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El Meson

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner


US$ 8-US$ 45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks

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Ambiente distinguido desde 1971, para degustar en familia, pareja y amistades de las variedades de comidas y bebidas regional, nacional e internacional en el mismo boulevard de Iquitos con una hermosa vista al río.
US$ 8-US$ 45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Peruvian, Latin, Cafe, Healthy, Wine Bar
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Flight from Lima to Iquitos was delayed so we arrived for lunch at 2 p.m. I had the wild pork with vegetables and rice. It was more than excellent. My wife had the gator/camen with tapioca root fried. Also excellent. No sauces available except hot...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Brilliant views, wonderful drinks and a friendly attitude to boot. This is a perfect place either for a drink or a meal

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Venmev
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

After looking and looking for a place to eat something exclusive from the area I decided to try "El Meson". Very close to "el malecon" and other important sites, they have very original dishes in their menu. I went for the "crocodrile" and I have...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank inside1058
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Great stop for lunch- there is a set menu at lunch time which offers salad or soup followed by a main with a small jug of juice with each for s/16 (around £3.50), which was nice, the service was good and food was lovely it's...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank fee2908
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Sat out on the walkway for lunch. Service was a little slow, but only one gal was working. Prices were reasonable and the food was good!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank StorkRN1
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Another in the list of 8 or 10 restaurants within a couple of blocks, all of whom are decent but not great. They have some interesting local dishes - my wife enjoyed her alligator steak. Friendly, as are the rest, and comfortable, but not particularly...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Ken1846
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Been there twice, once for lunch and once for dinner. The food was good, loca dishes were really great as were the fresh juices. Their hot sauces really added to the mean (my favorite was the cocona sauce). Me kids preferred the usual steak and...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Corinne A
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Ate twice at this restaurant, both times for local specialties, greatly enhanced by very tasty sauces: Amazon venison and curried tortoise. A table visit and ensuing chat with owner Juan added to the enjoyment, as did the river view from the outdoor seating on the...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank YacantoTim
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Just try the vegetable soup. Trust me. It is apparently meant to cleanse the body before ayahuasca, but even if that isn't your thing it is definitely worth a taste.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank rosadyson
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I normally do not write a review but this restaurant worth it. We stayed in Iquitos 3 days in September and were looking for a restaurant to have dinner, on Saturday the restaurant was empty comparing to the others in the Malecon, so we decided...More

Date of visit: September 2016
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