We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Charrua

7 Calle Poniente y 81 Avenida Norte, Colonia Escalon, San Salvador, El Salvador
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“rabbit” (2 reviews)
“parrillada” (2 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Latin, South American, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Spanish, Argentinean
$$ - $$$
7 Calle Poniente y 81 Avenida Norte, Colonia Escalon, San Salvador, El Salvador
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (38)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Reviewed December 24, 2016

I stayed El Salvador for two days on a trip from S. Africa to the United States; I knew prior to this trip about El Charrua, A friend of mine who knows very well about my life long love affair with Parrilladas, S American Parrilladas...More

1  Thank Milton V
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

We went with the family for lunch and found this place. The decoration is super nice and the owner is Uruguayan. They some really good meat and besides beef they offer rabbit, goat and pork. Quality is pretty good and depends of course on the...More

Thank Raz W
Reviewed October 22, 2016

The food here is really good and the service is excellent. The price is in the medium end of San Salvador.

Thank Nicholas N
Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

I always find ordering wine in ES an interesting experience. Never a menu that actually has what is in stock. Understandable people here don't drink very much wine. Had a selection of 3 bottles of red and one rosé. No whites in stock. Bottles were...More

1  Thank PeterBruceG
Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

I would like to mention that the service and the food was excellent. I would recommend Parrillada Premium, excellent cuts and very delicious. Overall, I have been in all the top restaurants that sell meat in San Salvador and this has been the best!!!

Thank Rafael M
Reviewed December 6, 2013

Very nice Uruguayan restaurant, one of the best places to eat in San Salvador. Delicious food and great selections of quality beers, ask for Paulaner!

1  Thank GHawener
Reviewed March 14, 2013

My wife and my friend ate here. We walked from Hotel Arbol De Los Sueños. It was hard to find because the address is not recognized by google maps, waze or apple maps. It is around the corner from the Palestinian embassy on the roundabout...More

2  Thank ruthannbeloved
Reviewed January 10, 2012

This restaurant was within walking distance of our hotel. It was difficult for us to find at first, it didn't display correctly in Google maps. I am glad we were persistent in finding it though, it was one of our favorite restaurants of our stay....More

3  Thank amusez
Reviewed March 8, 2011

this is a small Uruguayan place near the Intercontinental Hotel frequented by local families and couples. There is a TV at one end so sit at the other where they play nice music and the TV does not intrude at all either visually or audibly....More

3  Thank VancouverRainforest
Nearby Restaurants
Koi Sushi
139 reviews
.31 miles away
Tipicos Margoth
140 reviews
.30 miles away
A Fuego Lento
43 reviews
.01 miles away
Buffalo Wings
36 reviews
.31 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Plaza Futura
358 reviews
.30 miles away
Nahuat Tours
128 reviews
.76 miles away
El Arbol de Dios
33 reviews
.85 miles away
El Salvador Turismo - Day Tours
24 reviews
.86 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from El Charrua staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Calle Poniente y 81 Avenida Norte, Colonia Escalon, San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  San Salvador Department  >  San Salvador
This is a small uruguan place with great food at low prices in a pleasant low key ambience
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing