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Clavo y Canela

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Salvadoran, South American
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Calle de los Sisimiles, San Salvador, El Salvador
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection. Friendly service. Unlimited coffee which is very important! Air condition, clean and good price. We walked from our hotel to the one on Avenida Olímpica.

Thank Cynthia R
San Salvador
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Great place and food for the money. I was here for breakfast and got much more than I expected for the price. Great taste!

Thank fgaldamez
San Salvador, El Salvador
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

This restaurant has delicious food and also the service is very good, the waitress are very attentive and kind.

Thank JojoG21_
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Food is very good, prices are acceptable however sadly service is bad, staff are not properly trained and we after have already seat on a table were told table was already reserved which wasn't true and the place was empty after all.

Thank Kevin M
New York City, New York
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

Breakfast here are their specialty. It is a very inexpensive restaurant and I would say a very good price-quality relation. A lot of locals go there.

Thank joseu1
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Clavo y Canela is one the places that I used to visit with my girlfriend. They are all so kind and nice. It is a really nice place to spend a good evening or night on a date. The food is really good and the wine is amazing. I love Clavo y Canela in Sisimiles and also all the other... More 

Thank Reyes A
Leon, Nicaragua
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2015

Service was very good and prices were affordable. Server seemed knowldgeable enough to recommend a wine with dinner. Even though we were the last to leave were not rushed out the door.

Thank Leonora1990
North Wildwood, New Jersey
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453 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2015

Several of us ordered a steak and potato dish. The potatoes were simple but good, but the steak could have been more tender. An order mixup created a very long delay for the fettuccini alfredo, but the dish was very good. The waiter seemed to lose his cool in the situation. It was nice dining in the private room in... More 

Thank movieglue
Livermore, CA
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2015

My father recommended this place. It is a great place to have lunch. The menu have different choices. Price is reasonable. I ordered meat with potatoes and rice and a strawberry drink (delicioso!) I highly recommend this place. My husband ordered fish in a coconut sauce, he loved it. Good atmosphere.

Thank pepitaLivermore_CA
Granada Hills
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2015

Great place for lunch. Good food, good service. Everything is well done. A nice little place in the heart of San Salvador. typical salvadoran dishes, well-prepared, along with sandwiches, soups, and salads. Not fine dining, but a very, very good restaurant.

Thank Michael L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Salvadoran, South American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle de los Sisimiles, San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  San Salvador Department  >  San Salvador
  • Phone Number: 2261-1570

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?