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Av Marina 124, Iquitos 16000, Peru
+51 65 223320
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Phoenix, Arizona
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This is the perfect place o sit and watch the busy people along the Amazon River. Good food, good service, air conditioning and what a view!!!

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Thank Karen J
Bay City, Texas
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

I've visited here several times over the past 10 years and it's always been a nice place to eat lunch with a great outdoor patio overlooking the Rio Itaya just a short way down from where it joins with the Amazon River. My favorite is the chaufa con pollo -- basically rice with a little eggs mixed with pieces of... More 

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Thank TexasPhilip
Iquitos
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Upon entering the restaurant, today (27/12) on a Sunday afternoon, we noticed that it was very crowded. I therefore asked if they had the capacity to attend well to 2 more customers. Otherwise we could very well look for somewhere else to eat. No problem. The concept of my question was however not understood. Anyway we ordered our food and... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

The view is quite nice as it looks over the Nanay River. The food is quality upper scale local cuisine. The prices are a little higher (35-50 soles per plate) than I expected since it is not right downtown or on the boulevard. The food was good though. The following night I tried to go back around 7pm with the... More 

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Ubrique, Spain
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377 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2015

With a choice of air con or not the views over the river are wonderful with craft of all sizes in motion like an aquatic ballet. There is no English on the menu but you will recognize many of the dishes. The local juices are excellent and the beer cold and cheap. All of the food is freshly prepared and... More 

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Thank Jacko070
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Good place for food in Iquitos. You can feel the breeze of the amazon while enjoying your food. I will not change this place.

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Thank Jason B
Iquitos, Peru
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 September 2014

I have lived outside of Iquitos for around 14 - 15 years. And traveled there since 1996. For my day time eating this restaurant is #1 on my list. Excellent food, good prices, excellent service and great view of the Amazon jungle and the river Itaya. While there jump on the boat at the huecuito and go visit the village... More 

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Thank Gringo58
Stockholm, Sweden
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2014

It is an OK restaurant with a lot to choose from, including fish. Nevertheless I would not say that it fully justifies their prices. You get a feeling that there is some pretension to be a top-end restaurant but food and service still need to be improved. Good view of the river.

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Thank NFMiranda
Michigan
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169 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2014

Typical Iquitos/Jungle food but done pretty well--a step up from the majority. Service is better than average in Iquitos and the views of the river are quite nice. You can eat outside or inside with air conditioning. Lots of glass to look over the river.

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Thank Sintita
New York City, New York
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2014

Popped in here for lunch and was so glad we did. The fish was outstanding, the heart of palm - jungle spaghetti - was amazing, as was everything else we ate. The dinning room sits overlooking the river and the views and breeze are beautiful! A must if you are in Iquitos.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Peruvian, Seafood, South American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av Marina 124, Iquitos 16000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Loreto Region  >  Iquitos
  • Phone Number: +51 65 223320

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?