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Oct 5, 2009 04:18 PM

Mexico DF

Any recent opinions or updates on this restaurant. I spent 4 days in DF this summer and I am interested to see how they represent this amazing city's cuisine. Is it worth it?

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  1. I haven't been for a formal sit-down dinner, but I have gone to happy hour at the bar and had one of the best tacos I've had in SF. There was a woman there making fresh tortillas and the chicken taco with salsa verde was so good I ordered a second serving. They are pretty generous with the amount of meat that goes in the taco. Thanks for reminding me of Mexico DF. They also have little "botanas" (snacks) at the bar, like a panela-like cheese with chile, peanuts with chile, and jicama.

    1. I probably make it in there every couple of weeks, since it's a short walk from home. The staff is friendly and the food is good. My favorites are the grilled asparagus, carne asada tacos, chips and guacamole, and their "historico" margarita.


      1. I am a Mexico City native who loves food and who recently moved to SF. I find the food at Mexico DF very satisfying. When I need my Mexican food fix, that is where I go. Its menu is a lot more limited than what you find in Mexico, but what they serve is as authentic as can be. Try their tacos de buche, they are fantastic. Enjoy!

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          Mexico DF
          139 Steuart Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

          1. It's a lot like a good medium-high end hotel restaurant in Polanco. Sometimes dishes are great, sometimes you feel like they're missing grandma's touch. It's not the best that Mexico DF has to offer, but it definitely wouldn't be out of place in Mexico DF if that makes sense.