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Tacos de papa in SF?

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sfbing Feb 23, 2011 03:47 PM

I was at the Santa Rosa famer's market a couple of weeks ago and got a Tacos de Papa special from a taco truck there (3 crispy tacos stuffed with a spicy mashed potato mixture, topped with shredded lettuce and queso fresco for $5).

A greasy carb bomb, but now I'm kind of craving it and was wondering if anyone in SF (so i could sneak out of work at lunch) offers anything similar.

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    happenstance Feb 23, 2011 04:51 PM

    They are hard to come by in the bay area I think. I ate them a lot when I lived in Southern California. I don't know about San Francisco, but Taco Grill in Fruitvale in Oakland have GREAT papas tacos.

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    Taco Grill
    3340 E 12th St, Oakland, CA 94601

    1. Robert Lauriston Feb 23, 2011 05:05 PM

      http://www.mercedesrestaurant.com/lun...

      1. Melanie Wong Feb 23, 2011 05:14 PM

        Haven't tried them, Nopalito has Taquitos de Papas a la Mexicana on the menu.

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        Nopalito
        306 Broderick St, San Francisco, CA

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          sfbing Feb 25, 2011 05:10 PM

          not bad-but almost too healthy and tasteful!

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          Ben R. Feb 25, 2011 12:34 PM

          I am fairly sure I saw them on the menu at La Palma a few days ago.

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          La Palma Mexicatessen
          2884 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110

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            sfbing Feb 25, 2011 05:10 PM

            sadly, more cheese than potato on the inside...

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