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Peruvian Grill

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Peruvian, South American
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5769 Beneva Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-4105
941-923-8902
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very Good Authentic Peruvian Food

My wife and I and another couple had dinner at the Peruvian Grill. Waitress was very welcoming and capable with good service. Food was very good especially the ceviches.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
SteveSiesta
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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182 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

There is no shortage of Peruvian restaurants in Sarasota/Bradenton. Our favorite, Darwin's, just closed. We now have a new favorite. The Peruvian Grill provided us with a excellent dining experience. Good food, large portions , reasonable prices and great service; what more can you ask for? Amongst our party we had fresh fish, paella, skirt steak and even a tamale... More 

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Thank JordanS8
Fort Myers, Florida
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Three adults, two small children, no alcohol: $63.00 plus tip! So not worth it. My mother-in-law's $21.00 meal was nothing more than my basic pot roast. My $17.00 Peruvian fried rice with beef was comparable to a pint of Chinese fried rice I buy all the time for $8! Drab, boring atmosphere was free.

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Monroe, CT
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187 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

My son was visiting and he likes exotic food as does my wife, so they outvoted me and we went to the Peruvian Grill. I will admit I tend to like things I can recognize, so I sort of nibbled. They began with some appetizer special which featured a variety of items. They decided to include Anticuchos which was a... More 

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Thank pensman
Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Place had a friendly vide and good service, but food quality needs major improvement. I tried ceviche, which was just awful and I could not finish it. My wife had grilled Covina fish, which was too greasy. Later at night I was awaken with stomach pain, which was definitely related to that cebiche.

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Thank MisterArk
Sarasota, Florida
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62 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Overall we were a bit disappointed because our dishes lacked real flavor. Our expectations were high considering all the excellent reviews. We shared an appetizer-Mashed Potatoes filled with ground beef which was lightly fried in the shape of a oversized ball. Nice tasting but just lacked that essence of seasoning and flavor. My wife ordered their Peruvian version of Arroz... More 

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Thank Howard G
Sarasota, Florida
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98 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

My wife and I and another couple had dinner at the Peruvian Grill. Waitress was very welcoming and capable with good service. Food was very good especially the ceviches.

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Thank SteveSiesta
Princeton, New Jersey
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30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

The multi-ethnic influences of true Peruvian cooking are wonderfully on display in this hidden away location at Clark and Beneva. A family operation with flavors and presentation to make the other Peruvian and "fusion" contenders green with envy. Available beers and wines perfectly compliment the menu. Be adventurous. Try the beef heart and fish offerings. Do ask if grandma's chocolate... More 

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Thank Alan W
Clearwater, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This is the second time we have driven close to 100 miles to come down to Sarasota and have dinner here. The place is outside of the city in a strip mall and not too easy to find, but it is well worth finding it. There are only about 15 tables... The food is genuine Peruvian and all made from... More 

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Thank loca1111
Palm Harbor, Florida
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122 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The tiny, almost deserted strip mall doesn't inspire confidence, but their food is delicious and well priced. I had never had Peruvian food before, but will return, even though we live in Palm Harbor now. The service is always good and the food beyond excellent. I highly recommend it, don't pass it up. Usually I'm a grouch in my evaluations,... More 

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Thank Marian M
Buffalo, New York
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Small restaurant in non descript strip mall. Dark with around 10 or so tables. We were the only ones there but it was 3PM. Food was totally amazing. My wife is from Colombia and almost never likes the rice anywhere but she loved it here. The food was outstanding. We both had fish and it was perfect. I had some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5769 Beneva Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-4105
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: 941-923-8902

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Peruvian, South American
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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