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Rustico Bistro

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3 Calle Poniente y Pasaje Los Pinos #3877 | Colonia Escalon, San Salvador 000000, El Salvador
+503 2224 5656
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12:00 - 15:30
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:30
Wed - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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San Salvador Department, El Salvador
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like alway really good burgers back again after a while had a good time took my father for the first time he is some one very picky in regards food but he enjoyed the Lomito Panini

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Thank 285will
ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you Will, it's our pleasure to serve you and your dad, hope to have you back soon More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The overall experience is great, the freshness of the products is there in every bite. Service was good and the prices are affordable. They need a bigger location and better parking.

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Thank Julian A
ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Hello Julian, thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to write a review. We opened for business 10 years ago, and if there is something we have learned is the fact that you have to make ends meet with the resources you have, so that's what we do, day in and day out we put a lot... More 

Guatemala City, Guatemala
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Best burgers not only in El Salvador, but in the whole world!!! Very good quality of the ingredients, excellent bread, perfect size, perfect burger. My favorite is the Rustico Burger. The place it's very Cousy, and the owner it's always around. Good service and good deserts as well. I would love if the could open on Sunday's.

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Thank Adolfomr
ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Hello Adolfo, thank you for writing this awesome review about our restaurant, it is our pleasure to serve and hope to have you back soon. Thank you More 

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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

You have not lives until you've tried one of Rustico's burgers. Their bread is freshly baked every day and the meat is selectly ground. Ingredients are very fresh. They are generous portions. Be sure to try out their Pommes Frites and Sweet Potato Fries they come with spectacular dipping aliolis.

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Thank Maru C
ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Hello Maru, thank you for this awesome review! It is our pleasure to serve you and have you as our costumer. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent experience. The food is great, the service outstanding. Overall it was a great experience.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for this awesome review, we are glad our service and food was pleasurable to you, we hope to have you back someday soon. More 

San Salvador, El Salvador
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Unique home made hamburg, they have special service and home food( hot dogs, panini, etc) small and warm place

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Thank amonte66
ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about our restaurant, it is our pleasure to serve you. More 

Bytom, Poland
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I came almost 2 km from my hostel to this place, but it was worth. Even I had to come back in the rain. Of course I ordered burgers. They are about 10$, so price is not small, but the food is pretty good (nothing extraordinary, that I will remember till the end of my life, but still bery good)... More 

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Thank Zdzislawin
ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit, it's our pleasure to serve you More 

San Salvador, El Salvador
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Rustico Bistro is one of those places you feel happy to have visited. It located in a residential area and not easily to be found, which makes even more intriguing and fun when you finally discover it. They offer different types of dishes, but their specialty are the hamburgers, made with the best ingredients. The size is great and the... More 

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Thank Alex B
ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Hello Alex, thank you for taking the time to write this excellent review, it is our pleasure to serve you and we hope to have you back soon. More 

San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

If you are looking for an escapade from the regular, commercial burger joints, this is the right place, if I can describe the menu here with a word, I would choose "exquisite" without exaggeration! You receive bang for your buck, the price is just right, ingredients are always fresh, I definitely recommend it, the only let down is the parking,... More 

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Thank Rodolfo O
ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you Rodolfo, thank you for taking the time to write this awesome review and thank you for your business, we hope to have you back soon. More 

San Salvador, El Salvador
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

The place was full when I got there cause it is very popular, but the service was very poor, it was too hot and there wasn't any air conditioning or fan around. The food was OK but not great.

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Thank Mara D
ALVARO C, Owner at Rustico Bistro, responded to this review

Hello Mara, as I can read, you visited us las September, since then we have implemented changes on our service methodology and it has improved significantly, we have also improved air circulation by installing several powerful ceiling fans across the dining room and the patio. Hope you give us another chance to prove you we deserve the high ratings, thank... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Calle Poniente y Pasaje Los Pinos #3877 | Colonia Escalon, San Salvador 000000, El Salvador
  • Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  San Salvador Department  >  San Salvador
  • Phone Number: +503 2224 5656
Description
We make ridiculously good rustic casual food, our servings are abundant, robust and satisfying. Our best sellers are our burgers and we are proud to sell the best burger in the world. All served in a laid back ambiance with friendly service. The kitchen is runned by Alvaro, chef and owner and the front of the house is managed by Ana Elizabeth, Alvaro's mom. Pay us a visit, we'll make you feel at home, on one condition, come hungry!

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