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AFAR: “San Francisco’s Best Rooftop Bars; On those rare hot San Francisco weekends, pitchers of margaritas and brunch (a local sport) are wildly popular; the weekday happy hour draws a crowd, too, with $4 cervezas and tasty street-food specialties such as shrimp skewers and chicharrones de carne.”
February 12, 2019

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7×7: “31 New Year’s Eve Events Around the Bay Area; Hit up one of our favorite rooftops for an epic all-night celebration. Enjoy a four-course feast (think dishes like lobster ceviche and chipotle rubbed prime rib) and with cocktail pairings. End the night with a Champagne toast and views of the city skyline.”
December 28, 2018

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FOURSQUARE: “The 15 Best Places for Empanadas in the Mission District, San Francisco; Stop by El Techo in the Mission after work for their happy hour, which runs from 4- 6, but includes $5 guacamole, beef empanadas, fried green plantains, and fried chicken thigh with habanero salsa.”
December 26, 2018

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TIME OUT SF: “The Mission, San Francisco neighborhood guide; In a low-slung city generally lacking in rooftop bars, El Techo de Lolinda is a welcome rarity. The generously-sized open-air perch is bordered by glass walls and outfitted with sun-shading umbrellas and high-powered heat lamps. Happy hour runs from 4pm to 6pm, which includes $4 beers, $5 bar bites (go for the chili-spiced fried plantains), and $7 margaritas. Get there before 5pm to avoid a wait.”
October 9, 2018

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HAUTE LIVING: “6 Rooftop Restaurants Are Raising San Francisco’s Dining Scene To New Heights; The glorious Mission eatery is the outdoor space of Lolinda, a popular Argentine restaurant from Adriano Paganini. El Techo, which in Spanish means “the roof,” is a no-frills patio that serves Latin American street food and pitcher drinks. Happy hour happens 4 to 6 p.m. every Monday through Friday and brunch is a thing on weekends.”
October 9, 2018

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THRILLIST: “141 Patios in SF, Sorted by Neighborhood; El Techo has a rooftop seating area protected from the wind with clear wind-barriers. Great views of the city, too.”
August 9, 2018

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CHASE SAPPHIRE SIX: “Destination: San Francisco 2018; You’ll find some of the city’s finest al fresco dining above Lolinda, the lively Argentine steakhouse in the Mission District. The El Techo rooftop bar features Latin-inspired street food and strong rum cocktails as you take in the skyline views. Come for the cocktails, but stay for the choripan, a delicious, Argentinian take on the hot dog.”
August 6, 2018

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EATER SF: “18 Excellent Margaritas in San Francisco; This rooftop is the place to be on a sunny day in SF. Grab a group of friends and share a pitcher of margaritas and small plates. We’re fans of the classic marg, but if you’re looking for something a bit more exciting, order the margarita del techo (cabeza tequila, fidencio mezcal, napoleon mandarin, and lime). But still in a pitcher. Of course.”
July 23, 2018

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THE INFATUATION: “The San Francisco Day Drinking Guide; El Techo is one of the only legitimate rooftop bar options in the city, and daytime means you don’t have to deal with the never-ending line that forms once the sun goes down.”
June 28, 2018

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WHERE: “San Francisco’s 5 Best Rooftop Bars; Why is this the Mission’s hot spot? Latin American libations. Sizzling city views. A killer happy hour. Tip: arrive early.”
June 18, 2018

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THRILLIST: “THE 23 BEST ROOFTOP BARS IN AMERICA; The perpetually packed Mission rooftop nobly protects patrons against the capricious San Francisco weather patterns with heat lamps and windscreens, but truth be told you’d likely brave a variety of elements to score a table here, roll through a couple of pitchers of palomas (you brought friends, you aren’t a maniac), and tear into some roasted corn empanadas and beer battered fish tacos.”
June 15, 2018

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SF GATE: “Take me there: Uber, Lyft share San Francisco’s most-visited restaurants and bars of 2018; Despite the consistently inconsistent foggy weather of San Francisco weather, it’s tough not to fall in love with a good rooftop restaurant, and the crowds at El Techo certainly prove that.”
June 13, 2018

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EVENTBRITE: “Soak Up Warm Days at the Best Rooftop Bars in San Francisco; The casual Latin American restaurant and bar perched above Lolinda draws the hordes on a sunny afternoon. With Dolores Park just a short walk away, this Mission rooftop patio is the quintessential warm weather San Francisco experience.”
June 12, 2018

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MCGUIRE BLOG: “Though you can’t go wrong with many eateries in the Mission, a few hotspots include Lolinda, flour + water, Foreign Cinema, Tartine Bakery and Loló. Don’t forget to get upstairs at El Techo — the rooftop bar above Lolinda — for a margarita with a view!”
May 3, 2018

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EATER SF: “17 Excellent Margaritas in San Francisco; The rooftop spot El Techo is the place to be on a sunny day in SF.”
April 30, 2018

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PATCH.COM: “5 Fabulous San Francisco Rooftop Bars; El Techo is a Mission neighborhood stalwart for Latin-American street food and cocktails on a rooftop with expansive city views.”
April 17, 2018

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BLACKBOARD EATS: “El Techo is the rooftop bar located above Lolinda, an Argentinian steakhouse. Not only do they serve one of the best margaritas in the Bay Area, they also offer it alongside a spectacular city view.”
April 8, 2018

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GUEST OF A GUEST: “10 Places to Celebrate Your Birthday in SF; Arguably the most beautiful rooftop in town, El Techo is a quaint Latin American restaurant in The Mission”
April 2, 2018

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SF GATE: “The top happy hour spots in San Francisco; You can catch El Techo’s happy hour Monday to Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. and enjoy $4 beers, $5 bar bites and $7 margaritas.”
March 8, 2018

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WHERE SAN FRANCISCO: “Local experts weigh in on their favorite Mission burrito; Alberto Soto, bar manager, El Techo”
March 1, 2018

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