Copita Tequileria y Comida

Copita Tequileria y Comida, Marin Magazine

Joanne Weir and Daniel Tellez

Chef and Executive Chef


Copita is the vision of legendary restaurateur Larry Mindel and James Beard award-winning cookbook author and renowned chef, Joanne Weir. Located in downtown Sausalito, Copita’s Executive Chef Daniel Tellez serves contemporary Mexican cuisine in a lively, festive atmosphere. His impressive culinary resume includes time spent at Anona Neobistro, The Westin Santa Fe Hotel in Mexico City, and earlier on in his career, Tellez staged at the renowned three Michelin-starred restaurant, Quinzi e Gabrielli.


At Copita, Tellez offers inspiration from his own Mexico City roots to provide an authentic Mexican menu featuring the traditional flavors and spices of Mexico and utilizing modern techniques. The menu is 100% gluten-free. Copita’s bar program features over 120 tequilas and innovative tequila cocktails. Copita has been voted Best Mexican Restaurant in the Bay Area by 7×7 magazine and featured as one of the best Mexican restaurants in San Francisco Magazine. Copita received a Michelin Guide Plate award in 2018.


739 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA