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Juanita's Restaurant

537 Church St, Ottumwa, IA 52501-4216
+1 641-682-1530
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
23 Sep 2017
“Average for Salvadorian food.”
3 May 2017
“Great lunch ”
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Salvadoran, South American
537 Church St, Ottumwa, IA 52501-4216
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

A hall in the wall and the food was average for Salvadorian. Have eaten better in Des Moines or Kansas City. Not a real criticism, but many reviews are based on it being special, Which it is for a small Southern Iowa town to have,...More

Thank judgestan
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

First time visiting. Food was wonderful and very authentic. Highly recommend the pupusas! Don't let the decor turn you away. Waiter was super.

Thank wellshome
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Felt like an authentic, local South American eatery, (not like an American restaurant TRYING to create an authentic feel

Thank LocalGlobalFood
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Actually took our meal to go but service was friendly and helpful and food was a real dining experience. Pupusas are wonderful little pockets made with corn filled with various ingredients. We had cheese, bean and cheese, and mix of meat bean and cheese. Side...More

Thank iowadoc117
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I enjoyed an early dinner with friends on a Saturday evening. The place is not that big, we ordered at the counter and food was brought at the table. We were served excellent food. Pupusa are similar to tacos but less crispy. They come in...More

Thank TurtleSenior
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Try the Pupusas-really different and very good! Other dishes seemed typical Mexican. Most guests were speaking Spanish, but our English was perfectly understood.

Thank j1234travel
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Salvadoran, South American
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  • Address: 537 Church St, Ottumwa, IA 52501-4216
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ottumwa
  • Phone Number: +1 641-682-1530
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