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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, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 63
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 20
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  • 16
    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
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The Yellow Rose of Texas is an icon of life in Iquitos. You must eat here at least once. No trip to Iquitos is complete without a visit here. This is the quintessential watering hole for virtually all travelers passing through town. Almost every shamanic journey either begins or ends at this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
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  • Local cuisine
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Iquitos, Peru
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This place is a disgrace. The owner is a racist and airs his opinions freely whether you choose to listen or not. The food was terrible with a floury gravy slopped on our plates and the rest unspeakable. Bad food, pushy service, arrogant proprietor. Avoid the joint.

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Bay City, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The food was scrumptious. I had the Cream of Onion soup. The owner Gerry, and his wife Pam, were so friendly and made us feel most welcome and happy to be there. The decor is eclectic an wonderful I was happy to see a Scottish flag in amongst it all! He does need more Aggie stuff though, lol!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The Yellow Rose of Texas is an icon of life in Iquitos. You must eat here at least once. No trip to Iquitos is complete without a visit here. This is the quintessential watering hole for virtually all travelers passing through town. Almost every shamanic journey either begins or ends at this location. A popular destination for travelers while you... More 

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Managua Department, Nicaragua
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed eating here and during my time in Iquitos went there a few times. The breakfast omelet was great, dinner selection plentiful, close to the hotel, I definitely recommend it. The owner, a Texan living in Iquitos most of the year will come to your table and see how you're doing. The best place I ate at while there.

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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

3 stars only because it is a tad expensive for what you get, in that area of town. The food was really nice, service was good and quick, staff were friendly, really good but expensive we thought.

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Tuckahoe, New York
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We ate at this restaurant several different times during our trip to Iquitos with the kids. The food was always top quality. They have such a wide variety that there is surely something that everyone will enjoy. The owner Gerald and his wife Pamela were very nice and accommodating. They put their customers first.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Nothing special but they have a large menu (inc. English) and the combo meals are well priced. For example, this morning i had an omelet, coffee, toast, and fresh orange juice for s/ 15. Yesterday i had the stir fried spaghetti with vegetables and chicken for s/ 24 which is not particularly inexpensive for Peru but it was yummy and... More 

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Colonia Department, Uruguay
2 reviews
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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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London
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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Address: Putumayo 174, Iquitos, Peru
Phone Number: +51 65 231353
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Loreto Region  >  Iquitos
Cuisine: Mexican, American, Sandwiches, Hamburgers, South American

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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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