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El Italiano

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Av Piura 394 | Cal Los Coccos, Mancora 20851, Peru
+51 73 411494
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Good and authentic food. I recommend their traditional and vegetarian lasagne. Great food. Good wine. Nice installations and personnel.

Thank fermosos l
Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

I heard about this Italian pizza place from a local Peruvian and I am so glad that I went! This is the best pizza that I have had in my 5 months of travelling. The owner comes from Italy and you definitely tell from the the handmade crust, pizza salsa and fresh veggies he uses. I ordered the vegetarian pizza... More 

Thank bgeorgespdx
Mancora, Peru
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Aurelio makes the best real italian artesanal pizza! In the month I stayed in Mancora, i ate here literally (no exageration!) every second night. Especially recommend the Supertano Pizza and the Veggie Lasagna! Bella italia!

Thank LisaPraiaKite
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Had dinner here with my fiance during our week in mancora . the food was great. the service was good . would definately eat here again .

Thank splatty89
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2016

OK, we arrived at quarter to three pm. Bad idea, but we'd just got into town, tired and hungry, and we didn't know better. On the main drag where this place sits, it was the only pizza+pasta place open. Foolishly, we didn't take the hint and go away and get a snack at a beach-bar. Why don't these guys just... More 

Thank battlestar010
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2016

The owner is Italian and he grows all the ingredients for his pizza toppings. I felt very welcomed here. The pizza and pasta dishes I have tried are very nice. The place is well decorated inside and the prices are good.

Thank Matthew R
Courtenay, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

Title says it all. We stoped for the lasagna which was advertised on the menu board as a daily special. We had one vegetarian and one carne. Both were microwaved until flattened and crusted to the plate on which they were served... Not what one expects for 26 soles each.

Thank Colby O
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Mancora, Peru
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2015

The pizza was so good and tasty, I recommend many to come and order a medium sized pizza. The sangria I ordered was delicious.

Thank Gaby M
Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2015

I went with a big group and although the service was a little on the slow side, the pizza made up for it and the staff was extremely friendly. An amazing family business that I would definitely return to!

Thank Charlotte B
Stamford, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

The pasta was great! Big plate and tasty ... Everything I wanted. Service could have been quicker and a few orders among friends were particularly slow but overall the service is average for Peru in general ! Overall happy with the restaurant and would recommend.

Thank Joe C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av Piura 394 | Cal Los Coccos, Mancora 20851, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Piura Region  >  Mancora
  • Phone Number: +51 73 411494

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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?