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il Bongustaio

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Boulevard Racetrack # 605 Colonia San Benito | San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
+503 2528 4200
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Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place. Great food. Super service. Several excellent dishes include the lamb, the carpaccios, the pastas. Can't go wrong here. Try the fish in a block of salt.

Thank henryyarhi
San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Common there is no way you can give less than 5 stars, yes its pricey, put worth every penny. The service is great, and the food is even better.

Thank Xrent
Los Angeles, California
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75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Aesthetically: simple, elegant, clean lines 😍 and unique. Best Pasta in Central America. A must, got to try it!

Thank Beenover60countries
San Salvador, El Salvador
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you are looking for perfection in your food not only in presentation, but also in taste as well as service, look no further. This restaurant is the perfect match for an incredible night of feasting.

Thank luistona
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125 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Il Bongustaio offers world-class food with great taste. The place is nicely decorated. Customer service is outstanding. Widely recommendes when going to San Salvador. Definetely a must!

Thank Javier C
Miami, Florida
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I have been going to Il Bongustaio since 2004, and it is truly an outstanding restaurant. It is one of my favorite Italian Restaurants in the World. They have the most extraordinary Gnnochi al Pomodoro. I highly recommend it! Their Burrata is fabulous, as well as their Rissotto and Carpaccio (all of them!). For dessert, try their homemade ice cream.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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86 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I recently had a business dinner here and the food was delicious, the ambiance is relaxing and the staff was very accommodating. I had the Sea Bass and it was delicious. I highly recommend this restaurant and can't wait to go back. P.s. the Chocolate Soufflé is to die for, it's a must order! Enjoy

Thank GypsyDrifter
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The best Italian food in El Salvador. Excellent service and menu with a lot of specials. Highly recommend for dinner.

Thank Alberto P
Antiguo Cuscatlan, El Salvador
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Finding a good place to eat that is tasteful and not a chain is a blessing in this town. This place has a nice decor, simple and clean. The food was lovely and service very good.

Thank Acebo R
Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Great Italian food. Nice ambience. A great place for family and friends. We had Fettuccine with Lobster and you must try that if you visit this lovely restaurant

Thank Vishal130280

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Racetrack # 605 Colonia San Benito | San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  San Salvador Department  >  San Salvador
  • Phone Number: +503 2528 4200

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