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El Guanaco

331 NE 44th St, Oakland Park, FL 33334-1443
+1 954-351-0792
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Salvadoran, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
331 NE 44th St, Oakland Park, FL 33334-1443
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Lussier M
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

1  Thank Winedoktor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for dinner at the suggestion of our hotel manager. We were greeted immediately, and when asked if we were parked in an appropriate location were suggested to move our car to a slightly different spot so as not to antagonize the owner...More

Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you see this place from the street you don't expect much. Its totally a hidden gem! Awesome service!! Love that they remember us everytime. They have delicious passionfruit margaritas. Crab enchiladas are to die for! I get them almost everytime lol.. This place is...More

Thank Lori E
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Small, cozy atmosphere and some of the most authentic Latin food I’ve ever had. They make everything from scratch and to order, so it’s not fast food, but you can be in and out in a little over an hour depending on timing and order...More

Thank Brooke R
Reviewed 4 June 2018

OMG!! Friends of ours referred us to this place and it is wonderful!!! If ever in Fort Lauderdale please stop by El Guanaco. It's a small quaint place seats about 40. So far with the food we have tried we have never been disappointed at...More

Thank Maria K
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

The previous recommendations were right on. Would have never stopped here otherwise from the outside appearance/ location but wow, looks are deceiving! Excellent food and service- have already recommended to a friend in the area.

1  Thank Stacy B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Good things,” food, service” come in small places. A Salvadorian- Mexican delight. For locals or snowbirds or travels look this restaurant up and try it out. As others have said,it’s small so go at a off time or get one of their homemade fruit juices...More

Thank runneru
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Looking for someplace to have Mexican, my friend suggested El Guanaco. I was more than surprised to see how small the place was and to be honest, from the outside it did not make a good impression., however .... with lots of cars parked outside...More

Thank flame01
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Really small place that’s easy to miss with limited parking but they have great food and friendly service. Their menu says the first basket of chips & Salsa is complementary. The few times we’ve been there we’ve never been charged for the extra baskets of...More

1  Thank CapitanPescado
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Salvadoran, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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