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Apr 27, 2012 09:49 AM

Central American Food in Seattle?

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.

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  1. 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

      Thanks for the amazingly quick reply.

    2. 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.

      1. 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. 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.


          1. 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

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

              1. re: dalipardon

                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.