late enough. We like it, but found lately that the service is incredibly slow for a place that knows it's clientele has to get back to work.

Thank MauiBound777
Mill Valley, California
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250 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

This is one of our go-to spots in the Financial District, whether for a quick lunch with a few friends or for an office birthday party or even a large Christmas party. The food is consistent and the service super friendly. The dog is a bit ugly though

Thank ClaudeA654
San Francisco
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116 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015

So they advertise large portions on their web site. And yes the place is busy but I think that is because it is in the financial district and people have to eat on their lunch hour. Both dishes, the steak special and the fish taco special were disappointing. Enough beans and rice, which is the cheap stuff. Very small taco's... More 

Thank Paraplu
San Francisco, California
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156 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

One of the great things about working in the Financial District of San Francisco, is you get to try great restaurants - they are in abundance in this area. Mercedes is no exception. The atmosphere is friendly and fun and the service is excellent. Although the food is not five star, it is consistently good. Their willingness to please and... More 

Thank travelsanti
Toronto, Canada
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2014

Solid gold in the heart of San Fran's commercial district, this mexican restaurant has a lively atmosphere, friendly staff and the best margaritas in the City. Great texmex with generous portions and a good selection of beers mean you can't go wrong with Mercedes. Don't hesitate to drop in and try it - Buen Provecho!

Thank bunyipBluegum

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 653 Commercial St, San Francisco, CA 94111-2503
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-391-8717

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

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Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s version of Wall Street. The rush of business people make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of historic and contemporary architecture, including the iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours, bars and restaurants quickly fill up with happy hour revelers. Stocks aren’t the only kind of market being followed, the Ferry Building Marketplace on the Embarcadero is a gourmet food emporium and farmers market that will satisfy anyone working up an appetite.
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