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Dawn on the Amazon Cafe

) #2 of 92 Restaurants in Iquitos ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Peruvian, Latin, Cafe
Malecon Maldonado 185 | corner La Calle Nauta, Iquitos 16000, Peru
+51 65 234921
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“juice” (44 reviews)
“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“steamed fish” (6 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Peruvian, Latin, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Malecon Maldonado 185 | corner La Calle Nauta, Iquitos 16000, Peru
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Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Food delicious, staff incredibly kind and helpful. A must to visit while in Iquitos, especially for a vegetarian!!More

Thank dprado
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2016

Dear dprado, Thank you for your excellent review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Delicious food! I am happy that you agree that our food is delicious and our staff is incredibly kind and helpful. I love out team. I believe we have the largest...More

Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

This is in great location overlooking the amazon. The menu is large in a good way - lots of vegetarian options too. Well priced and lots of choice of fresh fruit juices which are lovely. They could have more tables outside - it took us...More

Thank liz b
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2016

Dear liz, Thank you for your very good review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Lots of choice and great vegetarian. Thank you for your patience in waiting for a table to become available. I'm sorry it was stressful. I don't doubt that it could...More

Reviewed 18 December 2015

The ayahuasca menu is very good here and the camu camu juice is delicious! However, the food (ayahuasca diet or not) is not really jungly, it is a bit dull so if you want typical Iquitos food, go somewhere else. It is very well located...More

Thank Alexis C
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2016

Dear Alexis, Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your very good TripAdvisor review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Great cafe... First of all we try to control the vendors the best we can without being mean or cruel. I'm sorry your...More

Reviewed 15 December 2015

Recommended by someone who had stayed in Iquitos for a week and eaten at this restaurant almost every day and never gotten sick. We chose to eat indoors because of the humidity, but the outdoor patio has a lovely view of marshlands at the river's...More

Thank Travelfan
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2016

Dear Travelfan, Thank you for taking the time to publish your very good review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Clean, clean, clean, and delicious. You have touched on our niche, Taking care of the health of our client is our priority! That is why...More

Reviewed 7 December 2015

We ate here a dozen times while in Iquitos. We eventually got sick of the menu, but the food is always top quality. It is great knowing that you can go to the same place over and over and not get sick. The prices are...More

Thank Benjamin T
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2016

Dear Benjamin, Thank you for your excellent review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Probably the best food in Iquitos. We are honored that you think so. Eating here a dozen times is a great compliment. Taking care of the health of our client is...More

Reviewed 3 December 2015

There is a robust and experienced ayahuaska community in Iquitos. And if I were to pinpoint where you may find some of the cognicenti in the morning, the amazon Cafe may be a good guess. Not only is the food fresh and delicious, but the...More

Thank Lloyd B
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2016

Dear Lloyd, Thank you for your excellent TripAdvisor review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Breakfast and connections. I enjoyed your description of who you might meet, and what to expect to go along with the fresh delicious food. Fertile grounds for interesting conversation indeed....More

Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

I just had breakfast there this morning. You could either dine inside for a little bit cooler experience or you could sit outside. We met the owner, Bill Grimes, a super nice ex-pat from Indiana.More

Thank JAR1969
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2015

Dear JAR1969 Thank you for sharing your experience at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe with us, in your review, Very nice restaurant with great view. I enjoyed meeting you and your friend inside under the fan where it was cooler. We open at 7:30am. I...More

Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Location was okay, food was fine but nothing special, i got diarrhea afterwards so i doubt how fresh it should be. A lot of street vendors in front who bother you. Dont recommend this restaurant. Better food at fitzcarraldo hostal!More

Thank dominique m
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2015

Hello Dominique Thank you for stopping by Dawn on the Amazon Cafe and giving us a try. We take great pride in having the freshest, cleanest, most pure ingredients of any restaurant in Iquitos. We use purified water for everything from ice to juice to...More

Reviewed 15 November 2015

This cafe has an extensive menu including special meals for those on an ayahuasca diet. The food is fresh, there are lots of juice options plus vegetarian food, gluten free and healthy dishes. The Mexican burritos are great! The staff are friendly and speak a...More

1  Thank Misha H
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2015

Dear Misha, Thanks for sharing your opinion of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe in your excellent review, Large meals, great variety. I am happy you pointed out our special diets, juices, ayahuasca, vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, and for people with nut allergies. Your good health...More

Reviewed 14 November 2015

Dawn on the Amazon Cafe offers really nice food and an extensive menu. We both ate well price cheese burgers which were really tasty. The beer and lemonade were great. There are really good view of the Malecon and beyond. Tourist prices - but good...More

1  Thank Rob W
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2015

Dear Rob, Thank you for sharing your experience at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe in your very good review, Great location - nice food. I am happy that you thought the cheeseburgers were well priced and tasty. We pride ourselves in having the coldest beer...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 12
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Malecon Maldonado 185 | corner La Calle Nauta, Iquitos 16000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Loreto Region  >  Iquitos
  • Phone Number: +51 65 234921
  • E-mail
Description
Taking care of the health of our client is our priority! That is why purified water and high standards of hygiene are the most important ingredients of our recipe for pure, safe, healthy meals!
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