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Best Mexican near Moscone Center?

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alina555 Jan 11, 2010 03:08 PM

Relatives coming in for the Fancy Food show, and have requested Mexican food for our dinner out. A cursory check of Yelp produced Colibri and Tropisueno as options....any other thoughts? I tried doing a search but it didn't really give me any pinpointed spots. They grew up in San Diego (now live in Seattle), if that helps. If there is a really great spot that requires driving we can do that as well, but they are staying near the Moscone Center. Thanks!

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    tomatoaday Jan 11, 2010 04:28 PM

    I am in awe you can even think of eating after the show. After visiting Italy, Spain and the rest of the South Hall, I'm good to go for a day or two. Good luck in your search.

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      alina555 Jan 11, 2010 07:35 PM

      LOL....yes, the first couple years were like that....stuffing myself silly at every booth. Now we bypass a lot of them and only go after the new items or things that pique our interest. But even by doing quick drive-bys, it still takes me almost a full day to make it through the entire event!

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      ML8000 Jan 11, 2010 04:28 PM

      There's Mexico DF and Maya more or less around Moscone. Not sure how that would stack up for someone from SD. Other then that, Poc Chuc in the Mission might be a good pick.

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      Mexico DF
      139 Steuart Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

      Poc Chuc
      2886 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

      1. a_and_w Jan 12, 2010 08:57 AM

        Wouldn't it just be easier for them to hop on BART and meet you in the Mission?

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          Robert Lauriston Jan 12, 2010 09:13 AM

          Yeah, I'd say BART to 16th and go to Poc-Chuc,, then go bar-hopping on Valencia, end up at Beretta, and go back via the 24th St BART station.

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          teejaymoore Jan 12, 2010 05:40 PM

          I live nearby and think Mexico DF and Tropisueno are both good options. Mexico DF is good food but not super popular so vibe can be a little off. Tropisueno I think is more convenient and doesn't break the bank.

          Not in the 'hood, but I've been wanting to try Nopalita (the people at Nopa opened it) based upon all the great food the staff at Nopa was fixing for themselves on their breaks.

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            alina555 Jan 12, 2010 08:23 PM

            Thanks for all the suggestions! I'll throw them their way and see which one they bite. :)

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