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Amazon Bistro

Malecon Tarapaca 268, Iquitos 16000, Peru
+51 65 242918
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“croissants” (12 reviews)
“belgium beer” (4 reviews)
“fries” (10 reviews)
Closes in 12 min
All hours
French, Peruvian, Bar, Cafe, European, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Malecon Tarapaca 268, Iquitos 16000, Peru
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51 - 60 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 5 October 2015

I so needed a decent coffee in Iquitos when we returned from our days on the amazon and found it here. Not only that, I loved my soft boiled eggs with toast soldiers to dip and my husband loved his baguette served with his bacon...More

Thank Jacque2010
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Wandering the malecón since Dawn on the Amazon turned out to be closed Sundays, I came across this Bistro. Turns out they'll still serve me breakfast at 11, so I chose an outside table. Excellent café con leche got me ready for one of their...More

Thank tobocrs
Reviewed 30 September 2015

This is a place where one can have a quiet meal away from the street hawkers who never seem to leave you alone at other places in the area with outdoor seating. The dishes are thoughtfully prepared and deliciously fresh. Nice drinks can be had...More

Thank SiriusSkier23
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

We tried 3 places in Iquitos and this was the best. Yes it's expensive and there is no aircon, and I also had chicken vol-a-vont, which is just chicken pieces in cream sauce with a ton of fries. But it is away from the noisy...More

Thank Kazza3013
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Place was recommended to us by a friend but we didn't like it - had the pasta which was huge but tasteless. Had not had such blend pasta in the past. Will not go back again. Wifi was ok, no air conditioning in hot Iquitos...More

Thank clobbes
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Ordered chicken vol-au-vent, but received a plate of chicken in a mushroom cream sauce with French fries!? No sign of any pastry. Bizarre! Good coffee. Won't go back.

Thank jmk08
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Just wanting an afternoon snack I went to this bistro; I ordered a cup of coffee, a juice and some french fries. The juice never came and the coffee was somehow weak (/or watery). When I wanted to pay using Mastercard (which is advertised all...More

1  Thank Jakob B
Reviewed 20 August 2015

This place is owned by a Belgian guy. You will feel like in Europe (what maybe is not that good if you want to feel a "local experience". The Menu is also very Occidental, so it will not surprise you. The quality of the food...More

1  Thank iboumans
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

I had a paper chicken panini and it was fairly expensive (~22 soles?) and not that good- Just chicken in a heavy gravy on a panini. I think you can probably find something better.

Thank Aurora E
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Not quite Michelin star rated but definitely the best available in town. Good breakfast with decent pancakes, authentic syrup to drip over them, fresh fruit salad, and far and away the best coffee available in the city. returned for dinner and found the quality retained...More

Thank Troptramp
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.21 km away
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What time could we expect to be able to go for breakfast?
29 January 2015|
Response from JasonFLYS | Reviewed this property |
I don't know exactly, but they we open when we arrived at 9am. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Malecon Tarapaca 268, Iquitos 16000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Loreto Region  >  Iquitos
  • Phone Number: +51 65 242918
  • E-mail
House made bread. Breakfast, sandwiches. Real expresso. Argentine beef. Salmon and tuna steaks. Belgian Chocolate. French Wines. French Champagne. In an old style café de Paris in Iquitos ! Open from 6:00 am to late at night.WiFi
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