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El Nuevo Frutilandia

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Caribbean, Latin,
3077 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110-4145
+1 415-648-2958
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ropa vieja” (2 reviews)
“empanadas” (3 reviews)
“sangria” (4 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Cuban
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3077 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110-4145
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

We weren't expecting to find such authentic and delicious Puerto Rican & Cuban food in downtown SF. The service was great. The owner was there and was very friendly. Tostones, ropa vieja, empanadas - all excellent. Apparently, they make pasteles fresh over the weekend, but...More

Thank AVL33
Tyrisha N, Owner at El Nuevo Frutilandia, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Come back to visit us soon.

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Our first night in San Francisco we decided to try a new place. It was record highs that day (temps hit 102), so when we got there, they told us about an hour and that we were the last table they were taking because the...More

Thank Kelly F
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We ate here after seeing Guy Fieri feature it on Triple DDD. He didn't let us down. The food is pretty authentic Cuban and Puerto Rican. The arroz con gandules isn't as good as my Puerto Rican dad makes it, but it's pretty close. And...More

Thank rfs365
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We stopped here before attending a reggaeton concert at Roccapulco and had a really nice time! The ceviche was very tender and tasty, and the fried yucca was a new discovery that we enjoyed. I also really liked the sangria. The best part of the...More

Thank jeffsoesbe
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Small restaurant, friendly staff. I was looking forward to loving it since I love Cuban food. I came for pasteles but they had run out so I took the Mofongo to go, to try their stuff (my first visit). I have made mofongo before that...More

Thank Sue R
Tyrisha N, Owner at El Nuevo Frutilandia, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2017

thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Frutilandia. Although sad to hear you didn't love our mofongo, Frutilandia always learns from feedback. Next time your in the neighborhood, please do come back and try us again. Happy New Years!

Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Traditional Cuban and Puerto Rican food with fast service. Friendly staff is welcoming. We loved the chicken empanadas, the beef are great too. The gandules are worth a try and the house made sangria is refreshing. The owners are super nice and take pride in...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 7 May 2016

I love this small little restaurant. The service is always friendly and they have the best black beans...just like mom used to make. Make sure to get the Mamey batido , a smoothie of a tropical fruit named mamey. Very buttery and yummy

Thank lizzard701
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

We're suggested to try El Nuevo Frutilandia by a good friend who billed it as the best Cuban restaurant in San Francisco. With such high expectations I'm pleased to say that the food or service did not disappoint. The fruit juices are fresh and well...More

Thank LocalDine
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Decent plate meals but what really catches my attention is the awesome Cubano sandwich. In a world grown so grotesque that idiots can call dijon mustard a standard ingredient for a Cubano sandwich this is the real authentic deal. Never crowded which is good because...More

Thank Cubecritter
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

We had a very pleasant experience - the food was great and so was the service. The juice/smoothie was also quite a good choice.

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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 18
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Cuban
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3077 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110-4145
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-648-2958
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Serving Delicious traditional Puerto Rican and Cuban food in San Francisco's artistic and vibrant Mission district for over 50 years. This small family run restaurant specializes in home cooked Cuban & Puerto Rican flavors. Try our specialties that include a variety of plantains, yucca (cassava), malonga (taro), to make these traditional signature dishes, house made sangria, batidos (fruit milk shakes) and yummy desserts. Join us for us today for lunch or dinner and let us take you to the tropic islands of Cuba & Puerto Rico Buen Provecho!
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