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Big Ben Huanchaco

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Avenida Victor Larco Herrera 1184 | Urb. El Boqueron, Huanchaco 13000, Peru
+51 44 461869
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11:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Austin, Texas
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154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading the reviews about this place, I decided I had better give it a try, Think twice about coming for dinner, they close at 5:30! I came back the next day for lunch, had pulpo (octopus) en olivo, a purple olive sauce. The octopus was sliced longwise and thin, the sauce was excellent. I eat octopus as often as... More 

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Thank CFEIII
Altrincham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Taken by our guide. Starter of potato layered with prawns.....beautiful and filling. Main course battered fish balls and chips....sounds terrible but is so light and batter is not greasy at all wife had seabass and prawns...stunning . lucuma Ice cream and pancakes to finish

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Thank Simon K
Bucharest, Romania
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Apparently best in town and higly recommended by tourists and locals. Our experience met the expectations. The waiter was very responsive to anything we asked. We really felt good and enjoyed our lunch there!

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Thank _Laura_Razvan
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Very fresh and tasty Ceviche. Big portions and great quality food. It is not cheap by any standards but worth it.

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Thank AlexT061974
Fort Worth, Texas
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102 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

Big Ben is simply one of the very best places for fish in Huanchaco. My return visit was a big hit and much better experience than previous stop. Nice drink selection and main courses are outstanding. Personally I love the corvina prepared any way. Very good service and you do not feel rushed...so sit back and enjoy Big Ben

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Thank RazorbackHog
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Food was nothing special Great view but that basically all it has going for it Ridiculously overpriced Don't bother. Spend 10 soles and get a burger from surfer burger

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Thank Alisin1derland
Greenville, South Carolina
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

The food and service rival and exceed many US fine dining establishments. The ceviche is incredible. The Sea Bass is better than any I have had in the US. Must go.

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Thank Jeremy W
Tokyo, Japan
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016

You will never find a ceviche elsewhere that even comes close to how wonderful the Big Ben ceviches are. Looking out over the sea eating fresh ceviche, one of my favourite moments in my life.

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Thank hotelhotel777
California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

I went with my family for holidays and we loved the place. It is located in front of the beach and the view is really nice. We enjoyed the meal and the service was great. The people of the staff are very friendly and helpful. The prices are affordable and I would definitely recommend this restaurant to my friends.

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Thank Jorge C
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105 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

The freshest seafood in all sorts of varieties of Peruvian cuisine. Perfect lunchtime spot with lovely views over the beach.

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Thank Daniel W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Peruvian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Victor Larco Herrera 1184 | Urb. El Boqueron, Huanchaco 13000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  La Libertad Region  >  Huanchaco
  • Phone Number: +51 44 461869

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