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El Viroleno Restaurant

471 W 800 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2243
+1 801-595-7021
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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“pupusas” (7 reviews)
“black beans” (2 reviews)
“tortillas” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Spanish
471 W 800 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2243
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

OK, the area is scary. But the food is excellent and the service is fast and friendly. I tried three different pupusas, all were wonderful. I hope to return soon. (There is plenty of parking right around the block on 500 West)

Thank NicholasWells
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We stopped by El Viroleno for lunch on a Thursday based on some reviews we had seen. The restaurant is located in an industrial section of SLC and does not look like much from the outside. Upon entering we found a quaint little restaurant. There...More

Thank maddie59
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

My husbands family is from El Salvador and we have been looking for authentic Salvadorian food and this place hit the spot. It is a little bit of a hole in the wall but the food was delicious and the staff was very friendly. We...More

Thank Chelseydee
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Great service and food :) authentic food. We got 3 different types of pupusas that we're all amazing. Hot chocolate was also great!

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 19 September 2016

A friend of mine who lived in El Salvador for a few years recommended this place for papusas, an under-appreciated Central American dish which needs no introduction for those who've tried it. For those who haven't, imagine a really good quesadilla (more like a fat...More

Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Don't let the building or location distract you, this is a great place for authentic Salvadorian food. The papusas were handmade and tasty. They offer other meals but the papusas were large and filling. Friendly service. Small seating area but kids are fine. Street parking....More

Thank Rather_Nomadic
Reviewed 29 April 2014

I've been coming to El Viroleno for years for the delicious pupusas and other Salvadoran food. These are the most authentic pupsusas I've found in Utah -- and believe me, pupusas are a passion of mine so I'm always on the lookout for the best...More

Thank Wes C
Reviewed 29 March 2014

I love going here to eat the pupusas I don't like the pork and cheese ones, but the bean and cheese is amazing, I have not tried anything else here only pupusas.

Thank Henery F
Reviewed 19 January 2013

Really great little restaurant on the (slightly) west side. Went with a friend on the recommendation of a friend of his. Went back twice more in the next two weeks. Being new to Salvadorean food, I don't at all consider myself an expert, but loved...More

Thank James R
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  • Address: 471 W 800 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2243
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-595-7021
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