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aMar cocina peruana


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Fresh fish daily, high quality ingredients, unique Peruvian flavors and friendly people. Try the pisco, Peru's award winning liquor made of distilled grapes. aMar is also host to an art gallery with monthly exhibits. Let us host your next party, dinner or any other type of event. thank you
$4 - $11
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve ordered ceviche everywhere we have eaten on the island this week and Amar is by far the best. We asked for another round!! The Shrimp Brochetes and mixed veggies with rice were also amazing!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank amyallsop
Reviewed March 13, 2019

The Staff was simply outstanding, and some of the best people we met on the Island. They took us in as Friends, and we left as Family. the cuisine was truly authentic and delicious, all family recipes, you could feel the spirit of the Island...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank PapaGert
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

I had read about Amar prior to our second visit to Isla. We found it on our last night, and are so sorry that it didn’t happen sooner! The ambience is so inviting, we were truly cared for like family. The margarita’s were OUTSTANDING (had...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank dworl1CrystalLake_IL
Reviewed March 8, 2019

Missed eating here on the last couple trips but made a point of doing it this time. Service was outstanding. I assume he was the owner, but he made it known that he could make us other dishes if nothing on the menu tripped our...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Eric Z
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

They are genuinely honest. The promotion for the margaritas is seriously the best thing ever. 3 for $100 pesos. They are seriously delicious.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank georgebY373FV
Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

aMar Cocina Peruana is a lovely romantic little restaurant on Guerrero Ave., just a bit off the beaten path, away from the increasingly raucous bar scene on Hidalgo. Nothing against loud music and tables of tourists screaming “ Sweet Caroline,” but it’s wonderful to have...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Quest4Joy
Reviewed January 16, 2019

We tried aMar because all the entrees were priced at a surprising 55 pesos! I had the pasta with a zesty meat sauce and also sampled a nicely marinated pork chop from my wife's plate. Both were very good. Hard to believe we had such...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank iGrok
Reviewed January 13, 2019

aMar Cocina had the best food I tasted during my week on the northern side of Isla Mujeres (and I tried a few of the top-rated restaurants here on TripAdvisor). I had the ceviche and the octopus and both were amazing. The ceviche was tied...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank cjane99
Reviewed January 6, 2019

The owner was lovely and helpful but the food just wasn't up to scratch. Maybe it was just a bad day as most reviews here are positive but for us, the dishes were not very edible, maybe except for one. It was either very spicy...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank NWF2014
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

We stopped and had wine and octopus skewers which were delicious, the sauce and seasoning were perfect with it

Date of visit: January 2019
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