4017 Fifth Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11232


  • Daily 10am-11pm
  • $
  • Takeout
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Snack Food
  • Beer/Wine
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
The Salvadoran snacks are wonderful, if confusing: enchiladas are crisp frisbees of meat, roughage, and crema resembling Mexican tostadas, while pasteles are really empanadas with a fried masa crust. The chicken soup is superb, though the best dish is salpicon, a tart meat salad laced with pickled purple onions.

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