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Central American Food in Seattle?

BuzOn5 Apr 27, 2012 09:49 AM

My grandson will be visiting after graduation next month. He spent summers volunteering throughout South America and spent one semester studying in Guatemala. Searching the Board I found the Salvadorean Bakery in White Center and El Comal in Bellevue. Are their any others? Thanks.

  1. MsMaryMc Apr 28, 2012 01:34 PM

    I live in the south end, and I've been to the Salvadorean Bakery, but I like Salva Mex in Burien (15019 Ambaum Blvd SW) better. There's not much English spoken there, or used on the menu, but people are friendly and helpful, and the pupusas and cortida are wonderful.

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    1. re: MsMaryMc
      dalipardon Apr 28, 2012 01:37 PM

      Salva Mex? I've never heard of that. I will have to check that out!

      1. re: dalipardon
        MsMaryMc Apr 28, 2012 03:51 PM

        It's a dive, make no mistake--but a good one! And CHEAP--you could feed two people a pretty adequate-sized lunch for $10-12.

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      kaleokahu Apr 27, 2012 12:23 PM

      There is Sol Food Bar & Grille at the West end of Hewitt Ave. in Everett. May have been Marimba's, which Yelp! says is closed. Had some very good Central American food there a couple times.


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        dalipardon Apr 27, 2012 10:25 AM

        I highly recommend Salvadorean Bakery in White Center. It is very quaint, but very good! I know you're looking for Central American food, but you should also consider Senor Moose is Ballard. They serve authentic Mexican food, from different regions of Mexico.

        1. val ann c Apr 27, 2012 10:16 AM

          Good pupusas and other fare at Tiko Riko. 10410 Greenwood Ave N at Holman Rd.

          I liked Mojito. It's Caribbean. I think they have a Costa Rican dish. http://www.mojito1.com/

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            GreenYoshi Apr 27, 2012 09:59 AM

            Guanaco's (in the Udistrict and Cap Hill) and Tiko Riko (up toward Holman Road) also some mix of Salvadorean/Latin American stuff.

            I like both, although I haven't been to Guanaco's in a while.

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            1. re: GreenYoshi
              BuzOn5 Apr 27, 2012 10:14 AM

              Thanks for the amazingly quick reply.

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