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Olivos Restaurant

Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Salvadoran, South American, Central American
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1017 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94109-5705
+1 415-931-3019
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09:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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San Francisco, California
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We have been to this Salvadoran/Mexican restaurant many times and we can't say enough good things about the family that runs it. The food is always fresh, cooked to order and tasty. Serving sizes are rather large and most menu items are inexpensive for SF. I would put their Carnitas burrito up against any found in SF's Mission district. I... More 

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Thank bruzsusan
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is effectively a fast food establishment with seating if you want to eat in. My boyfriend and I shared some nachos with pork and fish tacos, everything was amazing. The staff were friendly, service was quick and the food was so tasty and very fresh (and all very reasonably priced). Don't be put off by the exterior - it's... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

We just moved near here and were hoping to find a decent burrito. We went to Olivo's and were so pleased! I had the California burrito, she had the Super Burrito. Both were huge and delicious and inexpensive ($8 or so). We also ordered Carne Asada fries which were amazing. We couldn't finish everything but we're looking forward to the... More 

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Camarillo, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2013 via mobile

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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Thank Shawn D
Sydney, Australia
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86 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 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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Thank JoeandCathy08
Montgomery, New York
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90 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 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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Thank Patrick M
Montreal, Canada
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 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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Thank Richard M
Sam Roi Yot, Thailand
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 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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Thank Stevenredd
Pamplona, Spain
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207 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 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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Thank Miki_10
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 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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Thank travellingllamas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Salvadoran, South American, Central American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1017 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94109-5705
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-931-3019

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