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El Sitio Steak and Seafood

4.5
375 reviews
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$30 and under
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Latin / Spanish
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We, at El Sitio, cook what we want to share, the good memories of our flavors.
Come and join us and feel like home, taste our comfort and traditional dishes from
Ecuador, Peru and Argentina like empanadas, ceviche, tasty seafood and Argentinean
steaks seasoned with chimichurri sauce.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Latin / Spanish, Ecuadorian, Peruvian
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Hours of operation
Tuesday - Friday: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday: 12 pm -9:30 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Phone number
(856) 240-1217
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Catering
We specialized in creating unique menu options for groups of 20 to 90 guests and we will work with you to provide flexible pricing, seating and also catering arrangements to meet your needs.
Leave the cooking to us for your holiday reunions!
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Washington
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Parking details
On the street parking and also near the PATCO line, Police station and Collingswood Water Tanks.
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Public transit
Coming in on PATCO get off at Collingswood Station, then walk towards Haddon Ave. and make a left. Keep walking for three small blocks and you'll see us in a corner on the right.
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Special events & promotions
Come purchase your OpenTable gift card for use at our restaurant and pay only $50 for a $60 gift card! Pay only $100 for a $120 giftcard!!!!
Additional
BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
What 375 People Are Saying
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4.4
service
4.2
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4.3
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 7 days ago

The food was very good. We were a group of 8 and all the food came out the same time, which was nice. A few of us got the filet with crap meat. Great!

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

The food was awesome

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4.0Dined 7 days ago

We usually love this restaurant. My wife's lamb chops were delicious. I had skirt steak, very chewy & tough. Appetizer was great as were desserts!

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

We had 3 appetizers and 6 meals. Food was fantastic and service was great. Will definitely be going back.

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4.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Clean and spacious. Waiter seemed to be new but he was friendly. One appetizer, the young plantain, was hard. The other appetizer, crusted tomato with crab on top, was very good.
Main course and dessert were good.

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3.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Our waitress was obviously new. She could not pronounce the specials even with reading them.

When asked about a few items on the menu, she did not know the answers and just seemed to make something up rather than asking someone else.

I ordered iced tea from the menu, and it was fountain Nestea, not fresh brewed. Upon refill another waitress (who attended us since our wait dress never came back to check in). Gave me dress tea. 2nd refill from our waitress again was fountain Nestea, but I didn’t get a chance to tell her it was wine and she never came back again except to give us the check.

Food was fine. Out of menu items and menu was already limited.

I would say this is a one time try and never return again. There are too many otter restaurants in the area to try.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Very good food from South America, a unique cuisine not often seen here. There's a nice selection of ceviches and other appetizers. The entries are equally strong, with some very tasty stews as well as more familiar meat and fish dishes. Surrounded by Italian restaurants, El Sitio is distinctive and worth the visit.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Food was very good, very loud , hard to carry on a conversation, service was ok,should have one hostess seating you, should have one waiter handling your tables, not many waiters handling your table...

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

They are the best in town. I highly recommend them. Their chef is outstanding!

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Food was great and priced reasonably

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Food was excellent.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

We were looking for something a little different for a birthday dinner and we found it at El Sitio . Not many restaurants serving Central American food in our area so this was a real treat . The ceviche is a must try , delicious and a big portion . Menu has a lot of options , something for everyone , Tuna , Lamb stew or just a plain grill chicken for that person that does not order outside the box .

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

I took my boyfriend out for a birthday dinner. The menu was a special 3 course offering. The price was well priced and the food was EXCELLENT. The service was perfect. Overall, I would give this restaurant a 10.

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Authentic cuisine. Tasty skirt steak and chicken dish was great too! Ceviche is a nice starter. Good for date night or family get together.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

This is our fourth trip to El Sitio and the food never disappoints. Being a Celiac, having Gluten Free options is a must for us to eat out.

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Overall we were very pleased and plan to return. Good food.

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Overall great dining experience from beginning to end. Delicious food! Would definitely recommend to everyone. My husband and I will be back to check out the outdoor dining in the Spring and Summer.

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Great BYOB restaurant, prices are fair, food was delicious and server was very polite. Excellent place to try some different cuisine in a nice setting.

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Excellent food in a nice atmosphere. The owner is delightful.

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5.0Dined on February 8, 2018

A wonderful experience with repeat customers and new. We all loved our tried and true dishes and we tried the specials that were delish. Our newbies said for sure El Sitio was on their “List”. Love it❤️

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5.0Dined on February 7, 2018

It was nice and quiet. Great food and service!

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Lovely atmosphere, great location, easy parking, good service, delicious food, lots of options and many gluten free.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Collingswood has many fine Italian restaurants but, if you're in the mood for a different and delicious dining experience, then this is the place for you. So many good choices that you're bound to find something you'll like. Tasty empanada appetizers and delicious entrees made for an excellent late lunch with our daughter and her fiancé. I recommend the chicken stew which is unlike any stew you've had. All four of us were pleased with everything served. So skip the Italian and head to this South American restaurant that won't disappoint.

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

The only ones in the pretty room at lunch so we can’t tell what the environment is under normal conditions
Everyone loved the mussels and ceviches and considerable discussion ensued on this cuisine, availability etc
Lovely experience
All seven plan to return with spouses

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5.0Dined on January 14, 2018

I took a party of 10 there for my birthday...some returners & some newbies. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their food (some plates "licked" clean) & everyone agreed the place was top notch.

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5.0Dined on January 6, 2018

The filet was served on a hotstone with cheese on top and was absolutely amazing. It keeps cooking as you are eating it. The ceviche was the freshest I have had in the Philadelphia area . I will definitely be back.

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4.0Dined on December 31, 2017

We tried this restaurant on New Years Eve. We were seated fairly quickly; however the tables were really close together. The restaurant was cozy and had great ambiance, but it was very loud and difficult to talk to my partner.

A huge issue pertained to the front door that evening. Every time the door opened, a blast of cold air hit everyone sitting to that side of the restaurant. There should have been extra space heaters to compensate for the arctic blast every few minutes. Another issue is that the online menu and the physical menu entrees did not correspond, so we were forced to re-select our dining choices.

The food and appetizers were wonderful. We chose the maduro con queso y chorizo and it was served piping hot. The bread served prior to the appetizer was warm and crispy. Although our app was received within 5-10 minutes, our main entree took nearly 35 minutes to receive. I chose the Traditional Peruvian Lomo Sottado, which was wonderful aside from the french fries. In my opinion, if the fries were handmade instead of frozen, the dish would be worthy of five stars. Frozen fries were a definite disappointment. My husband had the skirt steak with the blue cheese, which he thoroughly enjoyed.

Service was a bit slow, but to be fair they were very busy. Our server was wonderful. We will definitely be back (preferably on a warmer evening)!

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3.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Made NYE reservations for 4 @ 7:30p. Seated with friends. I had no complaints regarding the wait staff. Our server was attentive, knowledgeable. We were seated at an overflow outside type metal table and obviously snuggled in a heavily trafficked area.. in line with entrance to the kitchen and restrooms. Why does this or any restaurant feel the need to do this to their customers? I would wait to not be seated near these pathways. Fortunately the servers were VERY careful with food items carried to the venue at large. The food was good, the steaks were finished to our requests. The served pasta dish was too much in quantity for the amount of sauce. The coffee was tepid for our desserts. I would visit again, for a very casual get together; not for a special occasion. The on line menu is not up to date, has an old Valentine's special occasion menu, and the NYE menu was not available. It should be correct this for any others researching the site. Kinda gives the appearance of not caring.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Outstanding meal!

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4.0Dined on December 24, 2017

Always great. Hope they are successful

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4.0Dined on December 23, 2017

This is a really good neighborhood spot. Interesting South American/Latin food. Great appetizers, and usually great specials. The space is a bit Spartan, but that's not why you go there. This is Collingswood, so it's byob, which makes it very affordable.

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2.0Dined on December 23, 2017

I used to love this place. It’s not the same anymore. We were there for my fiancé birthday, I was very disappointed with the quality and the taste of the food for what we paid it was not worth it at all.

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

South American food at its Best!! The sampler appetizer is the Greatest flavor combo!!

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5.0Dined on December 14, 2017

Excellent evening! Delicious food!

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4.0Dined on December 9, 2017

This was my first visit to El Sitio but I will definitely be going back. This BYOB features South American cuisine. I had one of the Chef's Specials a beautiful piece of salmon stuffed with crabmeat and served over a generous portion of perfectly seasoned quinoa. That was after enjoying the Soup of the Day a Columbian Lentil Soup.

The waiter was terrific and very knowledgeable about a really ambitious menu. This is a family owned business and the owners were born in Quito Ecuador so you are getting authentic recipes.

We didn't have any children in our party but I noticed two offerings on the Kids Menu Chicken Fingers and Fries and Grilled Cheese and Fries in case you are wondering.

It was a miserable snowy Saturday night but their dining room was still 80% full around 7 PM so I definitely recommend making a reservation on Open Table. See for yourself why El Sitio was named in 25 Of The Best Restaurants In South Jersey.

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5.0Dined on December 8, 2017

Flank steak was very tender and tasty. Excellent service.

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3.0Dined on December 3, 2017

First, a Peruvian restaurant should never run out of rice. Second, when you order tuna medium rare it should not be served well done. Third, hire enough staff so that service is timely.

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2.0Dined on December 1, 2017

Some bad reviews didn’t scare us off, there was also a lot of positive reviews. Service was fine, but then again there was only 5 other tables that had people at them, that should have been a warning, I had the lamb which was dry, my wife had the Oscar topped fillet, which was just okay. We had the sampler for an appetizer...overall a poor night out in Collingswood, som many better choices.

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4.0Dined on November 26, 2017

We have been to El Sitio several time and have been happy each time.

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4.0Dined on November 25, 2017

Night out with the kids!

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