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El Gran Sabor

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Latin, Venezuelan, South American, Central American
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413 Kerens Ave, Elkins, WV 26241-3854
(304) 636-8200
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Huntington, West Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was beyond amazing and especially alongside a WV-made craft beer. I was traveling through Elkins for work and tripadvisor recommended this place. It looked like they were going to have some live music, I wish I could have stayed all night. I am definately going back on my next trip.

Thank Local_Food_Eater257
Carmel, Indiana
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42 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch at EGS. Large portions of very flavorful food. The atmosphere is nice, it's in a old house. Service was very good and attentive. We would return.

Thank RvMissAdventures
Elkins, West Virginia
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

everything on menu is great!!!! best salsa around. small and cozy dining area with a bar in the back and outdoor seating. I have never had a bad experience here. music and bands on weekend. worth the visit. great chicken soup. located in center of town in a house. you wouldn't be disappointed. remember its small and don't be in... More 

1 Thank douglas t
Elkins, West Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The food is fantastic! If you like spicy or not! Everything I've ever eaten there has been delicious! The atmosphere is friendly, & the service is great!

Thank Roz57
Fredericksburg, Texas
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229 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

While the atmosphere isn't much, the food is good. Located in a house on a residential street, with the owners kids running amok, the dining room is the preferred seating area. There is limited seating in a bar area, but it is located next to the kitchen. Service was friendly. Try the cachabas, A sweet corn pancake , grilled ,... More 

Thank Nancy H
Lafayette, Indiana
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This restaurant is a true gem! The dining rooms are quaint and cozy with photos from the Americas on the walls. And the food...delicious. My husband had the pork and pineapple quesadilla while I had the pork cachapa and both were delicious and ample size to share. We really appreciated the waitress' willingness to discuss food ingredients since my husband... More 

Thank Annette M
Elkins, West Virginia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

El Gran Sabor specializes in Venezuelan cuisine and is provides a great meal and good prices. The Lunch Pork Cachapa (corn pancake of sorts) is my favorite and it includes a buttery rice that is tough to beat. Great place to grab lunch or enjoy the live entertainment and laid back atmosphere in the bar in back.

Thank Brian P
Wheatfield, New York
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant in TripAdvisor and it had sparkling reviews. We gave it a shot and it delivered hard core! We had nachos grande for an appetizer. Followed up with the #5 on the Venezuelan menu. The plantains mixed perfectly with the rice and pork. The rest of the family ordered chimichangas and burritos. The dinners came with a... More 

Thank Christopher H
Charleston, West Virginia
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

What a cool spot right in Elkins! Fun to try something different. They were playing beachy reggae tunes. Several craft beers available. Nachos were served cold which was weird to me. Cheese on them wasn't melted. Beans with my meal were really tasty but not warm enough. Had a shrimp cachapa entree which was very good. I would skip the... More 

Thank WVBirdie
Chicago, Illinois
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

The food was so good! The portions are large, so you'll definitely leave full. I highly recommend the cachapas. They offer a variety of local West Virginia-brewed craft beers and a heavy pour of wine. Service was average. Live music most nights around the bar in the back of the house. I definitely recommend stopping here for a meal if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Latin, Venezuelan, South American, Central American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 Kerens Ave, Elkins, WV 26241-3854
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Elkins
  • Phone Number: (304) 636-8200

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