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plows24 Mar 6, 2007 09:51 AM

Looking for a good ethnic meal preferable in SOMA but flexible for friday night...

  1. grishnackh Mar 6, 2007 03:21 PM

    Its fairly far from SOMA, but Mamacita gets a lot of good press and personal recommendations.

    http://www.mamacitasf.com/

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      Lil_Miss_Foodie_SF Mar 6, 2007 03:09 PM

      Colibri is good, though it is in Union Square. The food is good overall but certain dishes are hit or miss. Bill Addison's review is pretty dead on in regards to ordering. Though I have gotten the halibut and found it to be delicious.

      1. Ruth Lafler Mar 6, 2007 10:22 AM

        In SOMA, "ethnic" but not Mexican -- how about Mochica?

        1. Robert Lauriston Mar 6, 2007 09:58 AM

          Maya and Tres Agaves are upscale and in SOMA but the food's too fusiony for me.

          At least one very positive report on Zazil in the (ugh) Westfield Mall:

          http://www.chowhound.com/topics/354739

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          1. re: Robert Lauriston
            chaddict Mar 6, 2007 03:01 PM

            My meal at Zazil was ok but then I got the check and it quickly became mediocre. Service needs a lot of work. they weren't busy and yet I could clearly see many dishes sitting on the pass for more than 5 minutes at a time. My dish was lukewarm. Might have tasted good had it been hot. Weak margheritas. So yeah, ugh!

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