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Mexican with a Bar

Daniel76 Aug 29, 2007 07:16 PM

I have found that most of the really good Mexican Places are more of the taqueria style.. Looking for a really good Mexican with a bar and waitress service.. Looking for more then just tacos and burritos...

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    whiner Sep 2, 2007 03:43 AM

    Mamacita in the Marina. But it isn't authentic and it is PACKED and pretty loud.

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      Sharuf Sep 1, 2007 05:01 AM

      In Marin, there's Maya Palenque in Ignacio (So. Novato) with a sort of sports bar; and Celia's in San Rafael has a cocktail lounge. The food in both is gringo-predictable.

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        SLRossi Aug 31, 2007 07:56 AM

        Not sure where you are, but Dona Tomas fits the bill.

        Dona Tomas
        5004 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609

        1. mmerino Aug 30, 2007 06:09 PM

          Impala? In North Beach.
          Havent eaten ther ebut looks sorta good...

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            Robert Lauriston Aug 31, 2007 08:44 AM


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            csp1 Aug 30, 2007 04:42 PM

            Puerto Allegre

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              Frosty Melon Aug 31, 2007 11:20 AM

              Puerto's where my friends and I go regularly, but the food's not "really good". It's decent Mexican food (more than just tacos and burritos offered) with a very fun atmosphere and strong cheap margaritas.

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              ML8000 Aug 30, 2007 12:03 AM

              Tres Agaves near the ballpark...up and down reviews but it has a bar and waitress service.

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                SteveG Aug 30, 2007 04:54 PM

                Over Tres Agaves, I'd recommend Colibri and Mexico DF in that order.

                If you want a trendy scene, then Mexico DF would be the first choice.

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                  rln Aug 30, 2007 09:01 PM

                  I've only been the Mexico DF once for drinks/apps. The tamarind margarita is good and pretty special if you like tamarind.

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                foodisfab Aug 29, 2007 10:34 PM

                Tommy's (on Geary Street in the Richmond District) specializes in food from the Yucatan region. An incredible array of tequilas. the place to go for tequila connoisseurs, actually. Yummy.

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                  rdstargrl Aug 30, 2007 01:32 AM

                  I agree.... Very yummy beans and rice. Haven't had the tequila yet.
                  here's what i thought of the place.

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                    Robert Lauriston Aug 31, 2007 08:41 AM

                    Tommy's doesn't exactly specialize in Yucatecan food, they have a few dishes but most of the menu is generic Mexican.

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