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“Real Salvadoran food, fresh cooked and delicious”
Review of El Pulgarcito II

El Pulgarcito II
Ranked #51 of 161 Restaurants in Lacey
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

The name of the restaurant means “Tom Thumb’” in English. The menu offers a number of traditional Hispanic food but the speciality is Salvadoran pupusas which are a kind of bread that is stuffed with pork or chicken and cheese and then fried. It is excellent and very reasonable at $ 2.75 each. I also had the pollo guise do which was excellent and came with a huge serving of rice, refrained beans and salad for $12.50. You also get tortillas with the dish. And, for dessert, I recommend fried plantains. Everything is cooked fresh just for you. Get there early because it fills up pretty quickly.

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Reviewed January 23, 2018

We really enjoyed the food here. Homemade and plenty of it! A good choice for sure. We really enjoyed the pupusas especially.

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Thank Gina V
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Reviewed January 16, 2018

With four people eating I wish we had more variety to go off of, but we all ordered pupusas, so this is based on that fact. The waitress was awesome: friendly, engaging, totally on top of it. We loved her. Enjoyed the atol de elote. The pupusas were good, but very heavy. The spinach and loroco versions were much more cheese than vegetable--and who doesn't like fried cheese, right? But one would have been enough. So: tasty, but would have worked better combined with other items on the menu. Our bad.

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Thank Suzanne S
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Reviewed January 12, 2017

I enjoy trying different ethnic foods and exploring new tastes.This was my first time eating Salvadoran food. I ordered three different Pupusas each with a different filling. What are they, you ask? Pupusas are made of a thick, handmade corn tortilla (cornmeal dough) and you can fill it with combinations of pork, cheese, refried beans, etc. The meal came with a cabbage slaw that you can top your pupusas with for added taste. Very good and I would definitely eat here again.

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Reviewed May 24, 2016

Went there on recommendation of acquaintance. Enjoyed the food and you are on your own for communication unless you speak Spanish. Decent selection of beer. We started with 2 kinds of Pupsosas. One cheese and (waitress had never tried and didn't know what other ingredient was) - was very good. The other had pork, beef and beans and was a little less tasty. Served with a spicy slaw that was very good. We ordered 2 dishes as we had been warned of the extra large servings. One was a Salvadorean herbed chicken and the other the Pulgarcito plate with sliced beef with onions, peppers, and prawns. The pico that came with it was very spicy if you weren't careful. Both had what could be described as a flow of black beans. Each had choice of flour or corn tortillas. Both platters were excellent and were huge. Two bottles of hot sauce came to the table. A thinner one resembled Tabasco (bottle of that was already on table). The other was thicker and deadly!. Even our lover of all things extra hot couldn't handle that one. We easily fed 4 hungry adults.

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Thank Dianne H
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