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1469 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94107-2801 (5th and 6th Street)
+1 415-278-0480
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Wed - Mon 11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Lived in Peru for three years, so needless to say I had high expectations. Wasn't disappointed. Ceviche is fresh and served properly with camote and corn. Anticuchos were tasty and cooked well without being dry. Lomo saltado served with proper arroz peruano and the pisco sour cocktail was especially tart, the way it should be. Look forward to my next... More 

Thank soapshin
San Jose, California
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83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I found this restaurant by searching the area for restaurants with good reviews, this Peruvian venue came up. I had the aguadita cilantro soup, it was so delicious. I had never had this soup before. My entree was just okay, I had the Snake River pork shoulder. The best things served was the soup, and ginger lemonade. If you are... More 

Thank Ro G
Denver, Colorado
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97 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Fairly priced and delicious cocktails (plus bartender kept giving us samples of drinks); terrific vibe and decor - comfortable; and finally fresh tasting, beautifully presented food. The ceviche was my favorite. Great place for dinner or daily brunch.

Thank Colarada
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230 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We didn't dine in, just wanted some chicken dish "to go" , to supplement some leftovers that needed to be finished off. They were happy to oblige. We were staying in the nearby area and this restaurant was always doing good trade. The locals reommended to us, and i reommend it to you.

Thank Lindsay W
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I was about to give 4 stars just because of the desert, but I think they deserve the 5. I love peruvian food and this place is great! We had ceviche and they Aji de galina, both tasted fantastic! The drinks - pisco sour and the other pisco - were delicious as well. But the desert was not good. I... More 

Thank Ana Paula G
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We had great night at this stylish restaurant. Attentive Service, clean facilities and restrooms and an amazing atmosphere. Our Starter with Vheese wontons was delicious, salad and steak were as great. Everything well prepared and seasoned, warm and tasty. Always a good choice

Thank ehli_72119
Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Very good food. Good size portions , they had choclo which is one of my favorite South American foods (it's like a corn). I got the tartare and also salmon.

Thank LivG365
San Francisco, California
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped by here early on Sunday evening before heading out of the city. We wanted to eat a light meal, as we coming off of a vacation. We decided before entering we were only ordering an entree each. My husband chose the pork shoulder (Chanco Adobado) and I chose the 1/2 chicken (Mary's Chicken). Both meats... More 

Thank Judi S
san francisco, ca
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I've been a resident of Potrero Hill for 15 years and love this new addition. They have updated the layout with lots of window space and an open feeling. The bar is a great place I've eaten solo and met friends there for great food.

Thank rickSanFrancisco
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Visited here on a busy Friday night, and had a great time with friends. We started with a few Pisco sours that were perfected. Then ordered practically the whole menu. Everything was great including the blue mash! The chicken and empanada were very good. The desserts were amazing with the pannacotta having the perfect form!

1 Thank dylandog1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Peruvian, Latin, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1469 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94107-2801
    (5th and 6th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-278-0480

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?