Máncora restaurants

Top Choice Peruvian in Máncora

Donde Teresa

Before Gastón Acurio there was Teresa Ocampo, Peru’s most recognizable celebrity chef (famous before Peruvian food was even famous). She lives in Texas now, but her son, Javier, keeps the dream alive with gourmet ta…
Top Choice Peruvian in Máncora

La Sirena d’Juan

Local boy done good Juan has turned his intimate little main-drag seafooder into northern Peru’s best restaurant. Yellowfin tuna fresh from Máncora’s waters is the showstopper, whether it’s prepared as a tiradito (a…
Breakfast in Máncora

Green Eggs & Ham

There’s nothing silly about this Dr Seuss–inspired breakfast spot, which counts a battalion of gringo fans for its homesick-remedy breakfasts (pancakes, French toast, hash browns). Yes, you'll like them Sam I Am, bu…
Peruvian in Máncora

Restaurante Jasuzi

It's a bit of a mission to reach this bright little family-run restaurant in front of a busy school on the northern edge of town, but it's well worth it for fabulous fresh ceviche that local foodies rate as the best…
Breakfast in Máncora

Angela’s Place

Angela the Austrian bread wizard started selling her delicious sweet potato, yucca and wheat breads from her bicycle years ago. Now you can get them at this cheery cafe on the main drag, along with creative and subs…
Mexican in Máncora


Away from the honks and exaust of the main drag, this friendly retreat serves up ample Mexican dishes and a smattering of standard pub fare such as hot wings and BBQ chicken. The open-air restaurant has a small bar,…
Peruvian in Máncora

Hnos Lama

There used to be several Lama restaurants in town, all owned by different family members, but this one, owned by Orlando, is the only one that remains. It has a reputation for some of the best ceviche (what else?) i…
Desserts in Máncora

La Bajadita

This is the place to sink your sweet tooth into some great cakes, including tiramisu, pecan pie, brownies and the ever-popular apple pie. It also does small meals and all-day breakfasts and serves artisanal beers.
Italian in Máncora


With a short menu of excellent Italian food, this is the most gourmet restaurant in town when the Italian chef is on, but disappointing when he isn’t. It’s in the hotel of the same name.
Italian in Máncora

Chan Chan

This Italian eatery has a cozy atmosphere and lots of bright, white, curving adobe walls smartly decorated with tasteful art. The food is great, the pizzas look like the real, thin-crust deal and the service is very…