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Nick's Crispy Taco's

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Neighbourhood:
Russian Hill
Mexican, Bar, Pub
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1500 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94109-2516
+1 415-409-8226
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Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon 11:30 - 22:00
Tue 11:30 - 22:30
Wed - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 22:00
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Came here with a friend (local). What a great place. Another great, authentic bar with great food. Order the delicious tacos at the counter, find a table, enjoy some drinks, good music and amazing food. Well worth a visit for a unique non-touristy experience.

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Thank John B
Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Can't believe I've never had a crispy taco before! Delicious soft tacos made even better by lightly deep frying the corn tortilla. A must try!!

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Thank MiljaCanada
Vancouver, Canada
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Let me start off by saying this place is a bit strange: you order your food at the counter near the entrance using a menu written on a blackboard on the wall. Then, you go sit down in velvet red booths or hightops/tables scattered throughout the room, which is lit with very ornate chandeliers. Talk about juxtaposition. The three of... More 

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Thank Annie P
Gold Coast, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Had another light lunch today. Ordered vegetariano taco, although it was all veggies it was flavorful, big serving and satisfied my hunger.

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Thank Tricia A
McKeesport, Pennsylvania, United States
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130 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Returned for a second visit here, enjoyed every bite of it!! We got the nachos to start....positively huge!! They screwed up because the guy taking the orders wasn't really paying attention....so instead of the carne asada burrito I got the chicken burrito....which was honestly doable. It was HUGE....and filled with lots of chicken too, not just overstuffed with rice. Prices... More 

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Thank Kelly F
california
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325 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We went there Sunday night at about 6:00 and found the place pretty empty of diners. The interior is a darkest place lined with velvety walls with tables and booths that is more like a discotheque rather than a Mexican restaurant. You order food from the counter immediately to the right as you enter the restaurant and all orders are... More 

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Thank chanyu1
Paradise, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Went for the Mexican Food and discovered a great bar with tv's showing the Stanley Cup. Good food. Friendly people. Nice atmosphere.

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Thank ParadiseBerni
Black Mountain, North Carolina
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Nice location, fun atmosphere and incredibly yummy food! My hubs thought it was a little pricey, but he is from the mountains of western North Carolina so he had to be schooled a little on the cost of things in the city by the bay!

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Thank Rickermyer14
Fairfield, California
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126 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

This place is so good. Food is fresh, and very affordable. They have several large screen TV's showing sports. You really can't go wrong here. Vegetarian friendly.

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Thank smoochums
Dorset, Vermont
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

They serve some great tacos and burritos for fairly little money. However it's pretty loud in there I think they turn it into a club after dinner time so we just got take out and ate it out front. It was good though.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94109-2516
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Russian Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Russian Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-409-8226

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Russian Hill
Russian Hill has evolved into a chic residential neighborhood with outstanding views from every corner. Combined with several great cafes, restaurants, antique shops and boutiques, it’s easy to see why any visitor would gladly leave their heart in San Francisco. Cars line up day after day to drive down Lombard Street, the “crookedest” street in the world, and make the slow creep downhill past charming period homes. Polk Street is the main drag in this neighborhood, where you will find trendy bars, cafes and shops populated with locals, but for one of the most charming rides in the city, grab a cable car heading up and down Hyde Street.
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