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El Charrua

7 Calle Poniente y 81 Avenida Norte, Colonia Escalon, San Salvador, El Salvador
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
3 Feb 2018
“Great Value and Excellent Food!!”
24 Dec 2016
“Good Steaks(all types of cuts,national, and international),Good Drinks, Great Friends!”
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Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American
7 Calle Poniente y 81 Avenida Norte, Colonia Escalon, San Salvador, El Salvador
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I visited this place In January and the food was delicious and great value as well. I was hesitant to order the house wine to pair it with my meal but It was a great choice. Also loved how the restaurant owner made time to...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank wflores
Reviewed 24 December 2016

I stayed El Salvador for two days on a trip from S. Africa to the United States; I knew prior to this trip about El Charrua, A friend of mine who knows very well about my life long love affair with Parrilladas, S American Parrilladas...More

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank Milton V
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We went with the family for lunch and found this place. The decoration is super nice and the owner is Uruguayan. They some really good meat and besides beef they offer rabbit, goat and pork. Quality is pretty good and depends of course on the...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank razw2014
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The food here is really good and the service is excellent. The price is in the medium end of San Salvador.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank 773nicholasn
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

I always find ordering wine in ES an interesting experience. Never a menu that actually has what is in stock. Understandable people here don't drink very much wine. Had a selection of 3 bottles of red and one rosé. No whites in stock. Bottles were...More

Date of visit: October 2015
1  Thank PeterBruceG
Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

I would like to mention that the service and the food was excellent. I would recommend Parrillada Premium, excellent cuts and very delicious. Overall, I have been in all the top restaurants that sell meat in San Salvador and this has been the best!!!

Thank Rafael M
Reviewed 6 December 2013

Very nice Uruguayan restaurant, one of the best places to eat in San Salvador. Delicious food and great selections of quality beers, ask for Paulaner!

Date of visit: October 2013
1  Thank GHawener
Reviewed 14 March 2013

My wife and my friend ate here. We walked from Hotel Arbol De Los Sueños. It was hard to find because the address is not recognized by google maps, waze or apple maps. It is around the corner from the Palestinian embassy on the roundabout...More

Date of visit: March 2013
2  Thank ruthannbeloved
Reviewed 10 January 2012

This restaurant was within walking distance of our hotel. It was difficult for us to find at first, it didn't display correctly in Google maps. I am glad we were persistent in finding it though, it was one of our favorite restaurants of our stay....More

Date of visit: January 2012
3  Thank amusez
Reviewed 8 March 2011

this is a small Uruguayan place near the Intercontinental Hotel frequented by local families and couples. There is a TV at one end so sit at the other where they play nice music and the TV does not intrude at all either visually or audibly....More

Date of visit: March 2011
3  Thank VancouverRainforest
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Calle Poniente y 81 Avenida Norte, Colonia Escalon, San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  San Salvador Department  >  San Salvador
This is a small uruguan place with great food at low prices in a pleasant low key ambience
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