recs for best nuevo latino in the mission?
I second Panchita's #3. The chicken mole is my favorite, with a couple of pupusas for appetizers.
I also really like Charanga, which is sort of cuban tapas.
And Platanos is also really good (particularly for brunch imo):
I thought of another one (I think I'm going to go there for lunch today actually!): Fresca, which is actually in Noe Valley on 24th street, but close to the Mission. They have great ceviches--try the ceviche sample platter, you get three of them.
Also, I would steer away from Limon, I think it is generally overrated and overpriced.