Lolinda is one of The 15 Best Places for Empanadas in the Mission District, San Francisco.

1. Lolinda

8.9
2518 Mission St (at 21st St), San Francisco, CA
Argentinian Restaurant · Mission District · 204 tips and reviews

katie n.katie nagl: The croquetas, empanadas de maiz, and hanger steak skewer are awesome. Add a glass of the Chilean Alcance.

Travis S.Travis Smith: Chicken empanadas are amazing. Highly recommend the Rock and Rolla cocktail as well.

stew t.stew tong: New York, ceviche, corn empanadas, and the pork belly! Best pork belly ever

Venga Empanadas is one of The 15 Best Places for Empanadas in the Mission District, San Francisco.

2. Venga Empanadas

7.3
443 Valencia St (btwn 15th & 16th St), San Francisco, CA
Empanada Restaurant · Mission District · 34 tips and reviews

Gustavo P.Gustavo Perez: Great empanadas. Loved the beef empanada.

Doug L.Doug Leavy: Amazing empanadas. The chimichurri sauce is to die for!

erinsauceerinsauce: Top 3 empanadas: spicy beef, mushroom, three cheese. The chicken soup (in the fridge section) is also delicious.

Media Noche is one of The 15 Best Places for Empanadas in the Mission District, San Francisco.

3. Media Noche

8.4
3465 19th St (Lexington Street), San Francisco, CA
Cuban Restaurant · Mission District · 47 tips and reviews

Jonathan W.Jonathan W: SF at last has some incredible Cuban food. Cuban sandwich, croquetas, and empanadas are all the best you'll find in the city. You can't go wrong. Their whole aesthetic is also 🔥

Anton S.Anton Shuster: The verde salad is a great healthy option. Vegetarians can have a great meal pairing the small verde salad with the bean and cheese empanadas.

Ana Clare S.Ana Clare Smith: The queso and bean empanadas are great and the decor here is fabulous

Chile Lindo Empanadas is one of The 15 Best Places for Empanadas in the Mission District, San Francisco.

4. Chile Lindo Empanadas

7.1
2942 16th Street (Capp Street), San Francisco, CA
Empanada Restaurant · Mission District · 27 tips and reviews

ivy♥ivy♥: The only place in the bay area that has Chilean-style empanadas (pino) and they are great! But please remember that this is a take-out place!

Megan M.Megan Masters: Loved this find. Delicious empanadas y cafe.... :). The folks who work there are lovely too!

KatelynKatelyn: Best empanadas in the city and they are crazy cheap (cash only take out tho), you can't go wrong with anything on the menu and their coffee is great too.

Pica Pica Arepa Kitchen is one of The 15 Best Places for Empanadas in the Mission District, San Francisco.

5. Pica Pica Arepa Kitchen

8.2
401 Valencia St (at 15th St), San Francisco, CA
Arepa Restaurant · Mission District · 136 tips and reviews

Amina P.Amina Penoff: get empanadas, they're the best. arepa is my fav vessel for the delicious meats.

Earl W.Earl Williams: The spicy chicken catira with the sweet corn arepas are delicious. Yuca fries and empanadas are also great.

Bela P.Bela Pulgar: Arepas, cachapas and empanadas. A bit pricey but the food is worth it. Try the coconut lime water. Can't wait to go back.

Limón Peruvian Rotisserie is one of The 15 Best Places for Empanadas in the Mission District, San Francisco.

6. Limón Peruvian Rotisserie

8.7
1001 S Van Ness Ave (at 21st St), San Francisco, CA
Peruvian Roast Chicken Joint · Mission District · 177 tips and reviews

v f.v f: I love this place!! Best Chicken and Sangria! The Ceviche and Empanadas are to die for!!!

ᴡ L.ᴡ Lee: Really good food: chicken, empanadas. Ceviche

Susan D.Susan Darling: Delicious get the empanadas and salsa verde. All fresh and tasty

El Techo is one of The 15 Best Places for Empanadas in the Mission District, San Francisco.

7. El Techo

8.5
2516 Mission St (btwn 21st St & 22nd St), San Francisco, CA
Latin American Restaurant · Mission District · 171 tips and reviews

SFistSFist: Stop by El Techo in the Mission after work for their happy hour, which runs from 4- 6, but includes $5 guacamole, beef empanadas, fried green plantains, and fried chicken thigh with habanero salsa. Read more.

Mohit S.Mohit S: The caipirinhas are surprisingly fantastic. The empanadas are also a solid bet, which isn't surprising given they're coming from Lolinda's kitchen.

SFistSFist: The happy hour here runs from 4 to 6pm on weeknights. It includes $5 guacamole, beef empanadas, fried green plantains, and fried chicken thighs with habanero salsa. Also try the $7 margaritas. Read more.

