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Malecon El Chaco | Boulevard El Chaco, Paracas, Peru
+51 56 791144
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08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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London, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

After wandering the Malecon a little while looking for somewhere to have fish for dinner, and encouraged by TripAdvisor reviews, I chose El Arizal. I had grilled seabass which came with slightly underdone chips and a good salad of avocado, lettuce, cucumber and tomato. The fish was excellent. Together with a large bottle of Cusquena the bill came to S/.... More 

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Thank Joanne H
Ajijic, Mexico
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had fried scallops and calimari. Generous servings. Seafood is featured in almost all the restaurants. They were all busy. Nice people.

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Thank Gringa9009
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We had the Chita and the sea bass. The food was very good and the service was friendly! Definitely a must-go If you want to try some seafood

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Thank Clone_501st
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28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

This is on the Boulevard in Paracas. We ate outside and had a great dinner: fresh fish, ceviche & Pisco Sours! It was reasonably priced, and we had a helpful, sweet woman (who couldn't speak English) to take our order. Delicious meal!

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1 Thank STEVE S
North Brunswick, New Jersey
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145 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

This restaurant was reasonable priced and had a variety of food. The staff were attentive and the food was served fairly quickly. I had the fried fish with fries and my dad has the tacu tacu. My fish was fresh and fried perfectly and the tacu tacu was decent. The food was hot and you could tell the kitchen staff... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for a late lunch after a day on the beach. The food was all freshly prepared and tasted excellent, really fast service as well. Accomomodated two children without problem.

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1 Thank David K
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

We visited after the Tuesday after the years weekend. The pescado a la plancha was dry and the wine was old.

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Thank Jörgen J
Lima, Peru
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

We had Ceviche and Octopus and it was pretty decent...even when it was a bit on the pricey side. Nice view.

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Thank Andy R
Kiev, Ukraine
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43 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015

The restaurant was recommended in Kokopelli hostel. There are plenty of seafood, I was eating octopus. I am not recommending local alcoholic drink, but beer is good.

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Thank olegtaran
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

I really enjoyed our lunch here.I had the chicharrones de pulpo. The staff were excellent. The food was great and arrived at the same time. Which seems to never happen in Peru! The toilets were clean, with paper and handsoap (a real bonus and reassuring).

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Thank Rosie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Peruvian, Seafood, South American
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Malecon El Chaco | Boulevard El Chaco, Paracas, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Ica Region  >  Paracas
  • Phone Number: +51 56 791144

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