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“Great pick in San Salvador” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Citron - CLOSED

Citron
Colonia San Benito, calle La Reforma # 220, San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
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Cuisines: International, Salvadoran, South American
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Chef and Owner Eduardo Harth
Georgia
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137 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
“Great pick in San Salvador”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Before dining at Citron, I had never been to a restaurant where I could have ordered and been happy with any appetizer, salad, entree, or dessert. Every item on the menu sounded delicious. Luckily, we (3 persons) agreed that the menu description was translated onto the plate. The food was delicious.
The beautiful surroundings, refined service, and excellent food made for a memorable evening.
The chef was a true artist. I would definitely return to this restaurant.

Visited November 2012
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Queens, New York
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great but could be better!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012 via mobile

This was our second visit and overall my wife and I were very happy. The atmosphere is great and the service is over the top but charming. What holds this restaurant back from getting 5 stars is the menu. We were here in January and the menu (just 8 entrees or so) is almost exactly the same. It is very heavy on seafood entrees. There was no chicken and they were out of the duck breast. There are no purely vegetarian options. I ended up getting the pasta again. It tasted great but I would have loved to have tried something new. The ice creams will have us coming back though!! There are 12 flavors each more unique than the last. We had the green mango, nancy and niespero. All three were fantastic! Highly recommended for a visit!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Expected A lot more”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

I heard a lot about this place. The atmosphere was wonderful. English menu amazing service but the food was to bland maybe it was because we came right before they closed. The drinks were great.

Visited August 2012
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New York City, New York
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Good, creative menu”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

The platano appetizer and ropa vieja w/corn polenta main course were both excellent. nice, bright atmosphere, good relaxing, nice dinner

Visited August 2012
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Denton, Texas
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Amazing Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

We went to Citron with a group of 8 people and has the most amazing service, wine and food. We ordered a variety of appetizers which were all very delicious but the rabbit sausage was exceptional and local. For dinner the deer stir-fry and the fillet were big hits. The atmosphere is beautiful and relaxing. Everyone in our group loved the food and is looking forward to a return trip.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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