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El Gran Sabor

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413 Kerens Avenue, Elkins, WV 26241
(304) 636-8200
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Today
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 69
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Worth a visit

Fantastic food! Fresh ingredients, perfectly cooked. It has an informal atmosphere. The Service is great. I have never been disappointed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Christy J
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Arlington, Virginia, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
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102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Arlington, Virginia, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Fantastic food! Fresh ingredients, perfectly cooked. It has an informal atmosphere. The Service is great. I have never been disappointed.

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Farmington, Michigan
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My wife and I both love Mexican but this was our first time to enjoy a Venezuelan meal. We were not disappointed. The food was outstanding and the prices were a great value! When we return to Elkins, El Gran Sabor will be on our Must Stop list.

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Huntigntown
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133 reviews 133 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Venezuelan food and it is good. This place offers a unique setting in the small town of Elkins West Virginia. Much more interesting than tacos so see the menu. It is located in a home on a side street. Parking is all on the street but that is not usually a problem. The flavors are delightful and not hot like... More 

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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Food was great. Menu had lots of choice and reasonably priced. Best part was uniqueness of the restaurant. How many places have authentic Venezuelan dishes? You won't regret trying this place out. LIve music twice a week.

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Charles Town, West Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Excellent food and service, authentically South American in a charming old house. The Cachapas are memorably good. They were having Wi-fi problems at one point, but they seem to have straightened that out. This is, I think, the best restaurant for the money in Elkins. Be aware that a LOUD amateur band sometimes plays in the evenings. If that's not... More 

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Elkins, West Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great Authentic Food! Not just your typical Mexican Restarant. Good Service! Unique food, one of our favorite places to eat in Elkins!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

My husband and I have eaten here a few times and each time it has been great. I love the pork cachapa, it's amazing. They have probably the best margarita I've had. Very authentic Latin food. We will absolutely eat here again. Looking forward to our next trip to Elkins just to eat here.

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Columbus, Ohio
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

On a trip to Snowshoe, we stopped here for dinner based on online reviews. The appetizers were so good, we never got to the main menu which looked wonderful. The cachapas (think soft taco with shredded meat on a sweet, soft tortilla) are the bomb. The process were very reasonable as well. If you want to avoid chains, this was... More 

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Parkersburg, West Virginia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

WOW!...so this is what authentic latin food tastes like!?!...we shared a surf and turf cachapa {steak and shrimp} and a shredded pork, cheese and pineapple quesadilla ...both were outstanding!...sides w/the cachapa were a tasty rice and a separate bowl of black beans and cheese...the quesadilla came w/your choice of soup or salad...we got squash soup and it was delicious as... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

This family run Latin restaurant has reasonable prices and an interesting menu. But, both the food and servers are inconsistent. We have eaten here four times, both when busy and as the sole table and want to love this interesting spot. A raucous back room suits college folk while the front room houses quiet dining. Because of slow service, incorrect... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 413 Kerens Avenue, Elkins, WV 26241
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Elkins
  • Phone Number: (304) 636-8200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Venezuelan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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