in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

Jealous seagulls circle above your outdoor bayside table, eyeing your sustainable fish tacos and tangy jicama and grapefruit salad. James Beard Award–winning chef Traci Des Jardins honors her Mexican grandmother's cooking at this sunny taqueria – the Mexico City–style quesadilla is laced with epazote (Mayan herbs) and the aguas fresca (fruit punch) is made from just-squeezed juice.