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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” (45 reviews)
“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“steamed fish” (6 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Peruvian, Latin, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Malecon Maldonado 185 | corner La Calle Nauta, Iquitos 16000, Peru
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Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Owned by an American ("Captain Bill") with imported service values, this place is fantastic for a healthy local breakfast. If offers standard "Western" fare, in addition to fabulous smoothies and organic coffee. The clientele there are always interesting to mix with. I've eaten there three...More

1  Thank MarkLONDONUK58
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2016

Dear Mark, Thank you for your excellent review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, The ONLY place for healthy breakfast. I was very happy when I read your review. Your opinion means a lot to us. That you would not go any where else is...More

Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

I recommend this place for the staff that is very friendly. If you are going to experience ayahuasca here you can find food and drink for the "dieta".More

1  Thank Francesca P
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2016

Dear Francesca, Thank you for your very good review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Nice staff. I am so proud of our team. They are really nice. I'm glad you think so to. Yes, we have 5 pages of our menu devoted to the...More

Reviewed February 23, 2016

Visited the Dawn on the Amazon twice during my visit. The food was simply wonderful. There is a large menu with great selections of various foods. I enjoyed having cold Camu Camu juice on a very hot afternoon. The owner Bill is also very lovely...More

Thank karsnow
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2016

Dear Karsnow, Thank you for your excellent review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Amazing Food. I am happy you enjoyed our food, drink and people watching. Your recommendation means a lot to us. Ah, don't you love Iquitos. So many wonderful friendly people. What...More

Reviewed February 21, 2016

We spent 6 days 5 nights in Aquitos. we walked by Dawn of The Amazon a # of times the 1st 2 days. We decided to try it for a light lunch on the 3rd day. We Met the owner Bill; asked him what on...More

Thank r5dogs
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2016

Dear r5dogs, Thank you so much for your excellent review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Great place to eat. It was a pleasure to visit with you while you were here. Your review made me so happy remembering our conversations, and that you appreciated...More

Reviewed February 18, 2016

Visitors to Iquitos know that the city is unique and that is a large and important part of its appeal. So that when a traveler arrives here, there often is the question of where and how to begin? For myself and many others, the only...More

Thank kmalivuk
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2016

Dear kmalivuk, Thank you so much for your wonderful 5 bubble review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, the epicenter of all things tourist in Iquitos. I was so happy when I read your excellent review. Your opinion means a lot to me. You brought...More

Reviewed February 17, 2016

Restaurant Dawn on the Amazon Cafe is on the corner of Jr. Nauta and Malecon Maldonado — a pedestrian promenade popular in the evenings which overlooks the river. Staff Andy, Gabriella and Jessi were very pleasant and helpful. The restaurant serves very good Peruvian dishes,...More

Thank Chelydra
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2016

Dear Chelydra, Many thanks for your excellent TripAdvisor review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Good local & Western food; friendly, attentive, cooperative staff; enjoyable location facing promenade to watch people. I was happy when I read your review. You appreciated our staff. I am...More

Reviewed February 16, 2016

Just had a Lemonade here. I've heard they have a pretty fast wifi. They are very kind and available.More

Thank Snake_II
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2016

Hi Snake, Thank you for your very good review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Good gather point. Yes, I agree, many people meet and gather here. I believe we have the most stable, best wifi in Iquitos. I know it is ridiculous, but we...More

Reviewed February 16, 2016

Extensive menu with a variety of items, both Peruvian and American. Even a touch of Mexican. Fajita dinner is excellent and they do a nice dorado fish with quinoa breading, homemade fries, very cold beer, and nice juice combos.More

Thank Sintita
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2016

Dear Sintita, Thank you so much for your excellent review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Fresh, organic, creative, something for everyone. Your opinion means a lot to us. I'm happy you enjoy our touch of Mexico. The fajitas are one of our most popular...More

Reviewed February 1, 2016

The food and drink selection was good, and it was freshly cooked and tasted great, and very well presented. The staff were very friendly and attentive. Wonderful view of the river from early morning to evening.More

Thank Sara G
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2016

Dear Sara, Thank you for your 5 bubble review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Excellent vegan food - perfect pre or post Ayahuasca. I believe we have the largest and best tasting vegetarian menu in Iquitos, and every recipe that is vegan is designated...More

Reviewed January 26, 2016

For four nights and five days “Dawn on the Amazon” cafe was our ‘go-to’ place for all things food. We literally had all our breakfasts, lunch and dinner here - the food was that good, clean, fresh and nutritious! Grab a sit outside and watch...More

1  Thank Hossain S
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2016

Dear Hossain, Thank you so much for your excellent review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Plenty of Vegetarian / Vegan / Ayahuasca Diet Options. It is an honor to be your go-to place for all things food, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Ha, ha, ha,...More

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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
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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