Top things to do

Zoo in Pucallpa

Parque Natural

About 4km from the center of Pucallpa, off the airport road, enter through the mouth of a tiger into this Amazon zoo ensconced in lush grounds. Many animals from the selva (jungle) can be found here, although the ma…
Pub in Pucallpa

El Rincón Ingles

No typo: an English pub in Pucallpa. English-owned, with UK and Belgian draft beers, plus pub grub. Your only difficulty will be finding the place – a 15- to 20-minute mototaxi ride outside of the center. Specify to…
Chinese in Pucallpa

Chifa Mey Lin

This place gets the gong for being the best of Pucallpa’s chifas (Chinese restaurants). Choosing where to sit in the roomy interior can be a challenge. Plates are BIG and to top it off there is also karaoke next doo…
Pizza in Pucallpa

Chez Maggy

Maggy whips up pizzas nothing short of superb, and from a wood-burning oven. The interior is modern and not plasticized like some neighboring restaurants. The unusual, tropical-tasting sangria goes down well with al…
Seafood in Pucallpa

Restaurant El Golf

This upscale fish restaurant has a variety of ceviche made with freshwater fish − try the local doncella rather than the endangered paiche.
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Dolci Pensieri

This well-designed, attractive heladería-cum-restaurant does great cakes and juices, plus a line in pizzas and Mexican food in the evenings.
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El Portal Chicken

This three-story restaurant, with its open-air plaza views and the brightest neon lights in town, is Pucallpa’s best chicken restaurant.
Peruvian in Pucallpa

Restaurant Kitty

The Kitty is clean and popular, and brings in local lunch crowds for a wide variety of Peruvian culinary classics. Join ‘em!
Cafe in Pucallpa

Fuente Soda Tropitop

Mean cakes and ice cream can be found at a good cafe such as Fuente Soda Tropitop.
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Cebichería El Escorpión

This option has a prime plaza location, with (noisy) sidewalk tables, and serves good seafood (tender and fresh despite Pucallpa’s distance from the coast) for breakfast and lunch.