Cocina Hermanas

4.4
308 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican
We are excited to welcome you back! We have limited indoor seating and an expanded patio with covered seating and lots of heaters.

By embracing traditional techniques, Cocina Hermanas offers a creatively classic cuisine that marries well-known Mexican street food and family dishes with our philosophy of fresh, local and sustainable. We are excited to share our vision of modern Mexican slow food for our community to enjoy in the same family style of Mexico.
We also take our spirits and cocktails very seriously. We offer over a dozen seasonally specialty cocktails. Our selection of 80 Tequilas and Mezcals allow us to also satisfy any discerned tastes. For those looking to broaden your taste profile, try our carefully curated Flight Menu.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 308 people are saying
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Arrived early and was seated right away. Waiter provided great service. food was delicious as always. one of my favorite places to go.

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vipSanRamonFoodie
San Francisco
51 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food was terrific especially as it was my first time at the restaurant. The service was a bit slow about taking away empty plates and also about asking for our order for entrées. But our server was super pleasant.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great service. Beautiful atmosphere.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

This place was VERY good. They had a few hiccups but what restaurant doesn't? If you plan on getting F'd up, this is the place to go for dinner. I got a piña colada. & boy was it STROOONGGGG. I couldn't taste coconut or pineapple. Just... rum 😂 Then we got ceviche. It was great, but not even enough for 2 people let alone a party of 6. Also, if you like small plates, this was also the place to be. Don't come with a big hungry appetite you will be left disappointed. I ordered tacos, & they are very strict about how many tacos you get. You can only get two. You can't mix and match. And you can't add more tacos for an additional cost.

Also ordered a horchata at the end & never received it. But the food was great, the vibes were great. Their foodrunners could use a little bit more customer service training, serve with a smile, etc., but it gave what it needed to gave.

I'll be coming back! :)

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cjcjmc
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great food, great service, fun music/ambiance. Watch out on Sunday, they were out of prickly pear margaritas and a favorite tequila!

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Brun
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and beer and unusually great, attentive service!

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Anna5Banana
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

This was our first time here. We sat inside and felt good with our distance from other diners. The food was so very flavorful. Presentation was good. Tasty lemonade. The chips were warm, light and crunchy. Salsa was yummy without being spicy hot.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved everything about this place! Very charming - great food and service.

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DanaB
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the atmosphere, music. It feels authentic. The different salsas and our meals were delicious! Our service was a little slow, which is the norm now with not as much help. Gave us time to relax and enjoy our lunch.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and great service. Thank you!!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Fabulous guacamole & margaritas!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our server was attentive with keeping our water glasses full & inquiring if we needed more beer or chips with salsa. I had the chicken salad and my husband had the chicken burrito bowl. The food was very fresh & tasty! We always enjoy our means at Cocina Hermanas!

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Smitty
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

A lovely and fun outdoor dining experience. We were late for our reservation and they were very kind to accommodate us.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

It was nice but the air conditioning must have been broken because it felt like 100 degrees inside.

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ColleenP
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

This is a fun restaurant. Casual and low-key with friendly, attentive servers. Most of us had tacos which were small, but tasty. Their rice and beans are fine. We ordered guacamole and it was delicious. Two of us had the Sassy Senorita margarita which was spicy, but not too much. An overall enjoyable lunch and we’ll definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service are fantastic! Can’t wait to go back again.

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Jessica
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

I really don't like writing bad reviews.
I don't know where the communication in our visit got lost but someone somewhere did not get the message that we were sat in their section or we were just purposely completely ignored. The three of us showed up five minutes late to our 2:15 reservation. We were sat outside in a section full of dirty tables. We watched those tables get cleaned, we watched other guest be sat, we watched other guest be waited on, and we watched the server in the section clean all the tables around us. However, we were never greeted after the host sat us and gave us the QR menu. I am not sure why the server cleaned tables around us and waited on guest around us, but after 32 minutes of not being acknowledged I started to wonder if it was because I was dining with two black people. We got up and walked out of the restaurant without any staff saying goodbye or even noticing that we had not been taken care of. We were completely disregarded from the moment we sat at that dingy table. We weren't even given water or napkins.

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vipLarryM
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We've missed dining here during the pandemic, and were very happy to be back. The food is still the best, most fresh flavors. We were seated in the bar and the service was amazing...very attentive bartender (Devin), supported by an excellent wait staff, and a visit by the Executive Chef.

