Healthy SF Restaurants: Gracias Madre


Name: Gracias Madre


Location: 2211 Mission St. San Francisco, CA
Additional location in West Hollywood 

Type of Restaurant: Vegan, Mexican, Organic

Type of diets it can accommodate: Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten Free

Type of diets hard to accommodate: Paleo, Keto, low FODMAP

What we ordered: Mushroom Taco, Sweet Potato Taco, Cauliflower Taco.  All were served with pico de gallo, lettuce, and cilantro.  Mexican hot chocolate. 

Good For: Lunch, dinner, takeout, delivery.  Takes reservations, and can accommodate large groups.

What we thought: Gracias Madre serves delicious and thoughtfully prepared plant-based Mexican favorites.  The majority of their ingredients are locally sourced organic from Be Love Farm.  Servers were very willing to accommodate dietary restrictions and food preferences. Their nut-based "cheese" sauces and other dairy replacements are especially good.  However, be careful of the fried foods available on the menu.  Although they may be vegan and organic, fried foods are still not health promoting, although they are delicious.  Consume in moderation.