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Guasalmex Restaurant

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150 W Holt Ave, Pomona, CA 91768-3101
+1 909-623-1107
10:30 - 19:30
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Sun 10:30 - 19:00
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Fri - Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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Woodside, California
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146 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Oh man, what a surprise. I had a business meeting in the area, and tried to find a place that's different. This so, so, so exceeded my expectations. From the outside, you'd never know what a gem this is. Go around the back, enter an oasis - you'll see the trees. The food is glorious. We each had a variety... More 

Thank american_foxhound
Pomona, California
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96 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

We had a very enjoyable meal here. The Menu has many different items which are not typical Mexican fair, because they are from Guatemala or El Salvador. We had to ask for a description of a number of items. We found out they specialize in papusas and ordered several. They were very good. I have to say this place is... More 

Thank Doug G
Claremont, California
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137 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Trifold menu offers authentic dishes from all three countries, Guatemala, El Salvador and Mexico. The fact that this place stays open for years even without a beer license is a tribute to the quality of its food and service.

Thank JulieStoneybrook
Upland, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 January 2016

I love this place. The owners, two brothers from Guatemala, are super kind and humble. The best value is to get the lunch special-it comes with two pupusas, an horchata (or jamaica or tamarindo), and another dish such as tostadas, taquitos, or tacos. I usually get the chicken taquitos. It tends to take awhile to make the food so if... More 

Thank Marina W
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2012 via mobile

Wish we had chosen a different place. The food was very average and took about 40 minutes to get! And the bathroom was clogged up and unusable. Certainly would not return.

Thank Lasalo
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2012

Really good, authentic and fresh! Close to the NHRA museum. No alcohol.

Thank jennifer c
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2011

Great Pupusas & the breakfast are fantastic, my fav is the Salvadoran # 1. 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin
Open Hours
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 W Holt Ave, Pomona, CA 91768-3101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pomona
  • Phone Number: +1 909-623-1107

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