We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

il Bongustaio

Boulevard Racetrack # 605 Colonia San Benito | San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
+503 2528 4200
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
“italian food” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Boulevard Racetrack # 605 Colonia San Benito | San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (108)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 14 May 2017

Beautiful place. Great food. Super service. Several excellent dishes include the lamb, the carpaccios, the pastas. Can't go wrong here. Try the fish in a block of salt.

Thank henryyarhi
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Common there is no way you can give less than 5 stars, yes its pricey, put worth every penny. The service is great, and the food is even better.

Thank Xrent
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Aesthetically: simple, elegant, clean lines 😍 and unique. Best Pasta in Central America. A must, got to try it!

Thank Beenover60countries
Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you are looking for perfection in your food not only in presentation, but also in taste as well as service, look no further. This restaurant is the perfect match for an incredible night of feasting.

Thank luistona
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Il Bongustaio offers world-class food with great taste. The place is nicely decorated. Customer service is outstanding. Widely recommendes when going to San Salvador. Definetely a must!

Thank Javier C
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I have been going to Il Bongustaio since 2004, and it is truly an outstanding restaurant. It is one of my favorite Italian Restaurants in the World. They have the most extraordinary Gnnochi al Pomodoro. I highly recommend it! Their Burrata is fabulous, as well...More

1  Thank Paminaxxi
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I recently had a business dinner here and the food was delicious, the ambiance is relaxing and the staff was very accommodating. I had the Sea Bass and it was delicious. I highly recommend this restaurant and can't wait to go back. P.s. the Chocolate...More

Thank GypsyDrifter
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The best Italian food in El Salvador. Excellent service and menu with a lot of specials. Highly recommend for dinner.

Thank Alberto P
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Finding a good place to eat that is tasteful and not a chain is a blessing in this town. This place has a nice decor, simple and clean. The food was lovely and service very good.

Thank Acebo R
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Great Italian food. Nice ambience. A great place for family and friends. We had Fettuccine with Lobster and you must try that if you visit this lovely restaurant

Thank Vishal130280
Nearby Restaurants
El Lomo y La Aguja
24 reviews
1.00 km away
La Antigua
16 reviews
1.56 km away
Sushi king
16 reviews
1.35 km away
6 reviews
1.44 km away
Nearby Attractions
79 reviews
2.39 km away
20 reviews
3.68 km away
Museo de Arte de El Salvador
127 reviews
2.57 km away
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
109 reviews
1.90 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from il Bongustaio staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Racetrack # 605 Colonia San Benito | San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  San Salvador Department  >  San Salvador
  • Phone Number: +503 2528 4200
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing