Chifa Tai Pai
Smiley staff here can book numerous local tours and flights.
There is not much to do in Tarapoto itself, apart from just hanging out in the Plaza de Armas (also called the Plaza Mayor) or visiting...
Los Chancas Expeditions
River running on the Río Mayo, 30km from Tarapoto, and on the lower Río Huallaga is offered from June to November. The shorter trips are...
La Fruta Madre
Particularly inviting juice bar; hilarious name.
Pork ribs are the specialty at this great grill, served up simple, a la piemienta, with oregano or sweet and sour, but they rake...
Lonely Planet review
If you haven’t taken to jungle cuisine, this is the yin to its yang, an excellent chifa dishing out vibrant, hugely portioned Chinese-Peruvian fusion. The namesake plate, Tai Pai a la plancha, is a heaping kitchen sink dish of chicken, pork, duck and shrimp served on a sizzling hot plate. Portions can easily serve two.