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Poquito Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.poquitosf.com
  • Email: questions@poquitosf.com
  • Phone: (415) 643-3900
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Daily: 11:00AM - 3:00PM
    Dinner: Monday-Thursday: 3:00PM - 9:00PM
    Friday & Saturday: 3:00PM - 10:00PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Latin American, Tapas / Small Plates
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Please call for details.
  • Entertainment: Poquito's bar features two TV's for sports fans. Come by to watch the game.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 20th Street
  • Public Transit: T-Line: Muni stop across the street on Third Street and 20th Street. Muni stops for the 22 and 48 at Third Street and 20th Street.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Street parking is usually available on Third Street or around the corner on Tennessee Street
A word from Poquito
Serving Latin American comfort food, Poquito is a tapas style restaurant serving traditional Ecuadorian and Spanish dishes along with Latin-inspired specialty cocktails, seasonal specials, white and red sangria, beer, wine, etc. Stop by for a late lunch or for our Happy Hour from 4-7 pm daily. The full high-end bar, features a wide selection of Latin American spirits ranging from tequila and mezcal to rum, cachaça and pisco, handmade mixes, exotic ingredients, signature margaritas and pisco sours. Located in historic Dogpatch, Poquito has a fun, welcoming neighborhood feel and reasonable prices. The selection of small plates, finger food and individual entrees offer a different take on tapas based on traditional South American dishes and family recipes. Come in and share!Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "In general the food was good, though there was a little too much fried foods and the empanada was overly-salt. The fish tacos were great!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Great waiter--v. helpful--a little to loud w/the music but got used to it--food was good but limited selection of tapas--recommend the ceviche and the spiced garbanzo beans--no problem w/parking--a plus"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Poquito offers a truly delicious array of Latin American dishes, from small plates to entrees. The service is friendly, attentive and knowledgeable. We've been here a few times now, and we have not been disappointed with a single dish. The empanadas are a house specialty and are certainly the best I've had in the city. This time, we ordered the steak entree on the menu, and it was the best steak I've had in SF. The cocktails and beer & wine list are also quite good."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "I met a friend there at 6:30 on a Thursday and the place was not crowded at all, so it was perfect for conversation. They have a nice bar and table seating up some stairs. If crowded, it would probably be noisy. We ordered coquetas and the maduros for appetizers, Fritada tacos and chicken sandwich for main. We liked all the food, but the waitress got the order wrong and brought the chicken platter we inquired about, rather than the chicken sandwich we actually ordered. In the end they took off one of the appetizers to compensate us for this, and for the record they offered to take the platter back and supply the sandwich, but we were short on time. The one waitress was a little spotty on checking if we needed anything."
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "Great place for a social dinner with shared dishes - the Churrasco was particularly tasty! Cocktails are also unique and tasty."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Found the abiance too dark and plain. Like eating in large closet. Waitress was nice but took multiple requests to get several items. Hibiscus Mimosas were delicious. Food was good but not outstanding."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I enjoyed the selection of tapas which were offered. Most notable: camarones al mojo, red snapper taco, patatas bravas and sangria. We had a reservation but the dining room was closed for a private party. They accommodated us at the only table in the bar. Our service person Ella was personable and attentive. The restaurant only serves 2 red wines, although 5 are listed on the menu."
    Dined on 2/12/2014
  • "Came to this restaurant on a Yelp rating. Excellent drinks at the bar, then met three friends for dinner. Food was excellent. Kitchen was slow and the waitress forgot a couple of things we ordered including a botched drink order. The second round of drinks were not as strong as the first. There was one very loud woman in the place and the noise she made was intolerable. It was like there were 10 yelling people in the restaurant, but it was because the acoustics were very poor in there. Too many reflective surfaces. Finally she left and the place became civilized and we were able to understand our dinner guests at the table. I think the restaurant personnel should be aware that loud people make the place unfriendly."
    Dined on 1/29/2014
  • "The food was great esp the chorizo sliders, the red snapper and the ceviche. Watch out for the potato pancakes, they can get a bit droopy. The waiter was attentive and called us by our first names even if he forgot a couple of things. However, what Poquito really needs is some kind of noise absorption material. There were only a few tables full (it was a Monday night) but it sounded like a full on cocktail party with 100 guests"
    Dined on 1/27/2014
  • "Friend in town visiting, needed something fun and close to chocolate lab (dessert) for 8 friends. Poquito was perfect. Sangria was delic, helped loosen the group up. Drinks, lively conversation, excellent flavored dishes. Service was solid, we were just out to have a good time, didn't feel rushed, the bill was brought out when we wanted. Recommend the mushroom epanadas, and the soyrizo (veggie) sliders. And only a block walk around the corner to Chocolate Lab for dessert. Tons of ample parking around 3rd and 22nd as well in the dogpatch."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "I was a reservation here for 3, showed up at the restaurant which was essentially empty. The bartender told us to wait for someone to seat us. We waited for 5 minutes, no one came. I went back to the bartender and asked if we should seat ourselves, she said yes. We go to sit down and immediately another employee shows up and said the tables are reserved in an extremely rude fashion. We ask if the next table over is reserved, same rude response. At that point in time, we decided to check out another restaurant instead of giving money to a restaurant with such horrible service. To be honest, it really seemed like the person didn't have any interest in serving us. In my 7 years in SF, I've never had such a bad experience."
    Dined on 1/3/2014
  • "Waiter this time was mediocre, but the overall care and attendance from the staff made it the usual warm, inviting experience. Thank you!"
    Dined on 10/18/2013
  • "Excellent service, interesting dishes with a twist on the ordinary, and best of all, phenomenal cocktails, with generous pours and great pricing. Can't wait to return!"
    Dined on 8/20/2013