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816 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94107-1123 (4th & 5th Sts.)
+1 415-495-5775
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We try to have lunch here every trip to the City. It is the mussels that bring us back and the flat iron steak that "seals the deal". Small menu, good-sized portions, full bar and fresh lemonade drinks. Easy walk from Moscone Conference Center.

Thank Dennis M
Westfield, New Jersey
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160 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a quiet dinner here for two and the food was well done. A signature dish is the iron skillet roasted mussels appetizer... Excellent. The rest of the meal (fennel sausage pizza and signature roasted chicken) was good but a bit pricey for two: $125. Shared app, two entrees, three drinks and shared dessert. The chocolate lava cake was... More 

Thank pcg123
New Jersey
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friends we were visiting suggested Lulu for dinner. There were 10 of us and the food was ordered by our friends who have been there before. We had various seafood, roasted chicken, salads, French fries, two different dishes of beef, veggies and some delicious desserts. The food was excellent and pricey.

Thank Susan L
Lexington, Kentucky
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119 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was really excited when I walked in. Place looked good, the rotisserie oven was great. There was a huge wine list (which I find unnecessary nowadays). We ordered an assortment of food and shared. I really was not impressed with anything. The mushroom pizza had hardly any mushrooms on it. The desserts were still ice cold in the center.... More 

Thank Rick P
Toms River, New Jersey
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Husband and I were in SF for a few days prior to getting on a cruise ship. I had been to LuLu's many years ago when in town for a trade show at Mosconi. Loved their wood fired rotisserie chicken and wanted to taste it again. Made a reservation through Open Table and walked over from our hotel. Arrived a... More 

Thank Kathi E
Scottsdale, Arizona
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302 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We had not been here for years (having left the Bay Area) but I was here for happy hour last week and the restaurant was empty so we decided to try dinner. I don't know why this restaurant isn't mobbed like everyplace else. We were a group of 6. We shared one portion of rotisserie chicken and one of pork... More 

Thank booptraveler
Streamwood, Illinois
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We had a special event that rented out entire restaurant and was well handled. Food was good and plentiful. Entire staff was always available and friendly. Plenty of bar staff kept the drinks flowing. Wide variety of foods.

Thank Jim H
Milford, Michigan
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306 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We've had good business lunches here before. We came back again recently and was disappointed. The server seemed more interested in turning the table then providing service. The food dishes were average and the dining room was very loud making it tough to have a conversation. The fire roasted chicken itself was excellent but unfortunately that's not enough to bring... More 

Thank JVM-Milford-MI
Oakland, California
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104 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Went for a drink prior to a Giants game. With happy hour (5-7p) and a fun wine/beer list and less than a 10 minute walk to the ballpark, this is a great alternative to most of the restaurants closer to the stadium. And, cocktails are 1/2 price during happy hour (the fries are great too!)

Thank 123Nutmeg123
Weil am Rhein
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143 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I was staying at hotel close by so I thought I grabbed a quick bit. Service was friendly. The waiter recommended to get the mussels-- big mistake. They were not fresh-stink a little bit. Horrible. I told the Salmon as the main course. The cooking was perfect but the center was cold as ice. Horrible. With a glass of wine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 816 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94107-1123
    (4th & 5th Sts.)
  • Public Transportation: Powell St. BART; MUNI, SamTrans at 4th & King
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-495-5775

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

Staying in SoMa

Neighbourhood Profile
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighbourhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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