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Cafe-Cafe

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Peruvian, South American
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99 ave. norte Colonia Escalon, San Salvador, El Salvador
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good ceviche

Excellent ceviche, very fresh and tasty and good main courses. The inside of the restaurant is a little bit gloomy and over-airconditioned but the terrace is very nice. Very friendly and helpful staff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2014
IrlandesaenMexico
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English first
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

First off, I must say the food is absolutely delicious. From "Los Piqueos" to the dessert. Had an appetizer, a "Lomo Soubisse" as a main dish, and a "Suspiro Limeño" for dessert. With no doubt, delicious. The waiter... rather annoyed everytime I asked for water or a knife. I politely ignored such attitude anyway. The decoration... no effort at all... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Excellent ceviche, very fresh and tasty and good main courses. The inside of the restaurant is a little bit gloomy and over-airconditioned but the terrace is very nice. Very friendly and helpful staff.

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Texas
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Five us tried this restaurant upon the recomendation of a client. None of us spoke Spanish and they didn't speak English. But, the meal was wonderful. I know nothing about Peruvian food. However, everything I tried I found to be fantastic. I wish I knew the names of the dishes that I had. There was an appetizer with chicken salad... More 

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Nicaragua
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

Since i am half peruvian, I was picky. I ordered Aji de Gallina and asked for fresh aji, and surprise, they brought the fresh aji to see before cooking my plate. The sea food was incredible. The Causa was out of this world. The only thing I missed was my inka cola. You can tell the owner/chef, puts his heart... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

A very nice restaurant with excellent service and top quality food. At the top of the cost range, but few places in San Salvador are inexpensive. Seafood and steaks are excellent quality and the peruvian dishes are authentic (that's coming from my friends who lived in Peru for several years.) Wine assortment is first rate, but again not inexpensive. Expect... More 

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Waiters tried to push the dearest wine available but the food was a joy. Stuffed squid was delicious - mixed platter to begin was also very good. Fish was wonderfully fresh - really good although not cheap.

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

Good quality food. Personally attended by Perubian chef who happens to be the owner.

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

Very well made peruvian cuisine . The Causa is great and the Octopus in different ways is excellent . We love to go there . Great value for your money . Wine selection is great also .

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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 restaurant paints itself as Peruvian cuisine, but it definitely offers a lot more. The seafood was superb and the dessert I had (Manjar blanco) was absolutely amazing. One of my favorite restaurants in El Salvador!

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Caracas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2010

They offer excelent and top quality peruvian cuisine. Just the same quality as the best gourmet restaurants in Peru.

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Address: 99 ave. norte Colonia Escalon, San Salvador, El Salvador
Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  San Salvador Department  >  San Salvador
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Peruvian, South American

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  • Address: 99 ave. norte Colonia Escalon, San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  San Salvador Department  >  San Salvador

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Peruvian, South American

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