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Olivos Restaurant

1017 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94109-5705 (Civic Center)
415-931-3019
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Ranked #1,981 of 4,979 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican, Salvadoran
Neighborhood: Civic Center
Dining options: Takeout
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Dining options: Takeout
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Camarillo, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

It's recommended to stay away from the "Tenderloin" area, and although it was closer to it than we hoped, we were satisfied with the food. The service isn't the best (waitress looking at her phone), but if you're hungry, it's good!

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

I had the super carnitas burrito and my wife had fish tacos. We were both extremely pleased. Cheap meal in no frills establishment. Roasted pork was delicious in the burrito. Free cheaps and salsa and all under $30. Worth a stop.

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Montgomery, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

I walked by this place and grabbed a menu. When I saw that they served chile rellenos, I went in. Waitress isn't the friendliest person ( I'm surprised since buddying up to the customer can only mean a bigger tip ) but when I asked her to substitute something on the menu, she obliged without hesitation. Chile Rellenos ( which... More

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Montreal, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

We had dinner there and it was delicious. The staf is gentle and the meals very good. Good price also, aroud 40$ with the wine.

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Sam Roi Yot, Thailand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Great Burritos and fast. I appreciated the homemade goodness of everything (even the chips!). I could smell the roasts and pots simmering at lunchtime. I went back a couple times. Gallivanting about the globe, one misses good burritos from home. This was a find!

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Pamplona, Spain
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125 reviews 125 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

It seems a typical centro american restaurant. I ate pupusas, a salvadorian dish. The prices are cheap. It's a different taste in San Francisco.

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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

I had a black bean and cheese papusa and it was awesome. Chicken burrito was average, but I saw other plates come out of the kitchen (looked like carnitas or some type of pork dish) and it looked great. Good cheap eats if you are in the area.

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San Francisco
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Stumbled on this place in the TenderNob - I was craving a simple burrito and we decided to pop in. First thing to know - CASH ONLY The atmosphere, well, there isn't much of one - formica tables, a beaten up TV hanging on the wall and a few bar seats, this place totally reminds me of the family run,... More

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Cernobbio, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

After trying this place for the first time (I found it on an App on my Iphone), my husband and I changed all our dinner plans and reservation for the following days in order to be able to get back to this place and have another burrito before going back to Italy. Burrito were simply huge and amazing. The ambience... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2011

Food was great! I had the Super Burrito with chicken and my wife had the Pupusas. Both were great and the portions are very generous. Don't expect table clothes and great service, but it's an excellent choice for those on a budget or just looking for something local.

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Additional Information about Olivos Restaurant

Address: 1017 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94109-5705
Phone Number: 415-931-3019
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Civic Center
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Mexican, Salvadoran

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