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El Pulgarcito

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El Pulgarcito
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12134 Pacific Hwy SW, Lakewood, WA
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12134 Pacific Hwy SW, Lakewood, WA
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lunch time

Was in Lakewood and wanted to try something different. Food was great. We all had the Pupusas sp?. They were very good. The food was fresh and the service was great.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 13, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Was in Lakewood and wanted to try something different. Food was great. We all had the Pupusas sp?. They were very good. The food was fresh and the service was great.

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Tacoma, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I love these hole in the wall places that catch you by surprise. My first trip I was not expecting such delicious food but now I crave it on a weekly basis. I usually pick one or two plates. 1) Pupusas; an authentic Salvadorian plate. If you never experienced it, Get some! Comes with a coleslaw type salad that you... More 

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Fort Lewis, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Don't let the parking or the area keep you from the heaven that awaits you inside. We entered and were greeted immediately and sat down. Our waitress was super nice switching between English for us non-speakers and Spanish for my husband. We knew we all wanted to try the pupusas. We all ordered a variety and when our plates arrived,... More 

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MERCER ISLAND
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

The food was found to be authentic and enjoyable. Staff was hurried and abrupt. The small seating area was over-run by loud Army members with questionable tact, but that is to be expected in this area. The item that knocked what would have been a 4-star visit is the horrendous parking. Time to grow and expand, El Pulgarcito.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12134 Pacific Hwy SW, Lakewood, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Lakewood

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Salvadoran

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