4 top options for budget-friendly Salvadoran food in Sacramento

4 top options for budget-friendly Salvadoran food in Sacramento
La Flor Pupusas Grill | Photo: Zoe D./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 22, 2020.

Craving Salvadoran food?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Salvadoran restaurants around Sacramento, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs.

1. Chévere

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Topping the list is Chévere. Located at 3397 Watt Ave., the Salvadoran spot is the highest-rated inexpensive Salvadoran restaurant in Sacramento, boasting 4.5 stars out of 118 reviews on Yelp. 

This spot serves up a slew of Salvadoran street food, including pupusas, yuca, plantains and horchata, according to Yelp.

2. La Flor Pupusas Grill

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Next up is La Flor Pupusas Grill, situated at 2440 Fulton Ave., Suite 15. With four stars out of 355 reviews on Yelp, the Mexican and Salvadoran spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option. 

Yelper Sabrina M., who reviewed La Flor Pupusas Grill on March 6, wrote, "This place is perfection. The pupusas are seriously some of the best I've ever had — including ones I've eaten in Central America and homemade ones."

3. El Izote

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Avondale's El Izote, located at 5650 Power Inn Road, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the affordable Salvadoran spot four stars out of 57 reviews. 

Yelper Ellen M., who reviewed El Izote on March 14, wrote, "Awesome pupusas and fried plantains! Everything is so amazingly fresh and handmade. We'll be back."

4. Agave Restaurant

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Agave Restaurant, a traditional American, Mexican and Salvadoran spot in Granite Regional Park, is another inexpensive go-to, with four stars out of 42 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3311 Power Inn Road, Suite 102 to see for yourself. 

Jessica L. noted, "Papusas are made right in the restaurant, and grilled golden brown on the flattop. They are soft inside and with the melted cheese, beans and meat, are melt in your mouth good."

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