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Tag: El Pulgarcito III Lakewood


Now open in Lakewood – another pupuseria from El Pulgarcito

Pupusas are a Salvadorean dish served at just a few South Sound restaurants.
Pupusas are a Salvadoran dish served at just a few South Sound restaurants. File photo 2011. Janet Jensen/Staff photographer

On the edge of Lakewood’s Korean dining district is a new addition – from El Salvador.

El Pulgarcito, the popular pupuseria on Pacific Highway Southwest in Lakewood, has opened an outpost next to O-bok, the Korean tablestop barbecue restaurant, and the former Olive Bakery on South Tacoma Way. The Salvadoran menu is identical to the original Lakewood location, a come-as-you-are family restaurant serving pupusas, bistek encebollado, carne guisado and yuca frita.  (Tip: Go there for breakfast). Read more »