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Restaurant Romana

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J Balta 512, Chiclayo 14000, Peru
+51 74 223598
07:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 01:00
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Austin, Texas
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154 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of stuff closes early on Sunday night, wandering down Balta street, a couple blocks from the Plaza de Armas is this restaurant. The food is good, big portions, reasonably prices. I had Loma salted con tacu tacu. the juices from the steak oozed into the taco and the ahi sauce really brought this dish alive!

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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is not good , bad decoration , not very clean, the service yaks very long time , and not good food

Thank SaadAlomar
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186 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is very popular and we had a good feeling when we arrived because of this. I ordered the baby goat with rice and beans, a typical local dish, and was very happy with my choice. The goat was tender and juicy, the sauce deliciously rich, and this was complemented well with a mix of rice and beans. The... More 

Thank Chris B
Perth, Australia
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81 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We stopped in here to have some lunch and watch some important football. The staff were efficient and pleasant in our requests to watch the game. The food was pretty tasty and price was good. It seemed popular with mostly locals stopping in for the lunch break. There was an option of a fixed lunch but we opted for the... More 

Thank Idefix82
Lima, Peru
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101 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Tris restaurant no the main street. They serve food peruan tipic, bu ti dont like to much. The service its nice. Its a local prepared flor the families also couples. The prices its very Inflated.

Thank 53rameses53
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79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

When I got in town and asked for the most genuine cuisine restaurant here,more than 10 peoples suggested me this restaurant. I went there and they didn't lie. This is probably the most authentic restaurant in town. It's no longer named ¨La Romana¨ because this name was already in use in Lima.They are now know by the name of ¨Balta... More 

Thank Harold M
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

I had a minor issue finding this place, as on the map was wrongly indicated on the same avenue but on the other side of central square. Also the name has changed to Balta 512, so be aware of that. I came for late lunch, place was full of local people, which is usually good sign. The place is little... More 

Thank Jan B
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

This restaurant on the main street is a gem. They serve food quickly that is well prepared and plentiful. Romana is always full of locals who enjoy the local specialties like cabrito (goat), pato (duck) and ceviche, My wife loves the seco de res (stewed beef). Prices are not tourist inflated but very reasonable for what you receive.

Thank Ugene
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

I went Friday on the morning with my cousin to take a breakfast and was good. Just a little detail if you like Expresso coffee don't buy there cause they make artesian coffee, I'm complaining for how taste my coffee and they explain to me( my fault) but the food was yummy and the bread too. 😋

Thank Mari R
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

We ate here twice on our recent trip to Chiclayo. Staff could not have been more helpful in advising us re the menu. We ate in the evening which is not the time most Peruvians eat their main meal. There were lots of people in for tea and cake! The pisco sours were good and the food a good deal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: J Balta 512, Chiclayo 14000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lambayeque Region  >  Chiclayo
  • Phone Number: +51 74 223598

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