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El Guanaco

331 NE 44th St, Oakland Park, FL 33334-1443
+1 954-351-0792
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Salvadoran, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
331 NE 44th St, Oakland Park, FL 33334-1443
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traditional (outstanding) Mexican & Salvadorian food...Restaurant is very small, and always very busy.....large menu, affordable prices...with friendly and efficient servers.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nikothedog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit for dinner at El Guanaco. Delicious margaritas and steak sopes. If you like latin food- give this a try. Very impressed and good service as well

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nickamc80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has amazing real Central American food. Everything tastes homemade and fresh. It’s a tiny place but it’s worth the try!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JessO1214
Reviewed 22 November 2018

This is a small restaurant, which some would call a hidden gem. However, not sure how amongst all these high reviews, we ended up with all of our dishes (chicken fajitas; steak fajitas; grilled pork chops) tasting SO SO salty. We left with our heads...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hannibal12
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Long time since we had been here. Food is as good as always highly recommended. Try Salvadorean combo 2

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank AndresV445
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

We were in the mood for a Mexican dinner and went to “El Guanaco”. Food and drinks were very nice and we enjoyed the food and drinks quite a lot

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 385sebastianh
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We were a group of four for lunch and we all ordered something different. Entrees ranging from the basic to their top tier signature item. While the food and service were good the consensus was clear, doubtful we will return. The entrees were pricey for...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 4whatitsworth2day
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I've eaten at many Mexican restaurants. EL Guanaco is small and is OK. I'd rather eat at other Mexican Restaurants that offer you more food at a similar price or few dollars more. I've not tried their Salvadoran food..

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sangwa2016
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

The food was excellent, the service was awesome. A very very good overall experience! ;-) A restaurant to discover!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lussier M
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Same as “ Good things comes in small packages “. Great friendly staff that greets you as soon as you walked in; First drink offerings from Beer, Wines. Juices. Aguas.(Horchatas). Chips & Salsa first order on the house “ and what a Salsa! home made...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Winedoktor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 331 NE 44th St, Oakland Park, FL 33334-1443
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Oakland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 954-351-0792
Mexican and El Salvadoran
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