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Taste of Peru

#380 of 7,469 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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Rogers Park
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6545 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60626
773-381-4540
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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227 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

This small, unassuming restaurant serves amazing food! They offer a wide range of Peruvian dishes, many with seafood. We had the Peruvian tamales that were much better than the Mexican style, very moist and succulent. Their Paella is truly some of the best I've ever had. We also had Bistec Apanado, which is marinated beef served like a casserole with... More 

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1 Thank maguiredan
Wayland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

I go to different states an like to try an go to placez triple d from the food network went to to see of there as good as he says an omg..... amazing.... u have to try...

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1 Thank Naomi H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

I'm originally from Peru so I am familiar with the different dishes that Peruvian food has to offer. I have to say that my husband and I started with an appetizer of anticuchos and yucas and they tasted so good you definitely don't want to miss them but their Lomo Saltado is amazing. Very well cooked and the taste was... More 

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2 Thank Daniella W
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

From far the best Peruvian food in chicago. After trying several Peruvian food places in town I'm happy to say that I have found the real Peruvian flavor. Keep it up guys!!

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2 Thank Sheyllah S
Evanston, Illinois
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

I was in Peru and this is really an authentic Peruvian restaurant. Amazing food and service. The tiradito is delicious. We get tiradito, crevice, empanadas and Arroz con mariscos

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1 Thank Alessandro M
Indianapolis, Indiana
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Great place, very friend staff and wonderful food, only downside is that there is limited parking in the lot. I would recommend this place to any one

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1 Thank johnschmitt1964
Evanston, Illinois
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Taste of Peru is a family-owned restaurant with a lot of flavor and a lot of heart. Everything from the menu, to the decorations, to even the "No Chilean Pisco" sign at the entrance creates a warm atmosphere. While many restaurants have some sort of description regarding their humble origins, the one for Taste of Peru really comes to life... More 

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2 Thank William G
Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

This was a great find by my son and I. It's a very unassuming restaurant in a strip mall but worth the trip. It's very reasonable and BYO liquor. Can't wait to go back.

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1 Thank ILtraveler812
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

We lived in Lima for 15 years and our family is fond of Peruvian food. The restaurant is so typical of small family Peruvian restaurant. We went overboard - ordering Ceviche de Pescado, Empanada de Carne, Papa Rellena and Anticucho de Corazon de Res. For segundos we ordered Aji de Gallina, Lomo Saltado, Jalea, Tallarines Verdes con Bistec, and Chupe... More 

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1 Thank DavidAndB54
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

FANTASTIC FOOD! Large and flavorful servings. They have given me undercooked chicken on two different occasions, but the food is so good its worth the risk. Salmonella be damned.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6545 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60626
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Rogers Park
  • Neighborhood: Rogers Park
  • Phone Number: 773-381-4540

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