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El Guanaco

331 NE 44th St, Oakland Park, FL 33334-1443
+1 954-351-0792
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pupusas” (57 reviews)
“enchiladas” (19 reviews)
“rice” (16 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Salvadoran, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
331 NE 44th St, Oakland Park, FL 33334-1443
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the second time my family and I have dined here. Great service, authentic El Salvadorian food with great Mexican choices that are better than most Soflo Mexican restaurants. Really friendly staff and a great large menu. You must try the authentic Pupusas. Great...More

Thank stevevanberg
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was the best choice ever!!! The place is small but the food is exceptional!!! Drinks were ice cold and the food was INCREDIBLE!!! And as if it couldn’t get any better... the service was GREAT!! If you are craving Mexican/Salvadorian cuisine, you must try...More

Thank ESmith1216
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time eating here. My wife had been here once for lunch and this was her first time for dinner. We started out with a cheese pupusas and a shrimp and cheese pupusas. They were simply delicious. My wife then had shrimp tacos that came...More

Thank RichiePec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s been along time since I had good latin food. But finally I found it, this hidden gem has been here since 2009 and u would miss it in a blink, thank gawd for that. Keeps the craziness out. The service, smiles, chatter and food...More

Thank ToTheMoonMarketplace
mexicansalvadorian, Owner at El Guanaco, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you soo much, we’ve been here for a while now and hope to continue making our guests happy Gracias 😊 for your support!!!!!!

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This is a totally unassuming restaurant that is suitable to the homey atmosphere and food. It is set back from the road so don't pass it by. You are cordially greeted upon entry and quickly brought to your table. The staff is incredibly hospitable and...More

Thank Bob_OpFL
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Great authentic food. Small and intimate and loads of fun. Great margaritas, tacos, burritos, quesadillas and more. Great service and friendly.

Thank CloverZ S
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Plaintains perfectly cooked w side of white cheese Short rib Seat pad corn on the cob vegetables side of rice and fresh lime. All very delicious.

Thank WorknPlayHardTx
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Tiny place in Oakland Park. We had tamales, enchiladas, pupusa. The people there were very friendly. I would go back again.

Reviewed 24 July 2017

The service was very friendly and responsive as were the other patrons. The Pupusas where fantastic everything else was OK with the exception of the tamales which i found to be wet and lacking in flavor. I had the Lengua taco's which were good but...More

Thank Scubaman628
Reviewed 24 June 2017

My husband and I had our date night at this restaurant. We read the other reviews and thought we give it a try. Boy, are we glad we did. The decor was cute and comfy and the food was great. I had the shrimp burrito,...More

Thank Salcal3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Salvadoran, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 331 NE 44th St, Oakland Park, FL 33334-1443
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Oakland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 954-351-0792
Mexican and El Salvadoran
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