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El Mexsal Restaurant

Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American, Spanish
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325 S Freedom Blvd, Provo, UT 84601-4439
+1 801-375-3468
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chili Relleno was authentic and cooked perfectly. My frinds ordered tacos, enchiladas and chicken burrito. Salsa and chips were amazing. Chips were homemade and had light salt which is something you don't get very often. Salsa was also homemade and very tasty. Fast service for lunch the place was full.

Thank James W
Herriman, United States
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We drive almost an hour, one way, to get our Pupusas fix! We always get a few pupusas along with a chimichanga. We like the cabbage they bring to the table as well. They have always been quick & we leave happy every time we visit.

Thank Robert R
Monterey, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I loved the casual feel to the restaurant -- Don't visit if you are looking to be pampered. The clientele definitely has the mother country flare. Pupusas are delicious and the price is great. We also ordered fajitas but will not do that again -- sorry, below average tis that dish. We will be back and stick with the Pupusas.

Thank Chris S
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Loved it! This place is new for us and has a unique taste that was different than other Mexican style restaurants. Loved the pupusas. I like saucey and cheese and that definitely defines their dishes. Excited to add this place to the lunch rotation.

Thank Marte M
Provo, Utah
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70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This place has nice, fresh, inexpensive Pupusas. Not much on ambiance, but definitely authentic Latin American fast food/cafeteria feel.

Thank JDP1111
Summerland, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2015

I don't like to leave bad reviews, but we were very disappointed with this place. We thought it had to be good because it was sooooo busy, and obviously a lot of locals go there... But it took forever to get our food (2 people, ordering a main dish each & water to drink... that was it), the dishes were... More 

Thank N_and_J2013
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103 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

We came for the pupusas! They were freshly made, and great. Service was leisurely, but that wasn't unexpected for how busy it was.

Thank braybrigade
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74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Like everyone else, it's all about the pupusas. Everything else on the menu you can find at a Mexican joint. But the pupusas. Heaven will taste like a freshly cooked pupusa from El Mexsal. They have a little crunchiness on the outside with the tasty center. I'm getting hungry thinking about it. The best part is that the pupusas are... More 

Thank Scott B
Springville, Utah
1 review
Reviewed 27 May 2015

I have to say first, that this is one of my first reviews for a restaurant ever...but this needed to be said... What can I say?! Authentic? Yes, and if not, as close as I can remember to my time in central america - it is. Do they have the generic Mexican food in addition to El Salvadoran on the... More 

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107 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Wonderful Mexican and Salvadorian food in a fund little out of the way place. Good food, freshly prepared and economical.

Thank UtahTravelqueen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 S Freedom Blvd, Provo, UT 84601-4439
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Provo
  • Phone Number: +1 801-375-3468

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?