Grub Guide

Five Places to Eat in the Mission That You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

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Minako's hamachi with mint sauce is pretty great.

The Mission has been blowing up this year with new restaurant openings — especially restaurants in spaces that were previously not home to restaurants, like Abbot’s Cellar, Tacolicious, and Central Kitchen, just to name a few. And Valencia Street in particular has enjoyed a solid decade of buzz for its food boom and rapid rise to fame as one of the nation’s great restaurant corridors. But, at the risk of ruining a few well guarded secrets, allow us to take a second to recognize a few of the less celebrated gems of the Mission who don’t get virtual ink spilled on their behalf on a daily or weekly basis.

Five Places to Eat in the Mission That You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of