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Pupusita Express

1114 N Cedar Lake Rd, Lake Zurich, IL 60073-2612
+1 847-550-5325
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“tamales” (7 reviews)
“pupusa” (4 reviews)
“quesadilla” (2 reviews)
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11:00 - 20:00 Hours
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish, South American
1114 N Cedar Lake Rd, Lake Zurich, IL 60073-2612
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Highly recommended. unique, fresh food at reasonable prices. We've been coming here for a couple of years and are always delighted with anything we order. A small restaurant and a bit cramped, so we usually try to come at off times.

Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I went here for dinner on a Friday night. There are a handful of tables inside the restaurant to sit at. I ordered at the counter, and the gentleman working there was very friendly and efficient. Got a pupusa and a quesadilla, both were delicious!!...More

Thank tedkirby
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Me and my Brothers live in town and occasionally want to try restaurants we have not been too. Pupusita was one of them. we often get inspired to try a place when they offer coupons, and we did. As we entered we noticed an average...More

Thank Gamer5544
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The food was delicious, freshly made with authentic Salvadorian options. The prices are very reasonable. The owner is very friendly and its a casual family friendly restaurant. I've been here multiple times and extremely satisfied every time. During my most recent visit I had Tamales...More

Thank Anthony T
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We are Salvadorian and the food was very authentic! Delicious and for a good price. We love the location and restaurant is always clean and service is quick.

Thank 74chab33
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing fancy here just really good fresh food. Came for lunch with wife and we had salad and an empanadas , tamale and pupusa. The salad greens were fresh and the plate more than adequate for two. There was so many nuts on it I...More

Thank Wrx8
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful family business. Great food. A hidden gem in Lake Zurich. You will love the variety of food choices. Best tamales you will ever have.

Thank island4trav
Reviewed 26 September 2016

when you looking for a local carryout with quality Mexican food... try Pupusita express. Good quality food, we tried and enjoyed: veggie burrito, beef tacos, and tried two pupusita's.

Thank T W
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Small, family-owned and a very good choice for lunch. Empanadas were delicious. Some meals come with pickled cabbage-n-jalapeno salad - different and delectable. A couple of horchata drinks are available.

1  Thank wlamb123
Reviewed 12 January 2016

I have visited a few times and always get fresh and authentic dishes with wonderful friendly service. It is worth a stop in or take away for lunch. I really enjoyed the soups and the traditional Pupusas. The combos are nice too because you can...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1114 N Cedar Lake Rd, Lake Zurich, IL 60073-2612
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lake Zurich
  • Phone Number: +1 847-550-5325
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