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Rustico Bistro

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3 Calle Poniente y Pasaje Los Pinos #3877 | Colonia Escalon, San Salvador 000000, El Salvador
+503 2224 5656
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12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for an escapade from the regular, commercial burger joints, this is the right place, if I can describe the menu here with a word, I would choose "exquisite" without exaggeration! You receive bang for your buck, the price is just right, ingredients are always fresh, I definitely recommend it, the only let down is the parking,... More 

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Thank Rodolfo O
ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you Rodolfo, thank you for taking the time to write this awesome review and thank you for your business, we hope to have you back soon. More 

San Salvador, El Salvador
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place was full when I got there cause it is very popular, but the service was very poor, it was too hot and there wasn't any air conditioning or fan around. The food was OK but not great.

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Thank Mara D
ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Hello Mara, as I can read, you visited us las September, since then we have implemented changes on our service methodology and it has improved significantly, we have also improved air circulation by installing several powerful ceiling fans across the dining room and the patio. Hope you give us another chance to prove you we deserve the high ratings, thank... More 

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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely bistro, tucked away in the heart of the city. Gastronomical delight. Fabulous service; they can make up for any deficit in Spanish knowledge you may have. The fries are out of this world. If I could give it a rating higher than 5, I would!

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Thank Matt18-20family
ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Hello Matt, thank you for your awesome review about our restaurant, hope to have you back soon. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Title says it all. Friendly staff. Burgers were very tasty, very filling, fresh ingredients. Standard drinks menu. Only issue would be the price. About $10-12 USD for a burger and fries in Central America is getting up there, but worth it in this case. Recommended.

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Thank Jonathan C
San Salvador, El Salvador
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Delicious ! I loved the environment, the food was amazing and prices are reasonable! You just need to get there early as its a small place and you might have to wait for a table. Other than that, it's worth the wait

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Thank Patty R
ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Hello Patty, thank you for writing this awesome review about us, it is our pleasure to serve you, hope to have back with us soon. More 

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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

This is a small restaurant hidden from the big streets that actually is pretty good, trendy but it doesn't has a big parking space or lots of tables; is pretty comfortable the service is pretty good is is a place to eat hamburgers as weel there are other courses like salads but they are famous for the burgers.

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Thank Nelson S
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71 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

I visited this place to try their famous pulled pork sandwich. It lived up to the hype. The dessert was nice too - I chose a chocolate cake although some ice cream would have made it perfect. I was disappointed they didn't have a bigger burger list as my guide book had indicated, and some fresh cooked desserts would have... More 

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Thank SoloBurr
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Hey if youve lived in different countries and have tried different burger joints... then you certainly will come to appreciate this place.... try their rustico burger "medium done" ... yo its juicy as heck.... and dont forget changing the regular fries for "sweet potatoe fries"... its a greasy delight...

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Thank Bernal V
San Salvador, El Salvador
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

If you are hungry and truly want an amazing hamburger, this is the place! Warm service and the desserts are amazing!

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Thank luistona
ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you Luis, it is our pleasure to serve you and reading reviews like yours inspire us to keep doing what we do, with passion. Hope to have back with us soon. More 

San Salvador
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

In my experience this is the place where they serve the best burgers in El Salvador. The bread is homemade, the flavors is amazing, the french fries are excellent and they are big. I especially appreciate that the even they are big the meat it´s not too thick as it is in many other places. Would recommend it without a... More 

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Thank Tacuaco_44
ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you Tacuaco for this awesome review, it is our pleasure to serve you and we hope to have you with us soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $12
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Calle Poniente y Pasaje Los Pinos #3877 | Colonia Escalon, San Salvador 000000, El Salvador
  • Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  San Salvador Department  >  San Salvador
  • Phone Number: +503 2224 5656
Description
We make ridiculously good rustic casual food, our servings are abundant, robust and satisfying. Our best sellers are our burgers and we are proud to sell the best burger in the world. All served in a laid back ambiance with friendly service. The kitchen is runned by Alvaro, chef and owner and the front of the house is managed by Ana Elizabeth, Alvaro's mom. Pay us a visit, we'll make you feel at home, on one condition, come hungry!

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