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Pio Pio

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Upper West Side
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702 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10025-6903
212-665-3000
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went with friends who are locals and highly recommended a visit here. We let them do the ordering for us and it was all amazing ! Fantastic service , great vibe and the tastiest food . Sangria was delicious too !

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Thank Basger1
Trinidad
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I wish I could voice note this review so my enthusiasm about the restaurant could be heard and felt We were greeted by warm friendly staff. Seated immediately. Menus were delieverd with the waiter recommending drinks. We ordered food and were served within 15 minutes. Our glasses were refreshed every time they were emptied with servers, not only our own,... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We both had a fish dish and it was excellent. Great table, not too crowded. And a good bottle of Red for 26.00. Interesting menu, Peruvian flair. Great experience!

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Thank Rinej
Wilmington, Delaware
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 4+baby and we were quickly seated. We ordered a variety of different dishes. The restaurant is known for their rotisserie chicken which was so crispy and juicy. The other dish I highly recommend is lomo saltado. I have eaten this one myself in Peru and the one at Pio Pio is at least as good.... More 

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Thank SteffenDaab
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great chicken. green sauce = so good. everything about this place makes me happy. great for kids. great for adults. great for anyone, honestly.

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Thank rossedward
Lawrence, Kansas
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

I absolutely recommend this to those who already enjoy Peruvian food as well as first-timers. The service and atmosphere was friendly and comfortable and the food was authentic and delicious. The ceviche was delicious as was the Peruvian chicken. I highly recommend the Lomo Saltado. My sister has visited Peru and was married to a Bolivian and confirms this is... More 

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Thank smatushka
Bellevue, Washington
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Fun atmosphere and wonderful food. We ordered the Most Popular Rotisserie Chicken Dish and shared between the two of us. Included rice, beans, avocado salad, sausage with fries. Chicken was tender and very moist with plenty of Peruvian flavor. Pisco Sour and Sangrias were also very good. Nice authentic Peruvian restaurant in the Upper West Side.

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Thank Victor C
New York, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

The ceviche was bland. The rice dish was too greasy. The sangria was good. Tostones over-cooked. Corvina Inca chicken was very good (Pan fried Corvina in white wine, dijon mustard and Aji Amarillo sauce served with mashed yucca and steamed asparagus). We were a party of seven (mostly young people) and everyone enjoyed the dinner. The service was very good.

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Thank Rose_Kavalier
Littleton, Colorado
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Visited Bronx Brewery and then hit Pio Pio for dinner. Everything was great. Service was attentive, friendly...all three of us shared the chicken special. Chicken was delicious and all of the side dishes were interesting and flavorful. Hard to find a great deal for a great meal but you will here! Don't miss this place.

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Thank lovemyman156
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

My co-worker's flatmate is a chef who studied in Peru. He highly recommended this place to us, and he was absolutely right. This place is fantastic. One of my favorite Peruvian restourants in NYC.

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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
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10025-6903
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: 212-665-3000

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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