Top Choice Cafe in Piura


The real deal. This modern cafe offers gourmet sandwiches and salads that are great for lunch (though it’s shockingly empty). There’s more sophisticated fare for a fine night out with a bottle of wine at dinner.
Steak in Piura

El Uruguayo

Beef lovers unite at this Uruguayan steakhouse that has fallen out of favor in Trujillo but remains fresh meat, so to speak, in Piura. Cuts range from 200g to 500g and are categorized by region (Uruguay, Argentina, …
in Piura


This cozy and romantic place is the best Italian restaurant in town. Dripping with moodily lit ambience (check out the wacky pulley system that opens the door), this is the ideal place for that special night out. It…
in Piura


No goat-head soups here, but plenty of refreshing fruit juices, yummy yogurts, wholegrain biscuits and lots and lots of salads. Ganimedes doubles as a whole-grain bakery, making it a great place to stock your picnic…
Peruvian in Piura

Snack Bar Romano

With an excellent list of several daily menús, this local favorite has been around as long as its middle-aged waiters. It gets the double thumbs-up for ceviches, sudados and local specialties.
in Piura

Las Tradiciones

With wicker chairs spread throughout a gently crumbling colonial building, this is a decent place to sample cheap local fare.
in Piura


Leave room for dessert after your meal and visit here – it’s a great cake shop.
Supermarket in Piura

Supermercado Multiplaza

For self-caterers.
Desserts in Piura

Heladería el Chalán

This fast-food joint has numerous outlets whipping up burgers and sandwiches, but our money’s on the excellent selection of juices and the dozens of flavors of cool, cool ice cream. Try manjar blanco (milk caramel) …
Chinese in Piura

Chifa Canton

Peruvian Chinese restaurants almost always guarantee a good meal and this nearly fancy chifa is no exception. It’s a bummer about the street noise, but the food is fresh and flavorful and the perfect antidote when y…