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16277 Laguna Canyon Rd Ste A, Irvine, CA 92618-3611
+1 949-753-1276
10:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 10:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
Sat 17:00 - 09:30
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Not really a Paella, and the rice was a little dry for my tastes, but pretty good nonetheless. The seafood was tasty and filling. The Peruvian cookies were the perfect end, not too sweet with leftovers to take home.

Thank William M
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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic dinner and dessert! The picante mariscos and Lomo Saltado were fantastic! The green cilantro rice did not disappoint ($1.5 charge). Dessert (Peruvian cookies and ice cream) are a treat. Excellent service, beautiful shade tree if you want to eat outside.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Irvine, California
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Went there to eat for lunch with an associate. He highly recommend it and I wasn't disappointed. I ordered their spinach basil pasta with chicken. It was excellent

Thank Cuisinecritic80
Tustin, California
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280 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Excellent service. Food very tasty. Bread before the meal comes with a very spicy and tasty dipping sauce. Highly recommended. Ambiance is friendly with outside dining under a large tree (oak?).

Stow, Ohio
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104 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2015

Inkas, is one of those places tourists rarely find and for the local tech folks from places like Blizzard Entertainment...that's just fine! This quaint little restaurant with as much outdoor as indoor seating (remember this IS southern California) has been churning out fantastic Peruvian cuisine for years, but come early because they only serve lunch! To kick things off, you'll... More 

Thank brimil
Mission Viejo, California
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231 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Tucked in an office zone, with a few other restaurants, Inka's serves delicious Peruvian cuisine. Outdoor seating was very comfortable, under a large tree, which was very cool and somewhat tropical. Our server was a bit harried and rushing us, so the only downside.

Thank betamax12345
Irvine, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2014

We live only couple of miles from this place. Many people who are eating here are regulars from near by businesses during lunch or dinner. There two hospitals near by so lot hospital employees come here. If you have come to Irvine on vacation then go to Irvine spectrum for food!

Thank ariesinapril
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2013

Loved the food. We are fans of Peruvian food but havent eaten enough to know well enough. But their food was tasty for sure!!! Loved the Empanadas, the passion fruit juice & the Jugoso. But what really hit the spot was the Lucuma sherbet!!! delicious!!!! Would definitely recommend!!

Thank smartalec2009
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2013

Knowing that I really love Peruvian food, a friend brought me here while visiting town. As many others have pointed out, the location seemed hard to find. We drove by the entrance to the business park in which it's located three times looking for a way to get in. The GPS unit we had didn't really help either, but whether... More 

Thank cx20009
Corona del Mar, CA
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422 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 644 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2012

Not far from the Irvine Spectrum in a rather industrial area is this Inkas. It has been here a rather long time and at one time (before the Spectrum) it was one of the few nicer places to eat in this part of Irvine. It is still a great break from the run of the mill choices. I really like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 09:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16277 Laguna Canyon Rd Ste A, Irvine, CA 92618-3611
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-753-1276

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