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Restaurante Blanquita

Calle Bolognesi 1181 | Iquitos - Maynas, Iquitos 16000, Peru
266015
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“juice” (5 reviews)
“typical food” (2 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Peruvian, Latin
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LOCATION
Calle Bolognesi 1181 | Iquitos - Maynas, Iquitos 16000, Peru
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for authentic local food this is the place to go. The restaurant was recommended by three separate friends who are from Iquitos and I can see why. This place was packed with locals but had fast and efficient turnaround so we...More

Thank Corinne A
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Get the grilled chicken breast, and slather it in the cilantro salsa. Cheap and delicious. Packed with savvy locals, not tourists. Avoid the expensive tourist traps in Iquitos and get your feed here!

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 10 December 2017

This is the best place where you can have local dishes. I loved the cecina (bacon) with patacones (fried plantain). Camucamu juice is also the best drink you can ever have.

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 28 November 2017

I enoyed my meal in this restaurant. Eating paiche or cecina and drinking good cocona juice gave a good taste to my jungle experience.

Thank Hannah B
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Great local atmosphere. Enjoyed the walk there from the main center. I passed through poorer neighborhoods where people leave their doors windows open (like cuba) and enjoying seeing the local vibe. I got the Juanes and tacaho. They weren't warm and lots of rice, not...More

Thank Karim E
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We liked this place. We were the only tourists there. Very reasonably priced. Head's up, all the food is brown, fried, and/or steamed. Lots of yucca and plantains. It was pretty salty but tasted good. Juice was delicious.

Thank sco79
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Try its tacacho de platano pinton (rippen cooked banana dough ball), ground corn dough steamed (tamalito), cecina (jungle dried salty meat)

Thank condorgo
Reviewed 3 April 2017

A very popular and therefore jammed place with local folk, Blanquita's specializes in local dishes and does a very good job with them. It's a bit out of the way from the tourist district, not within walking distance, but a kidney-jouncing ride in a moto-taxi...More

Thank YacantoTim
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Very good meats and fish. Very clean and welcoming. Prices are very reasonable, try to sit on the second floor.

Thank Frankie_Yamaha
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is a little bit far from the rest of Iquitos turistic area but it is worth the ride. They serve typical food from the region (like "Juanes", a rice dish). The dishes are delicious and generous (the "chuletas" for example are very big)....More

Thank chilangoazul
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Bolognesi 1181 | Iquitos - Maynas, Iquitos 16000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Loreto Region  >  Iquitos
  • Phone Number: 266015
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