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Diaz de Cienfuegos #250 | Urb. La Merced, Trujillo, Peru
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cabrito” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Diaz de Cienfuegos #250 | Urb. La Merced, Trujillo, Peru
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Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

I'm always worried when the menu for a restaurant is more than 3 pages, and this was like a book. It's hard to believe that they have fresh ingredients every day. Even though the food is good, for the price of everything, you definitely expect...More

Thank Jork1991
Reviewed October 31, 2016

All people say is the best restaurant in town. I had to agreed... You can find in one place everything of the representative Trujillo excellent cuisine: Ceviche, Cabrito, Adobo con ají de huevos, Shambar (only mondays)...

Thank FMasumura
Reviewed October 14, 2016

One of the best restaurants in Trujillo mixing a broad variety of local and international dishes. You should not miss: "tiradito 2 colores", "pulpo a la parrilla", "tacu tacu con cabrito" and "pato guisado". Great service

Thank Rolo_Morin_F
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Squalos is one of the top places to eat in Trujillo. Big restaurant, good facilities, clean, with a wide menu. Seafood is their speciality, but they also have good criollo dishes. Ordered a fish with seafood sauce, amazing (Pesacado a lo macho). The ceviche and...More

Thank Lucho_Lituma
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Order the sudado. It's amazing. Based on the opinion of one in our party I would advise against the pasta Alfredo. Very pretty restaurant with delicious food. Check it out.

Thank 26ashleighh
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

The food was fair at best. We were all very causious about what we are and still got sick. The menu is a beating to understand and the staff speaks zero English. Great atmosphere.

Thank benfishing
Reviewed April 11, 2016

Pretty good quality food. Unfortunately for such level of restaurant, the lack of Air Conditiong is glaring. It's unforgivable. Gets toasty inside on sunny days. Seafood is pretty good. Nothing to rave home about. Attention is very good.

Thank davidfernando
Reviewed October 21, 2015

Ten of us had lunch at Squalo's and were not disappointed. Although we were a large group service was excellent. There were a variety of local Peruvian dishes on the menu so it was hard to choose. I had the grilled salmon with vegetable rice...More

Thank barbara115de
Reviewed May 28, 2015

This place is a favorite even for the locals. True ad good Peruvian Ceviche served. The menu is very large. The service is great. Food is served in very generous portions but is very fresh and very tasty.

Thank mjj3609
Reviewed August 1, 2014

I went to Trujillo a few months ago and some friends took me to this great restaurant, the truth is surprised at the big menu and quality of their plates, the kindness of the attendant and the speed of the service, I've been a pleasant...More

1  Thank Marcos E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diaz de Cienfuegos #250 | Urb. La Merced, Trujillo, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  La Libertad Region  >  Trujillo
  • Phone Number: 295134
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Great food in a beautiful colonial style building. It was a place full of locals so it wasn't typical touristy food. I'd definitely return and have recommended it to friends of mine visiting Trujillo.