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381 reviews
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$50 and over
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Lolo is located in San Francisco, California and specializes in Jaliscan-Californian cuisine in an elegant and colorful setting for all to enjoy. Guests at Lolo enjoy the Mexican-inspired dishes made using fresh and locally sourced ingredients. The menu consists of organic items such as fried Brussels sprouts, shrimp ceviche, pork belly salad, octopus gorditas, carne asada, veggie omelet, chile verde pork butt, grilled beef tacos and carnitas.

During your meal, visit the agave bar at Lolo. Spirits offered at the agave bar are blended and mixed using mezcal and agave-based selections for sweet and healthy tastes. Try the homemade sangria or a sweet margarita to pair with any dish.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Mexican, Regional Mexican, Contemporary Mexican
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 6:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 6:00pm - 1:00am
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Phone number
(415) 643-5656
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Payment options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jorge Martinez
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Private party facilities
Loló is available for private parties on Sundays. Please call us to book.

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Private party contact
Merdol Erkal: (415) 643-5656
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Ranging from bites for your party to a full service wedding.

Please call us.
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Cross street
20th St
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Parking details
Mission & Bartlett Garage

90 Bartlett Street

(between 21st St & 22nd St)
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wine
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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on August 1, 2014

Overall, the food was good but forgettable. Avocado tacos and drinks were amazing.

jubilada (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on August 1, 2014

This restaurant is a complete delight, visually, gastronomically, everything! The ambiance is eclectic and tremendous fun! The service is superb! The food is fabulous. I came here with 5 of my lady friends (we're all over 60), and we were enchanted and blown away ... and all of us would go back in a heartbeat! In fact, I am, with a new group of people ... this time with youngsters and my husband!

viphans (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on July 24, 2014

Food was good. Ecclectic decor. But you should really open on time (5:30 PM and not have your customer wait until 6 PM). Also, calling restaurant back to confirm my reservation - no live person who answers phone nor was there any voicemail options.

gando (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on July 15, 2014

Went here for a girl's night with some coworkers and we all loved the drinks, food, and service! The food options were perfect for sharing and the drinks were fun and delicious! Will definitely be returning

JPynnSF (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on July 6, 2014

Atmosphere - very fun. Food - the three times I've gone, I've enjoyed 10 small plates. Best asparagus I've ever had. Great carnitas - enough for 2 people. I crave the Windshield cocktail which they generally only serve at dinner but they'll make it for you for lunch, if you request it. The last time I was there, I was a bit disappointed in the service & drinks, especially because I brought two friends for their first visit. The wait person ignored after she took our order & at the end of our meal, she clearly wanted us gone. I didn't see anyone standing in line, so I couldn't understand the bum's rush. The lemonaid drinks were very weak (it's not on the online menu so I can't give a name). But generally, I've loved the food & service.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on July 3, 2014

I love the old location of Loló but something got lost along the way when they opened the new space. Prices have risen and quality has suffered. Bland guacamole, overly dressed brussel sprouts, nice homemade chips and avocado tacos.

MaraInRiverdale (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on June 30, 2014

This was an outstanding meal from every angle. Fun decor made us laugh a lot, great drinks menu - highly creative. Outstanding service and food was unbeatable. SO unique!

Natalie (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on June 30, 2014

Great Mexican-inspired cuisine. The meat (steak and chicken) were especially awesome. Go for the sopes and/or the tacos, and the kale salad was great as well!

OLASA (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on June 30, 2014

It was like having Mexican tapas. Really different take on your typical mexican dishes. You know it's good when an 8 year old will try something and then say it's delicious!

goodbutnotgreat (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on June 27, 2014

Good food, ok service and a bit too loud for normal conversation.

KS123 (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on June 26, 2014

This is now one of my three favorite restaurants! Everything was fabulous: food, decor, and service!

sirfrancisrex (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on June 24, 2014

Super friendly Hostess and servers. Got every dish that was recommended to us and they were all excellent, The decor is fun and super cute too!

vipJMinSF (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on June 21, 2014

...and in their new location on Valencia St., there's more space, more light, more air ... with the same superb staff and over-the-top delicious food. A place this good generally goes downhill in quality (it's so good, there's really no place to go but downhill) ... but in the 5-6 or so years I have been off-and-on eating at Lolo's, this has not happened. Kudos to the management and staff for holding the line. I'll be back again and again.

SFJazzer (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on June 17, 2014

On a Tuesday, Lolo was popping like Saturday night, and despite having to wait 30 minutes for our reserved table, we liked it a lot. The folks finishing up at "our" table took that half hour for conversation after paying their check. Lolo let us know they would clear that table immediately when the earlier guests finally departed, and they brought us complimentary champagne (very nice champagne) to ease our wait. The menu is interesting and the food we ordered demanded a return visit to try the attractive choices that we left behind. Only complaint: as lifetime SFers, we are not afraid of spicy and at least one of the red sauces was surprisingly bland. Our servers were very good, well informed, and we expect to visit them again.

papaeco (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on June 14, 2014

Very nice ambience, Very nice menu options, Not so good food.