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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

El Gran Sabor

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Latin, Venezuelan, Central American, Spanish, South American
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
413 Kerens Ave, Elkins, WV 26241-3854
+1 304-636-8200
Website
Today
07:00 - 20:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Sun 07:00 - 20:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

159 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 158: English reviews
Elkins, West Virginia
Level Contributor
12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This quaint Venezuelan restaurant is a hidden gem in Elkins. The food is awesome - as is the atmosphere! A "must visit" restaurant if you are traveling to Elkins.

Helpful?
Thank Cheryl G
Bridgeport, West Virginia
Level Contributor
52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is amazing!! The restaurant is in an old house. Love the decor. The food is very good, we ordered the grilled chicken cachapa, made with a handmade corn cake. This place offers a Venezuela menu and serves authentic Latin food. There is also occasional live music offered here on the weekends.

Helpful?
Thank tina b
Bridgeport, West Virginia
Level Contributor
13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We went with a large and somewhat rowdy group. The staff handled it well. The service was great. The food was delicious. Nice atmosphere. Will definitely return. The squash soup alone is worth the trip.

Helpful?
Thank BeckyA55
Pittsburgh
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner at El Gran Sabor. We had empanadas, arepas, and cachapa. The pork cachapa was wonderful. All 4 of us rated it best thing ordered. Empanadas we're 2nd. The green sauce was also amazing. Highly recommend!

Helpful?
Thank Michele O
Washington
Level Contributor
60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

It's been a long time since I tried food here. The menu was much larger than before. I had the Cuban Sandwich and it was delicious. Very tasty. French fries were the best I have had anywhere...crunchy. Very reasonable prices.

Helpful?
Thank T B
Alum Bridge, West Virginia
Level Contributor
89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food all around very unique have never eaten yucca or a fried plantain before I will definitely Ben back to try more!

Helpful?
Thank MoneypennyReview
Raleigh, North Carolina
Level Contributor
66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This place offers a combination of Venezuelan, Cuban and Mexican cuisine. The portions were humongous but not very tasteful. Service was slow, but the servers were nice. Overall, I would say it's an OK place to go in Elkins.

Helpful?
Thank Nicholas_705
Wheeling, West Virginia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 November 2016

My husband and I traveled to Elkins for our anniversary and stopped here for lunch. It was recommended to us and I'm so glad we stopped. You won't be disappointed! It was delicious!

Helpful?
Thank abasinger44
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I called a week ahead to reserve a table for 10. We were so eager to experience this restaurant as my sister-in-law is from Venezuela. When I arrived, I was greeted by a young woman who stated she had "lost" our reservation and didn't know if we could have a table. We waited for a table for nearly 30 minutes... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jim K
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Have been going to El Gran for 10 years. Food is great, atmosphere is awesome, love the music it is so entertaining. The owners are a "power duo", so talented and charismatic. If you are lucky you will hear Rob play some saxophone.

Helpful?
Thank Nick A

Been to El Gran Sabor? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Venezuelan, Central American, Spanish, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 Kerens Ave, Elkins, WV 26241-3854
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Elkins
  • Phone Number: +1 304-636-8200

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from El Gran Sabor staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?