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524 Valencia St, 1001 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110-1115
+1 415-252-0918
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ceviche” (47 reviews)
“yucca fries” (12 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, South American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
524 Valencia St, 1001 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110-1115
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lively restaurant serving a tasty range of Peruvian dishes. Good people watching room. Can be noisy.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Two of us for lunch on a Thursday. Very pleasant setting and modern decor, with a range of different table sizes. We weren't so hungry, and ordered a ceviche of the day's fish (snapper), with chicken empanadas, to share (as well as a margarita and...More

Thank turneretti
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Limon is a casual restaurant with a Peruvian style menu. It is best enjoyed by ordering several items to share, sampling the different flavors. We enjoyed truffle mac n cheese, empanadas, a beautiful salad, sauteed mushrooms, a fish special as well as yucca and sweet...More

Thank Athena N
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Three of us visited on March 30 for dinner. It’s one of a small chain but carries the air of a one-of-a-kind. Very casual, some separate seating, some long communal tables. Go to the counter and order and they bring it to you. The place...More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

“Top of the 🇵🇪 “Peruvian”, food chain”! My fellow, Foodies! I dined at Limon Rotisserie In San Francisco, California another one of favorites truly a “Frisco”, treat and I had the green beans, yuca fries and half of chicken with all the sauces with a...More

Thank Buttermansolo
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were recommended this place by a local. Arrived at 5.30 without reservation. Friday night. Restaurant 20% full by the most liberal estimate. Hostess offers a table only if it can be vacated in 1 hour as reservations are coming. I tried...More

Thank nynj941932
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My husband and daughter and I had lunch at Limon on Saturday August 2 and could not have been happier with our decision. We ordered vegetable empanadas and a rice and been concoction that was very flavorful and delicious! (One vegetarian in the group). We...More

Thank M Hagan
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant with a good variety of choices. Had the lomo soltado, the food was good, but it could have more sauce and more meat in it. I tried the same meal from Peruvian restaurants in Latin America and the portion was double. The same...More

Thank evmerkwurdigliebe
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Limon is essentially a hole in the wall. A little pace about a half block away from the Roxie theater in the heart of the Mission. Parking is a bit of a pain, but public transport is abundant, including BART (16th Street Station). They have...More

Thank frtw
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This is an awesome place to eat! The food flavors are outstanding and the pricing/portion size is perfect. The ceviche is darn good, and the lomo saltado absolutely delicious. The chicken is awesome! I will definitely be coming back and look forward to the opportunity...More

Thank jacobtaendler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 Valencia St, 1001 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110-1115
  • Public Transportation: BART Stops at 16th St. and Mission
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-252-0918
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