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“DELICIOUS!!!!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of El Balcon

El Balcon
Ranked #9 of 187 Restaurants in Bremerton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout
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178 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“DELICIOUS!!!!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

I was looking for a new spot for "date night" with my wife. Aft reading a few reviews, we decided on El Balcon. WOW! What a find!
The place is a tiny walk-in with just a few stools around the perimeter for seating. Clean and tidy.
The food is to die for! I had a combo plate with different Salvadorian traditional foods, and it was simply amazing. The favors are fresh and tasty. My wife had the Carnitas Tacos, and the pork was really good. Rather than a simple fried pork, the meat had been seasoned well before it was fried, which made for a very tasty taco.
All in all, I would give El Balcon a "10"! We will be back...OFTEN!!!!!

Visited October 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Bremerton, WA
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Very delicious and reasonable”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2013

This little Salvadorian restaurant is a jewel in downtown Bremerton with a friendly efficient staff and very tasty food. The pupusa's are so good esp. The shrimp filled ones. It is small and often there is a line but they know how to moved the food out while it is hot.

Visited May 2013
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Bremerton, WA
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Home of the Bremerton Burrito!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2013

Excellent "hole in the wall" Salvadorian food (basically like Mexican food). Even my super picky son loved it. Their fresh salsa are delicious. Some of the servings are HUGE -- designed for the young sailors. A popular "off the menu item" -- Carne Asada Fries.

Visited December 2012
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University Place, Washington
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160 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Just good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2013

This place uses good quality meats and produce, well prepared. Service is very friendly and quick. Lunch can be crowded but the line moves quickly, just don't expect to get a seat as there is limited space. There menu is huge with a lot of specialty dishes you won't find at americanised Mexican restaurants.

  • Visited May 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Authentic, fresh, and affordable”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

The food was delicious and a great value. The service was super friendly. The only con for me was the wait for the food and the lack of seating, but this was only a problem because I had my 9 month old with me. Next time I'll be calling ahead of time to place a to go order. Because there definitely will be a next time!

  • Visited April 2013
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