Wednesday, June 10, 2009

#46 Papalote – The Big 100 Eat

Papalote’s salsa and chips are #46 on 7x7 Magazine for 100 Things you must try before you list in San Francisco list and I whole-heartily agree…..only the salsa and chips. Nothing. Else. The salsa is blended and spicy with a consistency of tomato soup. If you ever had Safeway’s Signature Tomato Basil Bisque (Imho, the BEST tomato soup even better than fancy shamacy restaurants) you will know what I mean. I’m already thinking about my next visit to Papalote and buying a liter of the salsa.

Papalote in San Francisco - Salsa and Chips

This is my first visit to Papalote and the food is very California-Mexican. There is no carnitas or salsa bar so I can load up on the pickled whole jalapenos, carrots and turnips. They do give a tablespoon of their version of pickled turnips.

Papalote in San Francisco - Chicken Quesadilla Papalote in San Francisco - Super Veggie Nachos Papalote in San Francisco - Asada Burrito

The veggie nachos were the most expensive at $7.25 and then another .99 cent to Super (guacamole and sour cream) The nachos had mushroom, potatoes and carrots baked until the chips were blackened. The $5.75 chicken quesadilla and $6.25 asada burrito was bland and uninteresting. They do toast the tortilla on the burrito, a great texture combination with the fillings.

Papalote Mexican Grill

3409 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 970-8815
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Lolia S said...

I agree - good salsa but there's not much else - I don't think it should be on the list of 100 things you must try


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