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Party Size
For 2
Date
Mon, 2/19
Time
7:00 PM
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You must make reservations at least 5 minutes in advance of the time at Padrecito.
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Padrecito

4.6
500 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mexican
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  • Handcrafted Cocktails (14)
  • Neighborhood Gem (14)
At Padrecito we pride ourselves on creating a community atmosphere while serving culinary creations and libations utilizing the freshest of ingredients. At the core of our offering is a homage to original Mexican dishes made from scratch each day. House-made tortillas and sauces create a foundation for our ever seasonal menu. While unique and carefully crafted enchiladas and tacos have become house staples. We also take our tequila and beverages very seriously as we search out hand crafted and boutique distilleries to round out our over 60 in house tequilas and mescals. We pride ourselves on providing you a great experience and love what we do everyday.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mexican
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Hours of operation


Open 7 Nights for Dinner and for Brunch Saturday & Sunday.

Dinner
Monday - Thursday starting at 5:30pm
Friday-Sunday starting at 5:00pm

Brunch
Saturday & Sunday starting at 10am
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Phone number
(415) 742-5505
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Sam Josi & Luis Contreras
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Private party contact
Jordan Dunn: (415) 742-5505
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Carl Street
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Parking details
Street parking is available and a public lot is available 3 blocks away at Kezar stadium (Stanyan between Fredrick & Waller)
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Public transit
Padrecito is located on the corner of Cole & Carl. The N Judah line has a stop directly in front. Both the 43 and 37 buses run to Padrecito as well.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 500 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.5
service
4.5
ambience
4.2
value
Noise · Moderate
83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipReviewer (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

I’ve been to Padrecito several times, but last night the quality of food was the best it’s ever been. Service usually is good but again last night was excellent.

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LynneC (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Food and service were great! Cocktails flavorful and top-notch. Only complaints are that there was only one waitress working the top floor tables and the noise level was very high and made for difficult conversation.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Love Padrecito!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

We enjoyed the food, but the restaurant was very loud (even though fairly empty at the time), and there was a strange antiseptic smell.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

Everything was truly delicious! Great service / very thoughtful of our 1/2 kids 1/2 adults table (drinks for the grown ups but coloring sheets & quick not spicy food for the littles!). While I'd love it to be cheaper / the food is worth it - we loved it!

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vipsaragabe (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

Perfect place for brunch with friends! Came with our 9 month old in tow and they were very child friendly which was much appreciated.

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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Very knowledgeable and attentive staff. Our server was very helpful and engaging. Corn appetizer and guacamole was awesome. The Gordita was excellent. We had the salted Carmel chocolate dessert and it was wonderful. Enjoyed the skillet steak tacos as well. Highly recommend the restaurant. The owner was great.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Brought my infant, and they were incredibly accommodating. We were able to reserve for a party of 8 with reasonable notice, and it was great for a party of that size. The food was excellent, would definitely brunch here again!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Both the food and the drinks we had were quite tasty. Just the right amount of spiciness.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 7, 2018

Solid food options. Great tacos, but plenty to choose from beyond just the tacos.

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sfgfan10 (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Great food, great drinks!

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

we love this restaurant, great cocktails, great food, excellent service

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 20, 2017

Really fun night. The food exceeded our expectations; every dish was delicious, with unexpected twists. They treated us to Churos for my husband’s birthday - which was very sweet of them. I wouldn’t have ordered the churos, but like everything else, they were delicious and unexpected. We will definitely be going back.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 19, 2017

Christmas office celebration

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on December 13, 2017

Great drinks! The food was good but not as expected. The girls and I had a great time.

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John (Hawaii)
2.0  Dined on December 3, 2017

The food was very disappointing. Everything else was OK.

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vipIIJL (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on November 30, 2017

Everything about Padrecito was exceptional....the only problem is trying to decide which dishes to enjoy because they all sound interesting. One cannot go wrong...with any combination of dishes. And, the alcohol beverages were also unique and worth a try.

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vipBernie (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on November 22, 2017

Padrecito's remains the favorite of my visiting family members from out-of-town. the service was outstanding, and food tasty. We even stayed for dessert this time, and the churros and flan were great!

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vipLocal (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on November 19, 2017

Disappointing and inflexible. Couldn't add chicken to a dish. Couldn't leave out an ingredient on another. Fine for drinks but not exceptional.

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vipmminSF (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on November 19, 2017

Really friendly staff, prompt service and delicious food! It’s our neighborhood go to hidden gem.

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