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Excelsior Eats?

Krys Stanley | Jul 6, 2004 12:51 AM

Ok, so now I'm located in the Excelsior district. I need suggestions on where to eat and what to avoid. I'm listing some restaurants immediately in my vicinity (Excelcior and Mission). However, feel free to mention places that may be further out.

I hear from people in the hood that Chin N Coop has excellent chicken.

Of course, I think for taste and value, Sorrento's is the best Italian Deli in the city. Royal Bakery with the window full of bread critters (alligator, turtle and such), straw baskets filled with loaves of bread watched over by a white statue of the Virgin of Guadalupe has bread that equals any of the North Beach Bakeries, at lower prices.

New places I've tried are:

Sweet Delight Bakery - an average Chinese bakery. The pork buns, egg tarts and sesame balls I bought were ok, but nothing to rave about.

Glaze donuts - Like Happy Donuts.

Mocha Chaca - yuck. They also have Dreyers ice cream which I hate and Polly Ann Ice Cream with tropical flavors. I tried the green honeydew. It could have been Dreyers for all I could tell.

Ann's coffee shop. I went with locals who love this place. Standard breakfast. It's a neighborhood thing. Everybody knows everybody. To me, the food was average.

So here are a few more near me ... any comments?

Chopsticks Chinese Fast Food
La Taqueria
Wei's Hunan
La Tiendona Mexican and Salvadorian
Thanh Tam Chinese and Vietnamese
Los guanacos Salvadorian and Mexican
Joe's Fish Grotto (always wondered about this place)
Costa Del Sol
Taqueria Altena
Princess bakery
Kowloon Cafe
Tacaria El Faralito
Yummy House
Riccas Cafe
Chef Hunan
Cable Car Bizza
Granada Cafe
House of Mami-siopo (Philapino.It is the name of a dish)
Taqueria Guadalahara
Sun Jin Vietnamese

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