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300 W 5th St, Santa Ana, CA 92701-4573
+1 714-973-0554
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  • Average30%
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  • Terrible20%
9 Jun 2016
“Service was sad, sad for them!”
1 May 2016
“Pupusas were great!”
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Latin, Mexican, Spanish, Salvadoran, South American
300 W 5th St, Santa Ana, CA 92701-4573
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

Yes the pupusas are alright but not good enough to go back after being treated rudely. The waitress couldn't figure out how to order 2 pupusas seperatly for us, we were 5 person group.... so the manager came and was rude, I felt he didn't...More

Thank Priscila H
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

This is a nice little Salvadoran Restaurant that is family owned. Best pupusas I've had in quite awhile. Authentic flavors and great service. When I am in this area I'll be back again!!!

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 27 February 2015

I met my wife during my lunch break at a nearby Salvadorian restaurant. Izalco is a casual place but it is comfortable. We had Horchata to drink and two Pupusa's and a pork tamale. I am not expert on Salvadorian food but we enjoyed our...More

Thank Burnie D
Reviewed 31 January 2015

Tried the Taco Trio which tasted good but the chicken had bones. The pork and beef were also done well. The portions were average, or even a little small. The Rosa de Jamaica drink that was quite delicious but somewhat costly, and refills are not...More

Thank Tim_the_Enchanter417
Reviewed 4 April 2014

I've been here 2x's so I am trying to give them the benefit: A group of my coworkers went out for lunch, and was treated terribly. Bones were found in the chcken taco. Rather than trying to make it right, a few bucks was taken...More

1  Thank callmemochelle
Reviewed 25 March 2014

I came in today 3/25/14 looking for a decent place to eat something different being I always eat Mexican. Came in owner asked what I wanted didn't welcome me at all. I sat down first table he handed me the menu from the register. Came...More

2  Thank Pelistar09
Reviewed 6 November 2013

We've been there several times during extremely high traffic time and I have to say all the servers are friendly, nice and helpful. The food is incredible! The only low point I'd have to say is how the owner and his son sometimes treat the...More

1  Thank Jess_ro12
Reviewed 31 May 2013

I had eaten pupusas in Central America and wanted to find them locally. I came across Izalco in the Art District in Santa Ana and decided to give it a try. Izalco has a combination modern atmosphere but also has a very casual feel. I...More

1  Thank ElGringoViajero
Reviewed 9 October 2011

Ranks right up there with El Molcajete in LA. I am Salvadoran and I love these pupusas with the curdito and red sauce. Order the horchata de morro too. You won't be disappointed with true Salvadoran cuisine!!!

Thank KauaiMom2011
Reviewed 26 July 2016
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  • Address: 300 W 5th St, Santa Ana, CA 92701-4573
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: +1 714-973-0554
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