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El Aji

Av. Piura interior, Mancora, Peru
+51 968 981 019
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (16 reviews)
“burrito” (27 reviews)
“beef” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Av. Piura interior, Mancora, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went once because they had vege options. Got the special nachos with extra guac and some chunky fries. It was amazing, I went back every day for a month, same meal, everyday. I miss those nachos.

Thank Lynnaire B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here a few times on my 2 week visit and have to say that the food here was excellent. A great atmosphere inside and friendly staff accompanied by a fantastic menu which incorporates traditional food with an American twist. The best burritos in mancora.

Thank Derrick_Weasels
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This place made me actually enjoy mexican food years ago. Now, every time I’m in town I HAVE to stop by for a burrito!

Thank Daniela C
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent choice of typical plates. Good service. Food is really fresh and delicious. Recommended...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I very much accept that travelling through South America, you will not get authentic Mexican food, or the flavours I am used to at home. However, this restaurant simply had no flavour. Being a coeliac, my options were limited. However on ordering nachos i was...More

Thank SBurrell92
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing! It came recommended to us from friends back home and it took us quite a while to find as it's down a side street past Loki Hostel opposite Cafe Del Mundo but it was worth the wandering! We ate here 3...More

Thank Chloe K
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I'm sure we ordered the wrong foods because we did not like anything. We started with the nachos - weird sweet black beans, then the fajitas - again weird sweet sauce on the beef. The tortillas were strange and the pica de gallo was missing...More

Thank rkacochrane
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We had the beef skewers & beef medallions! Both cooked to perfection with fantastic flavour. We liked it so much we went back a second night! Highly recommend a meal here when in Mancora. Staff were super friendly & attentive.

Thank JoanneRP86
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Cool atmosphere and good food. Portions were good for the price and the service was good. We did have to wait a bit for our food, but that seems to be the norm on Moncora.

Thank AshleyAKovach
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We had the ribs to share, massive portions, very tasty. Staff friendly and very helpful. Not expensive, good value for money.

Thank T9133RCmicheller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Piura interior, Mancora, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Piura Region  >  Mancora
  • Phone Number: +51 968 981 019
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