Keep New Times Free

El Atlakat

9425 Bird Rd.
Miami, FL 33165


  • Sun-Mon 8am-midnight
  • $
  • Wheelchair accessible, Delivery, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
  • Beer/Wine
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
All we can say about this place is yum: servings are huge, ingredients fresh, and everything tastes fantastic. The only issue - service could be friendlier; It seems like it would take a magic trick to make the waiters smile.While the menu offers both Mexican and Salvadoran items, the latter dominates. Order typical appetizers such as pupusas ($2.75), corn tortillas stuffed like a pita bread with your choice of cheese, chicken, zucchini, or most common among Salvadorans, revuelto — a mixture of cheese, beans, and chicharron. The super antojitos sampler ($13.99) is a great choice of appetizer for a group, bringing loads of bite-sized pieces of fried cheese, steak, pork, fried yucca, and tortilla chips topped with fresh melted cheese. You won't go wrong with a plato fuerte (main entrée) of parrillada ($18.99 for one person and $28.99 for two), a combination platter which brings steak, chicken, pork chops, and sausage. Try the cebollitas picantes, a tangy, delicious mixture of marinated onions, carrots, and jalapeños that Salvadorans eat with their food. Every bite sings in your mouth.

Related Stories (1)


View All

More Mexican Restaurants in West Kendall

View All

More Mexican Restaurants in Miami

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.