Details

  • Daily: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Breakfast, Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Delivery, Kid Friendly, Takeout
  • Free Parking, Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Necessary
What makes this El Atlacatl different from all others? Nothing and everything. You'll find pupusas -- Salvadoran tortillas filled with beans, cheese, and pork -- alongside sweet tamales de elote and sopa de res or sopa de gallina. The Moreno family, which owns this location, directly or indirectly owns a half-dozen other Salvadoran eateries across South Florida. The unofficial empire sprouted as family members gradually left their homeland and immigrated to Florida, bringing this institution along with them.

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  • El Atlacatl: A South Florida Institution
    Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 4 a.m. by Zachary Fagenson

    At El Atlacatl, a decades-old restaurant in Little Havana, you have a better chance of being served by owner Napoleon Moreno's brown-eyed daughters than a waitress. Karla, 28 years old, and Flor, 25, have infectious smiles, hourglas...

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    Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 9:23 a.m. by Zachary Fagenson

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