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Salvadoran, South American
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6405 Roosevelt Ave, Woodside, NY 11377-3643
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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3,671 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 511 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

A very nice restaurant with a comfortable atmosphere. Nothing fancy, with some quaint tables in the window. Decent service, and some great Central American style food. Lots of rice and meat dishes and some great pupusas.

Thank Bernardo F
New York City, New York
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3,671 reviews
1,422 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 511 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Decent Salvadorean food, pupusas, dba great rice. Nice small comfy place with great low prices. Right under the seven train, so it's not quiet, especially if you have a table right near the front Windies. Quick service, but not such great English.

Thank Bernardo F
New York City, New York, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2015

Went for lunch, ordered the 3 pupusas: chicharron, mixta and queso (very greasy this last one). The other 2 were good. Also ordered the tamal de gallina, which was very good. My friend ordered the tacos de pollo, estilo flauta (fritos) and they were amazing!!! I will go back or stop by if in the area just for the tacos.... More 

Thank Juan C
New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2015

I discovered pupusas through my neighbor and then started going to this placeabout 15 years ago. if you're looking for traditional salvadorean food, this is the right place. great prices and good home-cooked food, but do not expect anything trendy. just go for a good meal and authenticity.

Thank vmb243
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2015

My wife and I love Salvadoran food. However, this Restaurant we have frequent for several years HAVE DEFINITELY LOWERED their quality starting with the CHEESE, also known as "QUESILLO"! The cheese tasted and seems as if it was COTTAGE cheese, not that mozarrella type pupusas. Not impressed and had to cancel an order to go that's how bad it was.... More 

Thank Carlian R
New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2014

Izalco is a small family owned restaurant located under the 7 train (can get a little noisy). The place itself is outdated with an overload of decorations on the walls. it needs a little bit of love & care. I don't think the food is to die for with the exception of their pupusas and sangria - which have kept... More 

Thank JMR-NY
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2012

Izalco has been one of our favourite restaurants for a while, it's small, cosy, family-run and very authentic. Their ceviche is very good and their pupusas just delicious. and the best part, it's not expensive at all! Definitely one of the best restaurant in woodside

Thank Natou32

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Salvadoran, South American
Late Night
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6405 Roosevelt Ave, Woodside, NY 11377-3643
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Woodside
  • Phone Number: 718-533-8373

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?