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Panchita's 16th

Latin, , Mexican
3091 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3420
+1 415-431-4232
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good62%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pupusas” (11 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Mexican, Spanish, South American
3091 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3420
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Great selection of pupusas: chicken, mushroom, and a whole lot more. When I visited mariachis played.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 18 October 2017

there are several panchita's in the neighborhood, i think this is the most casual of the bunch. You order at the counter and someone will bring you your food. I think they have a small menu, but the real reason for coming here is for...More

Thank Sarah I
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Spark Social is an amazing eating place at Mission Bay with variety of cuisine across the world at one place .. various nicely decorated, differently painted, trendy food trucks n vans are attractive one .. Panchita's Pupuseria .. Salvadoran Eatery truck .. Situated at backside...More

Thank smparmar71
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Sometimes you need to have a papusa. That is, if you have had one. If not, try one and you soon will have the craving. Corn, tortilla, melted cheese..oh yeah. Home cooking in a no frills place. It is so basic, that it has character.

Thank John S
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Panchita's has ruined pupusas for me because I can't find them as good as Panchita's makes them anywhere else! This is the first restaurant I come to when I visit San Francisco. Super good, super affordable.

Thank NomadicFrames
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

The papusas here are terrific, and at $3 each, you eat well for $10. We like this place so much we made a point to come back for lunch, two years after discovering it on a prior trip to SF. We were not disappointed --...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 19 September 2016

So this was introduced to me by my GF cousin who has lived in the bay for a few years. I was like yeah I worked with many central Americans and ive been to many popusarias in the area. Well I walk in its very...More

Thank chainsawmadman
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The food was SO GOOD. We all had papusas, based on recommendation from my cousin and they were all delicious. So was the cabbage. The coolest part about this is being from out of town, going to the Mission and trying a place that I...More

Thank Blair M
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

We bought chicken pupusas to go and they were fresh made and delicious! You can definitely eat more than one and the alfajores are also so good!

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for Salvadoran atmosphere, this is not your place. The pupusas are very expensive and they taste ok.

Thank nacido69
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Latin, Central American, Mexican, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3091 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3420
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-431-4232
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