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Restaurante Blanquita

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Calle Bolognesi 1181 | Iquitos - Maynas, Iquitos 16000, Peru
266015
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Lima, Peru
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there various times and where not disappointed once! All dishes are authentic and very well priced.

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Thank Andy R
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Very Cheap Local Food, 90% Peruvians Allot of awesome Dishes, great Service and great take away service.

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Thank Lucas D
Sofia, Bulgaria
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

I went here for a dinner. Locals suggested to me this place to try their most famous fish - arapaima or as they cal it 'paiche'. You can eat a fish filet here for reasonable price and it's very tasty. I enter this place without any expectations because it didn't look something special, but at the end I was satisfied... More 

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Thank Danail_Alekov
Valencian Country, Spain
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

Very tasty traditional style Iquitos food at local prices. Big meal and drink for under 15 soles. Well cooked food. Lots of fresh fish options. Also serve chicken, beef and pork. Friendly staff. Reasonable clean, open grill kitchen with quick/efficient service. Only open at night from 6pm.

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Thank OrangeMoon22
11354
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

We arrived at this restaurant somewhat late and they ran out of some dishes and drinks. But we were able to try other dishes from Iquitos and I thought everything was great.

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Thank Pamela S
london
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Our mototaxi driver suggested this little place. When we got there, it was heaving with locals; always a good sign. The food was delicious. They serve freshly cooked chicken, fish, beef heart skewers, seafood and homemade sauces - all reasonably priced.

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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

Let's be honest, this place doesn't look good at first sight but we're talking about food right? Food was good and the prices were ok, it's a good option if you're in Iquitos!

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Thank Drogain
Fremantle, Australia
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

Blanquita just didn't work for us. Maybe our expectations were too high based on others reviews. We were very excited when we walked in. This is just the kind of place we like. Lots of locals and lots of energy. We ordered two different whole grilled fish. Both were very dried out and had been sitting around for a long... More 

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Lima, Lima, Peru
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Don't judge a place for how it look like... it's an small place with a delicious regional food. In my humble opinion the 'Juane' with 'Gallina Regional' is one of the best dishes in this place and the 'Arroz Chaufa' is the worst (OK! it tastes nice but it's not really good!). Don't forget to taste 'ají charapita', they gives... More 

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Thank Armando P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

It is full of locals so it is good!! The food was great!! We had typical amazon food like "Juanes", "Pescado a la hoja", "Tacacho", "fried plantain"... everything very tasty and great!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Peruvian, South American
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Bolognesi 1181 | Iquitos - Maynas, Iquitos 16000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Loreto Region  >  Iquitos
  • Phone Number: 266015

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?