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El Guanaco

$Latin, , Mexican
49 E Maple Rd, Troy, MI 48083-2713
+1 248-526-0622
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pupusas” (7 reviews)
“bistec” (2 reviews)
“tacos” (4 reviews)
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10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Latin, Central American, Mexican, Spanish, South American
49 E Maple Rd, Troy, MI 48083-2713
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

This is a great place to try if you like latin food and want to expand your tastes. This is an authentic Salvadoran restaurant. They have papusas and empanadas which are great. They also offer more traditional latin fare such as tacos and enchiladas. The...More

Thank timbeuther
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Friends had told me about this little gem that we pass each time we go to the movies at MJR but we had never been here so today we stopped in for a late lunch. What a good decision. It isnt fancy so dont go...More

Thank JennyPeter
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Heard someone talking about this restaurant and my husband and I thought we would try it. Very inexpensive, very small and very good.

Thank karenmarie21
Reviewed 26 July 2017

My BF swears the salsa is store bought and they threw in some fresh cilantro to make it look fresh. The salsa is ok, the chips are decent. The bathroom is a dumpy little storage area for their spare chairs, mostly. There was no soap...More

Thank NikaNumber1
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My new favorite place for carry outs! Love their tacos...I've had the beef and pastor, and both are amazing. My coworkers love the taco salad and the chicken burrito. Can't wait to go again. :)

Thank Anita_D_81
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Food was fair, a little over priced for what u received. A bit dirty on the inside. Will not go back.

Thank nikkki3
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing- quick, delicious, and the staff were super friendly. I lived in Central America for a year and this is the first place I have found in metro Detroit that served authentic pupusas and tamales. My boyfriend got the Salvadoran chicken and...More

1  Thank teacherVida
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Large portions and great service. This isn't a five star downtown Birmingham eatery but a family run restaurant with lots of flavor; a little plate full of paradise with lots of love. Only hear the parking lot is paved and there's no sand on the...More

Thank skydancer_2003
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

What a surprise to find El Salvadoran food. Loved the empanadas, pupusa, and plantains. All the desserts great. Small place but able handle our group of 12. We will be back.

Thank nesson
Reviewed 13 July 2016

horrible place. I will never return. the food I had as a carry out was cold and vastly under-portioned. If you want bad Latin food, Taco Bell is nearby, but they are way better.

Thank David T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Central American, Mexican, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 E Maple Rd, Troy, MI 48083-2713
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 248-526-0622
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