We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Tapatia

411 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3635
+1 650-589-5881
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (9 reviews)
“carnitas” (14 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 19:00 Hours
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
411 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3635
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (53)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 2 February 2018

Real Mexican eatery and store with all Mexican products you can imagine. Crowded, dark, with lack of interior design, looks like unfriendly space. But who cares? The food is awesome and authentic, portions are huge and cheap. I don't need nothing more. My Torta de...More

Thank Acidov
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This was the first time coming to La Tapatia and I was highly surprised! I ordered two "super breakfast burritos" with carne asada. They make everything fresh before your eyes, which I like. The tortilla that they use looks about the same size as a...More

Thank gbulldoger
Save your favourites!Keep track of your top restaurant finds.
Save now
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Best and biggest burritos in the area. Food is absolutely great...Mondays, the place offers costillas en chile a spicy delicatessen and absolutely delicious if you mix it with rice. El platano frito es recomendable and tasteful.

Thank Oscar M
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

OMG they have the best carnitas piled high any ready for you to take home. Pair this with their oh-so-hot fresh tortillas and beans and you good to go all day, any day.

Thank cynthiarich
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Turned on this place years ago. Everything they serve is made and made well in house. Chicharrones, the best pig's feet you've ever had, the selection is endless and everything is to go but there are outside seating areas all over the place if you...More

Thank Terry A
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Best chicharrón, salsa and guacamole in town. We have a friend that love chicharrón with carnita si we went there specially for that as well as the small fresh tortillas which are perfect two bite size.

Thank SolTavo
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Nice light lunch. Large veraity and vegetrian frindly. Prices are fair and service is quick and hospitle.

Thank michaelsimoni
Reviewed 18 February 2017

They have the best tortilla chips in town. They cater and have good steak burritos. Their salsa and guacamole is good also.

Thank O5132KQvincentl
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I try to make it a habit of stopping in a La Tapatia when I'm in the San Francisco area. Just a few blocks off of 101 in South San Fran...it's worth the very small detour. The goodies they pack inside of this "anything but...More

1  Thank MFD4502
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Great place to pick-up anything you need to prepare a great Mexican meal. Feeling hungry now, just visit their taqueria and order whatever you crave - burritos, tacos, nachos, tortas, etc. If you have a bunch of people waiting at for you to bring them...More

Thank rvssf
Nearby HotelsSee all 27 hotels in South San Francisco
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites - San Francisco Airport
319 reviews
.69 km away
Comfort Inn & Suites San Francisco Airport North
582 reviews
.69 km away
La Quinta Inn & Suites San Francisco Airport North
928 reviews
.69 km away
Ramada Limited San Francisco Airport North
984 reviews
.76 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Ben Tre Restaurant
122 reviews
.07 km away
Thai Satay
118 reviews
.26 km away
Cafe 382
31 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Golden Gate National Cemetery
39 reviews
2.92 km away
Na Na's Kitchen
5 reviews
3.09 km away
South San Francisco Conference Center
31 reviews
1.18 km away
The Shops at Tanforan
35 reviews
2.13 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
clem l
25 January 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from beyardoe | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of restaurants on Grand ave..just drive on Grand ave. Please keep in mind a lot of them close by 10pm..there is plenty of free street parking on Grand Ave after 6pm...
11 October 2015|
Response from beyardoe | Reviewed this property |
Individual orders 'No delivery ' they do for a company party. No sure if there is a delivery fee.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3635
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 650-589-5881
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing