Couple Opens La Pupusa Loca Grill in Framingham

FRAMINGHAM – Francisco and Maria Cortez opened La Pupusa Loca Grill on Route 135 in downtown Framingham yesterday, April 14.

The Framingham couple is bringing the food of El Salvador to the City of Framingham, that already has a diverse restaurant scene.

The couple first opened a take out restaurant in Ashland, and the later served food at the La Isla Resaturant at 672 Waverley Street before opening Saturday at 144 Waverley Street. They were approved for a license earlier this month by the City of Framingham.

The restaurant, which is located where the El Maya operated before its closed earlier this year, features Salvadorian and Mexican food. On the menu is pupusas, tacos, fried plantains, burritos, and quesadillas.

La Pupusa Loca Grill is a small restaurant, which has about a dozen seats at a counter and couple of tables. Take out is available. It is open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Framingham City Councilor Edgardo Torres, who represents District 9 where the restaurant is located, stopped by yesterday for the opening.


Photo by Torres


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