Mextizo Restaurant & Cantina

4.2
74 reviews
$30 and under
Mexican
Mextizo Restaurant & Cantina is the newest addition to the Westgate Shopping Center. From the owners of the former Blue Door Restaurant & Bar.

Featuring Executive Chef Everardo Andrade paying homage to his upbringing in Veracruz, Mexico. A hip selection of Mexican dishes and twists on classics.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 74 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.2based on recent ratings
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4.2
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4.3
ambience
4.0
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Noise · Moderate
71% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipMichcrdw
San Diego
28 reviews
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service
Been looking for something up here then taco shops.

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vipQnSheeba
Las Vegas
18 reviews
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food. It is probably some of the best Mexican food I’ve had…

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vipWass
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on 4 June 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience2

We started with a 15 minutes wait, but it went fast as there was some live music. After we were seated, it all started well and we were greatest quickly with home made chips. The salsa was not great, but we finished the chips quickly and we even had another basket. This is where it all started going in a terrible direction. We found a (very long) hair in the chips. We called the manager, he quickly apologized and said he would talk to the chef. He never came back after. Our appetizers came reasonably on time, but we had to wait for another 10 minutes just to get our drinks. The entrees were super slow. We waited for more than 50 minutes. We were at least hoping it would be worth the wait, but it was average quality and not worth the price. Finally, we got a dessert on the house, but it was average and we did not finish it.

Advice to Management : please invest in better service and better food quality before investing in music (which was very loud, by the way). We will never come back here.

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Amazing
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on 4 June 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Food and drinks were great! (Though they ran out of the drink i originally wanted). The waiter told us that they were really busy and that the food might take a little longer. Appreciated that heads up. Chips and salsa were brought to our table, were also good! It was Friday night, there was live music, which was awesome! It was pretty loud for the small space though(they couldn’t turned it down just a tiny bit), we couldn’t talk to each other too much. But overall, we had a great time and will definitely be back.

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vipRose
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 4 June 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience3

Took long time for the food to come out. Then it's not as hot as expected... waiter is not attentive.

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vipPickyEater
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Excellent service. It was a great place for a girls night out, sitting in the patio area. However, we waited over 30 minutes for our entrees to arrive, even without ordering appetizers. Super friendly server! His drink recommendation was on point.

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OpenTable Diner
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Food is just ok imho

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SPSanJose
1 review
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience2

It took over an hour and a half to get the food after placing the order.

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vipOutandabout
San Francisco
385 reviews
Dined on 22 May 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

As much as we’ve always liked Mextizo our last visit was a bit disappointing. Service was off as was some of the food. Our waiter said they were short handed. Patio seating is very nice and we will try again.

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vipKfccali26
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on 21 May 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Amazing ambiance, wonderful service. Severely understaffed due to Covid and long wait for food. Give them a few weeks to get into the swing of a full restaurant full of people before you try!

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vipLorieW
Washington DC
20 reviews
Dined on 19 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dining experience!!

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CeciliaS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 15 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a great place. It was our first time going. Really good food and amazing drinks!! Highly recommend it!!

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Moosejohn
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on 14 May 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Good experience. Wait staff and bar staff seemed shorthanded. Caused delays in serving. They did the best they could given the circumstances.

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vipFoodLover
San Francisco
88 reviews
Dined on 11 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great dinner here. My first time here and I enjoyed the salmon enchiladas and the calamari appetizer. The variety of seafood tacos was also excellent. The red wine sangria was good and so was the blood orange drink. Service was great and I’m sure I’ll be back soon.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience3

The table service was friendly and attentive but it took 2 hours to get our food. The tables were appropriately spaced and the food was fine.

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EB429
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 7 May 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Our server Adriana was great! She took our order right away and brought our drinks. There was an error on one of beverages which she realized and comped the error even though we were OK with the beverage. Food was good, slightly salty for me but I don't expect restaurants to keep the sodium down to what I'm used to at home. Ambiance was great and outdoor patio perfect! Would definitely go back.

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vipstephenl
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on 7 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

very happy with the quality of the menu and the food especially the guac and the enchilada suizas. portions were on the larger size.

will return soon.

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vipMAEP
Central Coast
20 reviews
Dined on 5 May 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience3

Our 1st time for my birthday. Food took so long almost 1 hour 45 min since we seated. Our reservation was 6pm, we got seated 6:30pm
food was served 8:30pm!!

