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Inka Mama Aliso Viejo

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26741 Aliso Creek Road #E, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
1-949-360-6263
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 4
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Peruvian food is wonderful

We tried Inka Mama before we saw a movie last weekend. We started with the beef empanadas and were impressed by the flavorful filling. My husband had the Camaron Al Ajo. This is shrimp in a creamy garlic/lime sauce served with rice and a salad. Lots of shrimp and very nicely done. I had the Inka... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Robert O
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Laguna Niguel, California
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Laguna Niguel, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We tried Inka Mama before we saw a movie last weekend. We started with the beef empanadas and were impressed by the flavorful filling. My husband had the Camaron Al Ajo. This is shrimp in a creamy garlic/lime sauce served with rice and a salad. Lots of shrimp and very nicely done. I had the Inka Special. This dish is... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Since I don't like spicy food, my favorites are: The bread and sauce they bring to the table and Chaufa de Vegetales and Tallarine Verde con Vegetales. Try: Chicha Morada - yummy beverage!

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Aliso Viejo, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Decided to try Inka Mama before a move. I had herd great things about this place and wanted to see and experience it for myself. I was not disappointed. Upon entering I was greeted by friendly and attentive staff. This was my first time eating Peruvian food so I was not really sure what to expect. However, the server patiently... More 

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Dana Point, California
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91 reviews 91 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

If you have tasted authentic Peruvian cebiche in Lima, you will quickly notice that this is not very authentic, but I must admit that it is reasonably good. Prices are affordable, service is friendly. The menu seems to be a little bit of everything to satisfy local market but as I said before, it lacks the flavor punch that you... More 

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California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I had never experienced food from Peru, but I was lucky enough that one of my friends suggested this restaurant about two months ago and we went! All I have to say is that the food is amazing! IT IS A MUST HAVE! Since I visited the first time,I have gone back three more times and have ventured to order... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is our "go to" place when in the area for movies or shopping. The food is consistently good, especially their sauteed chicken dish on spaghetti with a spinach and basil cream sauce. YUM!!! The service could be a bit better and no atmosphere to speak of.

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So. CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Our first time at Inka Mama's in Aliso Viejo and it will not be our last. Very good, varied menu. Food was delicious, service was excellent, prices moderate. A great dining experience!

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Aliso Viejo, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I just had never gone in the place and I've lived near it for forever. Great Sangria, food was great. The bar is a little funky but there is noboday ever at the bar. If you are looking for a place to watch a game at the last minute its great.

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MV
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It was maybe the 1st time where I did not finish a meal because it just did not taste right. Got the beef dish with mashed potatoes. It was just so amazingly salty and didn't really taste fresh. Ate maybe a third of it and left. Tasted like a Costco ready to eat meal, with extra salt. Was pretty hungry... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My favorites are the saltado de mariscos, macho fish and flan. My husband likes the pounded out chicken breast on top of spaghetti with green sauce. The complimentary French bread with butter and green aji sauce is addicting. The ambiance is nice, prices are fair, and service is okay.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26741 Aliso Creek Road #E, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Aliso Viejo
  • Phone Number: 1-949-360-6263

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Peruvian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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