4212 Garrett Road, Durham.
Cuisine: Salvadoran, Mexican.
Rating: * 1/2
Prices: entrees average less than $10.
Atmosphere: small, casual and colorful.
Service: eagerness to please overcomes language barrier.
Recommended: pupusas, platanos fritos, yuca con chicharrones, carne guisada.
Open: lunch and dinner daily.
Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express; beer and wine; smoke-free; kid-friendly; live music Wednesday and Sunday nights.
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Zero stars: Poor
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