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San Francisco 229, Arequipa, Peru
(054) 20 5930
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great place for falafel and a vegetarian meal

We sought this place for dinner in search of some vegetarian, non Peruvian food options and we were very satisfied with the price, food and service. The salads were delicious, especially the Mediterranean option with aubergine, the and the falafel comes with salad on the side as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We sought this place for dinner in search of some vegetarian, non Peruvian food options and we were very satisfied with the price, food and service. The salads were delicious, especially the Mediterranean option with aubergine, the and the falafel comes with salad on the side as well.

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Wrea Green, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This small cafe / bar was a little more modern than most in the city and clearly still an experiment. Happy hour is about 5-9 and during this period was good value. Good service and a lively atmosphere even when less than half full . Welcome stopover,

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london
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

We'd heard the portions were small so we weren't expecting a great deal, but SERIOUSLY, they are tinny. It all just comes across as very mean. We ordered a kofta and falafel, plus and extra portion of humus each. It came with bread (which was excellent) and salad. In the salad there was probably less than a quarter of an... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Great felafel and hummous pita. Really tasty... Shame there isn't any other customers in the cafe... A bit soul less. Great quick lunch though.

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I enjoyed Fez but I think it had as much to do with the city and overall atmosphere as it did the food. Service is a bit slow but nice. The best surprise were the hand painted canvas bags for 80S...gorgeous!

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Leuven
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We were looking forward to something different and we decided to give this restaurant a try. We ordered the falafal and the kofta. The falafals were tasteless dry balls, the kofta was ok. The pita breads were stale... The whole dish felt like a half assed job at presenting something middle eastern. We had to order hummus separately to try... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Went to Fez for some Falafel and enjoyed beers during happy hour. We also got some of their tacitos (filled with cheese) and guacamole. It wasn't on the menu but we saw someone else eat it and asked what is was. Cost 12 soles and was a treat! Really enjoyed our meals and the loungy atmosphere.

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san antonio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The menu at Cafe Fez is limited but beautifully prepared. The falafel was especially good. There's an upstairs nook for people-watching. When we were there a street musician treated us to saxaphone jazz. Service was excellent. And be sure to check out the unique restroom -- really inventive small space design.

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Brisbane, Australia
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We popped in here for a quick lunch after ourflight from Lima and were not disappointed. This is place is casual and fun. We enjoyed piping hot coffees, Mediterranean salad and Turkish with chorizo which hit the spot nicely.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We ate dinner at Fez and were overall disappointed. Service was a bit slow. Food was only so-so. The savory crepes were not very good at all. Sandwiches were OK.

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  • Address: San Francisco 229, Arequipa, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa
  • Phone Number: (054) 20 5930

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