Coco Frio, the new Caribbean restaurant from Manny Torres Gimenez, opens - SFGate (blog)

(between 25th and also 26th streets), S.F. "The island is one of my favorite places."

"It's such as happy hour coming from 4-10."

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Hours are Wednesday-Sunday coming from 4-10 p.m.; closed Monday-Tuesday.

While the restaurant will be operating within soft-opening mode regarding mostly buddies as well as Palace regulars, Torres Gimenez says curious diners as well as passersby are welcome.

Coco Frio, 2937 Mission St. (This can be his 1st restaurant to possess a complete liquor license.)

Manny Torres Gimenez provides extremely short quantity regarding time with regard to sleep these days.

The opening is actually all involving the a lot more impressive because he signed your lease for the new restaurant space (located the block far from The Actual Palace inside the former Savanna Jazz club), just 30 days ago.

As way as the food and also vibe of the restaurant, he ended up being inspired simply by Isla Margarita, a sizable island in the Caribbean off the actual coast of his native Venezuela.

He continues to describe your restaurant's theme as retro 1970s Caribbean food around the beach..

In addition to operating his well-known Mission restaurant, Your Palace, the doors to his new Caribbean-themed restaurant, Coco Frio, are already open -- albeit quietly.

Ultimately, he desires the food as well as drink to end up being able to recreate that feeling regarding getting off perform along with in the Caribbean.

Although Torres Gimenez is aiming for an official grand opening pertaining to September 1st, he started inviting friends and regulars for you to sample dishes off the newest three-course fixed value menu ($29.99).

"I knew I has been opening a fresh restaurant along with desired to do something new and different," says Torres Gimenez. (415) 375-1185.

What does that will mean exactly? Believe plenty associated with refreshing seafood as well as coconut rum drinks

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