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Diaz de Cienfuegos #250 | Urb. La Merced, Trujillo, Peru
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
4 weeks ago
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6 Aug 2018
“A place to visit”
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Peruvian, Latin, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Diaz de Cienfuegos #250 | Urb. La Merced, Trujillo, Peru
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A gem of a restaurant in Trujillo. We visited twice in the week we were in Trujillo, once with a group of 10 and once on our own. Both times the service was excellent and the food first rate. Fantastic seafood and meat options. Prices...More

Thank John H
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Since the moment you get in, you can smell the food and know that it's gonna be amazing. The menu has a lot of options, I recommend that you go for something that you never try before even in Lima, like the ''Pato Saltado'' it's...More

Thank RonnyT63
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Visited for lunch. We arrived early and had no problem finding a table. The restaurant was full within the hour so reservations are a good idea. Service and food were excellent. Prices are reasonable considering the quality.

Thank kensky
Reviewed October 28, 2017

We went here for lunch, and were taken aback by the prices. My husband had tortilla with prawns (which is essentially an egg pancake) and I had avocado "salad" with prawns. I was disappointed that the avocado was firm and without much taste, as the...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

We ate at Squalos on the last night of our Trujillo trip thanks to trip advisor and LOVED the food and their staff. Restaurant is gorgeous and the staff is so friendly with our limited (yet trying hard) English speaking waiter explaining the dishes and...More

Thank barymic
Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

I'm always worried when the menu for a restaurant is more than 3 pages, and this was like a book. It's hard to believe that they have fresh ingredients every day. Even though the food is good, for the price of everything, you definitely expect...More

Thank Jork1991
Reviewed October 31, 2016

All people say is the best restaurant in town. I had to agreed... You can find in one place everything of the representative Trujillo excellent cuisine: Ceviche, Cabrito, Adobo con ají de huevos, Shambar (only mondays)...

Thank FMasumura
Reviewed October 14, 2016

One of the best restaurants in Trujillo mixing a broad variety of local and international dishes. You should not miss: "tiradito 2 colores", "pulpo a la parrilla", "tacu tacu con cabrito" and "pato guisado". Great service

Thank Rolo_Morin_F
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Squalos is one of the top places to eat in Trujillo. Big restaurant, good facilities, clean, with a wide menu. Seafood is their speciality, but they also have good criollo dishes. Ordered a fish with seafood sauce, amazing (Pesacado a lo macho). The ceviche and...More

Thank Lucho_Lituma
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Order the sudado. It's amazing. Based on the opinion of one in our party I would advise against the pasta Alfredo. Very pretty restaurant with delicious food. Check it out.

Thank 26ashleighh
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diaz de Cienfuegos #250 | Urb. La Merced, Trujillo, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  La Libertad Region  >  Trujillo
  • Phone Number: 295134
Great food in a beautiful colonial style building. It was a place full of locals so it wasn't typical touristy food. I'd definitely return and have recommended it to friends of mine visiting Trujillo.
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