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INKANTO Authentic Peruvian Cuisine

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4141 S Tamiami Trl, Suite 16, Sarasota, FL 34231-3600
+1 941-924-6410
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
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16:00 - 21:30
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Sarasota, Florida
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very impressed! I've been wanting to try this place, and very excited I finally did. My husband and I shared the Ceviche and the Seafood Dish, and it was quite delicious. Very fresh! Dishes run from $15 to $25. Great wine list and atmosphere as well. We'll be going back and recommending this place to all our friends.... More 

Thank MiamiMouse
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In town for one night and wanted something different. Inkanto is in a strip mall but we were transported into a lovely romantic dining experience as we walked in the door. I chose a crispSauvignon Blanc to accompany a traditional white fish cerviche PERFECT! Walt had a red Peruvian wine to pair with the perfectly prepared lamb stew--Seco De Cordero.... More 

Thank lilsm0s
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is Peruvian food in a fine dining style. Very romantic, high end place, nice wine selection. Portions are a bit smaller than your regular peruvian place and price a couple of additional dollar than average. Food is very good

Thank Turista0010
Kingston Springs, Tennessee
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1,147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

My first experience with Peruvian fare was interesting. I tried the traditional ceviche, it was tasty and favorable, but the larger chunks were chewy. Could have used more vegetable matter also. Service was adequate and prices reasonable. Outstanding decor. I look forward to more samples of this cuisine, but will probably pass on ceviche.

Thank 4bird1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I found this nice Peruvian restaurant . Try the Lomo Saltado a flambeed steak with red onions and red wine vinegar. The atmosphere it's wonderful with a good background Peruvian music. I totally recommend

Thank miguel M
New York City, New York
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

We loved this place! The owner is lovely and welcomes you as if you are eating in his home. His wife is the chef and makes everything to order. This means service is definitely on the slow side, but the food is well worth the wait. Get the traditional ceviche, the jalea mixta and lomo saltado. Delicious.

Thank NYCwanderlusty
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Great food and great people! Amazing food that reminds me of all the years I lived in Peru. Every plate I order satisfies me. My personal favorite is the Ceviche Inkanto. I highly recommend it and the prices are great! Best Peruvian restaurant i've had in the U.S.

Thank Daniel R
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

My wife is from Lima, Peru and so when we travel we look for good Peruvian restaurants. We went here for a late lunch and were delighted when we saw the menu of real Peruvian dishes -- not made up fusion so popular today. The young couple owners (and cooks) are delightful people. We plan to return whenever in the... More 

Thank Dan A
Brookline, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

We noticed the sign on the road and thought it sounded interesting. It was. We had two stews--lamb with beans and rice, and fish with vegetables in yellow pepper sauce. Both were well prepared and very tasty. The seasoning is distinctive--a little bite, but more flavor than heat. Service was very friendly and prices were reasonable. We're glad we stopped... More 

Thank Neil K
Cape Coral, Florida
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped in this Peruvian restaurant. They suppose to open at 12:00PM so we arrived at 12:30PM. They restaurant was empty. The owner/waiter was very friendly guy. Look like they had a big reunion or party the last nigh because few tables had empty wine bottles, glasses, and dirty napkins. No a very good first impression. We ordered some ceviche... More 

Thank Boris R
INKANTO P, Owner at INKANTO Authentic Peruvian Cuisine, responded to this review

Hello Mr Boris Roca, well first those days for holidays we were open at 4 PM every day for dinner and we received you to try our food, at the moment we were cleaning, that's why the restaurant was empty because we are more dinner restaurant. at this point doesn't matter if we have more customers or not. You seem... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Peruvian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4141 S Tamiami Trl, Suite 16, Sarasota, FL 34231-3600
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-924-6410
Established in 2012 INKANTO, the Charm of the Inkas, open doors to provider the most Authentic Peruvian Cuisine in Sarasota The quality of products, the original recipes and our Peruvian native culinary staff make the diference in our cuisine.Inkanto ranked the best Ceviche in town by Top10 Sarasota, and one of the best seafood restaurants to dine by Writer/Entrepreneur/Social Media specialist/Foodie/Publisher of Sarasota Jack Litman-Quinn As well Inkanto was considered one of best 2012 new restaurant in Sarasota

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