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CUISINES
Peruvian, Latin
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 11 March 2020 via mobile

Not really cheap, 25-30 for a menu. No vegetables or salad.. only fish which wasn’t completely fresh and which was not prepared very well.. and some plantain Sticky and dirty tables, same as the toilet.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 21 January 2020

Blanquita is a typical restaurant where you can come and try only jungle dishes. Delicious dinner and great service. I liked.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 20 September 2019

The offer is not huge but is all local cuisine and masterly done. You must come early in the evening to get a place. Cheap and good. A big name for a good place, don't look for other places, this is the one!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 20 April 2019 via mobile

We found excellent food with affordable prices. It was referred by one local, and we got the best food it was worth to visit

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Small place, favored by locals, not in the tourist mainstream. Prices are on the lower side. Went with a friend and shared a “juane de pollo” and a “tacacho con cecina”. Both were very good and enough. Well prepared, good ingredients. I will definitely go...to Blanquita next time I go to Iquitos. Just in case, a juane is like a tamal made of rice with a piece of chicken or pork or hen, an egg and an olive; it is wrapped in a bijao palm leave and boiled. The leave gives it a flavor and aroma. Tacacho is made of plantain cooked, mashed and mixed with bits of chicharrón. Portions are shaped in balls and fried or put on the grill for a brief time.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

I ate here alligator meat - delicious with the banana ball. My friend had a grilled fish and tecino - all delicious and moderate price 18-25 soles. A must-eat place!!! One of our best meals in Iquitos

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Place is full of locals, food is amazing. Bustling atmosphere but that’s what happens in a place with great cheap food. Was kinda sad I didn’t get to go there a second time before leaving the city

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

This restaurant was recommended by our landlady as a place for traditional local food. The place was buzzing with a largely local clientele and is very much a neighbourhood restaurant which was great but meant that the environment was a little basic and Spartan. There...was a good selection of food at affordable prices and we took a pork and a chicken dish which were both really well-presented and tasty. All round good experience.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Somebody recommend to us this place and really we were impressed! Everything is local food but fresh, tasty and good portions! They have differents special each day.....two stories restaurant, good prices and they open only at night time! I went to times....recommend at all!

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

If you want to taste a good exotic food from this region, this restaurant is the best you can find in the city. Good food and drink are available from Monday to Saturday. They do not open on Sunday.

Date of visit: April 2018
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