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Lolo

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974 Valencia St, Btwn 21st & Liberty St, San Francisco, CA 94110-2322 (At Bartlett between Mission and Valencia)
+1 415-643-5656
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18:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great bar; great atmosphere; brilliant margaritas; excellent food. We hadn't booked so had to queue for about 40 minutes after we arrived (on a Friday night) but were able to stand by the bar with a drink so it wasn't too tedious! Staff were nice; the server was particularly sweet and ordered us a cab with no quibbles at the... More 

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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196 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Mission has many restaurants, but this Mexican establishment is one of the best. We started with grilled Brussels sprouts appetizer which was fantastic. We then shared the kale salad and grilled octopus as main courses. The portions were good sized and the octopus was absolutely unbelievable. Definitely on the return visit list.

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

LoLo was packed on the Friday night we had dinner there. The food was fresh and delicious, the staff were friendly and attentive and the decor is very funky. We had an enjoyable dinner and great Margheritas.

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London, United Kingdom
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307 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us went on the recommendation of a local friend. We had a very enjoyable evening marred only slightly by the more than half hour wait for our table beyond the time of the reservation. That meant two of our party had to leave before the end and we rushed a little as a result. They did however... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Restaurant was incredibly busy with a busy atmosphere. Got a bar spot and service was great by the bartenders. Pork belly salad, Diabla Shrimp, and the ceviche are a must-have. Also some really creative mezcal drinks.

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Oakland, California
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The cocktail menu is slimy and difficult to read; the drinks not particularly interesting and way overpriced, the noise level makes conversation impossible and the food was only passable.

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Thank dschempp
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This isn't a mom and pop massive plate of food style restaurant. But if you want REALLY good food thatw delicious and inventive. This is a really great place. Great service. We were there early and walked right in no reservation but when we left people were queing.

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Super cute contemporary taqueria with great atmosphere and vibrant decor (aka. there are ceramic dog statues literally everywhere). Don't miss the taco tropical, panko avocado taco, and fried brussel sprouts. Yum! Be sure to make a reservation, or be prepared to wait at the bar for at least an hour. On second thoughts, maybe don't bother with that reservation after... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Food is ok if you want to try different flavours ( i liked 2 of 4 tapas) I trink is too expensive for such a small food Just to go once

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Alameda, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

From the moment you walk in and the cheerful hostess greets you in the playful surrounding, you know it's going to be good. The grilled octopus was out of this world and the hand crafted beverages are terrific. A really nice place to meet friends for fun events.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 974 Valencia St, Btwn 21st & Liberty St, San Francisco, CA 94110-2322
    (At Bartlett between Mission and Valencia)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-643-5656
Description
Lolo was designed by Lorena Zertuche using many recycled materials. It was our attempt to create an environment that is fun and without pretention. We strive to take common ideas from all around the world and give them a playful and delicious new perspective. We have a lot of fun bringing together the culinary traditions of Mexico and Turkey.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Mission District

Neighbourhood Profile
Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous street murals and a high density of bars and cafes make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people. While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the locals do by heading to Mission Dolores Park, buy some ice cream, and savor one of the most diverse neighbourhoods in the country.
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