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307 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143-3033
617 628 7070
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Authentic Peruvian Cuisine

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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
Good Peruvian food

It's my highest recommend Peruvian restaurant, you won't be disappointed, am pretty sure, it's worth to go there for a finest Peruvian cuisine.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
Dennis V
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  • Large groups
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

It's my highest recommend Peruvian restaurant, you won't be disappointed, am pretty sure, it's worth to go there for a finest Peruvian cuisine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

After a long trip we had an excellent dinner, refined in taste and not too heavy or spicy, in contrast to what is common in the US. The general atmosphere was relaxed, with pleasant latin-american music. The service is friendly and the clientele mixed. We will certainly come back and enjoy the cocktails.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Good spot if you want to be adventurous and try Peruvian food. Food was a bit on the bland side, but reasonable prices and attentive waitstaff. Pisco sour was excellent.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I haven't had Peruvian food in that many places, and when I do, I basically always order the same 2 things: Ceviche and Seco de Carne. For the uninitiated, that's seafood "cooked" in citrus, and beef braised in a cilantro based sauce. Both of these things come out consistently well every time we dine here. The portions are generous, and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Very disappointed. The food was dry and flavorless . We ordered chicharron and anticuchos. The chicharron was from days before and it was reheated. Then we ordered tamal and papa rellena, they were dry and old as well. I just came back from Lima. Peruvian food has flavor and it is fresh . This was " Peruvian wanna be ".... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The best meals in Boston. Good quality, made at the time and good taste. The food are served in large portion. The price are acceptable.

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Medford, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We were looking for a change of pace, and had heard about this Peruvian restaurant and we went on a Friday night. We were very happy with the choice. We had never tried Peruvian food before and we found the selections to be varied, interesting, and tasty. As a bonus they had live music as well, and it was a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Nice smaller place with a large variety of theoretically Peruvian food... which I'm willing to believe, it was different enough. The manager spent a lot of time going over the choices with us, which was nice, but the sheer variety was a bit daunting. The house Peruvian wine is actually pretty good; we had a french style chardonnay. Staff was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We were looking for a place to eat in Somerville and stumbled upon this place. Was a good find. The staff was extremely solicitous and nice - making sure we understood what was on the menu and would enjoy what we ordered. Everyone did like what they got. The decor was cute and there was live music. Would go back... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Peruvian food is wordly known for being t-a-s-t-y. I visited Macchu Picchu restaurant last week, and got very disappointed. Food is about quantity here not quality. The presentation is less than ok, because is overall dried and no vegetable:proteins:fats:carbs ratio whatsover. Not healthy food, not tasty either but very overpriced.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 307 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143-3033
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: 617 628 7070

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Peruvian, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

Description

Authentic Peruvian Cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 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 - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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