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Truly Mediterranean

3109 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3327
+1 415-252-7482
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“shawarma” (6 reviews)
“hummus” (6 reviews)
“lamb” (7 reviews)
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Fast food, Mediterranean, Lebanese, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
3109 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3327
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A very small place about 3 seats inside, with a few tables on sidewalk. Fresh good house made food. Friendly service (owner) good falafel, tahini sauce, grilled meat, etc. I would try it again this is ( REAL) Middle East food.

Thank Terrence M
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is literally a hole in the wall and I might have missed it if It were not for my local brother. The hummus is one of the best I have ever eaten. Falafels were mouth watering and the shawarma was prepared perfect. There are...More

Thank LaCoqui222
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Small restaurant in the mission that has great food. We all had "take out" lamb swarms and everyone raved about the taste. It was fresh and fast.

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 15 August 2016

and possibly the country. made from small gobs of delicately seasoned green mush, perfectly fried to a deep bronze. served covered in tahini and magenta coloured powder... or not. have them by themselves, in a lavosh sandwich, or in the generous combo plate. eat them...More

Thank BDBourbon
Reviewed 21 July 2016

It is possible to snag a seat at one of the 3 small tables on the street if you are lucky. The roast leg of lamb made a delicious Shawerma rolled in lavash. My wife had a Falafel Deluxe with eggplant and potatoes rolled in...More

Thank LarryErickson
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

This was amazing food and super fast service. We have already recommended it to others. Everything was fresh and fast and super yummy !!!!!!

Thank Timothy and Mol... P
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Truly Med has been around for ages and has always been a reliable option for quick Mission District shwarmas. Food is freshly prepared and substantial. The place is a bit of a hole in the wall and seating is very limited, so most patrons are...More

Thank craig_traveler
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We were in town from Chicago over the weekend and were told by some locals to stop in. It was some of the best I have ever had. We had lamb shawarma, sat at one of the outdoor tables. Loved it so much we went...More

Thank karinab
Reviewed 1 October 2015

The falafel is super. They have a high turnover, so the falafel is always fresh and crispy. The swarm and baba gnash is also really good.

Thank SanFranDan99
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Tiny place, like 5 stools. Had the beef/lamb shawarma with tahinni and onions. High quality ingredients and preparation. Nice onion filling as opposed to ridiculous cucumber filling at Taboun's. More expensive than other places at $10 but bigger so proportionate. Something was missing in the...More

Thank Cubecritter
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  • Address: 3109 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3327
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-252-7482
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