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EL Santaneco Restaurant

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Spanish, Salvadoran, Central American
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24 5th St, Chelsea, MA 02150-2836
+1 617-884-5005
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Description: El Santaneco Restaurant offers Salvadorian and Latin American home style...
El Santaneco Restaurant offers Salvadorian and Latin American home style food including carne asada, mojarra frita, pupusas among others
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traditional Salvadorean cuisine

El Santaneco was my first introduction to Salvadoreans cuisine. Since you enter the restaurant, the atmosphere is different from a branding restaurant. I was impressed by its large menu and combination of ingredients and flavors. The dishes are well served and its presentation is amazing. About... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2013
MajoC
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

El Santaneco was my first introduction to Salvadoreans cuisine. Since you enter the restaurant, the atmosphere is different from a branding restaurant. I was impressed by its large menu and combination of ingredients and flavors. The dishes are well served and its presentation is amazing. About the servers and managers, they all are friendly and kind. The owners and managers... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2010

This restaurant could be in San Salvador except for the English on the menu. Our meals were delicious. Portions were generous. The presentation was unusually good for such an inexpensive place. Our plates were a bright display of tropical colors. The decor is simple but attractive. Service was friendly and attentive. Spanish was clearly the first language of our waitress,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24 5th St, Chelsea, MA 02150-2836
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 617-884-5005

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
  • Cuisine: Spanish, Salvadoran, Central American

Description

El Santaneco Restaurant offers Salvadorian and Latin American home style food including carne asada, mojarra frita, pupusas among others
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?