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El Mochica

Bolivar 462 | Trujillo, Trujillo 3001, Peru
+51 44 293441
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cabrito” (8 reviews)
“goat” (5 reviews)
“duck” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Bolivar 462 | Trujillo, Trujillo 3001, Peru
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1 - 10 of 729 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We expected much more of the place. No English speaking waitress. The food was mediocre for the best. The place looks nice, but too noisy with TVs

Thank ahva63
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We asked our guide for a recommendation and he told us about this place two blocks from our hotel. We said typical Northern Peru food and this place that's been around for many, many, years and it delivers. The menu is huge and as it...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Put a deposit down of 400 soles for an afternoon tea for 25 persons. due to floods and rain the Restaurant gave us a choose to "Cancel or Postpone" as it was a birthday we decided to cancel. I went back after the floods to...More

1  Thank Ana B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Our waiter was very nice. When we first came in the Maiter de tried to seat us in an area that was not air conditioned and when I complained he moved us. The selection of food is great, with lots of meat and chicken but...More

Thank carolee1231
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I had heard good comments about this but it was nothing like I expected. The only remarkable thing was that the attention was very quickly. They served what we ordered within 20 minutes. Unfortunately the food was too spicy (I am used to eat hot...More

Thank Regi268
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This restaurant has a great variety of Peruvian dishes. We went there twice during our stay and had great service. My daughter at the ceviche and thought it was fantastic. My husband had the cabrito and loved it. Another daughter had aji de gallina. The...More

Thank Rose R
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We decide to go to restaurant mochica, was very good! Seco de Cabrito without bones, excellent. Piqueo Mochica very god! And also you will see local dancing like marinera etc!! Almost forget ask for picarones, those are very tasty! Very good place

Thank acastillov
Reviewed 27 December 2016

My wife and I went to this restaurant as part of a tour group. It took 15 minutes before a waiter came to our table, and he only took orders from half the group. Our guide had to talk to the waiters, and another 10...More

Thank Ahmad H
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I've stayed in Trujillo for a few hours after a seminar and they insisted we go to this place for an afternoon meal. The food was superb! It's a nice place in front of the beach, with an internal pool 😗. The food was something...More

1  Thank Luis Alberto C
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Food is decent, but very poor service. I will give 0-1 point for service. The restaurant was not busy at the time of my visit. There was a waitress, that absolutely ruined my impression for El Mochica. I had to asked for the English menu...More

Thank 824es
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bolivar 462 | Trujillo, Trujillo 3001, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  La Libertad Region  >  Trujillo
  • Phone Number: +51 44 293441
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