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San Francisco 229, Arequipa, Peru
(054) 20 5930
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Mean and miserly

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... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed November 18, 2014
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london
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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65 reviews 65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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184 reviews 184 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 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 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Lima, Peru
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55 reviews 55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

OMG I really miss the Lomo Fino... one of the best that I ever had!! I was a regular customer overthere a least twice a week, and I only order the Lomo Fino... Carlos is the best!!!

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

The lonely planet said you should come here if you want a good falafal, but we had way better falafals elsewhere! It was too dry, but the kofte was good. A small beer costs 7 soles! Too much if you ask me. You can eat better in Arequipa!

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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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