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“Excellent traditional Salvadoran fare in cheerful, casual restaurant”

El Zocalo Restaurant
Cuisines: Latin, Mexican
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

This is a good choice for tasty Salvadoran food in a casual busy storefront setting. Service is pleasant and well-meaning, but a somewhat slow; just relax and enjoy the chips and delicious salsa while waiting for your meal. The green salad with avocado and tomatoes was a success, featuring an excellent Thousand Island dressing (helpfully offered on the side). Wonderful shrimp dishes are served in various sauces including buttery/garlic which was terrific. The specialty of the house is the pupusa – a pancake-shaped thick cornmeal pastry filled with cheese, chicken or pork and served with cirtrus-seasoned slaw. Scrumptious and filling. The beer selection was fair, but the red wine by the glass was surprisingly good. Prices are low. A great value and highly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2017
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Thank Rebecca1921
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

Great food here, pupusas are always made fresh but it can take a while to get your food because of that.

Date of visit: September 2013
Thank lwhitit
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Reviewed 2 November 2012

My family and I came across this place over 2 years ago and since then we eat here at least twice a month. The food is good and so is the portion. However, the service can use a little bit improvement..

Date of visit: October 2012
Thank Mama888
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Reviewed 17 October 2009

This is a great local restaurant that is very reasonable. They have a great selection of Salvadoraqn dishes (bifstek enceballado, pupusas, etc) all under $10. Wash it down with Salvadoran or Mexican beers. The decor is not fancy but service is good most of time and food hits the spot.

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Thank Dan L
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Reviewed 9 March 2009

The worse ever, service, low quality food, atmosphere service is the worse!!!dont waste your time. you will get sick of this food.

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