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Restaurant Turistico Gran Maloca

Jr. Sargento Lores 170, Iquitos 16000, Peru
+51 65 233126
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (3 reviews)
“ate here” (3 reviews)
“appetizers” (2 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 19:00All hours
Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, South American
££ - £££
Jr. Sargento Lores 170, Iquitos 16000, Peru
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Reviewed 14 October 2014

...but foodwise its ok at best. I had alligator and my fiancè paiche ceviche...first was a bit dry compared to the ones I had in Brasil and the cebiche was a bit on the too acid side....pitty because it overcasted totally the nice fish. Prices...More

Thank Andy R
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Take it from the Gringo Shaman. If you want to have a good meal where you can visit without the noise of Iquitos and bother of venders then this is the place. One of the older restaurants in Iquitos. Tucked away from the hustle and...More

Thank Gringo58
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Having finished an Expedition in Pacaya Samiria, my friends and I had a farewell supper at Gran Maloca on Friday. It was superb. We sampled many various dishes, all exquisitly cooked, tremendous flavours and magnificently presented. And at very affordable prices as well. Please ignore...More

Thank Nicholas C
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Food here was excellent, the best we had in Iquitos. It is a bit upscale for the area and reasonably priced. This was the only restaurant that added tax to the bill (about 10%). There is a wide variety on the menu and it was...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 25 July 2014

The food we had was good enough, but the atmosphere wasn't the best and what really bothered me: they had alligator and other endangered (and illegal) animals on the menu...

3  Thank janne1515
Reviewed 31 January 2014

Nice restaurant located in an old building from the "rubber age". You will get an idea of how things were when there was money in town. Went there for a 22 S menu. A bit more work and variety is put into the dishes as...More

Thank NFMiranda
Reviewed 19 July 2013

We kind of gave this one a try as "okay, we'll give one more place that purports to offer good regional cooking a go", and were completely surprised. Excellent service, beautiful space, excellent food - easily the best we ate while in Iquitos. Portions are...More

Thank saltshaker
Reviewed 12 November 2012

I've eaten at La Gran Maloca a couple times and must say it is an unusual restaurant with delicious food. The building is from the rubber-boom era, but the decor is unusual mix posters of American bands/movie stars and local art of native people. The...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$11
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 19:00
00:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jr. Sargento Lores 170, Iquitos 16000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Loreto Region  >  Iquitos
  • Phone Number: +51 65 233126
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We 're winner of Excelence 's Certificate for second year consecutive. Come enjoy a fine dining experience in our establishment, we use ingredients from the nearby Amazon. We cater to your needs by providing excellent service.
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