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Limon Rotisserie

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$$ - $$$
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Mission District
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1001 S van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110-2615 (21st Street)
+1 415-821-2134
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Today
12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with work colleagues. Tried some different ceviche dishes, my favourite was the tuna. All were tasty. For the mains I had the paella which was also good. Good gluten free options.

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Thank madbuss
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere in this Tapas-style restaurant is a blend of casual and old world elegance. We ate steak and paella main courses that were good value and tasty. The chicken dishes look like their specialty. As always in Tapas places the small plates are small. But good.

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Thank Andrew F
London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We had lunch by chance at the Rotisserie,searching for an adequate late lunch place with our kids. This place was a lucky find, not only did they prepare an amazing pisco sour, but furthermore had a fresh Ceviche selection and great roasted chicken. Service was attentive and charming, food of an outstanding quality and finally great value for money. Our... More 

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Thank Sabine W
London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Lively atmosphere and quick service. Chicken good and sides excellent. Macaroni cheese a good dish. Felt like a San Francisco version of Nando's.

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Thank Jeremy S
Sacramento, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

It had been a while since we ate at Limon. There were 4 of us dining. One person had never been. He was more then satisfied w / the food. Two of the dishes that stood out were the whole chicken & the shrimp & octopus civeche. I have had octopus 1 time before. It was good. But the octopus... More 

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Thank Kevin D
San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Great Peruvian food. High pitched almost constant sound that we were told was coming from one of the pieces of equipment in open kitchen. "Sorry, there's nothing we can do about it". Really? You can't replace it or fix it. Throughout our dinner a recurring high pitched sound. Not going back until we're told it's fixed. Going to miss the... More 

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Thank Dan B
Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

A Peruvian delight that was well worth the visit,even though it was busy and there was a waiting time we were well taken care of by the proprietor and soon seated,there was a wonderful atmosphere the service was good and i loved every dish i had the only down side was i visited this place on my last night before... More 

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Thank ahmad d
Dublin, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Don't get me wrong, it was absolutely delicious, but $27 for a rotisserie chicken it's way to much. If the budget is not an issue for you, well, go for it. I really enjoy the meal. We had the chicken with chimichurri sauce, yuca fritters, tuku tuku ( rice and beans) and we also had the polli papa and the... More 

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Thank 74Lia
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We had a selection of dishes to share which were nice. However, l wouldn't really call it Peruvian. The service wasn't great though. The waiter seemed quite disinterested and we had to ask for things twice.

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Thank SSandy777
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We found it after a late round of minigolf. We looked at it from the outside and thought it looked cool and inviting. We didn't get disappointed, the whole chicken with the different sauces was amazing. But the best thing was the mixed vegetables served in a little hot pan blew us away! So much that we ordered another portion.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 S van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110-2615
    (21st Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bart stop at 24th St. and Mission, walk down on Mission to 21st St. and make a right towards South Van Ness a block away. Also 14, 49 and 12 Muni Buses.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-821-2134
Description
Limon Rotisserie, best chicken in town, great Peruvian food, good value and good service.

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From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous street murals and a high density of bars and cafes make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people. While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the locals do by heading to Mission Dolores Park, buy some ice cream, and savor one of the most diverse neighbourhoods in the country.
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