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Buen Gusto Pupuseria

$Latin, , Mexican
1228 2nd Street, Perry, IA 50220
+1 515-465-5183
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
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“pupusas” (12 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Latin, Central American, Mexican, Spanish, South American
1228 2nd Street, Perry, IA 50220
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Not a typical ethnic eatery...the food is outstanding and authentic Salvadoran cuisine. Never take a guest here who leaves dissatisfied.

Thank wclark0627
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Looking for good food on the way out of town and called ahead for pupusas. Hot, and ready to go. great place to eat.

Thank blanchfields
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

I stopped into this place and was thrilled to find that they serve incredibly fresh, homemade food, with really generous servings. The music on their sound system was really loud, and I probably wouldn't recommend it for a romantic dinner, but if you're looking for...More

Thank Stephen142
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Have been here twice. Great Staff. Great food. Very very reasonable prices. Will definitely continue going here. Love the fresh made Guacomole!!!

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I ate pupusas from Buen Gusto twice in one week. I enjoyed every flavor I sampled (bean and cheese, chicken and zucchini,nd pork and cheese) and can honestly say that these live up to or exceed the pupusas the good flavor of the many pupusas...More

Thank Iowa50021
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I'm a california native so I have high taco standards that are rarely met in Iowa. I found my taco here!

Thank Anne K
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Authentic food. Large menu. I have eaten here a lot and have never been disappointed. Everything on the menu is good. Locally family owned!

Thank iowarefugees
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Agree with the other reviews that the food is very good and the service is mediocre. But, be honest, isn't that better than the reverse? And the prices are very reasonable. I'd definitely recommend coming here if you're passing through Perry, whether on the bike...More

Thank Jeremy D
Reviewed 15 July 2016

My server is currently across the street at the Ben Franklin, he has been gone about 10 minutes. Your guess is as good as mine of why he's over there, and not here. Add in the crying baby of one of the other worker's, and...More

Thank 5Greg2
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We had seen this little restaurant many times but hadn't tried it. The restaurant was empty except for two other couples. We were greeted after about 5 minutes. The menu was extensive and the pictures that were included brought us back to our time in...More

Thank D. B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Central American, Mexican, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1228 2nd Street, Perry, IA 50220
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Perry
  • Phone Number: +1 515-465-5183
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