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El Burrito Express

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1601 Taraval St, San Francisco, CA 94116-2353
10:00 - 21:00
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Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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San Francisco, California
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74 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I dropped by and ordered the nacho carne asada grande. They piled high carne asada, refried beans, guacamole, sour cream, plenty of fresh tortilla chips and spicy chili's on the side. There was so much that three of us had lots to enjoy! I've ordered their el burritos and el espresso's too. Each time, the staff has prepared the entrees... More 

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San Francisco, California
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64 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I've been coming here since high school, that's over 20 years, and never had a bad meal here. Their expresso steak burrito comes wet in a container with red sauce. Add the green tomatillo sauce and I'm happy. They also have many vegetarian choices with tofu or veggies. Service can be slow but there's so many people ordering here but... More 

Thank oliviakimsf
San Diego, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Dont get me wrong the food here is good but its kind of expensive for a burrito its size, they can probably charge this because no other burrito place is close by but the value pales in comparison to some of the mission burritos

Thank Oscar F
Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

I recently moved from San Francisco and one of the things I miss most about living in the sunset is being close to EBX where I was a loyal customer for some 4 years +. Just wonderful! I recently visited SF and made a point to go back and I was so happy to see it hadn't changed at all.... More 

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San Francisco
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

I love the various type of burritos they offer and the different types of hot sauces. The grande nacho can feed several people. The place is very small and parking is near impossible. My biggest gripe is how slow it takes to fill an order.

Thank needmoretimeoff
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114 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014

This authentic, delicious hole in the wall was a favourite when I lived in San Francisco. I revisited last April and it did not disappoint. Though they changed the names for some of the items (the Super Steak Burrito is no longer called this, but the staff of course understand what you mean when you order it), it hasn't changed... More 

Thank OutOfTheCase
san francisco
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310 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2013

First off....this restaurant is in the Sunset district not SOMA as posted on Trip Advisor. Nice burrito fast-food locale. Everything they prepare is fantastic. Been here over 100 times. The most recent visit, I ordered the Chicken Burrito grande....they prepared it exactly like I like. The chicken is freshly cooked to order (not dry or over cooked); the pico de... More 

Thank bbb57aolcom
San Francisco
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217 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2011

This place is still good! I first went to El Burrito Express 25 years ago when we lived in the Sunset District. We moved to the other side of the city and had not been back since until about a month or so ago. We were over in the Sunset (random), saw the place and wondered if it was still... More 

Thank Chris F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Taraval St, San Francisco, CA 94116-2353
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco

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