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El Zocalo Restaurant

1633 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA 94080-1207
+1 650-992-1482
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9 Nov 2017
“First time probably the last”
21 Jan 2017
“Excellent traditional Salvadoran fare in cheerful, casual restaurant”
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11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Latin, Mexican, Spanish, South American
1633 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA 94080-1207
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

I've heard from one friend that this was a good place to eat and maybe my friends and I caught it on an off day, but the food was nowhere near good enough to justify the horrible wait. We all ordered primarily Mexican (it's Mexican/Salvadoran)...More

Thank Gregamatic
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This is a good choice for tasty Salvadoran food in a casual busy storefront setting. Service is pleasant and well-meaning, but a somewhat slow; just relax and enjoy the chips and delicious salsa while waiting for your meal. The green salad with avocado and tomatoes...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2013

Great food here, pupusas are always made fresh but it can take a while to get your food because of that.

Thank lwhitit
Reviewed 2 November 2012

My family and I came across this place over 2 years ago and since then we eat here at least twice a month. The food is good and so is the portion. However, the service can use a little bit improvement..

Thank Mama888
Reviewed 17 October 2009

This is a great local restaurant that is very reasonable. They have a great selection of Salvadoraqn dishes (bifstek enceballado, pupusas, etc) all under $10. Wash it down with Salvadoran or Mexican beers. The decor is not fancy but service is good most of time...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 8 March 2009

The worse ever, service, low quality food, atmosphere service is the worse!!!dont waste your time. you will get sick of this food.

1  Thank noemythomas
Reviewed 12 February 2009

Boyfriend and I chose El Zocalo for an early Valentine's dinner out where they have the most fabulous Pupusas that cannot be beat and are SO good every single time we've gone. The El Salvadorian ambience and jukebox added to the flavor of our budget-minded...More

Thank reneenaye
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Reviewed 1 February 2008

Pupusas are deliciosas!

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Reviewed 23 September 2006

This is excellent El Salvadoran food, and their mexican dishes are a great alternative to the Chevys next door. Try the chicken flautas or the pescado frito. Both are great. If you want a quick lunch though, try the subway instead.

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Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1633 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA 94080-1207
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 650-992-1482
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