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Juanita's Restaurant

Salvadoran, South American
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537 Church St, Ottumwa, IA 52501-4216
+1 641-682-1530
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Mt. Calm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Being from Texas it was nice to fine very good Tex Mex food so far north. Salsa was good, chips were fresh and the main dishes were as expected

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Ottumwa, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 of cabbage (like a vinegary coleslaw) goes yummy, along with the hot sauce, which wasn't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 different flavours, with cheese, meat, etc. On the side fried plantains with fried beans and... More 

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Salvadoran, South American
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 537 Church St, Ottumwa, IA 52501-4216
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ottumwa
  • Phone Number: +1 641-682-1530

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?