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“Authentic and all alone in CS” 5 of 5 stars
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Central America Restaurant
317 Dominik Dr, College Station, TX 77840-3318
979-703-1266
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Ranked #68 of 242 Restaurants in College Station
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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Authentic and all alone in CS”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Although I have never been to South America, I went to this restaurant with my friend who had. It was my first pupusa tasting experience and I was blown away by the simplicity, yet flavorful pupusa and immediately wanted to know how it is made. I truly could not believe how it changes a simple 'pancake' in to a wonderful 'stuffed pancake'. The great thing is, it is more like a crepe, very delicate and yummy.
Before your meal arrives you are served authentic tortilla and salsa. They also have a small supply of groceries for the local Centro Americans living in the area that may be missing a piece of home. This was truly a great experience. We left the place with our bellies full and for under $20 for both of us. As far as I am concerned this place just gave me one more reason to stop eating at all those fast food places!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Food is good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

The popusas are good, not the best but okay for CS. I was surprised by their streer tacos they are really good and the fry plantine is pretty good as well

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College Station TX
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great lunch, departure from "business as usual"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

The restaurant was clean, the staff was friendly, the prices were reasonable, and it was a nice break from the usual fare. I highly recommend the pupusas!

Visited September 2013
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College Station, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“If you want a Pupusa, it is worth a try, but otherwise disappointing”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

The nice part about this restaurant is that it adds a unique menu to the College station scene. Best (and maybe only) place in town to get a pupusa. The pupusa was good and authentic. Chicken tacos and tamales were just ok. The fried yuca was good, but the pork that came with it was not. $8 for some fried yuca and 3 toothpick sized pieces of pork is a total rip-off. Waitress was friendly and provided great service, so if you stick with the pupusas you might enjoy it.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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College Station, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Central American Flavor in CenTex”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I love that they have brought more flavor to our plethora of restaurants. Great food for a great value. Drink water and you could have lunch for $5.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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