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El Metate

El Metate

Mexican Restaurant, Taco Place, and Burrito Place$$$$
Mission District, San Francisco
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  • Maroun N.
    "Get the carnitas burrito and thank me afterwards."(6 Tips)
    EatDrinkBrandy
    "I'm not a vegetarian, but the veggie burrito is AMAZING!"(10 Tips)
    Jenn C.
    "Fish burrito super + watermelon agua fresca = winning meal for < $10"(9 Tips)
    Nate Munger
    "Best vegetarian burrito in the city!"(4 Tips)
147 Tips and reviews
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  • Adnan M.
    Adnan Manjal2 weeks ago
    Amaaaaizing food. The Burritos are excellent. So are the Enchiladas and Quesadillas. The complimentary guacamole is fantastic too. Order everything.
  • Chad B.
    Chad B3 weeks ago
    Summer in SF sometimes means having a nice hot bowl of Pozole! 😋
  • Jonathan D.
    Jonathan Dinu3 weeks ago
    Some of the best carnitas in the city, definitely get something with pork and you won't be disappointed! Though a little off the beaten path, their burritos are worth it...
  • Amanda S.
    Amanda S.3 weeks ago
    The veggie burrito actually contains veggies
  • Steven A.
    BURRITOOOOOS
  • Lucila B.
    Lucila BreaApril 27
    Vegetarian Burrito! ❤️
  • Sal C.
    Sal CainoApril 6
    best burrito in the mission with a great atmosphere!
  • Renée V.
    I don't know how this place is so popular, burritos are awful and unauthentic.
  • Ron P.
    Ron PMarch 24
    Will return to try the super fish burrito. The regular fish burrito was not that flavorful. I'll have to try the super fish burrito in all fairness. I'll update the tip.
  • Chris H.
    Chris H.March 19
    Perhaps the best Mexican food in the City. House made chips make for great nachos and the burritos can't be beat.
  • Chris S.
    Chris SunFebruary 23
    Carnitas burrito
  • Jymmi J.
    Jymmi JamesFebruary 10
    Excellent chile verde and a very tightly wrapped burrito.
  • Chloe C.
    Chloe CondonJanuary 22
    Best mission burritos!
  • Bedi
    BediJanuary 9
    So much food. Portions are huge. Price, resasonable. Taste, good. Visit here again? Yes.
  • Jussi H.
    Jussi HäyhäJanuary 7
    Great tacos!
  • Lren & JJ P.
    Burritos are made to order. And awesome.
  • Kseniya M.
    Kseniya MakarovaDecember 6, 2015
    Can't go wrong with fish or shrimp anything
  • Grace S.
    Grace S.November 22, 2015
    Good tightly rolled burrito - gonna pass on the Carnitas next time - a bit too pig lard-y for my taste but could see other people really liking it!
  • Josh P.
    Josh PylesNovember 12, 2015
    Really great burritos. A little smaller than your typical Mission burrito.
  • Will B.
    Will BertelsenOctober 31, 2015
    They serve beer now but at the cost of their outdoor seating, seems like a net loss.
  • Cipriano S.
    Cipriano SánchezOctober 5, 2015
    Very good burritos, they also have alfajores which are pretty yummy!
  • Lauren H.
    Lauren HofffmanAugust 26, 2015
    Their outdoor tables are dog-friendly, dog friendly.
  • Grayson W.
    Grayson WrightAugust 25, 2015
    Off the beaten track, but the best SF burrito I've found.
  • Christopher A.
    Christopher AzarAugust 16, 2015
    Amazing Mexican. Period.
  • Pawel P.
    Pawel PietrykaAugust 10, 2015
    It's a good place if you want to sit down - for once - while eating Mexican food.
  • c0uP
    c0uPJuly 19, 2015
    Is it legal to marry a veggie burrito? I would put a ring on this 😍
  • Dave J.
    Dave JensenJuly 9, 2015
    Chicken mole and carne asada burritos are delicious.
  • Renée V.
    Renée VargasJune 20, 2015
    Burritos made this skinny for that high of a price should only be acceptable at La Taqueria
  • Chris K.
    Chris KlinkJune 16, 2015
    Great slightly crispy carnitas.
  • Peter
    PeterJune 1, 2015
    ok - the fish burrito is a must have and a nice change. friendly staff. chips included and the place looks great (inside and outside). $7.50 for a delicious burrito incl tax is a good deal.
  • Sherry L.
    Sherry LiMay 30, 2015
    Solid Mexican food. The tamales are great and so is the chicken mole plate.
  • Pranay S.
    Pranay SethiMay 22, 2015
    A little greasy but overall delicious burritos. Definitely worth the trek.
  • Rem K.
    Rem KoningApril 23, 2015
    Meat. Salsas.
  • Karla L.
    Karla LopezMarch 29, 2015
    Quesadilla and tacos to die for
  • Jeffrey G.
    Jeffrey GlueckMarch 6, 2015
    Despite the hype, fish tacos were soggy and mediocre. The huge quesadilla and the mole special far Better choices
  • Will B.
    Will BertelsenFebruary 24, 2015
    Their carne asada super burrito has different cheese (cotija?) and ratios than most other mission burritos. Worth making the trek for.
  • Eddy H.
    Eddy HernandezFebruary 21, 2015
    Enchiladas are amazing. Also, put up your plates before you leave.
  • Tomas M.
    Tomas MattiaFebruary 21, 2015
    Super veggie burrito with beans. Just get it.
  • Clinton W.
    Clinton WinderFebruary 2, 2015
    Best nachos. Torta is an amazing value!
  • Brendan N.
    Brendan NeeFebruary 1, 2015
    The vegetarian burritos, quesadillas and nachos have legitimate veggies in them. Good stuff.
  • T S.
    T SripunvoraskulJanuary 26, 2015
    The most delicious quesadilla crisp to perfection. Hands down the best I've ever had in Mission. Portions are excellent. I eat it for lunch+dinner!
  • Pam ☕️ O.
    Pam ☕️ OJanuary 18, 2015
    They have TRES LECHES CUPCAKES!
  • Max B.
    Max Blue 🚴🍔November 17, 2014
    Taco Heaven Finger lickin' good.
  • Sam H.
    Sam HelrichNovember 15, 2014
    Fish burrito was amazing, as we're the chips and generous side of guacamole.
  • Ros H.
    Ros HodgekissNovember 10, 2014
    Fish burrito! Perfect lunch spot on a sunny day.
  • Kevin I.
    Kevin IoriNovember 4, 2014
    Fish tacos
  • SFGate
    SFGateOctober 10, 2014
    Go here for the quesadilla filled with chicken and three kinds of cheese, served with guacamole and salsa. Also exceptional are the soft tacos with velvety pork in a tangy chile verde sauce. Read more
  • Kristina S.
    Kristina SchneiderSeptember 30, 2014
    Burritos are good here. Love the salsa selection.
  • nora w.
    nora walkerSeptember 21, 2014
    super. shrimp. burrito.
  • Isma M.
    Isma MalibuSeptember 21, 2014
    Burrito carnita! Best one I ever had!!!
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