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El Farolito

2950 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110-4132
+1 415-641-0758
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“carne asada” (9 reviews)
“nachos” (6 reviews)
“beans” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
2950 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110-4132
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1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing quesadillas suizas and kind service. They always give nachos for free and their sauces are delicious

Thank David G
Reviewed 5 July 2017

It's decent taqueria food at a reasonable price and they pump it out real fast even when the lines are long.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Great spot for a burrito any time of day, late night, after work, grab one or two before you go home. Better yet Friday on your way home grab an order of nachos and quesadilla for some appetizers with Cocktail hour. Take your time relax...More

Thank QueenVSAK
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We were actually heading to La Taqueria, which is one block further, but for some reason it was closed. While passing Farolito we saw a huge line outside, so thought it's a good one and didn't regret. First of all, warning for tourists, both of...More

Thank B1714D
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Definitely recommend. The super burrito was delicious, as were the carnitas tacos. I would probably get the carnitas filling for the burrito next time, but the chicken was nice too. Lovely staff, quick service.

Thank frostynips
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Thursday night, el farolito with some friends. The place is a taqueria where you pay what you get. Good prices, big food, mexican atmosphere with mariachis and all. El farolito can be a bit cleaner and after eating we did feel a bit wierd but...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This place is very popular with both tourists and locals. It is open very late at night, too. That being said, you can get better Mexican food by just crossing 24th Street and going to one of several other restaurants that have better food, are...More

Thank CLT29
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I ordered the top burrito (the Boss) here and wife order the Chile relleno plate. The burrito I ordered was claimed to be top ranked for burritos. Here’s what I found ordering the featured most expensive burrito consisting of shrimp and pork meat with usual...More

Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 4 September 2016

If you hit this place right, you will experience the best Mexican food in The Mission. One slight problem: it is super popular, so you may wind up in a line down the street. The portions are super plentiful. I had a veggie burrito, and...More

Thank Pamwiltravel
Reviewed 30 August 2016

just back from SF. Hit a bunch of other taquerias - just to keep my opinions fresh and sharp - these guys are far and away the best fast food Mexican I have encountered - probably anywhere. The chile relleno is amazing. Two delicious chile...More

Thank EastsideSpike
Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the
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attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous
street murals and a high density of bars and cafes
make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people.
While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its
top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:45
10:00 - 02:45
10:00 - 02:45
10:00 - 02:45
10:00 - 02:45
10:00 - 02:45
10:00 - 02:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2950 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110-4132
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-641-0758
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