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Como Agua para Chocolate

#141 of 2,133 Restaurants in Lima
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Calle Pancho Fierro 108, San Isidro | Pancho Fierro 108, San Isidro, Lima 27, Peru
+51 2220174
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00:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 00:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Lima, Peru
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The tacos, burritos, mole, horchata, and tequila chicken are all delicious. For it being the only Mexican joint in pretty much all of Peru, its on point! We go there at least 2 times a month for the atmosphere, food quality, and service. This place is a must when you are missing Mexican food or want a different thing than... More 

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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We went here with a large group of couples I think we were about 30 total maybe more. The food was good, nothing special, it was moderately priced. Ya if you're dieing for some Mexican give it a try. I grew up in Arizona, west Texas and New Mexico. So I've had real Mexican food and they do it right... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

A tenderloin steak cut with a butter knife! Great hospitality from Alejandra and her team. Excellent quality food and reasonable price. Very cozy. Definitely a place to come back too.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Finally found good Mexican food in Peru! Though Peruvian cuisine is outstanding, I miss my regular dose of Mexican food from “back home” in the USA. It’s not quite the Tex-Mex I’m used to, but the food here is delicious and hits the spot for my Mexican cravings. The décor reminds me of home and the service is good. A... More 

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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I got large Nachos and asked for meat with it. I am very glad the owner came out to speak to us bc I can speak a little bit of Spanish but I can understand Spanish. The owner was very sweet and caring. We really enjoyed our food but the young boy as our server was very... More 

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

We arrived quite early at 7.30 and the owner husband and wife were not around. The restaurant was staffed by a young lad and slightly older waitress neither of whom had much English. What followed was a hilarious half hour while I was invited to personally hunt through the wine rack for a bottle of Peruvian wine. This didn't help... More 

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Newtown, CT
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

We prefer to avoid the touristy restaurants and this place is a gem. The locals love it and so did we. The food was excellent and the owner came over and chatted with us for quite some time. The ambiance was great and it was very inexpensive. One of my favorite places to eat in Lima.

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Thank Karen P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Lima is an historic, interesting but also hectic city. This gem of a restaurant and bar was a great escape. Extremely friendly family run place. Lots of board games lying around the bar upstairs also to keep you away from your phones 😉 Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank John N
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99 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

I've been here a few times with colleagues as it's near our hotel. Downstairs it's a Mexican restaurant (one of the owners is Mexican) and upstairs is a Dutch pub (her husband is Dutch). I have only tried the restaurant. Wide and interesting menu including one of my favourites, mole. The portions are good and the food tasty. It can... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Facilities - ok, food - just perfect, very tasty, big portions. Definitely it is worth to visit this please. Price is not big as well, 60 EUR per 4.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
00:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
00:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
00:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
00:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
00:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
00:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Pancho Fierro 108, San Isidro | Pancho Fierro 108, San Isidro, Lima 27, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > San Isidro
  • Neighbourhood: San Isidro
  • Phone Number: +51 2220174
Description
This is a cozy mexican -Dutch restaurant and Pub We have a traditional mexican food with specialities like mole poblano, tacos al pastor and Pozole. Of course fajitas and burritos! We have a Dutch pub with table games like jenga, dices, domino, darts.Live blues from time to time! The best margaritas in town and a lot of foreign beers like heineken,corona,chimay,duvel, delirium tremens, erdinger , etc... Our lunch special from 10 usd is very good alternative !

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