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“Outstanding delicious authentic Peruvian flavor!!!!!!”
Review of Eqeko

Eqeko
Ranked #95 of 776 Restaurants in Santa Ana
Cuisines: Peruvian
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Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Outstanding Awesome Peruvian Flavor!!!!!!
On way to an Angels Game, found this Peruvian Tapas restaurant
This place has real authentic Peruvian flavor.

It is a old brick building building and inside the ambiance has a really nice Trendy style. We came for late lunch, but looking at the decor this would a great for dinner or for a stop for drinks and food before your night starts. Service is really good waiter was friendly courteous. Food coming out may be a lil slow if gets crowded, but worth the wait if happens to you
All dishes were made really good. Being Peruvian, I have a high standard and this place passed with flying colors.
They serve tapas which give you a chance to try many Peruvian dishes. Tapas are small portion so you can order several. We tried, Lomo saltado, skirt steak with onions and tomatoes cook to perfection, not greasy and juicy. Aji de gallina, another traditional Peruvian dish. Chicken on an almond creamy sauce. Not easy to cook it right, but this place got it right. The tiradito, was delicious, thin slices of fish marinated on a yellow chili lemon sauce. Papa a la huamcaina, boiled potatoes on a creamy cheesy yellow chile sauce. Ceviche, but Peruvian style, the best, spicy and with great Peruvian chile flavor. Tacu Tacu, Peruvian Beans and rice fried and served with encebollado. Seco the carne my favorite and this place got it to perfection. Arroz con mariscos. Delicious sea food rice, Peruvian style. Choros a la chalaca, muzzles marinated with lemons onions, great flavor. I could go on because we tried all the menu of tapas , and like them all, except the quinoa salad. Rather have guiso de quinoa than the salad, but guess it is their healthy tapa. Posted a pic of the menu. Had also cusquena beer
This place would be good for lunch or dinner and any occasion. The ambiance makes it great for a dinner with your better half, drinks with friends while enjoying great food, or just have a drink and great food before u start your night out
Overall outstanding food. Excellent ambiance, really good service
I would highly recommend this place. The food in this place won't disappoint.
My first choice if in the Anaheim Santa Ana area will definitely keep coming back.

Thank ericucho n
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

One of my to favorite restaurants in Santa Ana. If I had a Peruvian family, I would imagine the food would be just like this during a family reunion. Every person who has waited on us and all of the owners are so passionate about the food and making sure we are satisfied. They are sincerely happy that we are there and we can recommend this restaurant without hesitation. I will return and continue to share the good news with other friends.

Thank Loren B
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Reviewed 18 March 2015

On my way back to the car after the Santa Ana Art Walk, wonderful smells were wafting from this little entrance on 3rd. My cousin visiting from Denmark and I decided to go in and see what was cooking. We sampled four of the small plates, which really proved to be a more than adequate meal and topped it off with a wonderful bread pudding, complements of Orlando, the owner. A number of pretty people poked their noses in to inquire if there was a bar; they don't know what they missed when they turned and left! A liquor license has been applied for (beer and wine only) and is expected to be approved by April. The service was excellent. It turned out to be a great little eating adventure! Definitely worth a visit!

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Thank alysonsmom
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Reviewed 5 February 2015

I took a girl on a date at this restaurant and we were both very impressed with not only the food but the atmosphere. The servers were very polite and knowledgeable about all the dishes. Every dish we ordered was top notch. My favorite was the empanadas! Very delicious! I highly recommend this place to anyone that loves great food and ambiance.

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Thank Mazyson
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Reviewed 19 December 2014

Small plates, perfectly prepared. These are the dishes that Chef Orlando's Mom made for him when he was a child. The tastes are clean and fresh; the prices are reasonable. Located in Santa Ana's Artist's District, parking is close, and the area has many art galleries and interesting street vendors and shops to explore.

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