Must see restaurants in Máncora

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    Top Choice

    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…

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    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…

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    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,…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    A large and fairly slick place on the main drag serving up decent pan-Asian cuisine to travelers hankering for some different flavors. Both the sushi and…

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    El Espada

    This place, with two locations close to one another, is among the most tourist-oriented seafood eateries in the center, but remains popular for its well…

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    Punto Pollo

    Apparently the best pollería (restaurant specializing in roast chicken) in town – and who are we to argue?