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Poquito

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PRICE RANGE
US$15 - US$30
CUISINES
Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner

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Menu

FINGER FOOD​
Habas Fritas
Fava​ beans, fried & salted
Poquito Frito
Plantain, yucca & yam chips
Tostado
Andean version of popcorn, crunchy unpopped corn kernels
Chulpi
Ecuadorian corn tostado, like the Andean popcorn, only more delicate
Maduros
Caramelized sweet plantain strips
Patatas Bravas
Oven roasted potatoes w/ a spicy dressing
Croquetas
Ham & cheese croquettes w/ a tamarind glaze
Arepas con queso
Cheese & green onion stuffed white corn patties
Llapingachos (jah-ping-gachos)
traditional​ Ecuadorian potato pancakes w/ cheese & green onions
Empanadas
with mild salsa roja or spicy green aji beef, onions & peas OR chicken, onions & peppers OR white beans & cheese
HAND FOOD​
Chorizo Sliders
chorizo & beef burgers on a sweet roll w/ gorgonzola cheese & caramelized onions gluten free option available OR **vegetarian soyrizo available upon request
Cubano Sandwich
Roasted pork, caramelized garlic, ham, swiss cheese, pickles, & cilantro aioli on a soft roll
Chicken Sandwich
brick pressed crispy skinned chicken, cheese, lettuce, tomato, cilantro aioli on a soft roll Red snapper taco on jicama wrapper w/ pickled slaw & creamed salsa drizzle Shrimp taco on jicama wrapper w/ pickled slaw & guanabana balsamic reduction
Arepa con relleno
A plain arepa topped w/ pork fritada, green onions, sweet plantain, cheese, white beans
PLATES​
Shrimp Ceviche
traditional Ecuadorian style shrimp ceviche w/ tostado & popcorn
Churrasco
Grilled beef w/ a fried egg on a bed of rice, sweet plantains & spinach salad
Fritada
crisped braised pork w/ hominy, pickled onions & spinach salad Brick pressed crispy skinned chicken w/ spinach salad & patatas bravas
Camarones al mojo de ajo
Shrimp, garlic, onions, w/ white beans & spinach salad
SIDES​
Spinach salad
Rice, white beans, or hominy
SWEETS​
Dulce de membrillo con queso
Quince & guava w/ manchego & jack cheese
Buñuelos de plátano
Plantain dumplings w/ powdered sugar
Empanadas de Aire
Sugar crusted cheese empanadas, a bit of salty sweet to finish or start a meal
Empanadas de Aire con guayaba
Our sugar crusted empanadas w/ guava filling
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

My wife and I go to Poquito about once every week. It is our favorite restaurant in Dogpatch. The food is always terrific, and we have come to know the staff and the owners. It is a very special place for us. And, of course,...More

Date of visit: April 2016
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Reviewed 25 December 2015

Great Tapas place. Lots of vegetarian and gluten-free options. In the menu card itself, you will find all the choices ! Service was quick, food was great. Easy to find parking. Do not miss their Llapingachos and Empanadas de Aire con guayaba. Just be careful...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank nomadic_nil
Reviewed 23 April 2015

If you enjoy well-priced tapas and drinks check out this little restaurant in Dogpatch. Not crowded, parking is fairly easy and the food is tasty. I found the sangria and house pina colada a little sweet but really enjoyed the braised kale, croquetas, and shrimp...More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank circusgurl
Reviewed 3 February 2015

The tacos were so amazing with a jicama "shell". It was hard to imagine that it could be that good. We had the fish tacos, and the house made chips. Both were fantastic. It is primarily a dinner spot which meant my wife and I...More

Date of visit: January 2015
Thank marshcanon
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Hidden away among the warehouses (or former warehouses) along the Muni light rail tracks, Poquito is a bar and restaurant that specializes in small plates, most of which are priced at $6 to $10. The food and drinks were fine and the service was quick...More

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank ncmoose99
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We really enjoyed the food, the drinks and the service of this place, nothing bad to say. It's different than Spanish tapas, and also different from other Latin American places in the Mission. The only weird thing was that it was empty on a Saturday...More

Date of visit: August 2014
Thank smh33
Reviewed 21 March 2014

Very pleased with our first visit to Poquito which serves Ecuadoran & Spanish small plates. Food was tasty, authentic & well made. We chatted with owner Richard who told us that his vision for the 3+ years old eatery is to serve Ecuadoran food his...More

Date of visit: March 2014
Thank MakiWong
Reviewed 17 March 2014

This place is a bit tucked away so we just discovered it after living nearby for a year. This is not a destination restaurant, in my opinion. But it is exactly what you'd expect for a great neighborhood restaurant: Well priced items that are delicious,...More

Date of visit: February 2014
Thank Harborgazer
Reviewed 1 March 2014

Poquito has great Cuban/South American food. Margaritas are great...happy hour is very good, food is authentic in a hip, hideaway atmosphere in emerging Dogpatch area of SF. Parking is a little tricky, but this is one to put on your list if in the area.

Date of visit: February 2014
Thank RhettL905
Reviewed 16 December 2013

This is a great find if you have a hankering for good Mexican cuisine. Not too far from downtown, it is certainly worth looking for. The tortillas are made right in front of you and the food is very fresh and delicious. The chili rellenos...More

Date of visit: December 2013
Thank westvanclan
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