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Don’t Underestimate the Taco Shop @ Underdog’s

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Being from San Diego, I’ve had a hard time finding really good fish tacos in the city. I just found what I’ve been looking for yesterday at the Taco Shop @ Underdog’s in the Sunset. This is the place for fresh, So-Cal inspired Mexican food. Chef Nick Fasanella knows what’s up with his choice of local veggies, slow-cooked and marinated meats and beer battered Mahi Mahi. They make their own salsa fresca, as well as a red and a green hot sauce that will make you sweat! Try a “Nick’s Way” taco ($5.50), which means it’s wrapped in a hard shell and then again in a soft tortilla. How many times have you taken a bite out of a crunchy taco, only to have the whole thing fall apart immediately? Nick’s solution with the double-wrapped tortillas keeps it all in place and holds on to that special crunch…

The setting is basically a sports bar, with great food and hand-made Margaritas. There are 10 plasma screens to watch the Giants games on and a whole bunch of tequilas in the bar. The servers are friendly and the crowd is mellow. This place really sticks out in a neighborhood that’s otherwise saturated in Asian Cuisine. Stop by and check out these incredible deals:

Lunch Special:
Street Style Tacos or Mexican Burrito
Chips and Salsa
1 Drink

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Taco Tuesday 5pm to close:
$2 Tacos
$2 Tecate

Happy Hour and 1/2 Monday to Friday 4:30 to 6pm
$1 Street Tacos
$2 Tecate

1.00  Margaritas Fridays
Friday 6:00-6:30
$1 Margaritas

The Taco Shop at Underdog’s
1824 Irving St (between 19th Ave & 20th Ave)
San Francisco [Outer Sunset]

photo courtesy of Yelper Erica M.

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Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger

Heidi works for a non-profit cultural exchange organization helping others experience life from a different perspective. She likes magnetizing the obscure and scavenging the city for fun, free things to do. She is a world traveler, a freelance writer and a spontaneous chef. She is also said to be part-mermaid.