All were busy, steaks were not ascexpected for a $ 38 n asado tacos too small 3 pcs. for $ 18!

Drinks too were 1/3 wine glass for $ 12!

NOT GOING BACK!!!
Not greeted me nor no complimentary bday dessert neither!!

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vipjeanandjim
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on 5 May 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The person who checked us in wasn’t very nice, the rest of the experience was great

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vipNetters60
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on 25 April 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Food was excellent. Service from the bar was slow as the patio had music and was really busy. Food came out in a reasonable amount of time, staff was friendly. It was just weird sitting so far away from others, but was glad to be able to eat indoors. It was a little cold indoors likely due to increased ventilation. It was good enough to say I'll be back!

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DeannaGonzales
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on 17 April 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience5

Took 40 minutes for our drink order to be taken down and about 30 minutes for our drinks to arrive, our food order was taken after but thankfully our food order only took about 15 minutes to get out to us, they said because they only had one bartender mind you we had only ordered shots. The waitress was amazing and this review does not reflect on her but on a Saturday night I was expecting better.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on 9 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. Brought colleagues for a team building dinner. Perfect setting!

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vipMPik
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on 3 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved this restaurant! Great outside seating...The food was excellent and the drinks delicious! Service was top-notch. We are definitely going back!

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vipJoyAnne
San Francisco
45 reviews
Dined on 1 April 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

First time dining out in 2021. Food and service were very good.

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LindaR
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on 28 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food, great Cocktails, attentive service. This is the Blue Door Restaurant re-done as Mextizo. The re-do is very successful.

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vipPaulina
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on 20 March 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Overall, everything was just OK. The food was decent, the service was slow, they missed a few things (forgot a drink order, charged us for the drink order, took silverware away, didn't bring back a new set), but overall just an OK experience. Not bad, not great, just OK.

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vipScott
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on 20 March 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Very understaffed. Our server was quite pleasant and enjoyable, but everything was extremely slow. Drink orders, during delivery, food orders, food delivery, chip refills, all unacceptably slow. They have just changed the format of the restaurant, so hopefully these things will get worked out. We will try again, probably six months down the road.

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vipJessicaP
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on 13 March 2021
Overall2food4service2ambience2

I had high hopes for this restaurant since we traveled 45 mins to have dinner there. Ambiance was nice and the music was fantastic but we waited OVER AN HOUR to get our meals. Also the waiter got our appetizers wrong but it was okay because the guacamole was bomb. Maybe they had a lot of their staff call off because almost everyone sitting near us got their food an hour later as well. The waiters were nice though and apologized for the wait so we are willing to try it again if we just end up in San Jose for some reason.

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ChristinaM
Tahoe
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Took almost 2 hours for food to come out and then it wasn't even good. Drinks were good but would pass on this place.

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LindaR
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on 13 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food. Great cocktails. Very pleasant wait staff.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on 7 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Entire staff was great; welcoming and friendly. Food came out fast and delicious!

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vipGlomo
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on 28 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service Jiger was our server he was very professional and knowledgeable about the menu. I had the salmon Yucatán. I am coming back for it again!!

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vipGraceN
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on 27 February 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience3

We waited over an hour to get our food. The waiter barely checked on us and we had to ask a different waiter to help us. We were even celebrating my husbands birthday but the service wasn’t there. We’ve been here before and it was so much better the first time. Pretty disappointed.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on 20 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mextizo has become our local favorite. We eat there about once a week. Everything is fresh and tasty. The enchiladas suizas, carne asada tacos, and fried fish tacos are cravable favorites. The queso makes a wonderful appetizer and tortilla soup is perfect for lunch or lighter dinner choice. The best thing about their food is that they make the tortillas fresh. The service is always outstanding. The decor is comfortable and the noise level is enough to not be boring but not so much you can’t visit with those at your table. Overall, if you haven’t been here, you’re missing out!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 19 February 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and amazing service!

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FernandoC
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience1

Long wait, terrible service, overpriced food and selection is limited.

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DavidC
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 5 February 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

They were taking reservations for days they were closed.....

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vipMBAA
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, service, food, and drinks! Their outdoor area was so welcoming too.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on 15 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service and wonderful food. Will definitely go back again and again.

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vipJessicaN
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on 7 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The ideal place to meet up with friends. Wonderful service with great food.

FAQs

Mextizo Restaurant & Cantina offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (408) 866-4176.

Mextizo Restaurant & Cantina is rated 4.2 stars by 74 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.