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il Bongustaio

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Boulevard Racetrack # 605 Colonia San Benito | San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
+503 2528 4200
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San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Common there is no way you can give less than 5 stars, yes its pricey, put worth every penny. The service is great, and the food is even better.

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Los Angeles, California
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Aesthetically: simple, elegant, clean lines 😍 and unique. Best Pasta in Central America. A must, got to try it!

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you are looking for perfection in your food not only in presentation, but also in taste as well as service, look no further. This restaurant is the perfect match for an incredible night of feasting.

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Thank luistona
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Il Bongustaio offers world-class food with great taste. The place is nicely decorated. Customer service is outstanding. Widely recommendes when going to San Salvador. Definetely a must!

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Thank Javier C
Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I have been going to Il Bongustaio since 2004, and it is truly an outstanding restaurant. It is one of my favorite Italian Restaurants in the World. They have the most extraordinary Gnnochi al Pomodoro. I highly recommend it! Their Burrata is fabulous, as well as their Rissotto and Carpaccio (all of them!). For dessert, try their homemade ice cream.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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81 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I recently had a business dinner here and the food was delicious, the ambiance is relaxing and the staff was very accommodating. I had the Sea Bass and it was delicious. I highly recommend this restaurant and can't wait to go back. P.s. the Chocolate Soufflé is to die for, it's a must order! Enjoy

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Thank GypsyDrifter
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The best Italian food in El Salvador. Excellent service and menu with a lot of specials. Highly recommend for dinner.

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Thank Alberto P
Antiguo Cuscatlan, El Salvador
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Finding a good place to eat that is tasteful and not a chain is a blessing in this town. This place has a nice decor, simple and clean. The food was lovely and service very good.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Great Italian food. Nice ambience. A great place for family and friends. We had Fettuccine with Lobster and you must try that if you visit this lovely restaurant

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San Salvador, El Salvador
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

We ordered a couple of entrees (Pate and tomatoes) small but excelent taste; in the main course we had a Fettucini al Fungi Porcinni, Salt cod and the Fresh Salt Dry Fish; the Salt Cod was not that good, the rest of dishes where espectacular the Chef Roberto did a great job, the service was good but not great, the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Racetrack # 605 Colonia San Benito | San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  San Salvador Department  >  San Salvador
  • Phone Number: +503 2528 4200

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