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El Pulgarcito

Latin, , Spanish
5921 Merriam Dr, Shawnee, KS 66203-3161
+1 913-384-3887
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
31 May 2017
“At long last, they are open again.”
11 May 2017
“Wish they would open back up... Best Salvadorian food in town”
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CUISINES
Latin, Central American, Spanish, South American
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LOCATION
5921 Merriam Dr, Shawnee, KS 66203-3161
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Nice to see them open again. The remodeling isn't jarring, but it certainly looks clean, spacious, and bright. Had an espinaca y queso pupusa, along with some nice, spicy curtido for an appetizer, followed by a main course of guisado de res, stewed beef with...More

Thank pacastew32
Reviewed 11 May 2017

LOVE this Place. Unfortunately they have been closed for almost a year, for "remodeling". Not sure what is going on. they stated on Facebook about 2 months ago, they were almost ready to open and waiting on inspections? Best Papusas and Tamales I've ever had......More

Thank Claude D
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Our family loves this place. This time I happen to meets a colleague there for lunch. She had never been. And I think she was pretty impressed with the place. You can never go wrong with their papusas. But I always try and get something...More

Thank jcamis
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Spending a weekend in Kansas City, we tried El Pulgarcito for lunch on Saturday and I enjoyed it so much that we came back for dinner the next day! The food is excellent. FULL of flavor, prepared fresh (it does take a little time after...More

Thank DeanH64
Reviewed 11 December 2015

My father was visiting from out-of-town & not feeling well. He said all he wanted was soup. I tried to think: Where's the best soup in town? Then it hit me! ! El Pulgarcito! My southern, Lt. Col. daddy is picky about good food, but...More

Thank emelle12
Reviewed 21 July 2015

We ordered carry out, burritos, tacos and pupusas. We were impressed with everything that we had. The prices are more than reasonable and everything was delicious. I highly recommend the pupusas especially if you have never had them. They have a wide variety for all...More

Thank fratwin
Reviewed 12 February 2015

We love trying new cuisines, so food from El Salvador was right up our alley. I saw all the great reviews about this location but was really disappointed. The restaurant itself had a dirty feel to it. There was food all over the floors and...More

Thank gabi_kansas
Reviewed 8 February 2015

I've been wanting to try this restaurant for weeks, since we saw the good reviews. When we arrived early on a Saturday evening for dinner, about half the tables were full. We noticed people coming in the whole time we were there and many were...More

1  Thank CharlieKansasCity
Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

Delicious pupusas, chicken and rice, and carne asada with green plantains. No curb appeal or ambiance just delicious, Central American food (small offering of Mexican style foods) in a clean, cafe style restaurant with adequate, friendly service.

Thank SabethaWells
Reviewed 12 November 2014

my family thought the pupusas were excellent. not sure about the rest of the menu but i sure some of it is good as well.

Thank wade k
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Latin, Central American, Spanish, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5921 Merriam Dr, Shawnee, KS 66203-3161
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Shawnee
  • Phone Number: +1 913-384-3887
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