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El Faro's Mexican Food

435 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA 94080-4345
+1 650-589-6288
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good43%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
2 Feb 2018
“Great breeders”
8 Jul 2017
“A Burrito To Remember”
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Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
435 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA 94080-4345
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

I used to go to this restaurant all the time until I moved away. I have move back and now it is just as good as ever. Great burritos, good prices, great guacamole and chips

Thank eke-ono
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

El Faro's is always there. In its physical location in South City and in my heart (okay, stomach!). Because it's always time for an awesome burrito. Plenty of Mexican places make a decent burrito, but somehow this spot seems to be able to consistently put...More

Thank 415Mark650
Reviewed 15 February 2017

great Burritos, the good parking and the service it's okay. I know I'll certainly be returning soon.

Thank SF-Jo123
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Love the shrimp burrito and super nachos. The burritos are quite large, unless you get the baby burrito. Love the convenience of the drive through. Great option when need something quick for dinner.

Thank CAKeipers
Reviewed 18 January 2017

great food! loved it small location but the burritos were great, the sauce and rice was super tasty.

Thank bdlittletown
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

My brother lives in San Francisco and introduced me to El Faro when we were visiting over 10 years ago. I always make sure we make a stop here when we are in town visiting. I really like their food and the portions are big....More

Thank keipem
Reviewed 22 August 2016

whenever I'm in the mood for an el faro type burrito ...I go here.....I think they shred the carnitas and the style is all their own.....not like the burrito shops on Grand Avenue

Reviewed 24 August 2015

I like their carna asada torta's. They have something there for everyone's taste. A bit on the expensive side when it comes to Mexican food. I don't like that the restroom is located outside around the back of the building.

Thank Roseann R
Reviewed 17 August 2015

I will explain my review title, the burritos and tacos are double the size of most of the Mexican fast food restaurants. They are made to order and delicious. My favorite is still the tacos with lots of jalapenos. Of course they have traditional chips...More

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 17 October 2014

When in the area and awaiting a late night flight home, I decided to see if El Faro's was better than it was when I was younger. Sadly, I can say it is not. That said, it fit the bill for what I required. There...More

Thank Misplaced_Childhood
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 435 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA 94080-4345
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 650-589-6288
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