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Calle El Obispo, Puerto de La Libertad, La Libertad, El Salvador
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Reviewed January 31, 2019 via mobile

El Malecón has a HUGE amount of places to dine but EL PEMA was our choice and we weren’t let down. They give you coconut water IN the coconut and later they cut it for you to eat the coconut fruit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dcandicer
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Not a lot of shade on the Malecon. I was there in the mornings, and it was hot! I preferred to venture into the city rather than spend time here, but it is good to see, especially the pier. Never saw it at night, we...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Scott P
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

While waiting for the bus leaving to Sonsonate we made a stroll around this area and made a coffee stop in restaurant. The view was nice and people were friendly. The buses leave around the mercado area which is just 2 blocks up from the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank rapha_y_nici
Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a trip (we were staying in El Tunco) to stroll the Malecon, drink and eat (seafood was a lot cheaper there than in Tunco) and to see the fish market and boats coming in with their catch. Paid $5 each way by taxi....More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Crysee
Reviewed October 1, 2017

I went in December 2015. I hired a private taxi who took me around the area including the volcano in the capital. Then it was a quick drive to here on the coast. We went to the pier where you can see the fish market....More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

We went on a rainy day and had a nice little walk through - loads of opportunities to buy some super fresh ceviche as well as the fish market itself which had an array of fish / prawns. Even if you don't buy it was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank NaomiF2901
Reviewed July 20, 2017

I like this place as food is good and prices too. Unfortunately, last time my orange juice was made with over riped fruit, soup was cold and tomato salad was spoiled. I hope it was because I went about 2pm so I was not lucky...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank mastefl88
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

It used to be "el muelle or el puerto ". We went for breakfast on Monday April 10, after 8am..... every single restaurant was closed. We did not know where to eat. Resort too expensive

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Rosa C
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

The setting here is very nice. Right on the Pacific Ocean. Much hustle and bustle here. Street vendors, musicians. Very extensive menu, all of which is delicious.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank bconry
Reviewed January 12, 2017

The area is relatively safe, seafood is delicious and cheap, the people friendly and welcoming but the lack of garbage bins in the bay grounds combined with the poor culture of the Salvadorean population transforms what can beautiful experience into a repulsive one. Its so...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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