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Taste of Peru

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Rogers Park
Peruvian
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6545 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60626
773-381-4540
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery

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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    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
Great Food

While on North Western university tour, felt hungery. Looked up and found this place. Sounded interesting, reviews were good too. We drove about 15 min to this place. It is located in a busy strip mall, not a very nice location but food is excellent. I ordered the peruvian style see food gumbo... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
PrempalSingh
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Lake Zurich, Illinois, United States
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Lake Zurich, Illinois, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

While on North Western university tour, felt hungery. Looked up and found this place. Sounded interesting, reviews were good too. We drove about 15 min to this place. It is located in a busy strip mall, not a very nice location but food is excellent. I ordered the peruvian style see food gumbo. It had crab lag, shrimp, kalamari, meseles,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for an authentic peruvian restaurant, this is the place to go. If you like gourmet peruvian, then stay in the city. The location is not the best but food is great! A bit far from the city (25 min) with traffic.

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chicago
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20 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We choose this restaurant to celebrate my sister birthday as she loves Peruvian Food , our expectations were very high as my sister has been talking about this restaurant a lot and we were not disappointed, we order the ceviche as appetizer it was a very fresh dish we also choose a variety of fish dishes from the menu and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We were looking for eating Peruvian food in Chicago,were it seems that there are few Peruvian restaurants. This restaurant has a good menu, including sea food. We liked the ceviche and the tiradito. I really enjoyed the chaufa rice. You could bring the Pisco and they will prepare a Pisco Sour for you, for a little price. Peruvian food is... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois, USA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This is a store front restaurant first viewed on DDD, Food Channel. The food and the casual dinning is what one would hope all restaurants would be. I had the Rib eye stake served with eggs, beans rice and fried Plantaines. we also enjoyed three other dishes and two appertizers. The owner is on site and is first to explain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

The food was delicious, the atmosphere was great! Loved everything about this place! We had tamales, cau cau, and arroz con pollo! Yummy! You must come and try it yourself!

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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Great Menu, they are very honest with their specialties, if you ask them what is good they will tell you. BYOB, so be sure to match with a south-American wine, we drank Argentina malbec with our steak dinner. The owner Cesar came and talked to us about his wall of fame and shared his childhood fishing stories. I feel good... More 

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Van Nuys
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Taste of Peru in Chicago is one of the most unique dinning experience I've ever had. It's a tiny out of the way place on North Clark Street in a small shopping center. What a find ! If you want to have an exquisite, excellent, experience with authentic Peruvian cuisine, this is the place for you. they have a... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
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23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This is the third Peruvian restaurant we have been in the last 3 weeks. Food was fantastic, portions were large and very tasty, and by "tasty" I mean the authentic flavors and spices from Peruvian cuisine in Peru. We had "papa rellena" as appetizer (the "ají verde" that they set at the table with the bread it's very hot but... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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107 reviews 107 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I decided to try this place since I was around Chicago. I ordered seco de carne which is a cilantro based beef stew with rice and beans and the food was very good. To me this is the best peruvian restaurant in Chicago. I tried Tanta, macchu picchu and another one that I dont remember the name and this one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6545 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60626
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Rogers Park
  • Neighborhood: Rogers Park
  • Phone Number: 773-381-4540

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Peruvian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?