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“Reliable, good” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Clavo y Canela

Clavo y Canela
Calle de los Sisimiles, San Salvador, El Salvador
2261-1570
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Ranked #26 of 188 Restaurants in San Salvador
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Salvadoran
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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121 reviews 121 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“Reliable, good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Clavo y Canela is just up the street from the hotel where we stay in San Salvador. The service is great, the food is always good and the desserts are decadent. If you want dessert, share an appetizer or a meal with a friend to save room. The drinks are also very good and made with purified water, so we Gringos can drink without fear. The neighborhood is safe for walking at night (not too late), so it's our "go to" place for a drink, snack or...dessert! There are other Clavo y Canela restaurants in San Salvador, and I imagine they're similar.

  • Visited February 2015
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
San Salvador, El Salvador
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“One of the nicest places to enjoy a light meal in San Salvador”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

A great spot to eat small pizzas, light fare, snacks, and fruity drinks. The Avenida Los Sisimiles' Clavo y Canela is a very nice place, with live music on Friday evenings. Sometimes you can spot a flamenco singer, at other times a sax player offering jazz music. The place is clean, service is OK, and speed is also fine. You can visit any time, but Friday nights are a must!

  • Visited January 2015
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Great Lunch Spot!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I had the bread bowl soup - its called a sandwich for some reason - and it was fantastic! Super delicious and savory. The additional note of the cilantro creamy stuff was the perfect compliment. And then there was dessert - out of this world good! TRY EVERYTHING!

Visited November 2014
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Heredia, Costa Rica
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“very nice place...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Food was excellent. Very good service and lovely place. The music was not really good though, it has a bad quality sound.

  • Visited November 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Salvador, El Salvador
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Wine and Fish”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I like the fish dishes. Also, for a family type rest is nice they have white wine. Alone or with someone you can enjoy nice service and good environment. The restaurant that is on C. Sisimiles has a little parking.

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