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Picanteria Tradicional - La palomino

Calle Misti 400, Arequipa, Peru
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Great value with an extensive list of typical delicious Arequipa dishes at a great value, the rocoto relleno is amazing as well as the palomino specials.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

La Palomino is the perfect example of a traditional Picanteria. There is nothing fancy about the place, but the food it authentic and the crowd is all local. If you want a more upscale lunch, try the Nueva Palomina next door.

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Miami, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

My mother and my partner ated the fried cuy. I had the plato americano, which was a sampler as well as a glass [huge one!] of the local fermented chicha. Awesome food and price. A must. The nueva palomino is next to this one but I liked this one better. One thing, they dont take credit cards.

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New York City, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

I think this is a great place for a splurge. The food was excellent as were the pisco sours, but the prices were a little high for Arequipa. I think they are catering to the tourists and have inflated their prices as a result. There are other "authentic" places with reasonable prices. Hopefully, with the inflated prices they will be... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013 via mobile

Place seems to be mostly for local people , where you can eat traditional big portions of nice food ! We shared super Americanos and extra rocoto Wich was enough for our lunch . If u want to be among locals and eat good food -that's the one!

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Arequipa, Peru
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Well, I ate at palomino a copuple of times, even with some clients. And the food is very good and in good amounts too for reasonable prices., nice place, I tried Chicha de Jora, Festival de Guisos(which we shared beacuse is a lot) and others =)

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Detroit, Michigan
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75 reviews 75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

This was the first restaurant we went to in Arequipa. The place is cozy, not very clean but not too dirty. We ordered the cuy for our first peruvian experience. It was average along with the other diahes we tried but at that point we really didn't have much to compare it to. We did arrive later in the afternoon... More 

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Address: Calle Misti 400, Arequipa, Peru
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa
Cuisine: Peruvian

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