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Huasai Restaurant

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Calle Fitzcarrald 131, Iquitos, Peru
+51 65 242222
07:30 - 16:00
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Enjoyed lunching here THRICE! Great location, stones throw from the Plaza, reasonably priced and good food... Everything on the menu is good!

Thank rushingmeanderer
Iquitos, Peru
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

This eatery is cheap and popular but the food is no better than average and the staff rush you in and out to make space for those waiting. It's not a relaxing place. An entree and a main served at the same time means one or other is cold by the time you get to it.

Thank Troptramp
Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

I love Peru's lunch specials all around the country and El Huasai is a great place for it. For 15 soles you get a full course lunch and it is very delicious and when you arrive you will notice that the place is very popular. Try the cebada drink!

Thank Alexis C
Vancouver, Canada
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138 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016

The restaurant is recommended by tourists and locals alike, and that was why we went. They have a special menu that is very inexpensive but it is all in Spanish. However, the waitress was really nice to explain to us what it consist of. The portions were huge and we couldn't finish eating it. Location wise, it is very close... More 

1 Thank migachan
Lima, Peru
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

From the Menus of the city, that was that i liked most. Good taste, attention, time, place, they were very friendly to us. Menu s/.15 and you have many options.

Thank BergelundSteph
Malmo, Sweden
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

No wifi makes you look around and feel the real act between people, mostly locals and some tourist The serving girls there are very very gentle and careful. I visit the place many times during my 2 weeks. In food way you get what you pay for. Good homemade food with no gringo feeling like in other places. Thank You//... More 

1 Thank izakur83
Lima, Peru
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015

This place is popular with locals for their breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and the price is right! Sandwiches are simple but good, and they have a nice lunch fixed-price

Thank BullDurhamSB
Portland, Oregon
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Went to Huasai with a big group, and was amazed at the ability of the staff and kitchen who handled it extremely well. The ceviche (only 15 Soles!) was full of fresh fish, strong and spicy (how I like it,) and came with yucca and potato. All things considered, it was one of the best ceviches I've had anywhere in... More 

1 Thank Simon Y
Katherine, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015

This restaurant is set about half a block away from the Plaza des Armas. It is mid-sized and air conditioned. At 12:30, the restaurant was sparsely attended. For 14 soles, you are given an entree, main, and drink. There are three entrees and a handful of mains, mostly pork, chicken, or fish dishes, with one vegetarian option. I ordered a... More 

Thank P-Dawg-69
Monmouth Junction, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Nice place to have lunches in Iquitos. Just pay 13 soles for an appetizer, entree, and juice. Was a nice way to try some local food in Iquitos.

Thank Nick T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, South American
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Fitzcarrald 131, Iquitos, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Loreto Region  >  Iquitos
  • Phone Number: +51 65 242222
Breakfast & lunch, homemade food and vegetarian food

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?