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The Little Chihuahua

Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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292 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3253
+1 415-255-8225
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Toronto, Canada
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We checked out the divisadero location on a Sunday evening and got space for 8 right away. There are lots of vegetarian options - get the plantain taco but skip the tofu chile verde. Nachos are excellent and a large portion. Its a casual place but food is on point- worth it for an easy lunch or dinner. Staff are... More 

Thank ZNJ_05
San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this local little Mexican food place. There is more than one location but I go to the little one on Divisadero Street. Everything is very fresh. California fresh meets Mexican flavorful. Everything is good there. Their free salsa bar has a nice selection of salsa. This is not a glamorous place. You order at a counter and the... More 

Thank Arthur W
Oakland, California
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110 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Fast service. Traditional Mexican menu prepared quickly. Small but efficient staff, with seating at small picnic tables. Reasonable prices. Burritos were good. Friendly staff.

Thank Rosa B
Wellington, New Zealand
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is a friendly cafe/restaurant, offering good value Mexican food. Vegan daughter loved the burritos! Can be busy and a little loud but good ambience and friendly staff.

Thank Jacqui2964
San Francisco, California
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976 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 343 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Whether it be a simple appetizer or a full course meal, they have your dinner waiting and ready. The food is ready tasty and service is quick. You can dine in or take out, again it is available for you. I ordered the garlic shrimp burrito and the portion was enough to fill up and satisfy a "giant". It was... More 

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Unbelievable Mexican food, with flexibility and plenty of choice even if it is a small restaurant with a slightly weird canteen like feel. Totally worth a trip!

Thank carrotshelpyousee
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and I were visiting San Francisco and we were looking for some quick food as we headed back to where we were staying. We saw this restaurant on the corner and decided to pop in. We were quickly greeted as soon as we walked up to the counter. I ordered the chicken nachos and my husband got a... More 

Thank Crystal M
Sacramento, California
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We had amazing Mexican food here! Quick service made it an easy "get in/get out" plus they have a salsa bar! Highly recommended!

Thank LoveMaggiej
Houston, Texas
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We stayed across the street @ Metro Hotel. That's a whole different review!! Fantastic hotel. Anyway, we ate at the Little Chihuahua 2 times. Loved both experiences. We're from Texas and we love Mexican food!

Thank Timothy V
Porto Alegre, RS
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Their food is excellent and the dishes are huge (perfect for 2 people). I went there with my boyfriend for two days is a row and we shared enchilladas and burritos. I'm a vegetarian and was completely satisfied with the options. The price is also a plus. On the first day, we paid $21 for a dish, a beer, and... More 

Thank Carla V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 292 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3253
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Haight-Ashbury
  • Neighbourhood: Haight-Ashbury
  • Phone Number: +1 415-255-8225

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

Staying in Haight-Ashbury

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The area surrounding the intersection of Haight and Ashbury streets, “The Haight” still exudes vibes of the 1960s counterculture as a haven for vintage clothes, music, pop posters and body piercing shops. While the Summer of Love ended decades ago, Haight-Ashbury has turned into a melting pot of hippies, hipsters, and professionals. Walking through its streets can still feel like stepping back in time. A must-see neighbourhood for most music fans, it’s easy to see why these streets attracted the likes of the Grateful Dead and Janis Joplin. You’ll likely be content in The Haight day or night, just be sure to wear some flowers in your hair.
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