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El Tio Dario

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Peruvian, South American, Healthy
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Callejon del Cabildo # 100 | Yanahuara, Arequipa, Peru
51-54-270473
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9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
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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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    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
Excellent; The Food, The Service, The Place

For only going for a ceviche or ordering other plates this place is awesome I strongly recommend the Takuyaki de Camarones and the Chita both amazing, also is located in one of the most beautifull districts of the city, Yanahuara and its main square

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2015
Diego P
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

For only going for a ceviche or ordering other plates this place is awesome I strongly recommend the Takuyaki de Camarones and the Chita both amazing, also is located in one of the most beautifull districts of the city, Yanahuara and its main square

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Thank Diego P
Jupiter, Florida
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

I loved this restaurant. The setting is great and the food is delicious. I tried the Rocoto Relleno.... amazing!

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Thank The_Traveling_Ginger
New York City, New York
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27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

I went here for Saturday lunch and decided to come back for Sunday lunch during my last weekend in Arequipa. The outside dining garden is really nice. The food and service are great too. I saw many local people hanging out with their families and friends here. Highly recommend it!

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Thank Yan_Don
Torquay, Australia
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for nice seafood in Arequipa and were not disappointed with the serving size and the food quality. Certainly not the cheapest in town but if your in the area it's worth a try.

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Thank AussieTravellers555
peru
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Always good. We go every year once or twice and choose different items. Plenty to pick from. We always prefer to sit outside in the garden. Service is excellent.

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Thank peruvianalex
Arequipa, Peru
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Nice place, great food. You can go with friends, family, but there aren't games for children. Sometimes you're going to be almost alone, once I went with a group of friends, we ate in the garden, flowers perfum the place, when it was almost night, we went inside.

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Thank Eliana V
Okanagan Valley
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 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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Thank MurphyBird
Arequipa Region, Peru
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105 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 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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Thank TwoMonkeysTravel
Arequipa, Peru
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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Thank ladylola2014
Alphen aan de Rijn, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

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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Thank Siko W

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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, South American, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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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