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El Norteno

#4,100 of 10,186 Restaurants in Rome
€€ - €€€Peruvian, Latin, Seafood
Via del Castro Pretorio 26, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 4938 1722
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“latin food” (4 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Via del Castro Pretorio 26, 00185 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

After a week pizza and pasta we needed spice in our life. My wife, being from Costa Rica, and myself, coming from a Mexican family, we loved this place. The prices were reasonable and the service was better than most European restaurants. The food was...More

Thank Jesus A
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Exactly what the soul needed...Small family operated restaurant with tasty food. Big menu, strong flavors and a couple of Presidente beers! Service was not the best and the waiter only spoke Spanish but that added to the charm of the place. Recommended!

Thank Zizi C
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

It's a good place to taste Latin American food👍🏼 good attention and delicious food😋 no internet but you can talk to those around you🙃

Thank Silvia A
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Not worth the money Not worth to go there Bad quality of food Not recomended Don't expect too much if you eat there

Thank Avigail T
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Went here with a co worker and his family cause we was tired of pizza and pasta. Food was really good and authentic. The owner and rest of the staff were very nice making everyone feel like family. It's a bit pricey but well worth...More

Thank Urenax5
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This place is just ok to experience a Latin flavor. You can try tostones, ceviche, yuca frita, arroz, frijoles and other type of Latin food. Prices are fine and the service is OK. From my point of view there is room for improvement. They also...More

Thank Dirian M
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This was on our last day of our Italian and we just happened to pass this place on our way to pick up some bags from the baggage drop location "bon bags". We were craving some spicy food and the food served here was just...More

Thank sachin s
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I don't like going to restaurants because I had the misfortune that in every restaurant in many EU countries that I've been to they always, in my opinion, overcharge very scarce meals. I stumbled on El Norteno in Roma by chance and was blown away...More

Thank Mladen K
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent and I also liked the laid back atmosphere! The portions were also very generous.

1  Thank Sally V
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Let me begin by with my references; born an raised in Southern California specifically in the Los Angeles area where there is zero shortage of delicious food from all over the world. That being said my wife and I are crazy fans of Mexican, El...More

Thank Gonzalo A
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only
way to describe the Esquilino neighbourhood. The
Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas
in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s
famous seven hills. From an ancient neighbourhood to
its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub,
Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot
vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$31
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Castro Pretorio 26, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighbourhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 06 4938 1722
  • E-mail
ristorante “El Norteno” è situato nel cuore di Roma, a pochi passi dalla stazione Termini, ed offre alla sua clientela il meglio della gastronomia Peruviana, squisita nelle sue specialità di pesce e frutti di mare tipici delle coste nordiche del Perù, nonché nei ricchi piatti di carne propri della cultura andina . Il locale è ampio, accogliente e familiare e dispone di un confortevole spazio esterno. Offre un ottimo rapporto tra qualità delle materie prime offerte e i prezzi praticati.
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