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El Atlakat

Certificate of Excellence
Latin, Spanish, Salvadoran, South American, Central American
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8984 Taft St, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024-4668
(954) 450-0866
8:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 12:00 am
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443 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Menu selection, taste, service, and great value .... what's not to like! Over the years I've ordered several entrees, but always come back to my favorite "Bistec de Pollo" (grilled chicken filet, smothered with grilled onions, and accompanied with rice & beans). All nationalities walk through the door to eat here, so check out the other reviews, and then drive... More 

Thank FLworldwanderer
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

I love this place! Food is always fresh, delicious, and opened late for the late hunger and don't want fast, greasy food. I never had a complaint, we eat at least once a week from there. Recommended the atlakat special for those who are really hungry...enjoy

Thank kenneth c
Plantation, Florida
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94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Lunch special is great for what you get. Quick and friendly service. Place is showing its age and the last few times I've been my churasco has tasted like fish as if it was cooked after or on the same grill as a fish. Not terrible, but if your allergic or don't like fish that's no bueno. Otherwise always a... More 

Thank LazenbyFamily
Miami, Florida
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607 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

if you like pupusas, this is the place to be. I had the pupusas with chicharron, they were amazing. I have been in this place twice. Service is good and fast.

Thank Albertomiami
Miami, Florida
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260 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Small hole in the wall tucked in a shopping center off Taft Street. Food is cooked as you order it so it takes a few minutes. But served Hot!! and as ordered! Very good for the price! Worth giving it a try for sure!

Thank Hialeah73
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443 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

This is my "go too" restaurant, when I'm in the area. Not only is the food delicious, the owners great guy's , and the staff friendly and bilingual, .... the prices are really affordable. This is a great combination. Don't take my word ... read the reviews. Plenty of seating & parking. cash or credit.

1 Thank FLworldwanderer
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38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

This small little hole in the wall continues to be one of my favorite places to dine for a great meal. Service has always been great, the food is fantastic, and I cannot believe the amount of food they serve you for the price. Garlic shrimp, pupusa, and the beef soup are amazing.

Thank Julio P
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443 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Food is always great tasting, large portions, and affordable prices. Menu offers a wide selection to choose a tasty dish. Friendly service, large dining area, cash or credit, and ample parking. Hope this helps with your first visit.

Thank FLworldwanderer
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153 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

We usually come here for lunch but this time we came for early dinner. The prices were obviously a little higher for dinner and the portions were huge! I could not finish the steak. The service was good and food was delicious as always!

Thank o9001kings
miami, fl
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Tried this local place for dinner after reading the reviews and receiving good feedback from people that have ate here. I am impressed! I had the carne asada with some rice and beans along with a salad, it was DELICIOUS!! My husband ordered the fried fish (they give you the ENTIRE fish) with rice and beans along with tostones and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Latin, Spanish, Salvadoran, South American, Central American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8984 Taft St, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024-4668
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Pembroke Pines
  • Phone Number: (954) 450-0866

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