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Huasai Restaurant

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Calle Fitzcarrald 131, Iquitos 16000, Peru
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Rochester, MN
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65 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great local restaurant serving lots of variety. went for lunch and was not disappointed! only wish we would have had more time to visit again...

Thank Cindy K M
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I sort of stumbled across the place and it's quite easy to walk past but once I walked in, it was absolutely jam packed of locals and Peruvians which is always a good sign and I had trouble even finding a table. It's not the usual over-priced bad quality traveller food I found a lot in Iquitos. They have a... More 

Thank Alice W
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Huasai is in the downtown area of Iquitos and half a block from Plaza de Armas. The service is really good and I appreciate that I don't have to worry about getting sick. The lunch options change everyday and the veggie dishes are very good.

Thank Tiny_dancer1977
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is very clean, food tastes amazing, impecable service. Owners are very atentive as well as wait staff, cordial and friendly. Have been going there four times in ten days and each time was better. Not expensive at all, fair prices. Wil start recommending them as I was quite impressed with the incredible quality of their food and I... More 

Thank jeannot152
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Huasai restaurant to look at Grippa's paintings The proprietor didn't know much about them but rang Francisco so we could talk to him directly We then had a very pleasant lunch of chicken in a Peruvian style Great service and very friendly staff A good lunch stop in Uquitos just off the main square

Thank Rodney G
Kathmandu, Nepal
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

I love this place for lunch. Lovely traditional Peruvian lunch. A little more pricey (15 soles) than many lunch menus in Iquitos, but the service is great and the atmosphere is always buzzing.

Thank Hammoire
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

I ate at el Huasai several times while in Iquitos. During lunch it is filled with locals. They have a different menu everyday. Its 15 soles for an appetizer, an entree and a small juice. Its such a great place to try different foods that are typical in Peru. Everything I had was delicious! They do start to run out... More 

Thank Elisa G
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Enjoyed lunching here THRICE! Great location, stones throw from the Plaza, reasonably priced and good food... Everything on the menu is good!

Thank rushingmeanderer
Iquitos, Peru
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

This eatery is cheap and popular but the food is no better than average and the staff rush you in and out to make space for those waiting. It's not a relaxing place. An entree and a main served at the same time means one or other is cold by the time you get to it.

Thank Troptramp
Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

I love Peru's lunch specials all around the country and El Huasai is a great place for it. For 15 soles you get a full course lunch and it is very delicious and when you arrive you will notice that the place is very popular. Try the cebada drink!

Thank Alexis C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Peruvian, South American
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Fitzcarrald 131, Iquitos 16000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Loreto Region  >  Iquitos
  • Phone Number: 5165242222
Breakfast & lunch, homemade food and vegetarian food

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?