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Guanaquita Restaurant

273 King St W | Southwest Corner of King and Water, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1B1, Canada
+1 519-576-4322
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pupusas” (19 reviews)
“enchiladas” (7 reviews)
“pork” (6 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Latin, Salvadoran, Spanish, South American, Central American
273 King St W | Southwest Corner of King and Water, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1B1, Canada
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

All the staff of my company and the two co-owners (me and my partner) had a celebration dinner at Guanaquita last week. We all loved the food. I am used to latin American food in Argentina, Peru and Chile. Food from El Salvador is similar...More

Thank Francis T
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I have not been to El Salvador so I cannot verify if this is indeed authentic. The food in my opinion is similar to other Central American countries. I had the Flautas (Taquitos), the Loroco, pork, beans and cheese pupusas, and the beef and cheese...More

Thank Cathy L
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Delicious Latin food. The best thing is that you can mix and match all the different dishes as much as you want - tamales, etc. The balcony is wonderful in the summer. I love this place!

Thank r h
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Met a friend there for dinner. Almost missed the restaurant as the sign and entrance didn't really stand out. I had the enchiladas and a mojito. Both delicious. The food came quickly as well. I would return... There is a dance floor and it looks...More

Thank ninjam0m82
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I go here almost every week. That's how good it is! Our all time favourite restaurant. Their Mexican enchiladas and tres leches are the best.

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Wanted to try something different, so decided on Salvadorean Guanaquita in Kitchener. We arrived early in the dinner hour and the place was empty. We were greeted by the hostess and led to a large table for the 4 of us. The food was delivered...More

1  Thank Cedric T T
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Delicious food and a great value. We all had the guanaquita platter and were impressed with the food. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere and the service was good. Will definitely return!

Thank Meaghan898
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I really love this place, great food, fair prices, if you've never been get the platter if you have been a few times try something new.. Yuca makes a great app.

Thank Graeme O
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit at this restaurant and the food was really good the first time so we thought we would treat our family for dinner since they are from out of town and Salvadorian. We walked in and it was easy to see...More

1  Thank tanyaserrano
Irma D, Owner at Guanaquita Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2016

Hi tanyaserrano you got us on a day that we were running the restaurant with only two employees one in the kitchen and one server (not unusual for such complicated cuisine and type of restaurant) but it was because our other employees were running late....More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

After passing through a small door and going up these narrow stairs you come to a mid sized restaurant setting with a latin flavor for decor. The old Greek Parthenon on the wall has been covered over by a large El Salvadorian beach towel. The...More

Thank Wayne R
Irma D, Owner at Guanaquita Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2016

Thank you Wayne R for your review we love to hear from our customers. Just a little info on the Greek paintings they are owned by our landlord and hold great sentimental value to him and are also beautiful but we wanted to give our...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Salvadoran, Spanish, South American, Central American
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 273 King St W | Southwest Corner of King and Water, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-576-4322
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