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DESTINO

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Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, Tapas, South American
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1815 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103 (Valencia)
F Trolley Line at the Guerrero stop. Closest Bart stop is Civic Center (about 10 minutes walking).
(415) 552-4451
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice ambience

Came here with a friend for dinner. Service was very friendly and ambience was very nice. Space was actually larger than I thought based on the pictures online. Ordered the ceviche a la peruana, arepa con ropa vieja, vieiras (scallops), lomo saltado, gnocchi de yucca, empanada vegetariana. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
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USA
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Came here with a friend for dinner. Service was very friendly and ambience was very nice. Space was actually larger than I thought based on the pictures online. Ordered the ceviche a la peruana, arepa con ropa vieja, vieiras (scallops), lomo saltado, gnocchi de yucca, empanada vegetariana. I would say the highlights were the scallops, empanada, arepa. my friend really... More 

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Kenmore, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had never had Peruvian food before. We went there with our son while visiting him in SF. It was very good! Latin food different from other styles we have had, and a large variety of small plates. Yum. I would go again next time we're in SF.

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Gunnison, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

An experience – some of the food was very good – some was all right – all of it was an adventure. Located in Hayes Valley, a hip up & coming neighborhood according to my friends. The décor is nice (dark red walls with large ornate mirrors hanging at an angle on the wall. It got very loud by the... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Lovely experience, food wine and service just wonderful. Try the trio of ceviches - beautifully simple food. Lots of advice from our server and finally an amazing bottle of wine. Would love to go in a big group as saw lots of food being served that I would love to try.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This place is still incredible. My wife and I have been eating here for years, and its always great. Small dishes inspired by Latin cuisine, reasonable prices, and not too crowded. If you are visiting SF, come here. It will show you what the city is capable of, without the tourist crowd.

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Nice and cosy restaurant in a not very popular part of Market St. The service is good and the food even better. We had delicious seafood as a starter and puffed quinoa as a main dish. It was definitely a nice and tasty experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is one of my go to restaurants in SF when I visit from the east coast. The restaurant is small so you'll need to get there before or after dinner rush. The caipirinhas are strong and tasty, the food is always yummy and well-prepared. If there's one thing I'd definitely recommend it's the empanadas. They've recently changed the menu,... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Love this place, always consistant with great service, amazing food, wonderful drinks. Having tried all of the ceviches they offer, I can recommend them all! Come here to learn about Peruvian cuisine and drinks. Pisco rocks. Great place, a real asset to SF.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Every other month I throw a Champagne Friday Party for a large group of friends and I always order empanadas, fish tacos, and ceviche for about 20. Well before the champagne runs out all the food is eaten. Totally love the concept and the food has always been GREAT!!!!

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Fort Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012 via mobile

Visiting from the east coast, I had expected some great food in such a "foodie" town as San Francisco. This place was an absolute delight. From the decor, great service and fun cuisine; everything was top shelf. The food, definitely a Latin (South American) fusion experience, was uniquely fresh and flavorful.. Nothing disappointed. We tried a variety of menu items... More 

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Additional Information about DESTINO

Address: 1815 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone Number: (415) 552-4451
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $21 to $30
Cuisine: Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, Tapas, South American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1815 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103
    (Valencia)
  • Public Transportation: F Trolley Line at the Guerrero stop. Closest Bart stop is Civic Center (about 10 minutes walking).
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: (415) 552-4451

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $21 to $30
  • Cuisine: Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, Tapas, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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