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Las Pupusas Mama Lita

1450 N Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92083-3203
+1 760-941-9197
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14 Oct 2016
“Fiesta in my mouth”
28 Apr 2016
“Time for the cuisine of San Salvador.”
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Latin, Salvadoran, South American
1450 N Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92083-3203
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Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

I never give a perfect 5 star but this little hole in the wall does it all. Servico with a smile and adittude Menú is in Spanish with English translation. On the wall is a sign in Spanish; "Abro cuando llego y cierro cuando me...More

Thank daenergymon
Reviewed April 28, 2016

I had been planning to enjoy again the cuisine of San Salvador. It must have been 5 or 6 years since the last time and I had notice this restaurant just driving by. Tonight was just the right time to stop by.

Thank G B Nino C
Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

We drove out of our way just so my family could experience pupusas for the first time and no one was sad we did. The restaurant was impeccably clean and we witnessed one of the workers sweep the floor three times in the short time...More

Thank Carissa M
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Great pupusas, friendly atmosphere. Run by a Salvadorian native who speaks fluent English and loves to chat with customers, and his wife.

Thank Laurie H
Reviewed September 1, 2015

This was my first time eating pupusas ever. I ordered two shrimp pupusas and it took F O R E V E R!!

Thank Latnldy1
Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food, great service. Their mixed popusa are the best!!!! I couldn't believe they have agua de marañon.😱 marañon is an unusual fruit. Its seed, the cashew nut grows on top of it in a thick rubbery shell.

Thank Kendra23
Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

The food is always fresh and delicious, service is always good. Try their juices! This the closest to authentic I've tried in this area. Love it.

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed July 22, 2014

It is very easy to mess us pupusas (over cook, be stingy with the meat, etc). Fortunately, Mama Lita doesn't do this. The pupusas were decently sized and cooked perfectly. We had the pork, chicken and shrimp pupusas. I have eaten take-out here for work...More

Thank Myles S
Reviewed February 14, 2014

My first time having Pupusas, well actually my first time having Salvadorian food. The restaurant is small, cute, and clean. The service was really good, the gentleman helping us was fast, helpful and made some very good food recommendations. I tried two different Pupusas, one...More

Thank Aprilp2412
Reviewed May 1, 2011

I love the staff here -- friendly and happy to explain the menu, ingredients and preparation, if you have never had Salvadoran food. It's incredibly cheap ($2 for a pupusa; you might need 2) but they still take the time to prepare each one by...More

3  Thank Kimjoy_Vista
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Latin, Salvadoran, South American
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  • Address: 1450 N Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92083-3203
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 760-941-9197
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