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Restaurant LuLu

816 Folsom St. (Fourth St.) Send to Phone
415-495-5775 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Proven├žal menu in a cavernous space that has many regulars who return for the festive environment and excellent wine list.
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Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sun.

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Dining room at Restaurant LuLu, San Francisco, CA

Restaurant LuLu Restaurant Review

: Huge brick ovens and a rotisserie, complete with churning and roasting chicken, duck and lamb, anchor the cavernous main dining room and provide warm light and rich smells across the bustling room. Since the starters and small plates are the real stars of the menu, and because one length of the main room and a good size side room are devoted to a bar area, many find LuLu's a great place to nosh and drink after work. Chef Jared Doob took over after the departure of popular Jody Denton. The menu has stayed the course, keeping most of the items and changing only the seasonal offerings. A scrumptious fritto misto of artichokes, paper-thin circles of lemon and fennel and choose-your-own antipasti plate rate equally as high on the taste scale. The wood oven-roasted mussels, served family-style in an iron skillet, may have finally reached signature dish status. Pizzas hale from the wood oven, gleaning a crisp but toothsome crust that tastes great paired with wild mushrooms, Fontina cheese and thyme. Nightly rotisserie specials like crisp skinned chicken scented with herbs are served family-style. A knowledgeable staff sometimes gets harried by the sheer volume of people and plates, but they have the best intentions and some great tips for the wine list.

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