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9 Calle Poniente, San Salvador, El Salvador
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Ranked #14 of 165 Restaurants in San Salvador
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night

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Caracas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

I was at Wall Trade Center El Zocalo. The place is nice, but outside the wind was very uncomfortable. The food was fair, but nothing really special, however the value-price relationship is excellent

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We were with a large group of 64 people and were treated like we were a group of 2. Very fast, friendly, efficient service. Yummy Spanish food and great outside view.

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San Leandro, California, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The food was good, the service was friendly. Prices are average. Good portions & good drinks. Good location (in front of Galerias Mall)

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seattle
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This restaurant was right next to our hotel so it was quite convenient. The food is excellent Mexican fare, the staff is great. Some of the women have an attitude but you can overlook that as the food itself is excellent.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

What more can you ask for? The Tortilla soup is really great. I tend to always have a cold when I'm in town, and the soup has the perfect amount of spiciness to open up my sinuses.

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Mariposa, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

It is very small in comparison to other capitals. There is a beautiful National Plaza, fairly modern Cathedral and National Library.

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Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I've been here a couple of times and really enjoyed it. The food is delicious. The drinks are great and you can either eat in the restaurant or in an indoor courtyard just outside it. On my most recent visit, I was accompanied by my 1 year old daugher and 80+ year old mother in law and was very pleased... More 

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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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114 reviews 114 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We passed by El Zócalo in our bus when returning to our hotel, Villa Real, on Sisímiles. It looked nice, so we walked back for dinner. It was the best Mexican food we've had on several trips to El Salvador - better than another Mexican restaurant a few blocks away. Our group had a variety of meals from very generous... More 

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Santa Marta
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

El Zocalo is possibly the best Mexican food in the city, although that isn't necessarily a great accomplishment as it doesn't have much competition. Everything they serve is good, although nothing really stood out as fantastic. I've been there three times, but I certainly don't salivate thinking about the meals. It is worth noting, however, that their portions are generous,... More 

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Nicoya, Costa Rica
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Really good food, I had eaten at this place back in September 2012, and the fresh tortillas, and the salsas were so good. But my personal favorite! A corona Zocalo style!!! The fact that's so conveniently located, makes it easier to enjoy it.

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Address: 9 Calle Poniente, San Salvador, El Salvador
Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  San Salvador Department  >  San Salvador
Cuisine: Mexican

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