Don Pisto's Grand Opening This Friday

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Fish taco.

~DON PISTO’S~, the new Mexican street food restaurant in North Beach, is having its grand opening this Friday December 18th from 6pm—1am. To recap, the menu features authentic Mexican street food from various regions of Mexico. You’ll find five kinds of tacos, including confit-ed Niman Ranch carnitas, fish tacos (you won’t find any farm-raised fish here), Fulton Valley Ranch chicken, carne asada made from beef from Little City Meat Market in North Beach, plus ceviches, tortas, and classic side dishes like elote, Yucatecan white rice, and more. There will also be shrimp Veracruz, a hamburguesa topped with guac, and a rib chop al pastor. The salsas and guacamole will be made continuously throughout the day, so they’re always fresh every half hour. Plus there are churros for dessert. The rustic decor that remains from the former restaurant, El Raigon, works really well—namely, the brick walls, and hefty wood tables and chairs. The plan is to serve dinner nightly from 5pm—12:30am. Pete Mrabe, formerly a manager at Betelnut, is behind the project.