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El Rosal

Italian, Pasta
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11 Calle Poniente, Col Escalon, San Salvador, El Salvador
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great pasta in a quiet traditional place

Had not been here for about 20 years, but I'm really glad they continue serving one of the best pasta in San Salvador. The place is located in a nice zone, and the restaurant is clean, nicely illuminated and ample. No overcrowding which is nice for me. Also, it is quiet, just some ambient music... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2014
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Miami
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Had not been here for about 20 years, but I'm really glad they continue serving one of the best pasta in San Salvador. The place is located in a nice zone, and the restaurant is clean, nicely illuminated and ample. No overcrowding which is nice for me. Also, it is quiet, just some ambient music that allows for conversation. Love... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

the first time I went to this restaurant I wasn't really impress about the location or the décor...but as soon as we order and I smell the fresh cilantro, basil and other herbs on my appetizers I fell in love of this place, now every time I go to El Salvador I make sure to have a dinner there...awesome place,... More 

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

You should try Basil & Tomato Pizza, or Anchovies & Mushrooms Pizza. If you ask for a beer, it comes with a delicious mini-pizza. I have tried pasta, it's good, but the pizza is unbeatable. Service is so-so, but you will forget that once you try the food.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013 via mobile

Wonderful place, I can't wait to go back. Amazing Italian food , lovely place to eat..!! Value is excellent , near Hotels.

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

I have gone several times, the pizzas take a while to come to the table but the wait is worth it. I would go again

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

This cozy little restaurant has been one of the go to places for a couple of generations. The food is as authentic old school italian as you'll get in El Salvador. The lasagna is magnificent and the pizzas are definitely worth a try. The pasta is all homemade, so you'll notice a big difference while eating here. Recommended: lasagna, pizzas,... More 

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

now, it is the worst italian restaurant in El Salvador... Sorry but it is the true, I ate a terrible ñoquis... really bad...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2008

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2008

Very good italian home cooking food! Wonderful lemonades!

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Address: 11 Calle Poniente, Col Escalon, San Salvador, El Salvador
Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  San Salvador Department  >  San Salvador
Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

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  • Address: 11 Calle Poniente, Col Escalon, San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  San Salvador Department  >  San Salvador

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

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