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El Sombrero de Paja

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Av. Quinones Kilometro 4. 5, Iquitos 16000, Peru
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Lima, Peru
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2015

I make trips out to Iquitos every month because of work. I was introduced to the owner, Golbert, by chance when visiting one of my friends and was invited to come have lunch. He received us like family and recommended Patarashca de Paiche (local dish made with a large prehistoric fish) and the venison (Jungle deer). Both were incredible. He... More 

Thank James G
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Good quality local food. Clean swimming pool. Good service and friendly staff Out of town on the way to the airport.

Thank Gill T
Iquitos, Peru
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84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2014

I had heard that El Sombrero de Paja was a great place to eat. But I was surprised when I walked in the door to find not just a restaurant, but an entire city block of restaurant, bar, swimming pool with fountains of water, soccer fields, childrens play area, volley ball, DJ and live entertainment, event and group party areas,... More 

2 Thank Cliff T
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2013

Close to the airport, this is a huge location that hosts a lot of special events. Food is good, prices are reasonable and away from the roar/noise of the road.

Thank palindrome4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Peruvian, South American
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Quinones Kilometro 4. 5, Iquitos 16000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Loreto Region  >  Iquitos

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