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El Toro Taqueria

598 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1115
+1 415-431-3351
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good50%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“burrito” (16 reviews)
“pancho villa” (2 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
598 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1115
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

This place used to be excellent but the quality of the food has declined over the last couple of years - they are the sister restaurant of the excellent Pancho Villa but it seems like they are not related. The food has one flavor note...More

Thank 1SFOSO
Reviewed 17 August 2017

El Toro is an excellent place to drop by for a good quality snack or lunch. The place is authentic and always very busy, which adds to its charm. The service is great and I always enjoy my meal there. A warm recommendation.

1  Thank Millivist
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Great burritos and lots of salsa choices. Amazing ox tongue burrito. Affordable with great service. Nice aquas frescas.

Thank AlBea2014
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The place is fine for fast food. Large selection of food. The line queue can be long at times but usually goes quickly.

Thank Babale1
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Along the tourist corridor of Valencia Street, sits El Toro Taqueria. Ate there for the first time today and thoroughly enjoyed it. Lots of options on the menu, my burrito was packed full with good stuff. Excellent salsa bar as well. Friend had prawn tacos...More

Thank 94121travel
Reviewed 8 June 2016

There is pretty good Mexican food here, like you'll find in many taquerias throughout the Mission District. The problem is that the food can be inconsistent - sometimes the staff are overwhelmed or inexperienced, and they prefer to chat in Spanish so if you know...More

Thank 1SFOSO
Reviewed 24 March 2016

So glad we came here.... Really, the only issue s finding parking.. To us, it was worth driving around to find a spot... This is a San Francisco taqueria... not fancy on the inside... affordable... hot and tasty.... They have a chip and salsa bar.......More

1  Thank Will G
Reviewed 24 March 2016

big portions, fast line, lots of choices, lots of salsas to choose from, good vegetarian options. sometimes the seating is crowded. sometimes mariachi bands play. cold beer and mexican fruit drinks. garlic mushrooms.

Thank Clancy C
Reviewed 29 January 2016

My mother and I visited El Toro Taqueria for dinner during the evening of July 31st as well as a few other evenings after that during our 7-day trip. El Toro Taqueria is located at the corners of 17th and Valencia Streets in the Mission...More

Thank BrittanyAdventures
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Best tacos ever! It seemed to be in México. Fresh ingredients, lovely staff. Definitely going back as soon as possible! Recommended!

1  Thank Paula_MIA
Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the
foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural
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
city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 598 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1115
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-431-3351
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