Californios

Mexican
$ $ $ $
3115 22nd St (btwn Capp St & S Van Ness Ave)
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 757-0994
Tuesday
5:30pm - 10:00pm
Wednesday
5:30pm - 10:00pm
Thursday
5:30pm - 10:00pm
Friday
5:30pm - 10:00pm
Saturday
5:30pm - 10:00pm

Tips

  • You know this place is legit when you ask one of the chefs where he used to work and he mentions Noma
  • Brand new Mission restaurant Californios is a truly tucked-away, romantic little spot that could end up being a runaway hit. It boasts a eight course prix fixe option and some excellent wine pairings.
  • AMAZING! THEY OFFER VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN TASTINGS!!
  • Try the food!
  • Out of this world. Sit at the bar and enjoy talking to the chefs.
  • Get the Ridge Montebello reserve cab here. Super good.
  • Get the beverage pairing - first time Ive ever had one to thoughtful and harmonious with the meal. Truly upped the experience.
  • Memorable, two Michelin star tasting menu. You can split the wine pairing for an additional $25.
  • Delicious and locally sourced ingredients for a 16 course tasting. Takes about 3 hours to finish your meal and it is time well spent. Intimate setting. Awesome culinary experience.
  • Incredible tasting menu, excellent service, and a smart ambiance. A wonderful place to share a meal.
  • Pure deliciousness!! A fantastic take on Mexican food in a gourmet style. Get the beverage pairing and enjoy the mix of 80s pop music as you savor the innovative dishes served up.
  • Real artistry in the tasting menu, which nimbly borrows from Mexican recipes and blends them into a unique house style. There wasn't a dish here that was nothing short of succulent.
  • Californios has inventive, mind-bending, regularly-changing desserts on its Mexican-inspired menu like foie gras and coffee ice cream as well as horchata and sorbet paired with pistachio meringue.
  • a must-visit for any true fan of Mexican food. one of the best-tasting, most unique meals i have had anywhere.
  • One Michelin star.
  • Not a single disappointing dish... it was fantastic. Sit at the bar to chat up chef Val. Wagyu beef was amazing. $45 corkage. Not crazy since wines by the glass were in the $20-30 range.
  • Even better since they got their first Michelin star. Definitely do the wine pairing!
  • Everything was amazing! One of the best meals of my life!
  • Chef Val M. Cantu (Sons & Daughters) has created a stylish prix fixe menu that offers a Mexican-inspired take on the traditional tasting experience.
  • For one of the most under rated experiences in SF dining, Californios is not only technical but also very flavorful. We recommend you get the wine pairings with the tasting menu.