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7 Calle Poniente y 81 Avenida Norte, Colonia Escalon, San Salvador, El Salvador
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:30
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

I stayed El Salvador for two days on a trip from S. Africa to the United States; I knew prior to this trip about El Charrua, A friend of mine who knows very well about my life long love affair with Parrilladas, S American Parrilladas to be precise. The Wine could've been better, selection, quality, etc,etc,etc, hey, but it's understandable,... More 

1 Thank Milton V
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We went with the family for lunch and found this place. The decoration is super nice and the owner is Uruguayan. They some really good meat and besides beef they offer rabbit, goat and pork. Quality is pretty good and depends of course on the type of meat you order. The service was a bit slow but the place was... More 

Thank Raz W
Copenhagen, Denmark
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133 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The food here is really good and the service is excellent. The price is in the medium end of San Salvador.

Thank Nicholas N
Toronto, Canada
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490 reviews
330 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

I always find ordering wine in ES an interesting experience. Never a menu that actually has what is in stock. Understandable people here don't drink very much wine. Had a selection of 3 bottles of red and one rosé. No whites in stock. Bottles were all under $22 so basically all table wine. Good enough to compliment the food. Always... More 

1 Thank PeterBruceG
1 review
Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

I would like to mention that the service and the food was excellent. I would recommend Parrillada Premium, excellent cuts and very delicious. Overall, I have been in all the top restaurants that sell meat in San Salvador and this has been the best!!!

Thank Rafael M
El Salvador
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2013

Very nice Uruguayan restaurant, one of the best places to eat in San Salvador. Delicious food and great selections of quality beers, ask for Paulaner!

1 Thank GHawener
Fort Worth, Texas
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2013

My wife and my friend ate here. We walked from Hotel Arbol De Los Sueños. It was hard to find because the address is not recognized by google maps, waze or apple maps. It is around the corner from the Palestinian embassy on the roundabout called Plaza de Jerusalem. Their website says Roteunda which is confusing to non natives as... More 

2 Thank ruthannbeloved
Atlanta, Georgia
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97 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2012

This restaurant was within walking distance of our hotel. It was difficult for us to find at first, it didn't display correctly in Google maps. I am glad we were persistent in finding it though, it was one of our favorite restaurants of our stay. We both ordered platters which had a variety of meats. One was the "Gaucho" which... More 

3 Thank amusez
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2011

this is a small Uruguayan place near the Intercontinental Hotel frequented by local families and couples. There is a TV at one end so sit at the other where they play nice music and the TV does not intrude at all either visually or audibly. Good selection of steaks, rabbit, goat, lamb and the usual Argentinean / Uruguayan BBQ type... More 

3 Thank VancouverRainforest

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Steakhouse, Latin, South American, Barbecue, Spanish, Argentinian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Calle Poniente y 81 Avenida Norte, Colonia Escalon, San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  San Salvador Department  >  San Salvador
This is a small uruguan place with great food at low prices in a pleasant low key ambience

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?