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Sarita's Pupuseria

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317 S Broadway, Ste E-5, Los Angeles, CA 90013-1222
+1 213-626-6320
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08:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Wed 08:00 - 18:00
Thu - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Sunnyvale, California
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can hardly wait for my annual trip to Los Angeles with a group of high school students, and this restaurant is one of the reasons why. I had no idea what a pupusa was before coming here the first time, but now I am forever hooked on the great quality and great taste of the pupusas made here. Even... More 

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Thank MattNisbet
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got a pork, bean and cheese pupusa served with the spicy cabbage salad. Really tasty and so cheap. Cooked fresh to order. I recommend getting one while a friend holds your spot in the eggslut line

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Thank ellpell
Montreal, Canada
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589 reviews
400 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Well I'd say its a close cousin of the tacos but in thicker sense. Kidding aside this was very yummy but the wait it long even when there wasn't much of line. Like their homemade hot sauce, not too spicy but very tasty.

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Thank Nicq
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Honestly I just hadn't eaten a pupusa in a really long time and the line at lunch time was reasonable so I decided to order some lunch. I ordered two pupusas (cheese and beans; cheese and chicken), plus a side of platanos (grilled banana) and an horchata (Salvadoran style). It was a descent wait time about 10-15 considering the pupusas... More 

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Thank Armando T
Camarillo, California
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847 reviews
632 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Look for the blue neon when you come to the Central Market to eat. I have never had pupusa, two thick corn tortillas with filling between them. Their tortillas are home made, and choices of filling are beans, potatoes, cheese, meat, and more that I cannot remember. When they ask you if you want cabbage on top, the correct answer... More 

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Thank Hitcher84
Australia
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I've eaten here previously when in LA but never again. I was asked whether I would eat there or take away, I said I would eat there and sat down on the stools at the end of their stall. After a long wait my number was called at the other (take away) end of the stall, and two pupusas trussed... More 

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Thank AJSardine
Los Angeles, California
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

I love getting their pupusas and they are so good! They make it fresh and you can watch them make it as well. The service is fast and I recommend going there for their food.

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Thank reader_girl932
California
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568 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Great fresh pupusa cook to order. You have to have patience waiting for them to get the food ready. Not cheap comparing to regular pupusa places but fun.

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Thank ROCruiser
Torrance, California
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157 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Having lunch at Grand Central and decided to try the pupusa's here. They are cooked to order, handmade right in front of you. I ordered the pork with a side of plantains. They put a spicy cabbage slaw on top. This is definitely not "fast food" but worth the wait. When you finally get them they are steaming since they... More 

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Thank twinmom8
San Diego, California
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92 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

My girlfriend and I each had one (her the Cheese me the Pork) and man were they really good..! Cooked so fresh and piping hot that you had to give them a moment to cool. We both had the spicy cabbage slaw on top of our and it only enhanced the taste even more! Now a bit of warning...like it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Central American, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 18:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 S Broadway, Ste E-5, Los Angeles, CA 90013-1222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-626-6320

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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