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974 Valencia St, Btwn 21st & Liberty St, San Francisco, CA 94110-2322
+1 415-643-5656
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“tapas” (16 reviews)
“ceviche” (17 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
974 Valencia St, Btwn 21st & Liberty St, San Francisco, CA 94110-2322
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As packed as they are on the weekends, I can come and just chill. I've been here more than 8 times and the hostesses are ALWAYS pleasant and accommodating. They handle the rush. With aplomb. Servers are equally friendly and helpful. Always start with the...More

Thank briankulaf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Loló after reading the reviews on TripAdvisor, and we were not disappointed. It is a good idea to make a reservation - the place were fully booked and people kept getting seated even as we left around 10pm. The food is super...More

Thank miasoog
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The food was really nice. I ate at the bar and the bartenders are creating nice cocktails. All the personnel was friendly and helpful.

Thank Job G
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Very good place to try modern Mexican food at a resalable price in the fun area of Mission district. Drinks are also pretty good, and the decoration is fun/unusual.

Thank Giacomo P
Reviewed 23 April 2017

fantastic place! loved the decor, attitude and the food of course ! we tried 7-8 dishes and all came outstanding and very reasonably prices. my ceviche was to die for. i highly recommend for authentic mexican food experience

Thank dmitry2009
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

It was great place, as soon as we walk in they made us feel really welcome. The food is amazing great flavor, perfect presentation. And That drinks were also good.

Thank Victor D
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I stumbled upon this restaurant while strolling the interesting Valencia street scene. It's essentially a Mexican themed eatery with an open kitchen and cocktail bar. It's very cheery inside and the decorations are playful and creative. One wall is decorated completely with Mexican Lottery tickets...More

Thank Harry W
Reviewed 18 March 2017

When I eat in a place like this, I am reminded how much I adore true Mexican cuisine. One of the best meals I have had. And you cannot go wrong. Sipping the Sangria and perusing the menu I just threw up my arms in...More

Thank twomartinilunch
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I visited Lolo's recently with my group of girlfriends for Sunday Brunch. It was one of San Francisco's few brunch spot that took reservations so I was a little concerned it would not be that great of a spot. I was pleasantly surprised to see...More

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The guacamole is to die for; quesadillas are fantastic; even the steak is great, with an interesting melange of spices; and the rhythmic shake-shake of the bartender's drink mixing adds to the music of the place. Good beers as well.

Thank BikeOdyssey
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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Mario J
6 June 2017|
Response from Harry W | Reviewed this property |
We only have MC and Visa and used one of those to pay. I'm not sure about AMEX as some merchants object to the high merchant fee. There are a lot of banks and ATM's in the area as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 00:00
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
  • E-mail
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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