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Restaurante Blanquita

Calle Bolognesi 1181 | Iquitos - Maynas, Iquitos 16000, Peru
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rice” (2 reviews)
“juice” (2 reviews)
“typical food” (2 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin
Calle Bolognesi 1181 | Iquitos - Maynas, Iquitos 16000, Peru
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Great local atmosphere. Enjoyed the walk there from the main center. I passed through poorer neighborhoods where people leave their doors windows open (like cuba) and enjoying seeing the local vibe. I got the Juanes and tacaho. They weren't warm and lots of rice, not...More

Thank Karim E
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We liked this place. We were the only tourists there. Very reasonably priced. Head's up, all the food is brown, fried, and/or steamed. Lots of yucca and plantains. It was pretty salty but tasted good. Juice was delicious.

Thank sco79
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Try its tacacho de platano pinton (rippen cooked banana dough ball), ground corn dough steamed (tamalito), cecina (jungle dried salty meat)

Thank condorgo
Reviewed 3 April 2017

A very popular and therefore jammed place with local folk, Blanquita's specializes in local dishes and does a very good job with them. It's a bit out of the way from the tourist district, not within walking distance, but a kidney-jouncing ride in a moto-taxi...More

Thank YacantoTim
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Very good meats and fish. Very clean and welcoming. Prices are very reasonable, try to sit on the second floor.

Thank Frankie_Yamaha
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is a little bit far from the rest of Iquitos turistic area but it is worth the ride. They serve typical food from the region (like "Juanes", a rice dish). The dishes are delicious and generous (the "chuletas" for example are very big)....More

Thank chilangoazul
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The good part are all the nice locals dining here. Very friendly, and simple but amazing food. Not touristy at all, help that it stays like this!

Thank AndymanGermany
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Took a small boat out to this floating restaurant one evening. The food was well prepared and abundant. The Paiche fish is fixed several so try it. You will not be disappointed. Bring bug spray!

Thank Mouselips46
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I don't have any regrets of this restaurant, it's a traditional restaurant you could find the real typical food anytime.. It's delicious. Go and enjoy with friends or family.

Thank Fiorellaml
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We went there various times and where not disappointed once! All dishes are authentic and very well priced.

Thank Andy R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Bolognesi 1181 | Iquitos - Maynas, Iquitos 16000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Loreto Region  >  Iquitos
  • Phone Number: 266015
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