San Francisco December 31, 2016
11 Places In San Francisco With Burritos So Good You’ll Be Back For Seconds
Burritos are serious business in San Francisco. After all, this is the city that created the Mission burrito (aka the San Francisco burrito or Mission-style burrito). This type of burrito became popular in the 1960s, and differs from other burritos in its large size and addition of extra rice and other ingredients. There are quite a few options here, so if you’re wondering where to get the best burrito in San Francisco, look no further. Here are 11 places in San Francisco with burritos so good you’ll be back for seconds!
1. Taqueria Cancún: 2288 Mission Street
This is a well known burrito spot especially this location in the Mission. Taqueria Cancún offers all of the super burrito combinations like sour cream, rice, and avocados, with whatever meat floats your boat. The Super burrito is widely regarded as one of the best in town.
2. El Farolito: 2779 Mission Street
El Farolito is super popular, so you may wind up in a line down the street just to eat here. It will be worth it, the portions are super plentiful, and the burritos are known to please almost everyone. Note there are two other locations in the city.
3. Taqueria San Francisco: 2794 24th St
A humble looking place with an outstanding reputation for Mexican food especially in regards to the Carnitas burrito. The balance of beans to meat to rice is well regarded among burrito fans.
4. El Castillito: 136 Church Street
San Francisco's secret best burrito. The favorite here is the Al pastor super burrito and breakfast burrito.
5. The Little Chihuahua: 292 Divisadero Street
There are many locations around San Francisco, however we spotlight the Haight location. The Little Chihuahua is known for tasty burritos made from good ingredients, along with the Breakfast or Garlic Shrimp Burrito.
6. Papalote Mexican Grill: 3409 24th Street
The Pollo Asado burrito will wow you! Overall, Papalote offers some depth to the burrito crowd by having vegan mole with Tofu Burrito or the Soyrizo Burrito.
7. El Metate Restaurant: 2406 Bryant Street
El Metate has been compared to Taqueria Cancun on Mission Street. El Metate offers high end mission style burritos and is known for their carnitas in particular.
8. Taqueria Los Coyotes: 3036 16th Street
Taqueria Los Coyotes is known for the "California Burrito." This burrito includes French Fries Carne Asada, Cheese and Sour Cream!
9. Taqueria El Buen Sabor: 697 Valencia Street
This is an overlooked spot offering many surprises. The favorite here is the super burrito, which comes with the meat of your choice and all the trimmings. The burrito special and guacamole with chips is popular here.
10. El Tonayense Taco Truck: Best Buy, 1717 Harrison Street
El Tonayense is a reputable food truck in the Best Buy parking lot serving delectable tacos and burritos. Get the Carne Asada or Al Pastor burrito and you won't be disappointed.
11. Gordo Taqueria: 2252 Clement Street
There are a number of Gordo locations in San Francisco and Oakland, however there are some hidden gems to be found here. Gordo is well regard for consistent service and a solid place to get your burrito fix. The Carnitas burrito is highly recommended.
What’s your favorite place for a burrito in San Francisco? Let us know. And if you’re interested in more good comfort food in the city, then check out
These 10 Awesome Diners In San Francisco Will Make You Feel Right At Home.