Señor Sisig started out as a food truck, bringing their take on Filipino street food across the Bay on wheels. And while it was fun to chase down their roving truck like it was our wandering neighborhood cat, we’re glad they finally opened a brick-and-mortar in the Mission. We now get our hands on their excellent dishes whenever we please.
Describing the food at Señor Sisig requires more than a one-word explanation. The flavors are mostly Filipino. But you won’t find burritos stuffed with adobo garlic rice and tocino, loaded nachos topped with a fried egg, or ube horchata at most other Filipino restaurants, which is what makes coming to Señor Sisig so fun. That, plus the fact that it’s hard to go wrong with anything on the menu.
The casual counter-serve spot on Valencia is ideal for a pre-picnic stop on your way to Dolores Park, since it’s only a few blocks away and everything holds up well as takeout. We also like coming by for a quick weeknight dinner, and chilling with an agua fresca on their back patio that’s covered in colorful murals.
California Sisig Burrito
This is our go-to order. It’s got all the fixings you’d find on super burritos at any Mission taqueria—sour cream, guacamole, cheese, and pico de gallo—with the addition of french fries and your choice of chicken, tofu, or pork (our favorite). It all comes together to create a hefty, decadent masterpiece.
There’s a fried egg wrapped up in this burrito, and adobo garlic rice, tomato, and a generous helping of sweet and salty tocino. It’s even better when you pour a side of their peppery vinegar sauce onto every bite.