Gastronomic Route El Boqueron
The roads that leads to El Boquerón National Park is a whole journey by itself. Just 20 minutes from San Salvador, travel the 12 kilometers road an enjoy many lookouts with spectacular views, and numerous restaurants and cafes with amazing views San Salvador.
Among our suggestions for food and drinks:
• between kilometers 13 and 16 there are two viewpoints. The second is called "Don Pedro Feliz Mirador" is open to the public from 6:00 am until 11:00 pm every day of the week. Pay $1 as an entrance fee per vehicle. Here you can taste all kinds of local food and drinks at affordable prices. Their specialty is handmade baked “quesadilla” (a famous Salvadoran pastry). For more information call (503) 2512-3071.
• If you want upscale try "Las Broome Grill & Cafe”. Located at kilometer 19.5, this restaurant serves local and international cuisine. Prices around US$ 10 – US$ 30.
-Opening hours: Monday-Thursday 12:00 noon to 7:00 pm
Friday 12:00 noon to 9:00 pm, Saturday and Sundays: 8:00 on. to 9:00 pm. Holidays: 8:00 am to 9:00 pm
-More information: (503) 2243-0485 / (503) 2508-0454
• Only half a kilometer away you will find “Cafe del Volcan ", which serves international and Salvadoran food as well. It has ample parking and a playground. An average meal costs US $7 to US$ 15.50 (per person). You may also enjoy gourmet coffees grown locally at US$ 1.25 to US$ 2.50.
-Hours: Open Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00 on 7:00 pm, including holidays, except Good Friday (in the Easter week), December 24th and 31st.
Mondays they offer special services for companies and / or groups wishing to visit the facility.
-More information: (503) 7565-8778 / (503) 2306-2001
• A beautiful place that combines the scenery and old architecture is Cajamarca. Located kilometer 22 just after El Boqueróns summit, this location specializes in events of all kinds (specially weddings), however all visitors are welcomed. It also has its Hostal service (The Anthurium)
- Opening hours: Monday through Thursday by appointment at (503) 2226-8987. Friday to Sunday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.
- More information: (503) 2226-8987 / (503) 2225-4760
• At mile 24.5 of the route, you will run into “San Fernando Cafe ". They specialize in barbecue and desserts. This restaurant has a view of the valley of Quezaltepeque. They have impressive gardens surrounded by orange trees, coffee tress and flowers. They serve breakfast, lunch and high quality coffees. San Fernando Café helps local artist with providing a place to display and sell their work.
- Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm. Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
- More information: (503) 2124-9247 / (503) 7890-2371
• El Boquerón Route last stop is Cafe Miranda,
located at kilometer 25, they where the first to open a tourist facility in the area. Inaugurated in 2001, Café Miranda offers great food, great coffee, and great views. In addition they have a unique coffee museum, which displays old coffee processing machines. You can also see a traditional colonial kitchen in this location, which served the coffee laborers. If you are the adventurous type experience the “Canopy Tour” that can be booked in this restaurant.
- Opening hours:
RESTAURANT: Monday and Tuesday: CLOSED, Wednesday and Thursday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Friday: 8:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Saturdays and Sundays: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
CANOPY: Tuesday to Sunday 9:30 am to 11:30 am and 2:00 pm. to 4:00 pm
- More information:
Restaurant: (503) 2298-4577 / (503) 7886-9700
Canopy: (503) 2508-0398.
Individual rate is US$ 25 (
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