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Pio Pio

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Upper West Side
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702 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10025-6903
+1 212-665-3000
Today
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This location ruined the all the amazing experiences I've had prior at Pio Pio. I went on a early Saturday afternoon with my boyfriend, whom was very excited to try peruvian food. I ordered the Arroz chaufa which "WAS" my favorite meal there and he ordered the Lomo. My rice was disgusting, it had this nasty rice pudding texture (not... More 

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Thank Marilyn S
San Jose, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is small, crowded and noisy but somehow it makes the perfect ambience for the outstanding food they deliver. This is a restaurant that is away from the tourist areas of NYC wich adds charm to the place. We tried the Roast Chicken, the seafood rice and the Lomo Saltado and all of them were great. We also tried... More 

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Thank RickH2000
Mableton, Georgia
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard great things about this restaurant and my father and cousin highly recommended it. My wife and I joined my family for dinner here. The food was absolutely delicious and served in HUGE portions. We were a party of 6 and shared the Matador Combo and a salmon dish.

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Thank BroderickSantiago
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in to anticipate an upcoming trip to Peru and were blown away. A bit crowded, but friend and efficient staff take care of you. We had the ceviche tasting and Juanita's chicken, along with the aforementioned yucca. Chicken and yucca liberally dunked in deliciously green sauce (we bought a countainer to go). Pisco sours of course fabulous. We will... More 

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Thank Bob M
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I frequently eat at Hell's Kitchen pio pio restaurant as I love it. It was three years ago the last time I visited the upper west side one and I recalled it a little noise. This time, it was not too noisy. It was busy but not packed. Note, they only take reservations for parties of 6 people or more.... More 

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Thank Nelson N
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Great place not too expensive and plenty of food. Portions are pretty nice for two,Love the Jalea but you must try the chicken 🍗🍗🍗🍗🍗is amazing. The Sangria is a just in PioPio. Great for friends, family or couples.

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Thank Rubia D
New York City, New York
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Dining room lovely, food great but a bit salty. Our waiter, Patrizio was attentive and knowledgeable. We had shrimp couzco and the chicken. Both were a bit too salty. Ask them to go easy on the salt. Avocado salad was wonderful and the dressing was sublime with just the right heat. The sangria was delicious.

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Thank patri115
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

West side location is the best. This room is a good size so you are not on top of each other as you are in the east side location. The menu on the wayside offers more choices. Love their chicken and avocado salad plus the fabulous green sauce adds that touch of spice that makes everything taste better.

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1 Thank Nancy K
NYC
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102 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Split one chicken dish with sides, and it was perfect for two people. Fall-off-the-bone roasted chicken, cold Peruvian beer and a friendly environment.

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1 Thank jeff6
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We went with friends who are locals and highly recommended a visit here. We let them do the ordering for us and it was all amazing ! Fantastic service , great vibe and the tastiest food . Sangria was delicious too !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10025-6903
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-665-3000

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

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theatre performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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