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Pupuseria Restaurant Cuscatleco

View Map3125 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago
Tel: (773) 539-0977
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Editorial Review of Pupuseria Restaurant Cuscatleco

You'd think the namesake dish of this clean low key Salvadoran storefront, AKA the pupusas, or fat airy griddled corn masa pockets, would be the menu star. Though they're very good, the real attraction are the flatter pasteles de carnes, or meat pies featuring masa wrapped ground beef studded with onion and peas.

But the pasteles are relatively tame compared to another unique offering, the panes con gallina or hen bread - featuring a bolillo, or crusty white French style bread, split open and filled with lettuce, cucumber, tomato, radish, onion, pickled cabbage, deep fried bone in hunks of chicken topped with a special sauce.

For dessert, don't miss the platanos fritos or plantain fritters filled with sweetened condensed milk that will definitely sate your sweet tooth.

Average cost: <$10

Centerstage Reviewer: Michael Nagrant

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Hours

10:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 10:30 a.m.11 p.m. Friday-Saturday

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