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Pio Pio

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$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Upper West Side
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702 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10025-6903
+1 212-665-3000
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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New York City, New York
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great place not too expensive and plenty of food. Portions are pretty nice for two,Love the Jalea but you must try the chicken 🍗🍗🍗🍗🍗is amazing. The Sangria is a just in PioPio. Great for friends, family or couples.

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Thank Rubia D
New York City, New York
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Dining room lovely, food great but a bit salty. Our waiter, Patrizio was attentive and knowledgeable. We had shrimp couzco and the chicken. Both were a bit too salty. Ask them to go easy on the salt. Avocado salad was wonderful and the dressing was sublime with just the right heat. The sangria was delicious.

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Thank patri115
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

West side location is the best. This room is a good size so you are not on top of each other as you are in the east side location. The menu on the wayside offers more choices. Love their chicken and avocado salad plus the fabulous green sauce adds that touch of spice that makes everything taste better.

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Thank Nancy K
NYC
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82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Split one chicken dish with sides, and it was perfect for two people. Fall-off-the-bone roasted chicken, cold Peruvian beer and a friendly environment.

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Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 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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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 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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105 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 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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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 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
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

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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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
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: +1 212-665-3000

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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