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Dawn on the Amazon Cafe

Malecon Maldonado 185 | corner La Calle Nauta, Iquitos 16000, Peru
+51 65 234921
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“juice” (40 reviews)
“smoothie” (13 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Peruvian, Latin, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Malecon Maldonado 185 | corner La Calle Nauta, Iquitos 16000, Peru
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

Visitors to Iquitos know that the city is unique and that is a large and important part of its appeal. So that when a traveler arrives here, there often is the question of where and how to begin? For myself and many others, the only...More

Thank kmalivuk
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2016

Dear kmalivuk, Thank you so much for your wonderful 5 bubble review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, the epicenter of all things tourist in Iquitos. I was so happy when I read your excellent review. Your opinion means a lot to me. You brought...More

Reviewed 17 February 2016

Restaurant Dawn on the Amazon Cafe is on the corner of Jr. Nauta and Malecon Maldonado — a pedestrian promenade popular in the evenings which overlooks the river. Staff Andy, Gabriella and Jessi were very pleasant and helpful. The restaurant serves very good Peruvian dishes,...More

Thank Chelydra
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2016

Dear Chelydra, Many thanks for your excellent TripAdvisor review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Good local & Western food; friendly, attentive, cooperative staff; enjoyable location facing promenade to watch people. I was happy when I read your review. You appreciated our staff. I am...More

Reviewed 16 February 2016

Just had a Lemonade here. I've heard they have a pretty fast wifi. They are very kind and available.More

Thank Snake_II
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2016

Hi Snake, Thank you for your very good review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Good gather point. Yes, I agree, many people meet and gather here. I believe we have the most stable, best wifi in Iquitos. I know it is ridiculous, but we...More

Reviewed 16 February 2016

Extensive menu with a variety of items, both Peruvian and American. Even a touch of Mexican. Fajita dinner is excellent and they do a nice dorado fish with quinoa breading, homemade fries, very cold beer, and nice juice combos.More

Thank Sintita
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2016

Dear Sintita, Thank you so much for your excellent review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Fresh, organic, creative, something for everyone. Your opinion means a lot to us. I'm happy you enjoy our touch of Mexico. The fajitas are one of our most popular...More

Reviewed 1 February 2016

The food and drink selection was good, and it was freshly cooked and tasted great, and very well presented. The staff were very friendly and attentive. Wonderful view of the river from early morning to evening.More

Thank Sara G
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2016

Dear Sara, Thank you for your 5 bubble review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Excellent vegan food - perfect pre or post Ayahuasca. I believe we have the largest and best tasting vegetarian menu in Iquitos, and every recipe that is vegan is designated...More

Reviewed 26 January 2016

For four nights and five days “Dawn on the Amazon” cafe was our ‘go-to’ place for all things food. We literally had all our breakfasts, lunch and dinner here - the food was that good, clean, fresh and nutritious! Grab a sit outside and watch...More

1  Thank Hossain S
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2016

Dear Hossain, Thank you so much for your excellent review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Plenty of Vegetarian / Vegan / Ayahuasca Diet Options. It is an honor to be your go-to place for all things food, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Ha, ha, ha,...More

Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Food is pretty decent, affordable in some ways but can always find cheaper local food that is just as delicious. They have the Ayahuasca diet for people dieting in the jungle. But as the other touristy places who serve the diet, it seems like overpriced...More

Thank Mark N
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2016

Hi Mark, Thanks for giving me this opportunity to share some of what we do and why we do it. Tap water in Iquitos is not fit for human consumption. That is why we spend S/1500 soles per month on purified water which we use...More

Reviewed 9 January 2016

Great outdoor setting overlooking the river and people watching. Very good fruit drinks - and you can ask to have them made without sugar.More

Thank wanderingbare
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2016

Dear Wanderingbare, Thank you for taking the time to give us your very good review of Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, Good Selection - especially for La Dieta. Thank you for giving me this opportunity to mention some more about the Ayahuasca Diet part of...More

Reviewed 6 January 2016

They make the best pancakes here! I liked it so well, came back 2 times while I was here. Tried the hummus which was very good, and the tacos which were delicious! I chose to sit outside, and yes, the street vendors come by, but...More

1  Thank cockers2luv
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2016

Dear cockers2luv, Thank you for taking the time to give Dawn on the Amazon Cafe your very good review, Loved the food and the view! We are happy you think we make the best pancakes and that you think the tacos tasted delicious. We try...More

Reviewed 6 January 2016

I know it's not much to base a review on, but this might be my favorite place to eat ice cream on a table outside overlooking the river and people watch. The service has always been excellent and very friendly. I've had a sandwich here...More

Thank TexasPhilip
DawnontheAmazon, Owner at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2016

Hi Phil, Thank you for taking the time to give Dawn on the Amazon Cafe your very good review, Excellent ice cream! My favorite personal favorite is the Frio Rico Cappuccino Cone. I could eat two of those per day:) Best regards, Bill

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Malecon Maldonado 185 | corner La Calle Nauta, Iquitos 16000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Loreto Region  >  Iquitos
  • Phone Number: +51 65 234921
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Description
Taking care of the health of our client is our priority! That is why purified water and high standards of hygiene are the most important ingredients of our recipe for pure, safe, healthy meals!
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