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El Otro Penoncito

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Bolicar 255, Ica, Peru
(056) 23 3921
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  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
El Peñoncito es un peñon

Tonight we were fortunate to have dinner at this lovely restaurant. My husband has visited this place at least 5 times and has praised it to no avail. Four if us had a fabulous meal. I had sole in an herb sauce with sautéed asparagus. It was so tasty. The owner and his wife make a marvelous team... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
LaranyirizaIrizarry
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Bloomfield, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Lima, Peru
Top Contributor
187 reviews 187 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

I went here for dinner with a group of 9 people and we were the only people in the place (from 7-9pm). The menu was quite extensive but after talking with the waiter (who was also the owner), he clearly was steering people in the group to certain items since they only had a few ingredients in stock. Despite the... More 

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Apopka, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We went for a late lunch but they didn't have a lot of items that were on menu a little pricy but the food that was available was good. I don't think it deserve a number 1 rating if that's the case were in trouble..

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Tena, Ecuador
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

After many kilometers by motorcycle and even so many plates with rice and chicken, we weren't that enthousiastic to try the pollo iqueño... But we did. Chicken stuffed with spinach an pecan nuts... that's something else!! More than delicious. To be honest.. .by the time we finished our plates we ordered one plate more to share. Accompanied by good Pisco... More 

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Tonight we were fortunate to have dinner at this lovely restaurant. My husband has visited this place at least 5 times and has praised it to no avail. Four if us had a fabulous meal. I had sole in an herb sauce with sautéed asparagus. It was so tasty. The owner and his wife make a marvelous team. Their attention... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I went in El Otro Peñocito with a friend. The food fasted good and well served. Staff was very friendly. It seems that this already is the third generation running this great restaurant. I can recommend this restaurant for any tourist or local.

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London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The food was great and the owner could do no more for us... We were the only people in there but still, was lovely. The cerviche was yum, so too was another fish dish I had. Lemonade also worth a try. A bit more pricey than other places but by no means outrageous. The owner was also very good at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

A nice and comfortable place but the food was not very impressive, also the price was a little expensive. Maybe is not a good idea to visit.

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St. Helier, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We came here with the host of the hostel (Ica Wassu, which I would also recommend). It was very quiet and we were the only customers at the time, which I do not understand as the food was top quality. It was not the cheapest )it is more upmarket than most of the surrounding restaurants) but was probably the nicest... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The food was fine and the athmosphere was good. A very pleasing place where you felt welcome. The waiter was very openminded and liked to show interested in his custumers.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We chose this restaurant because of the recommendations we had read, however we were severely disappointed. The service at lunchtime was dreadful, many of the menu items were unavailable, when the food did arrive it lacked flair and flavour. We left most of our meal. However as a result of eating their spent 2 days in bed being very sick... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bolicar 255, Ica, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Ica Region  >  Ica
  • Phone Number: (056) 23 3921

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