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El Guanaco

331 NE 44th St, Oakland Park, FL 33334-1443
+1 954-351-0792
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pupusas” (59 reviews)
“enchiladas” (18 reviews)
“tortillas” (10 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Salvadoran, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
331 NE 44th St, Oakland Park, FL 33334-1443
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of my favorite places to eat clean healthy Salvadoran/Mexican food. A great staff of wonderful ladies . Great price great food!! LOVE THIS PLACE.

Thank Casamayagrill
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I am in Ft. Lauderdale I have to eat here. They have a fantastic menu but I can never get past their 12" steak burrito. It is perfect in every way and so well packed that none of the steak spills out right...More

Thank Stewart1234567
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had heard great things about this place and finally had a chance to try it out. Went on a Thursday night, were only 2 tables full when we arrived, by the time we left the whole place was packed, for good reason. Its a quaint...More

Thank dlg3002
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time my family and I have dined here. Great service, authentic El Salvadorian food with great Mexican choices that are better than most Soflo Mexican restaurants. Really friendly staff and a great large menu. You must try the authentic Pupusas. Great...More

Thank stevevanberg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best choice ever!!! The place is small but the food is exceptional!!! Drinks were ice cold and the food was INCREDIBLE!!! And as if it couldn’t get any better... the service was GREAT!! If you are craving Mexican/Salvadorian cuisine, you must try...More

Thank ESmith1216
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

First time eating here. My wife had been here once for lunch and this was her first time for dinner. We started out with a cheese pupusas and a shrimp and cheese pupusas. They were simply delicious. My wife then had shrimp tacos that came...More

Thank RichiePec
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

It’s been along time since I had good latin food. But finally I found it, this hidden gem has been here since 2009 and u would miss it in a blink, thank gawd for that. Keeps the craziness out. The service, smiles, chatter and food...More

Thank ToTheMoonMarketplace
mexicansalvadorian, Owner at El Guanaco, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thank you soo much, we’ve been here for a while now and hope to continue making our guests happy Gracias 😊 for your support!!!!!!

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This is a totally unassuming restaurant that is suitable to the homey atmosphere and food. It is set back from the road so don't pass it by. You are cordially greeted upon entry and quickly brought to your table. The staff is incredibly hospitable and...More

Thank Bob_OpFL
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Great authentic food. Small and intimate and loads of fun. Great margaritas, tacos, burritos, quesadillas and more. Great service and friendly.

Thank CloverZ S
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Plaintains perfectly cooked w side of white cheese Short rib Seat pad corn on the cob vegetables side of rice and fresh lime. All very delicious.

Thank WorknPlayHardTx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Salvadoran, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 331 NE 44th St, Oakland Park, FL 33334-1443
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Oakland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 954-351-0792
Mexican and El Salvadoran
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