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Restaurante R & R

€€ - €€€South American, , Vegetarian Friendly
Calle De El Arte, Juayua 2307, El Salvador
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (32 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:00 Hours
South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Calle De El Arte, Juayua 2307, El Salvador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The chef came over to the table to explain all their dishes and the specials. We were served an unexpected free starter potato dish in a tasty sauce.I ordered the special chicken ($7)which was cooked very well. My partner had surf and turf ($10)which was...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

I got rice and salad which was alright. And my boyfriend had a salad (bit of salad, bit of mangoes, watermelon and cucumber with 2 pieces of bread) for $7! We both left hungry and wondering how come business in small town chooses to destroy...More

Thank Indre A
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Juayua is a small picturesque working town in the Cordillera Apaneca. You just don’t expect to find a fusion restaurant like this in a place like that. They do quite unusual combination of ingredients and at excellent price. For a tenner I tried steak in...More

Thank vanelic
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Really nice town where you can see a lot of things, the food is really nice, they make steak, chicken, fish among others. You'll pay around $5 each. It's really nice though to see the cascades of "la calera" they are really famous and really...More

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Had a nice steak dinner in this pleasant restaurant on one of Juayua's main streets. I found the small (4 oz) version to be more than enough food, as it came with a plate of potatoes fried with cheese, rice, and bread. A number of...More

Thank LMOverby
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Do not go here, its overpriced and terrible food. We were worried about the quality of the food and the potential health issues with an under-cooked steak in a central american country

Thank everthingelse2014
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Despite initially being a bit reluctant to try a restaurant where the average meal was a whopping $7 (food in this town is so cheap!), we were told R and R was quality and we were not disappointed. We are trying to cut out red...More

Thank Ben D
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Had a truly great meal here. The steak with shrimp is superb. Steak cooked perfectly. Really liked the potato started too, flavours just right. If your in town you have to visit this place.

Thank Ross L
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I would first like to add my condolences on the passing away of one of El Salvador´s very best chefs. I knew him well from many great eating experiences at his quaint establishment. The restaurant continues with the same wonderful recipes, the same variety of...More

1  Thank Darren C
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Unfortunately I am not sure if it is open. Carlos the owner and chef just passed away...so young. He has trained others and done an excellent job so hopefully they will open back up.

2  Thank DevjneTravels
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle De El Arte, Juayua 2307, El Salvador
  • Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  Sonsonate Department  >  Juayua
Chef Carlos Careres creates unique entrees combining talents learned while studying in Canada with his El Salvadoran background. We ate at his restaurant, as recommended in Frommer's guide, and it was the best meal we had bar none in El Salvador. The steaks were perfection as was the chicken. He is very creative and incorporates many of the local flavours - one of the steaks was prepared with a coffee rub (Juayua being a coffee growing town). Carlos speaks excellent English and is incredibly hospitable. Our whole meal was delicious and I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone traveling to Juayua. Also of note, it was one of the least expensive restaurants we visited while in El Salvador!
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