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Pio Pio

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Upper West Side
Peruvian, Latin
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702 Amsterdam Avenue, New York City, NY 10128-5212
212-665-3000
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 130
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  • 23
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  • 3
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Peruvian roasted chicken

Best roasted chicken at all their locations in N.Y,C, Comes with beans, rice, french fries, salad and secret hot sauce.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
BobBurJr
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Lima, Peru
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Lima, Peru
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Best roasted chicken at all their locations in N.Y,C, Comes with beans, rice, french fries, salad and secret hot sauce.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I've ordered from Pio Pio a few times, and their delivery service is excellent. They always exceed their time objectives and the food is always packaged well. In-house dining, while challenging to get very speedy service when they are busy, they never fail to deliver great food. Their ceviche is fabulous, and I absolutely love the shrimp and avocado appetizer.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The one thing that I love about the peruvian cuisine is the ceviche! This location of new york Pio Pio restaurants is not as big and crowded as the one in Midtown Manhattan, which makes it more romantic for the people, making it a better location for couples instead of big groups such as birthday parties. To start with in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Going into the restaurant my party had a large reservation. The waiters were efficient and excellent with customer service even though we had a lot of people. The food came out in a timely manner. AUTHENTIC food. Fresh. I got the loco salmbota (filet mignon strips in soy sauce with white rice, etc). The meat was juicy and tender. The... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Caught up with two friends of mine in Manhattan and sat outside this restaurant around noon before the sun swung around the building. The food and mixed drink was awesome. I had the filet mignon that came with lightly fried tomatoes and onions as well as fries - lol. The steak was cut already but very tasty and nicely blended... More 

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Richmond, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

It's official. Each time I visit NYC, I have to go to Pio Pio. The food is beyond delicious here. The Matador Combo is a great dish for a group of people. The chicken is very moist and has a wonderful marinade. The salchipapa is quite good as well, with the frankfurters and fries.

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Commack, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

great food, but too rushed. we had hardly ordered & our food was on the table. did we feel rushed ? of course.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Try the anticuchos without puting too much into what they are... They were a delicious appetizer as well as the empanadas.. We ordered the lomo saltado which was top notch, our friends had the matador chicken... We felt so bad leaving food behind as it was so good. Such a great meal on or first night in NYC (Hell's Kitchen)

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DeLeon Springs, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This restaurant is worth a visit especially if you are a fan of modern architecture. The design of the restaurant is clever eclectic and out of the ordinary. However the noise level is unbearable. If you need peace and quiet when dining this definitely is NOT your place to go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

If you get the chicken (which you should!!) be sure to get the garlic dipping sauce which elevates the chicken to another level

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Additional Information about Pio Pio

Address: 702 Amsterdam Avenue, New York City, NY 10128-5212
Phone Number: 212-665-3000
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 25
Cuisine: Peruvian, Latin

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 702 Amsterdam Avenue, New York City, NY 10128-5212
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: 212-665-3000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25
  • Cuisine: Peruvian, Latin

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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