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Restaurant Romana

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J Balta 512, Chiclayo 14000, Peru
(074) 22 3598
7:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am
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167 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is very popular and we had a good feeling when we arrived because of this. I ordered the baby goat with rice and beans, a typical local dish, and was very happy with my choice. The goat was tender and juicy, the sauce deliciously rich, and this was complemented well with a mix of rice and beans. The... More 

Thank Chris B
Perth, Australia
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81 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

We stopped in here to have some lunch and watch some important football. The staff were efficient and pleasant in our requests to watch the game. The food was pretty tasty and price was good. It seemed popular with mostly locals stopping in for the lunch break. There was an option of a fixed lunch but we opted for the... More 

Thank Idefix82
Lima, Peru
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101 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Tris restaurant no the main street. They serve food peruan tipic, bu ti dont like to much. The service its nice. Its a local prepared flor the families also couples. The prices its very Inflated.

Thank 53rameses53
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79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016

When I got in town and asked for the most genuine cuisine restaurant here,more than 10 peoples suggested me this restaurant. I went there and they didn't lie. This is probably the most authentic restaurant in town. It's no longer named ¨La Romana¨ because this name was already in use in Lima.They are now know by the name of ¨Balta... More 

Thank Harold M
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

I had a minor issue finding this place, as on the map was wrongly indicated on the same avenue but on the other side of central square. Also the name has changed to Balta 512, so be aware of that. I came for late lunch, place was full of local people, which is usually good sign. The place is little... More 

Thank Jan B
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2015

This restaurant on the main street is a gem. They serve food quickly that is well prepared and plentiful. Romana is always full of locals who enjoy the local specialties like cabrito (goat), pato (duck) and ceviche, My wife loves the seco de res (stewed beef). Prices are not tourist inflated but very reasonable for what you receive.

Thank Ugene
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

I went Friday on the morning with my cousin to take a breakfast and was good. Just a little detail if you like Expresso coffee don't buy there cause they make artesian coffee, I'm complaining for how taste my coffee and they explain to me( my fault) but the food was yummy and the bread too. 😋

Thank Mari R
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

We ate here twice on our recent trip to Chiclayo. Staff could not have been more helpful in advising us re the menu. We ate in the evening which is not the time most Peruvians eat their main meal. There were lots of people in for tea and cake! The pisco sours were good and the food a good deal... More 

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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

We had the duck tacu tacu, which is good, and the señor de sipan (goat, green rice, stewed beans) which was delicious. Portions are massive so no pudding that night, but we went back another time and had the apple pie (good) and chocolate cake (OK, but a bit dry). Staff were friendly and attentive both times.

Thank Josie M
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219 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2014

We dined at this restaurant one evening and found it to be frequented by locals. No one spoke English and there was no menu in English either. We sort of guessed what to order and every dish turned out to be very good. We would recommend dining there without hesitation.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Peruvian, South American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: J Balta 512, Chiclayo 14000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lambayeque Region  >  Chiclayo
  • Phone Number: (074) 22 3598

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