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El Atlakat

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Latin, Central American, Spanish, Salvadoran, South American
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8984 Taft St, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024-4668
+1 954-450-0866
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8:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 12:00 am
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Florida
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470 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking to sample authentic Salvadoran food, then this is the restaurant to visit. The menu provides many entrees to choose, all at affordable prices. The staff is friendly & bilingual, giving you fast service. read the reviews and judge for yourself. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank FLworldwanderer
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Best beef soup ever.......Great lunch plates....good fish dishes...One of my favorite spot to eat!! i usually go with a group of my tennis friends for lunch........never had a bad meal..tasty juices, last but not least, there appetizer platter is fabulous !

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Thank funcruiser88
Miami, Florida
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105 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Visited her looking for papusa and left finding that and more. Hidden gem in Pines. Food all came out hot and delicious. Prices are very reasonable for the portions. The servers were quick and attentive. Great family vibe. Will be going again. Parking is tight which is my only gripe. So do yourself a favor and visit this establishment you'll... More 

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Thank David S
ft laud , Fl
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109 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

The last time I visited this place was 5 years ago when the DELICIOUS lunch specials were $ 4.99 . Well, this time the prices are only $ 1 more or $ 5.99 for unbelievable Salvadorian cuisine. Here are the lunches one may expect at that amazing cost. Chicken Breast , Liver + Onions, Fish Steak, Chicken Fajitas, Grilled Steak,... More 

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Thank gmbuylow
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

This is a very authentic Salvadoran restaurant where you can sample many of the traditional dishes from El Salvador. It is a casual place with delicious food at relatively inexpensive prices

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Thank hugoa834
Florida
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470 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank FLworldwanderer
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Thank kenneth c
Plantation, Florida
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95 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank LazenbyFamily
Miami, Florida
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827 reviews
641 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Albertomiami
Miami, Florida
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304 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Central American, Spanish, Salvadoran, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
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: +1 954-450-0866

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