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EL Guanaco

415 Water St SW, Olympia, WA 98501-1046
+1 360-352-5759
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
10 Apr 2017
“Good authentic Salvadorian & Mexican food.”
1 Dec 2016
“Excellent freshly made pupusas and vegetarian options”
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Salvadoran, South American
415 Water St SW, Olympia, WA 98501-1046
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Generous servings of good Salvadorian food. No reservations needed for lunch. Reasonable prices for good food & service.

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Reviewed 2 December 2016

The pupusas are very very good, fresh and not greasy like you find elsewhere sometimes. I had two but could have easily handled a 3rd. Next time I'll get rice and beans with it too. My companions had enchiladas and tacos and liked them. I...More

Thank annetho
Reviewed 24 March 2016

El Guanaco is a great place for a quick plate of cheese, vegetable OR pork pupusas with beans and rice. Hands down. Not that thrilled about other dishes, but if you crave a pupusa, you will not be disappointed.

Thank Gracehue
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We moved up from San Diego in 2012 and had yet to find excellent central American cuisine. With family & friends, we've had half dozen different menu items in the last couple of weeks. All were outstanding! The steak, fajitas, enchiladas, carne asada and others...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 5 July 2015

So excited when we drove by and saw an El Salvadorian restaurant. My mouth was watering for papusas. I ordered a cheese, a meet and a tostado. The cheese papusa was the best. My other two items we OK. My friend ordered an enchilada with...More

Thank Gena C
Reviewed 29 April 2015

The pupusas are a must try item. I make a meal of them. Service can be.... disinterested most times I come in. I don't bother ordering draught beer any more because it seems they don't get much action in their bar and one time I...More

Thank tubasteve
Reviewed 14 March 2013

We have eat at El Guanaco many times, just for dinner and family events. The staff is super friendly (especially once they found out I lived in El Salvador for 4 years). The food is always fresh. I really enjoy the pupusa and the platanos...More

Thank Glowdaddy
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Salvadoran, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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  • Address: 415 Water St SW, Olympia, WA 98501-1046
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-352-5759
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