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Limon

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Mission District
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524 Valencia St, 1001 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110-1115 (16th)
+1 415-252-0918
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17:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Helsinki, Finland
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102 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had Mixed Seafood Ceviche, quarter Chicken with sweet potato fries and aji salsas and hot chocolate cake with coffee ice cream for dessert. All good and so tasty. Even the service was very good! Recommended with no doubts!

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Thank karicjones
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great chicken, excellent taku taku. Ceviche is very good, although we have had better ones. Service was very good. Make sure to have reservations.

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Thank JoseNelson
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

after traveling 3 hours to meet friends for dinner, i was tired and hungry. We were half an hour late due to traffic but our friends where there already. As we got seated, we were told that there was another party scheduled and we had one hour to eat and drink. i tried to absorb this rude and unprofessional conduct... More 

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Chico, California, United States
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located in a funky neighborhood in the Mission District, we were pleasantly surprised by the excellent Peruvian dishes including Pollo a la Brasa (as good as it is in Lima). For dessert, the Chocolate Bandito was a sensual experience both in terms of presentation and flavor. I will be back.

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Thank Charles T
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Modern Peruvian restaurant with good food and great service. The ceviche was brilliant. But then, so was everything else.

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Thank Foodie-Ervin
Prague, Czech Republic
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

I was very pleasantly surprised with a really good Peruvian meal. We had a really good Ceviche Mixto, Pulpo a la Parilla and of course Yuca fries. The service was really nice and the place itself is clean, simple and nice.

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Thank Camilia A
Florida
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

The rotisserie chicken was excellent! Pisco Sours were good, but we felt were pricey. Stopped here before going to the theater. We'd go back.

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Thank FLAJones
Mazatlan, Mexico
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We capped a day at SF Zoo with dinner--and recommend the Pisco Sours (the standard recipe) as a recaptured memory of Peru. The food was all good, but the mushroom app was meh. Service fast, but no one offered a 2nd Pisco. Teens liked sharing the 1/2 chicken platter. Ceviche was great.

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Thank Geebetty
Herndon, Virginia
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165 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Met our kids for dinner here during the week. The staff was very friendly and the restaurant clean and fresh. Great mojito and not bad beer selection. The yuca chips were great and the chicken outstanding. The ceviche was also very very good as was the truffle mac and cheese. This is a spot worth going to while visiting the... More 

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Thank scott d
Laguna Beach, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The shrimp, fish and calamari ceviche was good until I found a bone in the fish. Ceviche was good up until then. The rotisserie chicken is good but a bit dry.

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Thank Pia D

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 Valencia St, 1001 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110-1115
    (16th)
  • Public Transportation: BART Stops at 16th St. and Mission
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-252-0918

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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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