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Rustico Bistro

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French, Hot Dogs, Grill, Bistro, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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3 Calle Poniente y Pasaje Los Pinos #3877 | Colonia Escalon, San Salvador 000000, El Salvador
+503 2224 5656
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12:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: We make ridiculously good rustic casual food, our servings are abundant...
We make ridiculously good rustic casual food, our servings are abundant and their flavor is robust and satisfying. Our best seller are our burgers and we are proud to sell the best burger in the world. All served in a laid back ambiance with friendly service. The kitchen is runned by Alvaro, chef and owner and the front of the house is managed by Ana Elizabeth, Alvaro's mom and owner. Pay us a visit, we'll make you feel at home, on one condition, come hungry!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great burger, visit with an empty stomach!!

Enjoyed one of the finest burgers ever here. I visited in the afternoon and it was very quiet. I failed to finish the burger, which is purely a reflection on the portion sizes. If you like a good burger this is your spot!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed one of the finest burgers ever here. I visited in the afternoon and it was very quiet. I failed to finish the burger, which is purely a reflection on the portion sizes. If you like a good burger this is your spot!

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

In Rustico you´ll find the best local burgers! the vibe is great although it may be sort of hidden in location (but in a safe area)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It is a small burger/bakery joint, but the staff is friendly, the burgers are great, and the best is the soft drink cup/vase, it is served in a jelly jar with a straw, pintoresque, if you want to go away from mainstream and the pupusas, you should try it and for an ending get some alfajores with a bold two... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Home made, real burguer, Maybe the place does not look that fancy or the chairs are too comfy. But the burguer make it worth it. Juicy beef, it has variety of burguers and variety of beers. you will enjoy it. Again, the place may not look the best, but dont judge the book just for its cover.

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Good food! Hamburgers, sandwiches and fries. Try the fresh tamarindo or maracuya juices. A bit expensive, $11 burger and the waitresses are a bit on a rush to get you to order and kind of impatient when you don't know what to order. Not very helpful in recommending anything in particular. But the food is worth it.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I tried to get there several times, but for so many reasons, NO PARKING LOT... SMALL PLACE (6 tables).... AND MOSTLY CLOSSED AT 9:00pm... But when i got there finally... The smell of meat grease at that pleace was terrible!!! It feels that the dont clean propertly the grill or griddle or the floor... In the end the burger was....... More 

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ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Hello, we are sorry your expectations weren't met. But your review is not accurate, we close at 9:30 PM from Wednesday through Saturday, we have 19 tables in the restaurant and we clean our grills twice per day. And yes, our prices are above average because we use the best ingredients and our servings are abundant. Hope you give us... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Very decent prices, and really big amounts of goods in the plates. Those hamburgers where huge!!! I tried one that had barbacue sausages with chimichurri and it was incredibly tasty. But I did get a little sick afterwards.. Maybe it was because I'm not used to eat that much but it was totally worth it. Recommended and I will definitely... More 

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

This place is really famous for the burgers, those are simply amazing, with flavour combinations that would please everyone. They offer a variety of desserts, cookies and imported beers The only downside of this place was that the potato wedges were too salty for my taste Over all I would recommend this place!

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ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience in RB, it is out pleasure to serve you and hope to have you back with us soon. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Excelent Food, Great Service And My favorite restaurant. It has Many awards and nice waiters.After eating rey their deserts the y aré the best I recomendeverything bit especialy hamburgers and Chicken You hace to try ir, ira an excelente restaurant!!!😀😀😜

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ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about us, it is our pleasure to serve you. Hope to have you back soon. More 

San Salvador, El Salvador
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It's hard to find a good burger overseas but this place not only accomplishes that, it does it with a Texas-sized gusto (and burger). It's a small restaurant but the food was delicious. There are several options for burgers and go beyond your standard ground beef and ketchup with American cheese-burger. The flavors are good and the meat is perfectly... More 

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Additional Information about Rustico Bistro

Address: 3 Calle Poniente y Pasaje Los Pinos #3877 | Colonia Escalon, San Salvador 000000, El Salvador
Phone Number: +503 2224 5656
Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  San Salvador Department  >  San Salvador
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 12
Cuisine: French, Hot Dogs, Grill, Bistro, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Calle Poniente y Pasaje Los Pinos #3877 | Colonia Escalon, San Salvador 000000, El Salvador
  • Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  San Salvador Department  >  San Salvador
  • Phone Number: +503 2224 5656

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 12
  • Cuisine: French, Hot Dogs, Grill, Bistro, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Description

We make ridiculously good rustic casual food, our servings are abundant and their flavor is robust and satisfying. Our best seller are our burgers and we are proud to sell the best burger in the world. All served in a laid back ambiance with friendly service. The kitchen is runned by Alvaro, chef and owner and the front of the house is managed by Ana Elizabeth, Alvaro's mom and owner. Pay us a visit, we'll make you feel at home, on one condition, come hungry!
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?