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    Default Dominican restaurants in the bay area (San Francisco)

    Hi:

    I just moved to the San Francisco(bay area),CA and I am looking for dominican restaurants or supermarkets down here, I miss dominican food so so so much !!!!
    Thanks for the help.

    kilombofelix

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    Dunno about Dominican, but I passed a few Puerto Rican restaurants in Marin County (San Rafael I think) when I was there visiting family last week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kilombofelix View Post
    Hi:

    I just moved to the San Francisco(bay area),CA and I am looking for dominican restaurants or supermarkets down here, I miss dominican food so so so much !!!!
    Thanks for the help.

    kilombofelix
    Hola, Kilo
    Don't look for one, you will not find it. However, you might find Cuban restaurants. The Dominican population in these parts is very small.
    Along Market Street in San Francisco there are lots of Hispanic restaurants and markets. You can find whatever you need to make yourself a good Dominican dish. Buena suerte

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    Thumbs up Good Luck!!

    I lived in San Fran four years (1989-1993) and not once was I able to walk into a Dominican restaurant. There aren't enough Dominicans living in the Bay Area. As someone else suggested, visit one of the numerous Hispanic establishments, buy all of the ingredients you need and make yourself the best Dominican dish you can.

    While you're at it, invite the other three Dominicans living around there too! LOL!! Just kidding! I surprisingly met about 50 other Dominicans down there but only because I used to play in a band at night clubs while I was off duty from the military, generally in the San Francisco and San Josť areas.

    Again, good luck and hope you make some friends.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kilombofelix View Post
    Hi:

    I just moved to the San Francisco(bay area),CA and I am looking for dominican restaurants or supermarkets down here, I miss dominican food so so so much !!!!
    Thanks for the help.

    kilombofelix
    I miss dominican comidas tambien. I have lived in Oakland for all my life (35) and have never found a dominican resturant. About as close as you will get to dominican food is jamican, puerto rican, or cuban. There are southeast asian resturants that will fix a different variety of tostones too. As for sancocho and other dishes, no se.

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    Kilombofelix,
    I'm an expert on San Francisco,and work there for the 5th largest metropolitan transportation Agency(San Francisco Muni).As a true aficionado of the Dominican Republic,I'm afraid to say ,I've only ran into 5 Dominicans in 8 years ,and there were ones who HAVE NEVER been to QUISQUEYA.The Mission District is where many go to enjoy Latin culture and food.I've scoured the area,and asked many of my passengers,all to no avail.If it were Mexican,Guatemalan,Cuban,or Salvadorean,you would be in luck.the Bay Area has a VERY POOR representation of Dominicans,and of the few "I've" met they would rather asorb the American culture.

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    No Dominican restaurants in SF. I lived there for two years, 'til last year and didn't find one. The closest you can get is Cuban. But head to the Mission District and you'll find plenty of Latin food restaurants and markets where you can find plenty of plantains.
    I live in San Jose now, and there aren't any here either.

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