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Tipika

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407 Luna Pizzaro, Arequipa, Peru
5154223964
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El Paso, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Excellent service. Well trained staff. Sat outside under umbrellas. Fantastic ambiance and excellent food in the Arequipa sun.

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Thank fredsmithson
Spijkenisse, The Netherlands
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87 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Highly recommand this restaurant! It has all the best food from Arequipa like: Ocopa Arequipeña, Chicharron de camarones, Rocoto relleno, Soleterito de queso, and many more. As dessert queso helado and the best is the queso helado de tumbo. Tasted good with an Arequipeña cerveza. The restaurant has a little playground for the kids and it looks very nice. The... More 

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Baker City, OR
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93 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

I've never seen city with so few playgrounds as Arequipa, so our kids went absolutely nuts when they saw the tiny playground at Tipica. Food was very good. Good atmosphere & attentive service

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askrivan
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Tipika was a fun find toward the end of our trip. Upon entering, it was clear that this was a high-class restaurant, and the kids had a great area to play. The menu was decent, and to make my Peruvian trip as authentic as possible, I ordered the whole, fried guinea pig. It wasn't amazing, and whatever oil they fried... More 

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Thank askrivan
AREQUIPA, Peru
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206 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

mostly open air seats, which is fine for lunch in Arequipa, where the sun shines almost year round. The menu presents typical dishes from Arequipa, the food is good, service is average. The venu is nice.

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Kings Lynn, UK
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151 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

As the name suggests, this restaurant serves typical Peruvian food. Excellent portions and quality. Servers very helpful, although do not speak much English.It is a little way out of the centre but it is clearly very popular. There were lots of locals and business people there (always a good sign) as well as tour groups.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Overpriced food, don't know why people come here, food was frozen and beside the salt from the table not spiced at all.

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Thank Jens V
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Our guide took us to this restaurant, the food was excellent and had a good varied menu. The staff were very friendly and the restaurant was busy. Most of the restaurant is outside but with plenty of shade from the sun. It is a lovely setting for a meal.

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Thank David139
Lima, Peru
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163 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this place, the "rocoto relleno" was fantastic, we aldo tried the fried cheese entree and the lamb, food is great and the restaurant is very nice. The dessert "ice cheese" was delicious.

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Thank Patricia H
Los Angeles, California
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Huge portions, a nice patio, and fair prices made this one of the better meals I had in Peru. If absolutely go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 Luna Pizzaro, Arequipa, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa
  • Phone Number: 5154223964

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?