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El Techo
Latin American Restaurant$$$
Today 4–10PM
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2518 Mission St San Francisco, CA 94110
2518 Mission StreetUSCaliforniaSan Francisco94110
(415) 550-6970eltechosf.com
$$$Latin American Restaurant, Cocktail BarToday 4–10PM
Thursday 4–10PMFriday 4PM–12AMSaturday 11AM–12AMSunday 11AM–10PMMonday 11AM–10PMTuesday 4–10PMWednesday 4–10PM
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El Techo de Lolinda is the iconic rooftop space atop Lolinda restaurant.  It is a lively, all-weather destination for classic Latino cocktails, beer, and Latin street food. 
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Chic Mission hangout with Argentinean grilled meats & small plates plus a terrace & 2 cocktail bars.- Google
"Pork Belly: - Good crispy pork belly, but a bit overdone."
"Braised Beef Ribs - At this point, I think we were already full."
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Jackie Chan
a month ago
The rooftop is not worth the wait. 1/3 of the tables are next to the bathrooms / kitchen. That area smells funny. 1/3 of the tables are in the middle. You won't see the view anyways, because the bar is always packed with people just standing there. The food + drinks were just ok. Host creates an unnecessary long line as a marketing gimmick to draw in the clueless herd.
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Daniel Chaitow
in the last week
So the food is nice enough, and the margaritas are tasty, but everything is a couple of dollars more than it should be. That said, there's a really good atmosphere and nice views of the city from the roof, so i'm happy to pay the premium.
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Bryan Connolly
a month ago
The atmosphere is the best part of this place. Probably one of the best rooftop restaurants in SF. Great cocktails and amazing Latin American food. We got what their known for: CHICHARRONES de CARNE and were not disappointed at all. Great meal for a small bite to eat and some good cocktails.
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Tamer Barsbay
2 months ago
Beautiful view from the rooftop seating area. Good cocktails and happy hour specials. Overall relaxing and laid back atmosphere. Young crowd.
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Kerrill James
a month ago
We walked in and was seated for 45 minutes before my party was acknowledged. The acknowledgement came from my request via phone to speak to a manager since every waiter and waitress disregarded my table completely. There were 2 other parties that arrived after me that received food, drinks, and service and we sat there with a menu only and not even a welcome I'll be with you in a sec. After Eddie the manager arrived he attempted to make things right and apologized but everyone had an excuse as to why we were not served, which was then my excuse to leave and post this horrible experience! I won't be returning. Horrible customer service!
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maureen hart
a month ago
Great views, great drinks, good food. It's a really popular spot once the weather warms up so service isn't necessarily fast, but it's friendly. That said, you don't want to rush here either. Find a spot and get cozy, you're not going to want to go!
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Stephan Soesbe
a month ago
This place is strictly a roof bar to me. Food is pricey but decent, however, you could throw a rock 500 feet in any direction and find tastier and cheaper Mexican food. People flock here for the sunny afternoons and early evenings on the weekends, so get in early! Doesn't open till 4 PM on weeknights which is a total waste.
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Amanda Astey
a week ago
This place almost always has a line so I usually avoid it, but if you're willing to wait (or if you just go at 1am like I did) the drinks are pretty great and it's one of the only terrace venues in the city. They have heating up there so it isn't too cold. We had a really great time.

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