Prubechu is one of The 15 Best Places for Empanadas in the Mission District, San Francisco.

8. Prubechu

8.9
2224 Mission St # A, San Francisco, CA
Asian Restaurant · Mission District · 12 tips and reviews

Rachel B.Rachel Brooks: Empanadas, ribs, wedge salad, banana doughnuts

Lani M.Lani M: BBQ Chicken fiesta plate and mushroom empanada were great!

Neel H.Neel Hajare: Enjoyed the crispy pork belly and red rice. A few interesting wines available by the glass

Poc-Chuc Restaurant is one of The 15 Best Places for Empanadas in the Mission District, San Francisco.

9. Poc-Chuc Restaurant

8.3
2886 16th St (South Van Ness), San Francisco, CA
American Restaurant · Mission District · 32 tips and reviews

Luke B.Luke Bornheimer: The vegie trio (empanada, panuchos and salbutes) was eclectic, delicious and filing for the awesome price of $9. The complimentary chips (on the crunchier side) and salsas were also solid.

Luis F.Luis Flores: just go for the mayan platter and don't be shy with the citric habanero salsa.. tortillas are handmade and crispy, delicious mayan cuisine.

RenatoRenato: You can order a la carte salbutes and panuchos even if they're not on the menu

Sanguchon is one of The 15 Best Places for Empanadas in the Mission District, San Francisco.

10. Sanguchon

7.9
1182 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA
Peruvian Restaurant · Mission District · 2 tips and reviews

Laurel F.Laurel F: The empanadas are amazing. They’re so big -almost a full meal on their own with a beer. Love the adobo sandwich and bowl.

Alan F.Alan Fung: I ate the adobo bowl and added egg and this was good. I haven’t tried anything else.

Tacolicious is one of The 15 Best Places for Empanadas in the Mission District, San Francisco.

11. Tacolicious

8.6
741 Valencia St (btwn 18th & 19th St), San Francisco, CA
Taco Restaurant · Mission District · 288 tips and reviews

Tasting TableTasting Table: Nothing wrong with the tacos here, but don't miss the small plates, including shrimp a la diabla, Veracruz-style squid and fried empanadas filled with Swiss chard and Oaxacan cheese: Read more.

Jasmine D.Jasmine D: Best Mexican I've had ever! Especially the empanadas.

AleAle: Spare ribs tacos and queso dip were delicious, cod tacos unexciting

El Nuevo Frutilandia is one of The 15 Best Places for Empanadas in the Mission District, San Francisco.

12. El Nuevo Frutilandia

7.1
3077 24th St (at Lucky St.), San Francisco, CA
Cuban Restaurant · Mission District · 17 tips and reviews

Tantek Ç.Tantek Çelik: The sangria and empanadas are excellent!

Kristina S.Kristina Schneider: Try to go there when they are doing their Puerto Rican lasagna special. Soo good. Sangria goes well with that.

Sylvia L.Sylvia Lc: Sangria is good.

Mi Yucatan is one of The 15 Best Places for Empanadas in the Mission District, San Francisco.

13. Mi Yucatan

7.9
2845 Mission St (25th Street), San Francisco, CA
Mexican Restaurant · Mission District · 2 tips and reviews

Troy S.Troy Stribling: Chilaquiles and agua frescas are great.

ᴡ H.ᴡ Harth: Great fruit smoothies

Mr. Pollo is one of The 15 Best Places for Empanadas in the Mission District, San Francisco.

14. Mr. Pollo

8.7
2823 Mission St (btwn 24th & 25th St), San Francisco, CA
South American Restaurant · Mission District · 37 tips and reviews

Mario E.Mario Estrada: Come with an open mind and you wont be disappointed. Definitely get an Arepa - they are so delicious!

Tea D.Tea Dough: first rule of "Fight Club" - order the tasting menu w/an addition arepa.second rule of "Fight Club" - don't ask questions. just shut up, eat & enjoy! ;)

Navin R.Navin Ramachandran: If you are not in a hurry, sit back, get the tasting menu and have a few laughs with Manny, the artist of the Mission.

Verdi Club is one of The 15 Best Places for Empanadas in the Mission District, San Francisco.

15. Verdi Club

7.6
2424 Mariposa St (btwn Hampshire St & Potrero Ave), San Francisco, CA
Music Venue · Mission District · 15 tips and reviews

Leland W.Leland Wong: Friendly staff. Great facilities. Nice little stage.. Fits a band perfectly!

Rhys F.Rhys Frost: Bawdy Storytelling!

Tantek Ç.Tantek Çelik: Sign-up for a month-long series of swing dance lessons. 8-9pm Tuesdays Beginner Lindy Hop, 7-8pm Tuesdays Intermediate Lindy Hop. Read more.