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El Ekeko

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$$ - $$$
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Mercaderes 141 | Real Plaza - Cayma y Mall Aventura Plaza - Paucarpata, Arequipa 054, Peru
+51 54 215861
10:00 - 21:45
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 21:45
Thu - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent menu many choices medium prices and friendly service ! Food was tasty! Have eaten there before and everything was excellent

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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We should have known what this place was going to be like when we noticed this restaurant was located in a shopping center. This restaurant is also located in a touristy part of town.We went into it not sure, but we were hungry and not sure what we were in the mood for. From the menu to the food, it... More 

Thank JaBu14
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We chose one of the platters for 2 people for around 96 Soles. As you can imagine it was plenty of meat, some veggies and salsas. Well seasoned meat (pork, beef, chicken). For my taste a bit too salty but that's subjective! The restaurant is in the middle of a shopping center so not the greatest atmosphere. 10 soles for... More 

Thank Sandra D
Gothenburg, Sweden
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Was there around 4 pm for an early dinner and had a really poor experience with the service. First it took 5 minuter before anyone came to meet us and say it was ok to sit down, they just walked past and ignored us. When we finally got a table we got about 2 minutes to decide so I asked... More 

Thank Ebenezar
Montreal, Canada
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Well located and great services. We went there for lunch, we had the club sandwich and the salad. Both were delicious. The service was very friendly.

Thank HURDAN17
The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

The service and meal quality of El Ekeko was excellent. All of our dishes were prepared perfectly. Staff are attentive, outgoing and happy, making the experience very enjoyable. I only go back to places if they meet my expectations. Especially when there are so many options out there. Simply stated, you cant go wrong at El Ekako. Although it might... More 

1 Thank Finnstuber
El_Ekeko_Negocios, Servicio al Cliente at El Ekeko, responded to this review
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Estimado Finnstuber Estamos muy agradecidos por tu comentario. Nos alegró mucho que nos visites y que El Ekeko haya sido... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We ordered to different lomo steak meals and the meat was super tender and juicy! We asked medium and it was exactly medium! Really recommend if you want a good steak.

Thank Rita Y
New York City, New York
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89 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Surprisingly good. We thought we weren't going to like El Ekeko because it seems touristy and located on a highly trafficked tourist street. But we were pleasantly surprised. The staff was attentive. The food was delivered quickly and it was really good. They give you complimentary plantain chips with a huacatay salsa (Peruvian black mint sauce). We got the ribs... More 

Thank Kristina C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Many options for meats. I tried the bbq ribs and was not disspointed. Also the fresh juices are nice and I do recommend it.

1 Thank Gus71
Phoenix, Arizona
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

The restaurant at Real Plaza is warm, friendly, and bursting with selections from appetizers, sandwiches, full dinners, deserts and drinks. The food is reasonable and tasty. I had the BBQ pork ribs which were some of the best I have had in my 3 years in Peru. This is a fusion of Peruvian and American themes. Staff friendly and responsive... More 

1 Thank vickey s
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Estimada Vickey Nos alegró mucho leer tu comentario y que tu experiencia en El Ekeko haya sido de tu agrado.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Peruvian, Barbecue, South American, Grill
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 21:45
10:00 - 21:45
10:00 - 21:45
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mercaderes 141 | Real Plaza - Cayma y Mall Aventura Plaza - Paucarpata, Arequipa 054, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa
  • Phone Number: +51 54 215861

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