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El Pulgarcito

Latin, , Spanish
5921 Merriam Dr, Shawnee, KS 66203-3161
+1 913-384-3887
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 Mar 2018
17 Dec 2017
“First Time Visit”
Closed Now
Latin, Central American, Spanish, South American
5921 Merriam Dr, Shawnee, KS 66203-3161
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

It was very clear that a lot pride is taken in preparing the food in this restaurant. The service was great and they answered all of our questions with a smile. They checked on us frequently to see how we were doing. Very friendly atmosphere....More

Thank state82
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

I met family for lunch here and we had quite a mixed group of food preferences. Even the pickiest of us found something on the menu. I had the chicken soup and could have eaten it all day - excellent! The place was clean (but...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Nice to see them open again. The remodeling isn't jarring, but it certainly looks clean, spacious, and bright. Had an espinaca y queso pupusa, along with some nice, spicy curtido for an appetizer, followed by a main course of guisado de res, stewed beef with...More

Thank pacastew32
Reviewed 12 May 2017

LOVE this Place. Unfortunately they have been closed for almost a year, for "remodeling". Not sure what is going on. they stated on Facebook about 2 months ago, they were almost ready to open and waiting on inspections? Best Papusas and Tamales I've ever had......More

Thank Claude D
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Our family loves this place. This time I happen to meets a colleague there for lunch. She had never been. And I think she was pretty impressed with the place. You can never go wrong with their papusas. But I always try and get something...More

Thank jcamis
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Spending a weekend in Kansas City, we tried El Pulgarcito for lunch on Saturday and I enjoyed it so much that we came back for dinner the next day! The food is excellent. FULL of flavor, prepared fresh (it does take a little time after...More

Thank DeanH64
Reviewed 12 December 2015

My father was visiting from out-of-town & not feeling well. He said all he wanted was soup. I tried to think: Where's the best soup in town? Then it hit me! ! El Pulgarcito! My southern, Lt. Col. daddy is picky about good food, but...More

Thank emelle12
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We ordered carry out, burritos, tacos and pupusas. We were impressed with everything that we had. The prices are more than reasonable and everything was delicious. I highly recommend the pupusas especially if you have never had them. They have a wide variety for all...More

Thank fratwin
Reviewed 12 February 2015

We love trying new cuisines, so food from El Salvador was right up our alley. I saw all the great reviews about this location but was really disappointed. The restaurant itself had a dirty feel to it. There was food all over the floors and...More

Thank gabi_kansas
Reviewed 8 February 2015

I've been wanting to try this restaurant for weeks, since we saw the good reviews. When we arrived early on a Saturday evening for dinner, about half the tables were full. We noticed people coming in the whole time we were there and many were...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Latin, Central American, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5921 Merriam Dr, Shawnee, KS 66203-3161
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Shawnee
  • Phone Number: +1 913-384-3887
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