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Dawn on the Amazon Cafe

Malecon Maldonado 185 | corner La Calle Nauta, Iquitos 16000, Peru
+51 65 234921
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“juice” (49 reviews)
“fajitas” (8 reviews)
“pancakes” (8 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Peruvian, Latin, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Malecon Maldonado 185 | corner La Calle Nauta, Iquitos 16000, Peru
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1 - 10 of 501 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for dinner twice before and after our jungle lodge expedition. This is about 4 blocks from the main plaza. We generally felt fine walking around but Iquitos is a sketchy place so always be aware of your surroundings. It has indoor and...More

Thank ktjf07
Marmelita D, Propietario at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ktjf07, thanks a lot for take time to write a review and make your recommendation, make us happy to know that you enjoyed our options and our people. All the best

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived just after sunset when only a few tables avail. We had Pisco sour and glass of Savinion Blanco. Garlic toast. I ordered the American Fried Chicken. Trisha had a very strange dish. Sorry I did not get the name It was large based...More

Thank GrandpaDelrayDancer
Marmelita D, Propietario at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear GrandpaDelrayDancer, thanks a lot for the nice review, make us happy when our guests are happy, thanks for gave us the chance to try our options, all the best.

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Being a Plant-Based eater, I loved this place. It has very extensive menu which completely lists the ingredients. All of the food was very good, however, it did take a while to get it. So don’t plan on a quick meal here. Also, we chose...More

1  Thank Suzie M
Reviewed July 31, 2018

We secured a table on the waterfront terrace overlooking the River and the Malecon. They have lots of variety on the menu we we shared a couple of different appetizers including the hummus and fish bites which were good. Kids had the fajitas where they...More

Thank Stinger55
Marmelita D, Propietario at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Dear Stinger55, thanks a lot for the nice review, for take your time and let us know how please you were with our options, make us happy to know that, thanks for your preference and recommendation.

Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here prior to leaving on the Dawn on the Amazon boat excursion. The food was fantastic, with many healthy options incorporating local flavours.

Thank Tyler D
Marmelita D, Propietario at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Mr Tyler D, thanks for the nice review, all the best

Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Great cozy place with many options in the menu. Not your headset option in Iquitos but a nice clean and well catered place for the Gringo Market. Great staff and great food.

Thank Flavio N
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

We went here twice within a three week period, the first time there were 14 of us including vegans, vegetarians and gluten free, they catered accordingly and the waiter was really friendly spoke good English and was happy to explain the Peruvian specialities, however as...More

Thank fee2908
Marmelita D, Propietario at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Dear fee2908, thanks for the review, we are happy that you enjoyed our options and I apologize for the issues of the group, sometimes happens. All the best

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for a breakfast before heading to work. The menus was filled with options. Our food was good; service was fast and courteous. We will return during our next trip to try their dinner selections.

Thank mstirewalt
Marmelita D, Propietario at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Dear mstirewalt, thanks for the nice review, make us happy to know that you enjoyed our options, all the best.

Reviewed July 2, 2018

I had visited a couple of years ago and had been very happy but on returning this year, it seems that the food is even better and the staff was very helpful and friendly (hi to the guy who worked on cruise ships in Ireland)...More

Thank michering
Marmelita D, Propietario at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Dear Michering, thanks a lot for the wonderful review and recommendation, make us very happy when you are happy with your options, thanks for come back will be always welcome. All the best

Reviewed July 2, 2018

We ate here multiple times on our trip. It is perfect since I knew I could eat everything. The location is very central and all of the food was amazing!

Thank KneeCola
Marmelita D, Propietario at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Dear KneeCola, thanks a lot for the wonderful review, for take the time and let us know, we are happy if you are happy, be welcome All the best

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $12
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Malecon Maldonado 185 | corner La Calle Nauta, Iquitos 16000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Loreto Region  >  Iquitos
  • Phone Number: +51 65 234921
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Description
Taking care of the health of our client is our priority! That is why purified water and high standards of hygiene are the most important ingredients of our recipe for pure, safe, healthy meals!
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