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“one of the best in town” 4 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: Eclectic, Salvadoran
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Description: Chef and Owner Eduardo Harth
San Salvador, El Salvador
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“one of the best in town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

If you like fusion cuisine with some locally inspired dishes this is the place. Very elegant and upmarket with a good choice of wine and a good service

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Georgia
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 86 cities Reviews in 86 cities
207 helpful votes 207 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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Queens, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
17 helpful votes 17 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 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
23 helpful votes 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 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
8 helpful votes 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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