For many people, breakfast means cold cereal or maybe some toast and coffee. For the kids and workers with big appetites, breakfast burritos are now a very popular choice in the morning.
If you enjoy authentic Mexican food served in an atmosphere as warm as any home, Los Jarritos is a wonderful place to go.
This great little restaurant is in the Mission District in San Francisco, across the street from Mr. Pickles Deli (a great marker for finding the corner quickly when driving).
Los Jarritos is family owned and operated by the Reyes Padilla family of San Francisco. There is only street parking which can be a little difficult sometimes but worth the effort – unless you take public transportation which is abundant.
One of my favorite meals of the day is breakfast, and the Los Jarritos menu includes both traditional American breakfast items like eggs and bacon to real Mexican dishes like chicken mole and Nopales (cactus).
My husband orders Huevos Divorciados almost every time we go, while I love their eggs with nopales or an omelet with chorizo (Mexican sausage)! Huevos Rancheros is perfect if you have not tried a traditional Mexican breakfast before. It will be tasty without being too spicy.
They are open all day so I would definitely suggest stopping by anytime for a great meal – maybe you will also get a lively serenade from a roving guitar player too. You can’t beat the homemade chips and salsa or their handmade corn tortillas prepared everyday in their kitchen.
Lunches often turn into my only meal when I come here, because their combination plates including the extras always fill me up.
They have Mexican cervezas (beer) and Sangria (love the frosty glasses they serve them both in) but they also have delicious traditional non-alcoholic Mexican beverages like refreshing Horchata (yummy drink made from almond and rice with cinnamon).
901 S Van Ness Ave
San Francisco 94110
Mon-Sun. 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.