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El Sitio

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Sargento Lores 404, Iquitos 16000, Peru
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 23:00
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Lima, Peru
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It might have been more fun when the proprietor used to grill the kebabs, or "brochetas," on a grill on the sidewalk, but the new setup with the indoor grill is more efficient. Choose your brochetas, and get them served with cassava, a salad and a fruit drink. Only a few of the wide variety are vegetarian (and fewer are... More 

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Iquitos, Loreto, Peru
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

A nice and quiet place to sit down. In the morning they have breakfast, regional things. At night there is the barbecue with the brochetas - all kind of food, from vegetarian to beef. Nice people. The only thing that bothers me very much is the noice from the street. It is situated at the corner of 2 main streets... More 

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Malaysia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

For a change of Peruian food, this might be optional place to go. Choose any of the skewers and it will be serve with a plate of salad and steam tapioca ( local called YUCA or white potato ). We find it is a bit pricey ( almost USD 2.50 ) for a skewers.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

It might move up a gear with meat dishes maybe. It was OK across the board as vegetarian if I'm honest. The stand out dish was the cheese with peach (I think it was peach!). It's basically a load of kebab skewers with various options for all that are BBQed once you've chosen what you wanted. As a vegetarian I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

The staff is not so great but the chicken empanadas are very yummy. Just go there for a empanada takeaway

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Thank Alexis C
London
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131 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We were like kids in a candy store walking into El Sitio restaurant! You select the kebabs you wish to order from a glass cabinet and wait to indulge! The meat was really decent quality, better than I could imagine. We tried pretty much everything and it was all tasty! I particularly liked the chicken wings and the mini quiche... More 

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Cali, Colombia
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

The concept is simple... Walk in the door, select a bunch (literally) of food on a stick. Mushrooms, meat, chicken and pineapple, pork, beef, potatoes, broccoli, etc. Pick a table, order a pitcher of local juice, and enjoy a great dinner. It's no frills, the meals come with a basic plate of salad and yuca, and the price is very... More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Tasty grilled things on skewers. Well seasoned well prepared. Walk in, point to the skewers you want, sit down, wait 5 minutes, boom, bon appetit. Friendly people. Good times. Try the peach/cheese for dessert!

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Thank Allen B
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

I read many reviews of this place and decided to give it a shot, we were not disappointed. The food was all really good and ordering was very easy. We had 6 kabobs of all different types and a couple beers and the price was very friendly to our travel budget. Try the anticuchos kabob of beef heart. So tender... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

The food was delicious, very laid back atmosphere. We had several different dishes and they all were great. Highlight recommend!

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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
Cuisine
Peruvian, Barbecue, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
08:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 23:00
Thursday
08:30 - 23:00
Friday
08:30 - 23:00
Saturday
08:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sargento Lores 404, Iquitos 16000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Loreto Region  >  Iquitos
Description
For breakfast one can find different salty pastrys and in the evening a diverse offer of carbon roasted skewers.

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