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El Pulgarcito de America Restaurante

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2522 East Hastings St, Vancouver, British Columbia V5K 1Z3, Canada
+1 604-568-8591
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good44%
  • Average0%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
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“tamales” (2 reviews)
“tortilla soup” (2 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Salvadoran, South American
2522 East Hastings St, Vancouver, British Columbia V5K 1Z3, Canada
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is a very simple Mexican Salvadoran restaurant that offers dine-in and takeout. There is no alcohol but you can enjoy other drinks like horchata, Inka cola, sodas, water, etc. During our visit, my friend and I were not super hungry but needed to grab...More

Thank Apanda8
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

A fantastic authentic El Salvadoran/Mexican restaurant and grocery store. It's small and not fancy but the food and service are up there. We had the tortilla soup with hot tomato sauce and it was homemade with bits of cheese and avocado and just the right...More

Thank 606KennyG
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This is simple Mexican/Central American food. The tamales are particularly good, bot everything I've had there has been nice. It's cheap, people are nice and friendly, food is fresh, service is quick.

Thank jebsldn
Reviewed 18 March 2017

If you are looking for some traditional El Salvadorean food, complete with horchata, check out El Pulgarcito. This is not Tex Mex food. The interior of the restaurant is like being back in Mexico or El Salvador. A picture board mounted on the wall allows...More

Thank lisii
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Time and again this place serves up incredible food at an incredible value. The same people are always taking care of you, so it's consistent, and it's great. The Burrito is a personal favourite (spicy chicken), but we've enjoyed everything we've ever ordered off the...More

Thank adamleecanada
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

First time trying Salvadorean food.......similar to mexican with some specialities like pupusas. It's a small restaurant that appears to be family run. Food was tasty!

Thank TammyandJohn
Reviewed 29 November 2013

Easy to overlook on a busy neighborhood block in the Sunrise Hastings Section of East Van. El Pulgarcito offers great Central American Food in a cozy family like atmosphere. Their daily specials are always worth a try.

Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 29 September 2013 via mobile

This very casual gem on Hastings near Nanaimo has papusas (pork, or beef or bean), tamal (excellent chicken version) and a filling beef-packed soup. Try the champurrado (hot chocolate) with cinnamon. A couple of dry-goods shelves retail the usual staples to build your own tacos...More

Thank GastownWanderer
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Mexican, Salvadoran, South American
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  • Address: 2522 East Hastings St, Vancouver, British Columbia V5K 1Z3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-568-8591
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