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Gracias Madre
Organic Restaurant$$
Today 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
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2211 Mission St San Francisco, CA 94110
2211 Mission StreetUSCaliforniaSan Francisco94110
$$Organic Restaurant, Latin American Restaurant
Organic Restaurant
Latin American Restaurant
Vegan Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Today 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am – 11:00 pmTuesday 11:00 am – 11:00 pmWednesday 11:00 am – 11:00 pmThursday 11:00 am – 11:00 pmFriday 11:00 am – 11:00 pmSaturday 11:00 am – 11:00 pmSunday 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Gracias Madre is truly an expression of who we are – it represents our deep love of and reverence for food, our commitment to health and sustainability.
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Fans of vegan tacos & other Mexican eats grab a seat at this festive cantina's communal tables.- Google
"Actually one of my favorite places for Mexican food - even though it's vegan."
"Wow. I love the mushroom mole enchiladas -- the kale side is great."
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Charley Chavez
3 weeks ago
I finally had the chance to try this place as my friend gave up meat for lent - Gracias Madre was perfect! I really enjoyed the fresh guacamole with tortillas, a mixed plate of kale, beans, guacamole, rice, salsa and mushrooms, and their mojitos especially. Service was a-ok, but they definitely should take reservations for a party of two, not just for larger parties.
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Jonathan C.
a month ago
Fantastic vegan Mexican food -- and it's organic! If only I could pay in bitcoin, i'd be in heaven...
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Jen Johnson
6 months ago
So far, Gracias Madre is kind of the go-to vegan place in San Francisco. It's pretty good, everyone knows about it, and it's possible to get in. I've been a few times, and generally really like it. The vibe is pretty laid back, even when there's a wait (I went down the street to Dr. Teeth and got a drink, came back too late, and they had a table ready for us even though we missed our call). The shared tables make it easy to get into conversation with someone nearby. The first time I ate here I ordered the butternut squash quesadilla, and found it to be disappointingly bland. I guess I shouldn't have been surprised because butternut squash anything is usually pretty bland, but still. I feel like Tacolicious would have made sure it was tasty. Other times, I've ordered the special. I definitely recommend that! The place doesn't have a full bar so they do soju drinks. They're pretty good -- I usually get the ginger one.
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Ken N
5 months ago
Before writing this review I researched Gracias Madre's previous reviews, not only on this site, but on other review sites. I wanted to make sure my experience, on Saturday night, was not a unique experience and thus not warranting the following review. Gracias Madre's service appears to an issue over and over on many different review sites. I am giving the 1 star rating as they appear not to have acted on their service problem and continue to permit bad service to taint dinner's experience. On Saturday night I arrived with my girlfriend for an early dinner about 5 p.m. No issue getting seated but then the trouble starts once we are seated. It took the server a while to come over and greet us. From there is it is all down hill. It appears our server was more interested in gossiping and talking with other servers, the bartenders and the reservation desk attendant then spend time making sure are dining experience was a positive one. Our server did manage to take our order, the meal was delivered but she never came back to check on us. My girlfriend tired to ask the server a question, as the server was walking by, and was promptly told to wait a minute, server's index finger held up told my girlfriend, while the server finished her conversation with another server. We resorted to asking other servers and wait staff for assistance. We asked the other wait staff to corral our server and send her to our table so we could order dessert, a Mexican coffee and the check (we figured we better order everything as we may not see the server again). The Mexican coffee appeared 10 minutes later, the dessert never showed nor did the check. The coffee was warm, not hot, and our server could be seen busy still talking with other staff. We saw the manager walking by and expressed our concerns. She was able to get us the check the coffee was deducted. We cancelled the dessert. The manager told us she would talk to the server (a blonde young woman - never got her name) and see if she could sort out the cause for such bad service. As for the food the enchilada was good and had some great flavor. The salad with the figs was also very good. The tacos were bland and uninspiring, the coffee was the equivalent of warm dish water and the dessert, well it could not find its way to our table (much like our server). The check was $54.65 - I had $55.00 cash in my pocket and left that. I was a server years ago and did not like leaving a tip but in this case this it was appropriate. Until Gracias Madre handles their service issue I am not suggesting people dine there. From the previous reviews Gracias Madre should be aware of the service issues but have not solved or apparently addressed the problem. Save yourself some grief and eat elsewhere. It could be Gracias Madre's best days are behind them and they have started a downward spiral.
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Sheila Xie
a week ago
This place has delicious vegan Mexican food. Their avocado toast is delicious. We ordered the last one around 11:40AM. My husband who is not a vegetarian enjoyed the food as much as I did. Friendly staff.
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Sarah Bonta
9 months ago
It's rare to find a vegan restaurant that non-vegans (and even non-vegetarians) truly enjoy. I've mostly been here with my meat-loving friends, and they have left amazed at how great vegan Mexican food can actually be! I highly recommend the guacamole and sangria. If you're lucky, a local mariachi band will come strolling through at some point during your dinner (they tend to frequent this spot). One precaution: Be careful if you have nut allergies, because many menu items are made with cashews.
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Philip Sweigart
2 weeks ago
Great value and quality of food. The wait staff was very friendly. I'll be sure to come back.
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Jessica C. Avila
6 months ago
This place was muy delicioso! Located right in the heart of the Mission District of San Francisco, it offers amazing local fare and color with a vegan twist. The guacamole and homemade tortillas were delicious. The mole enchilladas and black beans were just the right amount of spice. The special of the evening was a Veggie Quesadilla with Cashew Creama with a spicy guacamole salsa. Although, I was full from all the tasty food they also offered an array of vegan desserts. I recommend coming to try this place out.
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