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El Rocoto

1356 W Artesia Blvd, Gardena, CA 90248-3370
+1 310-768-8768
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good40%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (8 reviews)
“anticuchos” (3 reviews)
“beef heart” (3 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, South American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
1356 W Artesia Blvd, Gardena, CA 90248-3370
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Nice atmosphere with great selection of Peruvian dishes. Lomo Saltaldo, Saltado De Pollo, Tallarin Verde all good. Just tried the Parihuela Salvaje and it was excellent for a cold rainy day! Staff is always great and all my business guest all enjoy the place for...More

Thank K-show42
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I tried 4 ceviche dishes from them. I liked the ones in El Rocoto better. I can't judge the authenticity of El Rocoto. Maybe the many 'authentic' ceviche I had in Cuzco & Lima were not the best the cities offered, maybe El Rocoto has...More

Thank p l
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The most close taste to the Peruvian cuisine. The Ceviche, Tiradito and the quinotto are the best ones in LA. Special thanks to Susana and her team they always take care of us.

Thank Seby66
Reviewed 8 November 2017

El Rocoto is top notch peruvian food and for the quality of food its affordable. Good food good service and always mouthwatering.

Thank robbase75
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

This is a must stop and try place. For appetizers we had Anticucho (beef heart), fried Yuca, ceviche de pescado, and papa la Huaincaina. All delicious. Then a must is the Lomo Saltado and Chupe de Camarón (shrimp soup, Peruvian style). Anything you get is...More

Thank Victor U
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We've been here many times. My family ordered: "Beef steak a lo pobre": WOW! nothing poor about this plate, it was generously served! Lots of tasty ingredients. "Tallarin verde con carne" (pasta with Peruvian pesto sauce and a beef steak): great flavors and they also...More

Thank Bea4trips
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Went with my Peruvian dad for lunch last week. Excellent ceviche and anticuchos. Wonderful service as well. Would absolutely go back.

Thank Danielle K
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I would give it a 3 1/2 star since I think I had better Peruvian food in LB and other areas. The place is super clean and the service is very good. I had mariscos salteado. My friend had aji de gallina and my other...More

2  Thank Figueroas3
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The taste is unique and fresh. For those who are picky and have discerning taste. Intense flavors. I love this place. It's my husbands favorite place.

Thank Esther K
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Customer service is not something I have come to expect at a Peruvian restaurant. And after a 10 minutes wait to even be greeted they started off like all the other Peruvian restaurants. However after putting my patient pant on, we ordered. And the food...More

Thank Victor U
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1356 W Artesia Blvd, Gardena, CA 90248-3370
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Gardena
  • Phone Number: +1 310-768-8768
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