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El Chalan

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Calle Tacna 520 - 526 | Plaza de Armas de Piura, Piura, Peru
+51 73 325167
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Lima Region, Peru
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Great fruit frozen drinks called "cremoladas". Delicious flavours as mango, strawberry, grape, watermelon, etc. The best for the hot temperatures. My family and I go everytime we can! Good sandwiches and cakes too. The only thing missing is wifi. There are 3 stores near one to another. If you can´t find the flavour you want, maybe the next "Chalan" has... More 

Thank FabiForcelledo
Lima, Peru
Level Contributor
26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I always come, everything is so fresh and tasty in this place. Everytime I visit piura, chalan is my first stop, sometimes right after getting off the plane. They have desserts and light meals.

Thank Efrainfechevarria
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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Just wanted to have a snack. The juice was really good but the peach cake was a bit dry. It would've been nice if they had wifi.

Thank Michael C
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5 reviews
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Good ice cream, a lot of choices. Fast service. Close to the main squer. There are 3 or more El Chalan here.

Thank lihiek
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

At the central plaza there is the Chalan, one of the oldest and typical restaurants at Piura. You can go and expect a quick and efficient service, eat "butifarras" (highly recommended) and nice cremoladas (like frozen fruit drinks). You can go either to have lunch or just an ice-cream. There are multiple locations of the Chalan, but the best one... More 

Thank Rocio L
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Bad...attention is mediocre. Food is greasy. Place is not clean. "Cremolada" smoothie type drinks are loaded with sugar. Would only recommend if in a hurry and need to grab a bite, otherwise choose something else.

1 Thank Piero F
Lima, Peru
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86 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

They opened around 5 locales around Piura. We visited El Chalan in Avenida Grau. The Staffs were friendly, also let you taste their ice cream (for example Imperial ice cream = Vanilla flavour ) you may buy 1 scoop with mixed flavours. Also Hamburger, Sandwich, Coffee, Cakes were available.

Thank marliayu7811
Lima, Peru
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Location: they have 4 locations at plaza de armas. No air conditioner,just fans all over the area. You can really sense the heat. I had breakfast and instead of the fried egg that was on the menu, I wanted scrambled eggs. They said it was impossible... I could not believe it. I was not changing the amount of eggs,just the... More 

1 Thank coliflor13
Anchorage, Alaska
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

I usually try to eat at the number one rated place in the town that I'm visiting and this lived up to its rating. I had both ice cream and a piece of cake and they were fantastic. Super cheap for the quality that you are getting.

Thank nmemtp01
Toronto, Canada
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112 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

This place is famous in the city by the ice cream, cake and deserts. No has a great variety of main course, just hamburgers and sandwich. The food and the ice cream are really good. Sometimes is hard to get a table.

Thank szabohzl

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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Tacna 520 - 526 | Plaza de Armas de Piura, Piura, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Piura Region  >  Piura
  • Phone Number: +51 73 325167
teléfono: 073-331697

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