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Huasai Restaurant

Calle Fitzcarrald 131, Iquitos, Peru
+51 65 242222
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (28 reviews)
“juice” (12 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, South American
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Calle Fitzcarrald 131, Iquitos, Peru
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Reviews (169)
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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I love this place for lunch. Lovely traditional Peruvian lunch. A little more pricey (15 soles) than many lunch menus in Iquitos, but the service is great and the atmosphere is always buzzing.

Thank Hammoire
Reviewed 3 June 2016

I ate at el Huasai several times while in Iquitos. During lunch it is filled with locals. They have a different menu everyday. Its 15 soles for an appetizer, an entree and a small juice. Its such a great place to try different foods that...More

Thank Elisa G
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Enjoyed lunching here THRICE! Great location, stones throw from the Plaza, reasonably priced and good food... Everything on the menu is good!

Thank rushingmeanderer
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

This eatery is cheap and popular but the food is no better than average and the staff rush you in and out to make space for those waiting. It's not a relaxing place. An entree and a main served at the same time means one...More

Thank Troptramp
Reviewed 1 March 2016

I love Peru's lunch specials all around the country and El Huasai is a great place for it. For 15 soles you get a full course lunch and it is very delicious and when you arrive you will notice that the place is very popular....More

Thank Alexis C
Reviewed 4 February 2016

The restaurant is recommended by tourists and locals alike, and that was why we went. They have a special menu that is very inexpensive but it is all in Spanish. However, the waitress was really nice to explain to us what it consist of. The...More

1  Thank migachan
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

From the Menus of the city, that was that i liked most. Good taste, attention, time, place, they were very friendly to us. Menu s/.15 and you have many options.

Thank BergelundSteph
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

No wifi makes you look around and feel the real act between people, mostly locals and some tourist The serving girls there are very very gentle and careful. I visit the place many times during my 2 weeks. In food way you get what you...More

1  Thank izakur83
Reviewed 31 May 2015

This place is popular with locals for their breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and the price is right! Sandwiches are simple but good, and they have a nice lunch fixed-price

Thank BullDurhamSB
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Went to Huasai with a big group, and was amazed at the ability of the staff and kitchen who handled it extremely well. The ceviche (only 15 Soles!) was full of fresh fish, strong and spicy (how I like it,) and came with yucca and...More

1  Thank Simon Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Fitzcarrald 131, Iquitos, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Loreto Region  >  Iquitos
  • Phone Number: +51 65 242222
  • E-mail
Breakfast & lunch, homemade food and vegetarian food