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El Rocoto

11433 South St, Cerritos, CA 90703-6600
+1 562-924-1919
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lomo saltado” (3 reviews)
“steamed fish” (2 reviews)
“beef heart” (2 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, South American
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11433 South St, Cerritos, CA 90703-6600
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I love this place! For its food and people who serve you! You start with fantastic little bread and spicy sauces. Definitely follow with pisco sour (if you are on a sweeter note take maracuya pisco). Grilled octopus, tuna ceviche and fried yucca are to...More

Thank 786malgorzatac
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

I was in the mode for some Peruvian food, happened to be in the neighborhood and tried it out. The anticuchos de corazon (beef heart) turned out to be pretty good, with nice sauce to go with the BBQ heart. Parrihuela, the seafood soup is...More

Thank semanticvision
Reviewed 9 November 2017

El Rocoto is one of the best Peruvian restaurants in Los Angeles. Excellent Lomo Saltado and not expensive at all. Good service and wonderful staff.

Thank robbase75
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I love this place. I come here a few times a year I usually order lomo saltado or sopa a la minuta de pollo. (This is my favorite soup ever). The prices are reasonable the atmosphere is nice but it does get a lil loud...More

Thank mladymtz
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Have not eaten here in over a year but felt like some Peruvian cuisine. First of all the window had a sign "dishwasher needed, preparer needed and cook needed". The restaurant had been painted and looked fresh and bright. But looking at the menu the...More

Thank panamex
Reviewed 18 December 2016

The food is really tasty and a little different. They had halibut ceviche which my wife said was excellent. I had a rib-eye with Peruvian sauce with onions, potatoes and tomatoes which had a really nice favor. We will be back!. The waitress really took...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Wow, this place was so delicious!! My husband and I looked on yelp to find a place to eat while we were out and ended up here and we are so glad we did!! We loved it so much we are going back again tonight!!...More

Thank livingstrong21
Reviewed 18 February 2016

A friendly and yummy place to eat. I highly recommend this place. Pros: The sauces are spectacular and how do they do the onions and tomatoes? This is one of the two favorites when our team goes to a special lunch A great place to...More

Thank PudensWilliams
Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

We arrived for a late lunch and were very hungry. We were given bread and sauces while are food was cooking and they were delicious. We both had rice dishes which were superb. The portions are large, so be prepared for left over. We will...More

Thank LRosemary1
Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

Being Peruvian, I know when the food is good or it's just ok. El Rocoto is known for ceviche and famous pisco sour. I've been there more than couple times and mostly been on dates. It is one of the most classiest Peruvian restaurants you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11433 South St, Cerritos, CA 90703-6600
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Cerritos
  • Phone Number: +1 562-924-1919
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