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great carnitas

deercreekgary Jul 26, 2010 02:30 PM

i have always been on a quest for carnitas..my favorite all time food!
some years ago while participating in the rodeo at Cow palace in bay area my co worker and i found this great little taqueria
Taqueria Guadalajera on Mission St in the Mission District of SF is the best carnitas i have ever had..and I have had tried carnitas form hundreds of retasurants and Taqueira's in many states!
The Best!!!

  1. d
    david de berkeley Jul 27, 2010 03:17 PM

    Carnitas Uruapan in Chicago is my favorite. In San Francisco, I like El Taco Loco #2, El Metate, and La Taqueria. La Palma is great for carnitas in bulk.

    Is this Guadalajara related to the Guadalajara on 24th St.? I have not been to the place on Mission, but the one on 24th does have very good carnitas, they have a generous fat content and crisp them up a lot.

    La Taqueria
    2889 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110

    El Metate Restaurant
    2406 Bryant St, San Francisco, CA

    1. b
      balabanian Jul 27, 2010 01:49 PM

      The carnitas at El Balazo on Marin St (in the back of the carwash) are great, my favorite carnitas in SF.

      El Balazo
      2560 Marin St, San Francisco, CA 94124

      1. Mission Jul 26, 2010 08:37 PM

        great carnitas ...Where?

        In America?

        In a California:?

        In the Bay area?

        What the hell?

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        1. re: Mission
          wolfe Jul 26, 2010 08:47 PM

          With Taqueria El Farolito across the street are we sure that Taqueria Guadalajera is even the best on the block?

        2. kare_raisu Jul 26, 2010 07:45 PM


          1. wolfe Jul 26, 2010 02:54 PM

            Taqueria La Bamba San Pablo Ave. Richmond. 2 votes kc72 and I.

            La Bamba
            12345 San Pablo Ave, Richmond, CA 94805

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