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Tommy's Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$
The Richmond
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5929 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121-2006
+1 415-387-4747
Today
12:00 - 23:00
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Wed - Mon 12:00 - 23:00
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Napa
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You go to Tommy's for the bar, not the food...although the food's acceptable. But the bar: I've never seen a better selection of tequila, and they're known for their margaritas--you can watch the bartenders make pitcher after pitcher, made with fresh lime juice and poured with an expert (and generous) eye. The bar's small and convivial. The food's fairly ordinary,... More 

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Thank Skippyjon1
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I have been going here for decades and the food and atmosphere is always exceptional. I usually get tamales but the chimichangas are awesome.

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Thank TJG1955
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great bar, it's a little outside of the city but well worth the trip. Grady was our bartender and he looked after us sooo well. My friend did not like tequila and Grady took the time to explain the different tequilas and had the patience to find one my friend liked... We had a fantastic time!

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Thank Jo L
Dunsborough Western Australia
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

He dinner here with some great friends at the beginning of the year. Crowded but that adds to the atmosphere. Margaritas were awesome and the food was better. A must when in SF

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Thank becnant99
Columbus, Ohio
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The food was okay. The green salsa was super hot. The highlight was the margaritas. They were fantastic!

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Thank MicheleFaith
Singapore
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44 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Food and service was very good, the entire family enjoyed their meals in a quaint and eclectic setting with lots see and read on the walls.

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Thank tedcowan7
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

This is one of those restaurants where the walls and rafters are jam packed with 51 years of stuff but you don't care because the margaritas as so good. Tommy's gone now but his wife and family still run it and by the look of the patrons, it's been a neighbourhood favourite all these years. I ordered tamales forgetting that... More 

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Thank offthewalldesign
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Seriously the best margaritas ever! If you love tequila, this is a must stop in San Francisco. Julio was amazing! Friendly, informative and makes me wish we did not live so far away.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Taken here by a family member who'd been here about 20 years ago, was one of the best meals of my life. Got there at 6pm thinking that it would be easy to get in but had about a half hour wait. This wasn't any stress though given the margaritas and free chips&dips. Had a great meal with great service... More 

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Thank redsoxnz
San Francisco, California
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224 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

If you like to drink, this is a great restaurant. However, if you like to eat, then no. We were not really impressed with the food here, but our margarita were pretty strong.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5929 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121-2006
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighbourhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 415-387-4747

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