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El Mochica

Bolivar 462 | Trujillo, Trujillo 3001, Peru
+51 44 293441
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cabrito” (8 reviews)
“ceviche” (16 reviews)
“goat” (5 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Bolivar 462 | Trujillo, Trujillo 3001, Peru
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After spending more than 3 months in South-America this place has been by far the worst place we ate. The food was not fresh, instead they heated up already old food, which was finally served cold. Too avoid in any situation. There are surely better...More

Thank fferdinandw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here on our first day in Trujillo. Our table was in the back next to the kitchen where the woman taking orders announced them loudly over a microphone for the chef and cooks to hear. This was a constant annoyance, as was...More

Thank MaryKayP649
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

This place lacks everything except a polite waiter. The food is average at best, expensive, boring atmosphere, overall cheap and dirty look and feel. Would not even eat again for free...

Thank Gerbert83
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We found this place by chance. You want to know some Spanish. Clean and large restaurant. Great coffee and food. The desserts are out of this world!

Thank GreenPapilio
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

This is a huge restaurant and we arrived when they had a function in one room. The chairs are covered with white so it looked a bit like we were gatecrashing a wedding. We at the pollo saltado and ceviche both were excellent. The staff...More

Thank meatja13
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The 4 of us were seated in a large, empty room with a very loud and annoying TV. After multiple requests they turned it down but 20 minutes later turned it back up. The service was a disaster. The food was mediocre. Maybe they were...More

Thank R A
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Spent a week in Northern Peru and this is defiitely a must visit when you are a foodie. When you get the menu, skip directly to the Creole Specialty page. Disfruta!!

Thank Sebastiaan O
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The service and food here was excellent. It's more of a high end restaurant. It was absolutely delicious I highly recommend it! Try their ceviches!

Thank LifestyleServices
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Our group had a dinner at El Mochico and concluded that this is one of the top 5 restaurants in Trujillo for the size, adequate privacy, and the quality of the food during the 4 trips I've had in the past. The grilled octopus is...More

Thank D K
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We expected much more of the place. No English speaking waitress. The food was mediocre for the best. The place looks nice, but too noisy with TVs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bolivar 462 | Trujillo, Trujillo 3001, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  La Libertad Region  >  Trujillo
  • Phone Number: +51 44 293441
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