Mextizo Restaurant & Cantina

4.3
49 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican
Mextizo Restaurant & Cantina is the newest addition to the Westgate Shopping Center. From the owners of the former Blue Door Restaurant & Bar.

Featuring Executive Chef Everardo Andrade paying homage to his upbringing in Veracruz, Mexico. A hip selection of Mexican dishes and twists on classics.

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
What 49 people are saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.3
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4.4
service
4.3
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4.1
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82% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. Brought colleagues for a team building dinner. Perfect setting!

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MPik
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved this restaurant! Great outside seating...The food was excellent and the drinks delicious! Service was top-notch. We are definitely going back!

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vipJoyAnne
San Francisco
38 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

First time dining out in 2021. Food and service were very good.

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vipPaulina
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Overall, everything was just OK. The food was decent, the service was slow, they missed a few things (forgot a drink order, charged us for the drink order, took silverware away, didn't bring back a new set), but overall just an OK experience. Not bad, not great, just OK.

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vipScott
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Very understaffed. Our server was quite pleasant and enjoyable, but everything was extremely slow. Drink orders, during delivery, food orders, food delivery, chip refills, all unacceptably slow. They have just changed the format of the restaurant, so hopefully these things will get worked out. We will try again, probably six months down the road.

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vipJessicaP
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall2food4service2ambience2

I had high hopes for this restaurant since we traveled 45 mins to have dinner there. Ambiance was nice and the music was fantastic but we waited OVER AN HOUR to get our meals. Also the waiter got our appetizers wrong but it was okay because the guacamole was bomb. Maybe they had a lot of their staff call off because almost everyone sitting near us got their food an hour later as well. The waiters were nice though and apologized for the wait so we are willing to try it again if we just end up in San Jose for some reason.

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ChristinaM
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Took almost 2 hours for food to come out and then it wasn't even good. Drinks were good but would pass on this place.

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LindaR
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food. Great cocktails. Very pleasant wait staff.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Entire staff was great; welcoming and friendly. Food came out fast and delicious!

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vipGlomo
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service Jiger was our server he was very professional and knowledgeable about the menu. I had the salmon Yucatán. I am coming back for it again!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience3

We waited over an hour to get our food. The waiter barely checked on us and we had to ask a different waiter to help us. We were even celebrating my husbands birthday but the service wasn’t there. We’ve been here before and it was so much better the first time. Pretty disappointed.

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

Mextizo has become our local favorite. We eat there about once a week. Everything is fresh and tasty. The enchiladas suizas, carne asada tacos, and fried fish tacos are cravable favorites. The queso makes a wonderful appetizer and tortilla soup is perfect for lunch or lighter dinner choice. The best thing about their food is that they make the tortillas fresh. The service is always outstanding. The decor is comfortable and the noise level is enough to not be boring but not so much you can’t visit with those at your table. Overall, if you haven’t been here, you’re missing out!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and amazing service!

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FernandoC
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience1

Long wait, terrible service, overpriced food and selection is limited.

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DavidC
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

They were taking reservations for days they were closed.....

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vipMBAA
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, service, food, and drinks! Their outdoor area was so welcoming too.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service and wonderful food. Will definitely go back again and again.

JN
vipJessicaN
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The ideal place to meet up with friends. Wonderful service with great food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Miguel was great!!!

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vipTimmyP
San Francisco
37 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was very nice and the drinks were excellent. We picked the restaurant because of the outdoor patio, and it was a great spot for dinner.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Our dining experience was so good. The staff were super polite and fast with bringing out our food. The restaurant has great safety measures in place.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Staffs were very friendly. We dined inside and it was pretty quiet. Drinks were outstanding! Food were good. Restrooms cleaned.

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Husker1K
San Francisco
48 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience2

More than half of our plates was rice, and this was for a $20 plate. I had maybe $2 worth of food on my plate, so this was very disappointing. Waiter kept calling us “Hon” or “Dear”, but at least he was efficient. I asked to go inside to use the restroom and I was turned away, this was after our county had reopened for inside dining.
Nothing special here, save your money and go to Super Taqueria where the food has flavor!

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Heat23
San Francisco
20 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very unique taste and food was served hot. Service was excellent and the menu was straight forward. The food was prepared to our liking. The outside patio was clean and provided good shade.

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IngridB
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food3service3ambience5

When it was a Greek restaurant we really loved the food, but now that it’s Mexican we were very disappointed! The so-called “Fajitas”was horrible and not what one would expect it to be!

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vipLoriB
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

I hope Mextizo opens, again. The food, the drinks, the atmosphere and the friendliness ot Mextizo’s waiters and hosts (and especially Sylvia!) has always made for a great experience.
My one complaint is the lack of tiny dishes of that excellent food, perhaps tampenadas - sometimes I don’t have that much of an appetite!
Sylvia, my fingers are crossed!

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vipConnoisseur
San Francisco
73 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server provided excellent service, the drinks and the food were definitely a 5+, and last bit not least, the restaurant management’s COVID protocols were strictly endorced. Highly recommended.

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vipBrickHouse1
San Francisco
36 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I got the 4 tacos and they were delicious. Each tack was completely different. A lot of restaurants use the same sauce or slaw on several tacos. I ordered the steak, fish, shrimp and porky tacos, so good. It was so much food, I had to take half home for dinner. My husband got the El Mañanero with two eggs over easy with chorizo and a pancake and house potatoes. This was a really great deal for so much food. We also took our Maltese and he was very welcomed and enjoyed his side of bacon.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Came here for a birthday celebration and the food was amazing. The ceviche which was bright and refreshing didn't last long enough to take a picture. I ordered the Sopa Azteca, and I was not disappointed. Super comforting (even on a hot day) but didn't leave me feeling overly stuffed or weighed down. Only downside was the wicker table we sat at was filthy. Caked on food and crumbs from god knows only how many guests before us. Patio furniture is meant to be power washed every so often- I'd recommend doing so! Overall though, I would come back; just something about the patio dining and slower service leaves you feeling relaxed.

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vipjulia
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We've eaten here twice in the last few weeks, both times: excellent food! Very tasty, fresh, creative offerings. Loved also the Tamarind Sour cocktail. We also found that all the staff was excellent (had same waiter both times, Jigar, and a very welcoming crew). The outdoor seating was super pleasant (I love the olive trees, the layout of the patio, etc) and overall atmosphere enjoyable. Will return again (as we did already :-)!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall2food1service5ambience3

We came here dor

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AnandG
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional Food and Drinks. Everything we tried was great from the Mole to the Chili Relleno was outstanding.

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Frenchyalex
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Food was good, especially the breakfast one. (Breakfast is served until 3pm). Service was very good and nice terrace to eat on.

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vipdinetowine
San Francisco
24 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I have eaten here at least four different times. I like the food, the service and the ambience as far as being outdoors. They have two nice patios and you're away from
traffic and not out on the street, like a lot of outdoor restaurants. Their margaritas
are very good. I really do like their food. I've had the tacos and the enchiladas and
were pleased with both.

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vipPhillipS
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We booked a party of 8 for dinner, and when each party arrived, we found that they were closed. Not sure who is to blame, the restaurant or opentable. But we were very disappointed as we had to scramble to another outdoor place, but all were booked.

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DanielO
San Diego
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Their patio is perfect for an outdoor brunch and good for families too

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

It was great! Always is!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday celebration

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the restaurant

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RobH
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday dinner for my daughter. She loved the food and we will be back. Felt safe as they are following all guidelines for the virus.

FAQs

Mextizo Restaurant & Cantina offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (408) 866-4176.

Mextizo Restaurant & Cantina is rated 4.3 stars by 49 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.