It doesn’t take long for anyone visiting Peru to notice the rich culture and variety in the menus of restaurants in a city such as Chiclayo. Many dishes that can be found in the restaurants below represent a strong influence from other South American and Caribbean cuisines with its unique Peruvian twist. Here are Viva Air’s top 5 restaurant recommendations while in Chiclayo.

1. El Pescador

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Located in Chiclayo, this is a restaurant most popular with the locals. Serving up the best seafood dishes in Chiclayo. The restaurant serves specials like local dishes and main courses are generally price at 15-20 Sol. There is no signage outside the restaurant, so it is important to keep your eyes peeled or ask for directions!

Google Rating: 4.3

TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0

2. La Plaza Bar and Grill

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Another Peruvian cuisine-style restaurant, located in Chiclayo, this serves up dishes like seafood dishes, meat dishes as well as accommodating those who are vegetarian and vegan.

Google Rating: 4.5

Another Peruvian cuisine-style restaurant, located in Chiclayo, this serves up dishes like seafood dishes, meat dishes as well as accommodating those who are vegetarian and vegan. 

 

Google Rating: 4.5 

TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5 

 

3. Sabores Peruanos

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Regarded by most visitors as the ‘best in Peruvian Cuisine’, serving traditional northern Peruvian Cuisine. Huancania Spaghetti, which is a local pasta dish with spicy creamy sauce as the topping. The sauce is a traditional Peruvian sauce that also goes with other dishes such as Papa a la Huancaina.

Google Rating: 4.3

TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0

4. Café 900

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Another tradition Peruvian Cuisine gem found on the streets of Chiclayo. This is an affordable restaurant to eat at with many Peruvian dishes to choose from. All the food is locally sourced and fresh, giving the best taste of Peru.

Google Rating: 4.4

TripAdvisor Rating: 3.0

5. Fiesta Chiclayo Gourmet

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Peruvian Cuisine at its finest according to many reports and recommended by many. This restaurant is a multiple award-winning establishment, serving exquisite cuisine allowing those who love immersing themselves in local culture to get a truly immersive experience here. This restaurant uses locally sourced raw materials and transforms them into some of the best meals on offer in Chiclayo.

A winner with locals to sample is the ‘Classic Ceviche’, which is a dish made from fresh raw fish, with skin and bones removed soaked in lemon or lime and served on a bed of selected salad.

Google Rating: 4.5

TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5