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El Zocalo Restaurant

1633 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA 94080-1207
650-992-1482
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English first
San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great food here, pupusas are always made fresh but it can take a while to get your food because of that.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

Long waits for poor service and mediocre food. Loud Rock music plays on juke box and decor is blah. Disappointing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

My family and I came across this place over 2 years ago and since then we eat here at least twice a month. The food is good and so is the portion. However, the service can use a little bit improvement..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2009

This is a great local restaurant that is very reasonable. They have a great selection of Salvadoraqn dishes (bifstek enceballado, pupusas, etc) all under $10. Wash it down with Salvadoran or Mexican beers. The decor is not fancy but service is good most of time and food hits the spot.

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san bruno
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2009

The worse ever, service, low quality food, atmosphere service is the worse!!!dont waste your time. you will get sick of this food.

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2009

Boyfriend and I chose El Zocalo for an early Valentine's dinner out where they have the most fabulous Pupusas that cannot be beat and are SO good every single time we've gone. The El Salvadorian ambience and jukebox added to the flavor of our budget-minded evening, as well as the colorful sweet and quaint cardboard decorated Valentine hearts. We will... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2008

Pupusas are deliciosas!

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2006

This is excellent El Salvadoran food, and their mexican dishes are a great alternative to the Chevys next door. Try the chicken flautas or the pescado frito. Both are great. If you want a quick lunch though, try the subway instead.

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Additional Information about El Zocalo Restaurant

Address: 1633 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA 94080-1207
Phone Number: 650-992-1482
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Latin, Mexican

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