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El Rancho

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Napo, Iquitos 16000, Peru
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Booked table for 20+ hour prior (18.00 hours), arrived to table set, ready to order, staff where friendly and helpful (Spanish speaking), food was perfect. TV with no sound to catch Olympic highlights. Music quiet... perfect evening to finish off Iquitos.

Thank danielhurley
Iquitos, Peru
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84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2014

There are many chicken restaurants in Iquitos. El Rancho has provided consistent quality and great flavor! Good value.

Thank Cliff T
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2013 via mobile

A good place for pollo a la brass with chauffeur and some juice. It's cleaned and decent- they have an air conditioned room. Probably the best of the surrounding chicken places on the adjacent corners of the street.

Thank Alexander C
New York City, New York
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2012

I ate here on the first night in town. I had a great roast chicken. The best I had in Iquitos. The service was great and the waiter worked with me and my bad Spanish. I would highly recommend this place

Thank cprops
Lima, Peru
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213 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2012

Decent restaurant located just a block off of the Plaza de Armas. Most of the menu was different cuts of beef, fish and chicken, but every table around us was eating pollo a la brasa (which isn't on the menu). We ordered pollo a la brasa and it was delicious. I would return here again, but it wasn't anything spectacular... More 

Thank katebruder
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 July 2012

After staying in the Amazon Jungle for 2 weeks. Our Guide Alfredo recommended this restaurant to us. The food was tasty and delicious

Thank IluvDorilla
Phoenix, Arizona
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179 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 615 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2012

It's about 11 soles for the chicken dinner here. The best roasted chicken I had while in Peru (except for Pardo's Chicken in Lima). Only a couple of blocks from the main square.

Thank maynard7
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117 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2010

As with many places in Iquitos, this is a Polleria the have many menu Items but they specialize in chicken & Fries

Thank iqttrvlr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, South American
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Napo, Iquitos 16000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Loreto Region  >  Iquitos
  • Phone Number: 221-937

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