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The Yellow Rose of Texas

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Mexican, American, Sandwiches, Hamburgers, South American
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Putumayo 174, Iquitos, Peru
+51 65 231353
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Name fits the place

Not sure the outside signage of the best restaurant in Iquitos was achieved with the food and atmosphere. If you like American rock and roll, lots of American pictures and other things that remind you of Texas, this is the place. Service was average for our large group and the food was very... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
Douglas S
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London
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Colonia Department, Uruguay
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Right away you will be greeted by a staff that makes you feel like you are part of the family - and then during the course of your meal - you will realize that everyone there is genuinely happy and friendly. At The Yellow Rose of Texas you have your choice of an indoor or outdoor dining area. There is... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Not sure the outside signage of the best restaurant in Iquitos was achieved with the food and atmosphere. If you like American rock and roll, lots of American pictures and other things that remind you of Texas, this is the place. Service was average for our large group and the food was very typical 'bar' food. Nothing wrong with the... More 

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Nazca, Peru
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This is the first place I ate at after I arrived in Iquitos. The atmosphere is great, the service is efficient and all the staff are friendly. I highly recommend The Yellow rose, and I'll definitely be coming here again when I return to Iquitos.

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Botolan, Philippines
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We had an overnight stay in Iquitos and came to pop by with some colleagues at "the yellow rose of Texas". The decoration is utmost interesing and the staff very kind and helpful. The food is excellent and the drinks likewise - try the Pisco Sour - GREAT STUFF ( but dangerous ). The place stops serving alcoholic drinks at... More 

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Thornhill, Canada
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181 reviews 181 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Here, there were claims of being the best rated restaurant in Iquitos on the signage outside. Not sure what that means for other restaurants but this one was distinctly average - a 3.5*. But, it is well placed next to the Plaza de Armas, close to the waterfront and very visible with its bright awning and signage. Inside it is... More 

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Princeton, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I rated this restaurant as very good because it has good food, great location, efficient staff, and a fun atmosphere. Be aware there are items on the menu that you should not have, example Alligator, and the English numbers and Spanish numbers do not line up, which means you might end up with the wrong dish if you can't speak... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My wife, a friend and I were looking for a restaurant around the Plaza de Armas. Loved the the friendly attitude from both the waitresses and Pamela, who is one of the owners. Never saw the owner's husband, whom I have read negative comments about. We ordered local dishes and they were all delicious. The patarashca, cecina con tacacho and... More 

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California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Iquitos is a noisy city filled with motorcycles. In the midst of that chaos, near the water, is a delightful restaurant known as the Yellow Rose of Texas. Its opened 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Its owner, Gerald and his beautiful wife treat you like long lost family members. The service is top notch and it soon... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We came here to escape a rainstorm and we ordered a sharer platter type thing. It wasn't very good and we left most of it which is unusual for us! The drinks were ok but the food was not nice at all

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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Was recommended this place by somebody who knew the area well. It is interesting and reflects the owners personality but the food was bland and relatively expensive. Did not bother to go back again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Putumayo 174, Iquitos, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Loreto Region  >  Iquitos
  • Phone Number: +51 65 231353

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, American, Sandwiches, Hamburgers, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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