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“Easy to find great Mexican food”
Review of El Zocalo

El Zocalo
Ranked #24 of 310 Restaurants in San Salvador
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 11 March 2014

I've been here a couple of times and really enjoyed it. The food is delicious. The drinks are great and you can either eat in the restaurant or in an indoor courtyard just outside it. On my most recent visit, I was accompanied by my 1 year old daugher and 80+ year old mother in law and was very pleased with the accomodation made for both. This place comes very highly recommended but there are not a lot of good Mexican food restaurants here.

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1  Thank Paul F
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Reviewed 13 February 2014

We passed by El Zócalo in our bus when returning to our hotel, Villa Real, on Sisímiles. It looked nice, so we walked back for dinner. It was the best Mexican food we've had on several trips to El Salvador - better than another Mexican restaurant a few blocks away. Our group had a variety of meals from very generous nachos to tacos and the Pancho Villa which looked like a sliced taco with guacamole and beans in the middle. Everyone enjoyed the meals and thought it was well worth the 10 minute walk from the hotel. The margaritas and sangria were very good as well. Service was prompt and attentive. In Mexico this would probably not be rated excellent; however, in El Salvador good Mexican food is rare.

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1  Thank Eldereaglewatcher
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Reviewed 12 January 2014

El Zocalo is possibly the best Mexican food in the city, although that isn't necessarily a great accomplishment as it doesn't have much competition. Everything they serve is good, although nothing really stood out as fantastic. I've been there three times, but I certainly don't salivate thinking about the meals. It is worth noting, however, that their portions are generous, they have excellent hot sauces, the margaritas are excellent, and it's genuinely a good place to eat.

It also has good vegetarian options which can be important if you are planning dinner for big groups.

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Thank Derek L
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Reviewed 8 November 2013 via mobile

Really good food, I had eaten at this place back in September 2012, and the fresh tortillas, and the salsas were so good. But my personal favorite! A corona Zocalo style!!! The fact that's so conveniently located, makes it easier to enjoy it.

1  Thank Armando E
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Reviewed 31 July 2013

Excelent mexican restaurant where we had dinner twice at it was not far from our hotel Hotel Casa Cuscatlan. The staff was nice and the service was perfect. Good choice of plates, even for the vegetarians. Totally recommendable!

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