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The 6 Best Nacho Restaurants In San Francisco

Updated: May 2, 2022

Craving a plate of tortilla chips smothered in queso blanco? Visit these San Francisco restaurants for the best nachos in town. We determined the greatest places for nachos in San Francisco by analyzing millions of reviews from the best review sites. So go on and treat yourself to some carne asada nachos with frozen margaritas at any of these spots - it’s a meal you won’t forget!

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Mexican, $, DowntownMexican, $San Francisco, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Balboa Cafe

Bar, $$, Cow HollowBar, $$San Francisco, Cow Hollow
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
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Mexican, $$, Yerba BuenaMexican, $$San Francisco, Yerba Buena
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Gracias Madre

Mexican, $$, MissionMexican, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Underdogs Tres

Mexican, $$, Central SunsetMexican, $$San Francisco, Central Sunset
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Bonita Taqueria Y Rotisserie

Mexican, $$, Duboce TriangleMexican, $$San Francisco, Duboce Triangle
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the best Nachos spots in San Francisco can take way too long. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 26488 restaurants, and 2325 lists and articles from top sources like CultureTrip, Zagat and Infatuation. For example, we considered CultureTrip - Where To Eat Near San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, Zagat - Best Restaurants Near Moscone Center and Infatuation - The Best Restaurants In Cow Hollow as we sourced this ultimate list. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. The ten options above are the best of San Francisco Nachos.

Drink pairing tips for Nachos

  • Enjoy nachos with Mojito

    To elevate your nachos experience, we recommend some Mojito to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cocktail tames the heat of the nachos with the cooling mint of the drink.

  • A next-level match for beef brisket taco

    When ordering beef brisket taco, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Shiraz, a popular red wine.

  • Pair Sauvignon Blanc with nachos

    If your food palns include Nachos, then you should consider helping it along with some white wine. We find that a Sauvignon Blanc, with its hits of grassy, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

Factoids about Nachos

  • All about nachos

    November is when people in The United States celebrate nachos - it is National Nachos Day!

  • 4,689 pounds of nachos

    Don’t you hate it when there is not enough food for seconds? This wasn’t a concern when the record was broken for the biggest nachos. Weighing in at 4,689 pounds there was more than enough nachoss to go around!

  • Priceless or overpriced?

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $210 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, nachos?

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