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Latin Grill Express

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Fisherman’s Wharf
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
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993 North Point St., San Francisco, CA 94109 (Between Polk and Larkin)
Muni #'s 30, 19, 47 and 49.
415-345-8512
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best home cooked latino food

Loved the food. We ordered take out. It took them a long time to serve the order, however, it was worth the wait.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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Quezon City, Philippines
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Quezon City, Philippines
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Loved the food. We ordered take out. It took them a long time to serve the order, however, it was worth the wait.

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The food was excellent Cuban and Sothern American fare. The pork we had was flavorful and imaginative. I think the food was a good value for the $15-20 price range and the staff was super helpful. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

We weren't sure what to expect, but I'm very glad we tried it out! Neither of us had eaten Cuban food before, and we were in for a treat. The waiter was very friendly and explained the menu to us. The food was quick to come out and tasted amazing. It's a small restaurant that you could easily pass by,... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We found this restaurant when walking back to Lombard Street and trying to avoid the tourist scramble at Fisherman's wharf. A great welcome and friendly waiter who explained the menu to us. Great food, great atmosphere. Check it out yourself.

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My wife wanted a Mexican restaurant for dinner and I found the Latin Grill on my I-pad as an option fairly close to our hotel in Lombard Street. It turned out to be a mix of Cuban/ Colombian and not Mexican, but what a find! Both our Arroz con Pollo and the Ropa Vieja were excellent, and the overall atmosphere... More 

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Oakland, California
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Five of us had lunch at the Latin Grill. We shared three main dishes and four side dishes among us. Everything was wonderful! All 5 of us enjoyed every one of the dishes. Delicious complex flavors, everything perfectly cooked, nothing greasy. Wonderful! The music was very good, but a bit loud for us. But then, we're older so maybe it's... More 

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Nutley, New Jersey
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My husband and I stumbled upon this place on Easter Sunday, and were so happy we did! They had just opened so it was very quiet, but because of this we were able to meet and talk to the owner/chef who was wonderful--so genuinely nice! We loved the sangria, the pork empanada, and both of our entrees--oh, the sweet potato... More 

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Monterey, California
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We drove by this unassuming restaurant on our way to Fisherman's Wharf, where I had my heart set on some fabulous Argentinean food from the Tangito food truck. A sign in the window touting arepas (among other things) caught my attention because I love them, but I only had eyes for empanadas...So when the food truck was closed, my heart... More 

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Hampton, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Don't be put off by the low-key look of this place - an unprepossessing frontage and formica-topped tables aren't the best way to invite you in. But once in, you'll find it well worth it. We were a party of 5 and had 4 main dishes between us. Each was generous, and everyone was a taste treat. From risotto-style rice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Excellent service. Quaint setting. Outstanding Latin food blending recipes and flavors from Cuba, Puerto Rico and Colombia. Highly recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 993 North Point St., San Francisco, CA 94109
    (Between Polk and Larkin)
  • Public Transportation: Muni #'s 30, 19, 47 and 49.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighborhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: 415-345-8512

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Fisherman’s Wharf
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