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EL Santaneco Restaurant

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Spanish, Salvadoran, South American, Central American
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24 5th St, Chelsea, MA 02150-2836
+1 617-884-5005
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9:00 am - 10:45 pm
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Sun - Wed 9:00 am - 9:45 pm
Thu - Sat 9:00 am - 10:45 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good food and the price is average. The only thing that we didn't like was the location not really the Good at all to sit and enjoy dinner or lunch. The customer services was good. Keep it up thanks for such a good food.

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Revere, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Family oriented restaurant. The atmosphere is very pleasant and the menu offers a good variety of Latin American dishes.

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

El Santaneco was my first introduction to Salvadoreans cuisine. Since you enter the restaurant, the atmosphere is different from a branding restaurant. I was impressed by its large menu and combination of ingredients and flavors. The dishes are well served and its presentation is amazing. About the servers and managers, they all are friendly and kind. The owners and managers... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2010

This restaurant could be in San Salvador except for the English on the menu. Our meals were delicious. Portions were generous. The presentation was unusually good for such an inexpensive place. Our plates were a bright display of tropical colors. The decor is simple but attractive. Service was friendly and attentive. Spanish was clearly the first language of our waitress,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $15
Cuisine
Spanish, Salvadoran, South American, Central American
Restaurant features
Television, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:45 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:45 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:45 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:45 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:45 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:45 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 5th St, Chelsea, MA 02150-2836
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 617-884-5005
Description
El Santaneco Restaurant offers Salvadorian and Latin American home style food including carne asada, mojarra frita, pupusas among others

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?