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We always leave Donaji in a better mood than when we came in. The counter-service Oaxacan restaurant in the Mission has bright turquoise and pink walls, hanging papel picado, and leafy plants lining the space. Add mole-topped totopos and tender tamales to the equation and you might actually physically feel your serotonin levels rise. The sweet and richly spiced pollo con mole decorated with a zigzag of crema should absolutely be on your table. Two thick homemade tortillas come on the side, and the only downside is there aren’t more of them. If you’re not already feeling warm and fuzzy just by being in the colorful dining room and eating their fantastic food, the warm churro donut dipped in melty chocolate sauce will take care of that.

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