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Pio Pio

702 Amsterdam Avenue, New York City, NY 10128-5212 (Manhattan)
212-665-3000
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Ranked #579 of 11,649 restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Latin, Peruvian
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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English first
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

A coworker overheard me talking about another place that makes rotisserie and insisted that I try this place. Well, much to my surprise the chicken was delicious! The thing I was most impressed about was that the breast was super moist. Actually this is probably the most moist breast I have ever had and the chicken is well seasoned. My... More

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New York City, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

No really, this place is off the hook. Go to the one on 93rd and Amsterdam, the atmosphere and service are superior. The staff is really, really wonderful - attentive but not oppressive. The food! Ceviche and Chicken are an absolute must. Both were unlike anything I've ever had in a restaurant. The empanadas were darn tooting as well. Highly... More

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Minooka, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My daughter lives in NYC and eats here regularly. She told us we would love it if we tried it and we did. The entire meal was excellent...the chicken, the rice, the empanadas (ordered a second helping - yum!) and even though I am not a fan of Sangria....it was soooo good! The location we were at was small but... More

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Cary, North Carolina
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87 reviews 87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Lovely place. Unassuming but quite elegant and very good service and the Peruvian food was extremely good. I would highly recommend.

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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Whenever we are in NYC we try to go to Pio Pio. Portions are a good size and the Sangria is a treat. The restaurant is not fancy but the food is flavorful and well prepared.

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Dorado, null, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is the best chicken I ever had! I enjoy this restaurant with my family every time I go to NYC. The staff are friendly and always give excellent service!

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Came to NY for business and wanted unique cuisine that you can't get in my small town. My friend and I split the matador combo and and an order of empanadas to start. Everything was wonderful! There was more than enough food for us, it probably enough food for at least four. Each of us got half of a chicken.... More

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LA
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123 reviews 123 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Pleasantly surprised with this place. The chicken and pastas were good and the sausages were quite Nice too. Decent portions and the service was good. Avoid sitting by the door because there is So much traffic that goes through you need to shift and move all the time. Had a good experience here and would come back.

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New York City, New York, USA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food is absolutely phenomenal. Highly recommend the Matador Combo. That combo plus one other decent-sized plate can easily feed four people. And their sangria is fantastic as well.

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Granite Falls, Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Specializing in authentic Peruvian cuisine, this restaurant offers a wide variety of different dishes to tantalize your palate. I was seated more or less in the center of the restaurant and was fortunate to see a variety of mouth-watering dishes being served to other guests. My meal was an herbed corvina (a white fish) served over a bed of mashed... More

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