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Terrie
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food4service3ambience5

My food was served cold and it was returned to be heated up. I sat and waited for 20 minutes but no food was returning. We asked another server if they could help us. She was able to see what happened and I basically ate when everyone else was done about 20-25 minutes later. A bit disappointed. The desserts we great though!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome! Love this place

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vipTwoDiners
San Francisco
46 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

This is a great place to meet friends for margaritas and tacos. Especially nice is the patio/deck dining in warm weather.

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PhilinaA
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our waitress was awesome and made sure we had everthing we needed. I totally forget her name but she had long blond hair, very sweet. It was so nice to get out to eat eat and have an awesome dinner. thanks!!

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MattC
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Chicharrones and the churros are AMAZING. Drinks are decent.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing time, Amazing service and such a great menu

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viptorty0819
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Great food - salad and tacos. Service was superb - attentive , friendly and overall great experience

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vipBilly
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience3

Service was very very slow. 10 minutes before we got a server and water. Said she’s be right back. 10 minutes later she’s back to take our order and said we’d get chips and salsa right out... another 5 drinks arrive then finally the chips etc. Ordered an appetizer. Our entire meal comes first. Assume she just forgot to put it in. Then 5 min later the appetizer comes out. Explain to the food runner that we ordered it as an appetizer. She says “sorry” and just leaves it.

Server returns explain the situation. She’s very nice and does take it off the bill. The bartender gave us a round of shots for free! So ok... The food was very good. But the slow service really took away from it. The price was a little expensive for what you got. Though delicious. Will give it another shot, but.. not entirely impressed.

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vipAndyW
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great balance of intense authentic flavor, and good healthy options. Fantastic red mole, only place with roasted fish tacos.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

The food was good. The fish tacos were a little salty. The cocktails were yummy. The service was slow. But overall it was a good experience. They just need to be a little more attentive to the service portion.

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ToyC
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Love Taco Tuesday...however, carnitas tacos were so dry, not worth eating. Beans and rice that were served on the side were dry and NO flavor. Other entrees were good.... good sauces and flavorful.

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vipdrdiljitk
Detroit
8 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall3food5service4ambience3

Mother Day
Had seating outside
The food was good
However since it was busy they forgot the order for one of our friends
However they did compensate us with a free dessert

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OpenTable Diner
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience1

We went for Mother’s Day and I’m sad to say the service was absolutely terrible. It took us 40 min just to just get chips and Salsa. I had to get up and ask who was evening taking care of us. We had two different people waiting on us because our server who started to wait on us clearly couldn’t handle the work load. It was so confusing to even know who to ask for refills on drinks, or who was even going to take our order. We were there for over 2 hours and it felt like we were just waiting the entire time. The table next to us remanded dirty for one hour. Then at the end of our meal the manager asked us if he could clear our table and seemed to be in a hurry to get us out. We will definitely not be going back anytime soon. Hopefully management can better staff for special occasions. Super disappointed with our experience.

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Jonathan
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

I requested an indoor table through Open Table, but was seated outside. Only one menu provided for two people. Drinks came, but were nothing special. No Mexican beers on tap. The bowl of complimentary chips we were given was full of broken chips and crumbs. The single bowl of guacamole we ordered had TWO avocado stems in it. The ceviche appetizer came out after our entrees. We ordered both taco trios, but only the carne asada and birria tacos were any good. Super overpriced for the two-bite taco sizes. Overall, a very bad experience. We will not be back.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience4

Disappointing food. Rest is ok.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 6, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great food, service was good for how few servers they had.

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vipEdizE
San Francisco
19 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

We have here multiple times. We have enjoyed tacos and appetizers. But I am not sure if there is new chef or new suppliers ..
Our May 5th dinner was below expectations. It may be readiness for such busy evening. But shrimp tacos had a really thick breading that pealed, carne asada was difficult to chop and cut.. there is definitely a quality issue.
Flavors were unique but there is definitely a shift.. loss of unique flavors we enjoyed in the past.

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OpenTable Diner
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing! Highly suggest the smoked tequila! Very lively restaurant great for a girls dinner out!

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vipGary
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was exceptional. And the service was above and beyond, including keeping the propane heaters going, as it was chilly

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l5ash
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Good food and service

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Love my spicy margarita

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and delicious food

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Cocina Hermanas using the Order Online button. Cocina Hermanas also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (925) 725-4161.

Cocina Hermanas is rated 4.4 stars by 308 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.