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The 8 Best Taco Places Near South San Francisco

Updated: November 12, 2021

When last did you have a carne asada taco? If you can’t answer it’s time to visit these taco spots in South San Francisco. For this definitive list of the best tacos we analyzed top review sites and incorporated millions of expert and diner reviews. Visit these food trucks and taco windows for the best fish tacos in South San Francisco. Don’t forget extra guac!

Find the perfect Tacos spot

Food Truck Las Pencas

Food Truck, South San FranciscoFood TruckSouth San Francisco
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Taqueria La Morena

Mexican, $, South San FranciscoMexican, $South San Francisco
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Mariscos El Pariente

Food Truck, $$, San BrunoFood Truck, $$San Bruno
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Taqueria San Bruno

Mexican, $, San BrunoMexican, $San Bruno
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Taqueria Pacifica

Mexican, $, PacificaMexican, $Pacifica
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.0

Taqueria Mi Durango

Mexican, $, San BrunoMexican, $San Bruno
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Taqueria La Perla

Mexican, $, PacificaMexican, $Pacifica
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Los Metates

Mexican, $, Daly CityMexican, $Daly City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

How was this list created?

Choosing the right spot for Tacos can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28999 spots across South San Francisco, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 2955 lists and articles from the likes of – applying our boam magic to sift through results. The restaurants you see have been featured in . We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. The ten options above are the best of South San Francisco Tacos.

Drink pairing tips for Tacos

  • Mojito and veggie taco


    If your food palns include Tacos, then you should consider helping it along with some cocktail. We find that a Mojito, with its hits of mint, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

  • The perfect match for fish taco

    Experts suggest pairing a fish taco with a glass of Caipirinha, a popular cocktail.


  • The ideal drink pairing for pulled pork taco

    Knowing what to pair with pulled pork taco can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cold drink, particularly a glass of Aguafesca. This, light, cold drink balances the salty pulled pork taco.

Fun facts about Tacos

  • The first ever fish taco

    fish taco has an interesting history, but it is generally agreed upon that it originates from Mexico. The tasty dish has become immensely popular and sought after throughout the world.

  • The fastest eater

    Joey Chestnutate the most taco in the world by finishing no fewer than 126. Who’s up for breaking this record?

  • 1,653 pounds of flour taco

    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 flour taco. Weighing in at 1,653 pounds there was more than enough flour tacos to go around!

Parking info

Getting a good parking spot in South San Francisco can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Tacos spot.

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