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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, El Salvador
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 4, 2014

I was absolutely amazed with the food this place offers, my favorite of all times is the Roasted Pork Sandwich, I have to get this at least once a Month :D, as a tip if you are not into carbs you can order this with a side of salad instead. The burgers are also amazing and they are always very... More 

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Thank mopineda
Reno, Nevada
1 review
Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

I was absolutely blown away by this place. Not only was this amazing food, but the staff was very friendly. Do yourself a favor and go eat here ASAP! Loved it!

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

Thank you for writing this epic review, it was our pleasure to serve you and expect to have back soon. More 

San Salvador Department, El Salvador
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you want an authentic mega burger (not the restaurant chain type) this is it! Small, rustic place! But very good service. The Sweet potatoe fries are the best (Yuca fries too). Try the Rustico Burger, you will not regret it! Simply the best Burger here in El Salvador

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Thank JRBucaro
Rogers, Arkansas, United States
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed May 3, 2014

If you have spent much time in Central America then you know a good burger(by American standards) isn't easy to come by. I had found a good one in Southern Nicaragua but this just topped the list for my favorite burger in Central America. They use quality beef and can cook it to your liking, good variety for choice of... More 

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Thank Chris R
ALVARO C, Chef/Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you Chris, for taking the time to write this great review about our restaurant, hope to have you back with us soon. More 

Dunedin, Florida
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2014

Not only does Rustico Bistro offer a great hamburger, they have a pulled pork sandwich that would make any Carolinian happy. Get there early. The place fills up fast, especially on weekends.

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Thank William G
Southern NJ
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75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed February 4, 2014

I ate here while visiting my daughter. I had the pulled pork, which was a little on the sweet side for my taste, but everybody else in the group had hamburgers, which they raved about. This restaurant/bistro has a nice, relaxed atmosphere, but they take their food seriously here, and the chef knows how to put his vision on the... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Rustico, reviews like yours are what keep us on our toes and always working on improving our quality of food and service, we hope to have you back with us soon More 

Miami
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 13, 2014 via mobile

This small restaurant has amazing food. I ate the " rustico hamburger" which was amazing but make sure you are hungry or ready to share because its pretty big lol. I also tried the pulled pork sandwich which was also amazing. All the sandwiches came with french fries but i asked for a little side of parmesan cheese that they... More 

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1 Thank Daniela E
ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you Daniela, reviews like yours is what keep us striving for excellence. Thank you for taking the time to write about us. Hope to have you with us soon. More 

Nuevo Cuscatlan
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3 reviews
Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

My son and I like this place very much. Every time we visit it we are very pleased with the food, the service and the coffee is espectacular. We will be back.

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Thank JGAlvarez
El Salvador
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed December 6, 2013

They offer great food with one of the best craft beer selections you'll find in El Salvador! Including great beers from Paulaner, Brooklyn Brewery & Rogue Ales.

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Thank GHawener
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed December 1, 2013

As tourists visiting for just a few days, Rustico was recommended by a friend who lives in San Salvador and has set the bar high for our experience of dining in the capital. The burger was amazing and the staff are great. Highly recommended.

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Thank jonp19
ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time write this awesome review, it was our pleasure to serve you and we expect to have with us soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
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
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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