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99 ave. norte Colonia Escalon, San Salvador, El Salvador
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Ranked #47 of 161 Restaurants in San Salvador
Price range: $15 - $20
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

First off, I must say the food is absolutely delicious. From "Los Piqueos" to the dessert. Had an appetizer, a "Lomo Soubisse" as a main dish, and a "Suspiro Limeño" for dessert. With no doubt, delicious. The waiter... rather annoyed everytime I asked for water or a knife. I politely ignored such attitude anyway. The decoration... no effort at all... More 

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Excellent ceviche, very fresh and tasty and good main courses. The inside of the restaurant is a little bit gloomy and over-airconditioned but the terrace is very nice. Very friendly and helpful staff.

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Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Five us tried this restaurant upon the recomendation of a client. None of us spoke Spanish and they didn't speak English. But, the meal was wonderful. I know nothing about Peruvian food. However, everything I tried I found to be fantastic. I wish I knew the names of the dishes that I had. There was an appetizer with chicken salad... More 

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Nicaragua
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

Since i am half peruvian, I was picky. I ordered Aji de Gallina and asked for fresh aji, and surprise, they brought the fresh aji to see before cooking my plate. The sea food was incredible. The Causa was out of this world. The only thing I missed was my inka cola. You can tell the owner/chef, puts his heart... More 

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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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87 reviews 87 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

A very nice restaurant with excellent service and top quality food. At the top of the cost range, but few places in San Salvador are inexpensive. Seafood and steaks are excellent quality and the peruvian dishes are authentic (that's coming from my friends who lived in Peru for several years.) Wine assortment is first rate, but again not inexpensive. Expect... More 

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Waiters tried to push the dearest wine available but the food was a joy. Stuffed squid was delicious - mixed platter to begin was also very good. Fish was wonderfully fresh - really good although not cheap.

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

Good quality food. Personally attended by Perubian chef who happens to be the owner.

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

Very well made peruvian cuisine . The Causa is great and the Octopus in different ways is excellent . We love to go there . Great value for your money . Wine selection is great also .

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

This restaurant paints itself as Peruvian cuisine, but it definitely offers a lot more. The seafood was superb and the dessert I had (Manjar blanco) was absolutely amazing. One of my favorite restaurants in El Salvador!

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Caracas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2010

They offer excelent and top quality peruvian cuisine. Just the same quality as the best gourmet restaurants in Peru.

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Address: 99 ave. norte Colonia Escalon, San Salvador, El Salvador
Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  San Salvador Department  >  San Salvador
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20

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