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450 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122-2553
415-665-1415
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious take-out for Golden Gate Park

So my husband and I live in SF and are on an Asian Food Quest. We've been to about five different places so far, five different countries' cuisines. Having a toddler along for the ride, our best option is either a noisy quick place or just taking the whole deal to Golden Gate Park and having a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Kim K
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

So my husband and I live in SF and are on an Asian Food Quest. We've been to about five different places so far, five different countries' cuisines. Having a toddler along for the ride, our best option is either a noisy quick place or just taking the whole deal to Golden Gate Park and having a picnic so he... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Everyone knows there are great Asian restaurants in San Francisco, Chinese places topping the list. But the Lime Tree brings together the best of Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. Three distinct cuisines that share many similarities. The Char Kway Teow stir-fried noodles are as good as you will find at any street stall in Singapore. And try their Roti... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Tried the new branch (there are two in San Francisco). Loved the food (fresh and tasty) and friendly service. Simple, clean place. We would definitely come back when we visit SF again.

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Fair Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Not to expensive and good food. If you love all things bread, try their Roti - a flatbread (home made). They serve it with Curry sauce. This alone is worth a visit.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I had a hard time finding this place because it is below the street level with a faded sign outside. Usually there is a line if you go during meal time because there are very few tables. I love their corn fritters, the texture is quite unique. Roti Pratha and potato cake are worth to try for appetizers. For the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

We chose this place quickly on our way to GGP and absolutely loved it! It's a cute little hidden gem set back from the street. We started our meal with the Roti Pratha which we found to be quite good. The bread was light and not too filling and the curry was mild and on the sweet side. I ate... More 

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Sanford, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Quaint little SE Asian rest. Many locals go here. I had the spicy pork sandwich on french bread-very tasty-not too spicy. Wife had the daily special-curry with shrimp and a hard boiled egg. It had a lot of shrimp. We will go back!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

You will enjoy the tastes of several countries all in one spot. Try the Matabak, corn fritters(best) and love the tofu with shrimp.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

usually i'm not prefer to eat indonesian food when traveling abroad, but this time my friend recommend this place and it's surprisingly delicious. the taste is very authentic,and generous portion. good value for money! very recommended!

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2011

It is not easy to find an affordable Indonesian restaurant in the city... but then I found Lime Tree. It is very small place but cozy, clean enough. The food is met with my expectation considering the price. They are friendly and try their best to service you. Try their "Ikan Pepes"... so yummy and inexpensive. Eating here just like... More 

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Additional Information about Lime Tree

Address: 450 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122-2553
Phone Number: 415-665-1415
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Sunset
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 450 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122-2553
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Sunset
  • Neighborhood: Sunset
  • Phone Number: 415-665-1415

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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