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El Tio Dario

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Peruvian, Healthy
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Callejon del Cabildo # 100 | Yanahuara, Arequipa, Peru
51-54-270473
Today
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: The restaurant is close to the Mirador Yanahuara and has very delicious...
The restaurant is close to the Mirador Yanahuara and has very delicious fish dishes.
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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fish ok but not spectacular

We (two of us) each had pseudo - one fried with garlic and one with sauce. Mine with the sauce was very tasty but the plain fried fish came with three deep fried potatoes and was bland. The restaurant had nice furnishings and the service was very good, just no extras - veggies or bread before... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
MurphyBird
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Okanagan Valley
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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Okanagan Valley
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We (two of us) each had pseudo - one fried with garlic and one with sauce. Mine with the sauce was very tasty but the plain fried fish came with three deep fried potatoes and was bland. The restaurant had nice furnishings and the service was very good, just no extras - veggies or bread before. Compared to other restaurants... More 

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Arequipa Region, Peru
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72 reviews 72 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The food is one of the best in Arequipa as well as the Pisco sour! We;ve discovered this place thru our friends who used to hang out here! We highly recommend it though the only thing is that this place is quite pricey compared to other restaurants in Arequipa so it's great to go here during special weekends but not... More 

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Arequipa, Peru
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Somehow, my partner and I had the whole restaurant to ourselves, that fated Tuesday afternoon... The service was impeccable - the best I've experienced in Peru. The food? Incredible. We started with the Parmesan baked scallops - divine. Next were two servings of ceviche, each dish perfectly salted, seasoned, and marinated. We finished with a coconut flan for dessert. To... More 

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Alphen aan de Rijn, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The menu offers a lot of very good fish dishes in a nice setting. We eat noodles with fish. The traditional causa stuffed with crabmeat. And a creols salad with fish and shrimps. All of them were very good.

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Arequipa, Peru
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Since I heard about tis place I wanted to try. Finally did some days ago. I went there with my girlfriend and we both order seafood, The ceviche was really fresh, deliciuos. And the Chicharron was great with the best fries I've ever tried. Apart from the excelent food, the customer service was also great. When you first arrive you... More 

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Arequipa, Peru
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

One of my favorites sea food restaurant, the food is really amazing, try "empanadas dario" the best, also "ceviche" is very tasty.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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101 reviews 101 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

As you walk down the traditional alley of Yanahuara, it would be easy to miss the entrance to El Tio Dario. But, behind the walls, there is a nice bar and beautiful dining room. If you continue to descend the stairs, you enter a lovely garden. The charm is that it is all so unexpected. We both ordered fish dishes,... More 

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brooklyn ny
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

had a nice sunday lunch here, excellent ceviche, and fabulous rice with seafood for the kids, great value with lots left for dinner. lovely garden where rambunctious little ones can run around. good service

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Lima, Peru
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62 reviews 62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We had a very good rocotto relleno and some fish - all very good but nothing out of this world. Friendly service, interesting location with some views and a pleasant garden make this a 4 out 5 place for us though.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

My daughter and I just had a delicious lunch in this lovely restaurant that we stumbled upon while visiting the mirador in Yanahuara. If you love seafood, this place has a wonderful variety. You can also try traditional Peruvian dishes that incorporate seafood such as causa. We ate in the garden, which had a lovely fountain and beautiful bougainvillea on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Callejon del Cabildo # 100 | Yanahuara, Arequipa, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa
  • Phone Number: 51-54-270473

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 20
  • Cuisine: Peruvian, Healthy

Description

The restaurant is close to the Mirador Yanahuara and has very delicious fish dishes.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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