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1356 W Artesia Blvd, Gardena, CA 90248-3370
+1 310-768-8768
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 09:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Longmont, Colorado
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my Peruvian dad for lunch last week. Excellent ceviche and anticuchos. Wonderful service as well. Would absolutely go back.

Thank Danielle K
Placentia, California
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I would give it a 3 1/2 star since I think I had better Peruvian food in LB and other areas. The place is super clean and the service is very good. I had mariscos salteado. My friend had aji de gallina and my other two friends had a salad and some sort of potatoes with sauce on top. I... More 

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Garden Grove
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The taste is unique and fresh. For those who are picky and have discerning taste. Intense flavors. I love this place. It's my husbands favorite place.

Thank Esther K
Orange County, California
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Customer service is not something I have come to expect at a Peruvian restaurant. And after a 10 minutes wait to even be greeted they started off like all the other Peruvian restaurants. However after putting my patient pant on, we ordered. And the food was delicious. Great flavor, great presentation and pretty good prices. I would definitely come back.... More 

Thank Victor U
1 review
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I had the Arroz con mariscos (rice with sea food) this time, and was delicious! Love this place. I've been there several times with coworkers.

Thank Lia G
Los Angeles, CA
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The cebiche platter was a wonderful way to start! The mixture of crisp tastes and textures made this dish special (nothing like the overly cured, limp ceviche you may find elsewhere.) Our party had seafood, beef and chicken dishes that were all extraordinary. I think it is hard to go wrong with anything on the menu. The atmosphere was elevated... More 

Thank macrag
Long Beach
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

My eyes were bigger than my belly! The ceviche sampler has 4 different varieties of ceviche that were delicious. But the piece de resistance was the Parihuela Salvaje! Try it, you won't regret it... think creamy, smoky seafood soup.

Thank Keith F
Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Food was great and the service was good. They were packed for lunch but we got our food fast. Not an inexpensive lunch. But well worth it. I would just not go there every day.

Thank John A
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Although the menu is fantastic across the board, the ceviche is by far my favorite. The serving of fish is good sized, and the mix of flavors is just right. I've eaten ceviche here about 20 times and it is always great. The ceviche mixto is also good. By far my favorite is the pulpo al olivo, the octopus with... More 

Thank Sarah M
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

My ceviche and arroz verde were honestly tasteless. I had Peruvian food in a couple of restaurants in Barcelona and I gave them 4 and 5 out of 5. They were good. I can only give this restaurant a 2 out of 5. Service was ok. Cleanliness was a 3 out of 5.

Thank Osos Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Peruvian, Latin, South American, Seafood, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1356 W Artesia Blvd, Gardena, CA 90248-3370
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Gardena
  • Phone Number: +1 310-768-8768

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