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$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
974 Valencia St, Btwn 21st & Liberty St, San Francisco, CA 94110-2322
+1 415-643-5656
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“taco” (16 reviews)
“carnitas” (13 reviews)
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
974 Valencia St, Btwn 21st & Liberty St, San Francisco, CA 94110-2322
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Busy but great atmosphere. Good Margaritas, great food! Had our entire dinner at the bar, which was very Nice and cosy. Would very much recommend the papas bravas, beef tacos and chicken gorditas. And the guacamole!

Thank M B
Reviewed May 1, 2018

i have been to the iLatina, Anita Lili and Lolos in Guadalajara many times which I consider some of the Best restaurants in Mexico hands down. So my expectation was high when I went to Lolo. we got there at 5:30 p.m. and already there...More

Thank Viajeroblue
Reviewed April 11, 2018

1) In a half empty restaurant, the hostess attempted to seat us in the back near the bathrooms where no one was seated (we even had a reservation, hard to believe that's the seat available with a reservation). Then she got upset that we asked...More

Thank HonAsRe
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Saturday night in the Mission. Absolutely buzzing, lots to goggle the eyes of a visitor. We booked in advance (fortunately) using the online booking system, 9.30 was available. We turned up a little early and were directed to a nearby bar for a drink while...More

Thank turneretti
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Just a few blocks from the 26th street BART Station, Lolo is a perfect San Francisco dinner destination from the Peninsula or the East Bay. Lolo takes you on an adventure from the moment you walk in. From unique and tasty cocktails (I had a...More

Thank raevon
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Was very excited to snag a reso here. And was pretty excited to go. Was sure of a good experience. I’m sorry to say I was let down. Food was the main issue, the fish on jicama taco was not right. The dessert was broken...More

1  Thank Foodwild
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Vety tasty mexican food is served here. Everybody were polite and friendly. Food came quickly. Only minus is that the place was so noisy at lunch time. Decoration is also interesting.

Thank marjavasu
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

We had reservations for 315 and didn't realize it was a brunch menu and much more limited than their normal menu. We ordered with disappointment but were pleasantly turned around. We ordered 3 different type of tacos and the tuna was our favorite. The ceviche...More

1  Thank Judi S
Reviewed January 8, 2018

We found the food here variable. Some of it was very good. The Tropical tacos, with panko crusted prawns in a taco that was really a thin slice of jicama, was great! We like fish, but both of us found the fish tacos way too...More

1  Thank Wanderdogs
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Came here with friends last night for dinner. Food was amazing. Latin food in tapas style. Everything was delicious. The place is always packed. Definitely make reservation before you come. Very reasonable prices for San Francisco.

Thank SFOYYZ_Eric2
Mission District
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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
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Mario J
June 6, 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
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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