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Mr. Pollo

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2823 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-3907
+1 415-374-5546
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Closed
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Albuquerque
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has only 3 tables, 4 if you count the 2 stools by the counter. Meals are served in 3 shifts so make reservations way ahead of time. Set menu, but it is very creative. Just because of its name, chicken is not necessarily the entree. We had lamb tonite. A must for all.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Everyone that goes to San Fransisco NEEDS to go to Mr Pollo!!! call and make the reservations, you WILL love what you get!!!!!

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SharonPa
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

MY son took us to this very interesting place to eat on our trip to San Francisco. The food was way beyond our expectations. WILL and Johnny were really awesome.

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ohio
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23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Only seats 11 or 12 in 3 seatings. One owner cooks the other serves all ingredients were fresh and courses were well prepared. Lots of food for little price

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San Francisco, California
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80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

This is a small restaurant seating 11 diners with no ambience. What you come here is for the food prepared by the two owners, Johnny and Will. The four course meal starts with a tomato soup with which is laced with a garlic oil making this soup taste really good. The next was a chicken arepa which is a corn... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

What an absolute delight. If you are in San Francisco contact this place if you want a memorable meal at a fantastic price. The outside is in complete contrast to the inside and what a great experience and thanks to some guys we were staying with nearby we found out about this place. Don't just turn up though as booking... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2015

Located in the Mission District, a tiny little hole in the wall that only seats 12 people 3 x per night. No menu, it's what the chef has gotten from the farmers market that day. FANTASTIC 5 course meal...VERY low key..and you will be amazed. NEVER judge a book by its cover...this place you HAVE to go to..if you can.

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Thank Kelley C
Hartford, Connecticut
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

Loved this restaurant. With only 3 tables or so and a bar it delivers excellent food that I believe changes daily. (an unbelievable 4 tasting courses for $25) To give you an idea we had a lovely persimmon, pear and fennel salad to start...a fabulous Italian wedding soup with fennel sausage,...Steak and baby carrots sautéed in coffee....and a nice dessert.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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124 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014

Knowing how small this place is, we arrived early and waited outside before they opened for the three or so tables that are inside. The competitive vibe for seating was apparent as one of the larger, overly enthusiastic patrons pushed past our party of four to the front door when it opened into the tiny space. Everything would have been... More 

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Redlands, California
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

This was one of my favorite meals of all time. It's a tasting menu but we were stuffed when we were done. The food was eclectic and each course better than the next. It's small so call and make reservations. There are three seatings a night. The price is very reasonable and the chef is a fun guy. We will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
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 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2823 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-3907
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-374-5546

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  • 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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