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524 Valencia St, 1001 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 252-0918
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Ranked #535 of 4,976 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Latin, South American, Peruvian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 16th
Transit: BART Stops at 16th St. and Mission
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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We were glad we stumbled on this restaurant. I had the rotisserie chicken, which was tender and full of flavour - probably one of the best I've ever had. The steak was good too, but for me the highlight was the chicken.

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Oakland, California
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116 reviews 116 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Came here with an out of town guest (I am local). I have not been here for a while and wanted to show him the Mission district. A quick BART train ride from downtown, and another quick 1 block stroll to the restaurant. Don’t drive here – parking is impossible. We ordered a nice bottle of Argentinian red wine, started... More

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San Mateo, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I went to the Valencia St. location as part of a dishcrawl where the food was pre-ordered. The restaurant was hopping from the minute I arrived until the minute I left. Everyone appeared to be having a wonderful time both in our group, and the folks who ate in the main part of the restaurant. There is a garage about... More

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Santa Monica, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Located off the usual tourist route in the Mission District, this popular Peruvian restaurant is a favorite with locals. Unpretentious, family friendly with excellent high quality food and friendly service, it is a real gem. Renowned for its rotisserie organic chicken , the other dishes are equally well prepared. Beer and wine: try the Peruvian beer.

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St. John's, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

While this place is known for its chicken, we went there on a day in which they ran out of chicken. So we were forced to try the cold seafood medley, tuna tartare, braised ribs, and other dishes. Served family style it was all great with a group of friends.

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94112
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84 reviews 84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

On Saturday night, we went to Limon Rotisserie located at 1001 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110. They also have another restaurant a few blocks away in Valencia Street and another one by Portal Avenue, near Vicente Street. Place was crowded and we thought we were not going to be able to eat there. However, the hostess, offered... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We stumbled upon this restaurant once before and we decided to go back again. They have the most amazing Mac&Cheese with truffle oil you will ever have in your life. The empanadas filled with cheese or veggies or so tasty. We also had some rotisserie chicken - very well cooked. Yuca frita was delicious. Try to drinks & Sangria as... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

It was a great experience! Great food, awesome service, with a very professional and friendly staff. I fully recommend this place, and be sure to try the Pisco Sour!!

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Wayland, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We met friends who had made reservations for us. Turns out there was miscommunication and the reservation for 8 was at their other location. The staff went out of their way to accommodate us where we had arrived and treated us like royalty. The Civiche was delicious as was the steak and roasted chicken. Great, vibrant, place with amazing food!

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We dined at Limon tonight at a table next to the window. We were enjoying the food and the atmosphere until we noticed a large gravid roach crawling up the inside of the window next to our table. We alerted our server who attributed this gross encounter to the open street-facing window near our table. He had a busboy immediately... More

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Additional Information about Limon

Address: 524 Valencia St, 1001 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone Number: (415) 252-0918
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Latin, South American, Peruvian

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