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Restaurante R & R

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
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Calle De El Arte, Juayua 2307, El Salvador
08:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 21:00
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
El Salvador
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 tender, marinated steaks - the same gourmet experience. Highly recommended.

Thank Darren C
Concepcion de Ataco, El Salvador
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank DevjneTravels
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

There are lots of reasons why R&R is the best restaurant in Juayua - tastefully decorated, it provides a lovely ambience for your amazing meal. I had the vegetarian lasagne which wasn't the exact traditional lasagne but every mouthful was divine. The kitchen also sent out a complimentary salad and a little Salvadorean chocolate at the end. Lots of meat... More 

Thank Nancy J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

Probably the best food in whole Central America!!! No matter what you choose everything tastes just great! The owner Carlos is really friendly and he speaks very good english, too. Highly recommend taking the potatoes in cheese-sauce with garlic bread as a side dish and try the homemade peanut butter horchata for drinking ;)

Thank Tina R
Suchitoto, El Salvador
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

The R & R and its owner Carlos is a small family run restaurant which I believe is open 7 day a week. I have been several times both with family and larger tour groups. The sauces are incredible and I find the prices of all the dishes on the simple menu very reasonable.

Thank rpbroz
San Diego, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We visited the restaurant just by chance. They specialize in steaks which we rarely eat. This was a very special treat. The potatoes were a delightful version of scalloped bought to a higher level. The salad pot was a new definition of salad. We chose two different sauces, one coffee and the other was the shrimp and steak. Couldn't determine... More 

Thank David N
St. Petersburg, Florida
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Restaurante R&R provides a unique dining experience. The quality of the food, attention to details and unique offerings makes this, in my opinion, truly special.

Thank Kenny C
San Salvador, El Salvador
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

When you combine great tasting food, impeccable service, and artsy decor- you get an incredible experience: this is what Restaurante R&R is!! Tried 3 4-oz meat dishes to share between two. Highly recommend the meat with loroco sauce. We also had the coffee sauce and one more.. I'm sure any one you try will amaze you! Great work by chef... More 

Thank rogerj88
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

For our 2 weeks vacation this was the only place I ate in. Why? I was intreagued by the restaurant and it's food 3 years ago and vowed that if we visited again I would try every dish possible. And I did! And was not dissapointed. Each dish had such a wonderful blend in flavors, colors, and presentation accompanied by... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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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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