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El Sombrero


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


Peruvian, Latin, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location for a fine mostly seafood restaurant with an extensive food and beverage menu. We had the ceviche with prawns and the seabass in spicy seafood sauce. Both were excellent. Some cold local beer made the meal complete.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jaymarie F
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

The Pisco sour was very very good. Ceviche amazing at the terrace with an ocean view. Friendly staff, reasonable pricing for coastal diner. Not the most expensive but definitely as good as the higher ranked restaurants on this list. Great place, to be recommended. Some...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank VHemelaer
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We came here as part of a tour of Trujillo/Huanchaco. We were ushered in straight from the bus by the waiters so had no opportunity to consider eating elsewhere. We had a limited time before our next stop so decided to just stay and eat...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BenW4443
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We had lunch as part of a tour. Service and food were ok, but no more than that. Relatively expensive for its quality

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sightsee777820
Reviewed 23 March 2018

After visiting the site of the Moche and Chan Chan archealogical sites, we went to Huanchaco for lunch and ended up at El Sombrero. Fabulous meal and our first pisco sour!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank JeanArnall
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our Peruvian lunch and Pisco Sour overlooking the beach for entertainment. The service was good, and the food was terrific! The presentation was lovely. I do suggest you try this place if you want to try the typical foods in a clean and...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank annarc6
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Our food was over cooked and bland. We we're very disappointed. Service was good and they have a nice view, but our seafood was not good at all.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Donna G
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Enjoyed a lunch with small group of Americans on all day tour. All were delighted by meals (fish or sea food) Very clean with attentive/polite service. Restaurant is on the 2nd & 3rd floors so look for small elevator if stairs are issue. Would return...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Albert B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Stopped here for lunch as part of an all day Trujillo Tour. Modern restaurant, clean & tidy with great views over the water. Our fish was good, beer was cold, service was friendly, no complaints. Was able to eat & still have time for a...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank craigpZ7227EQ
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Food and service was excellent. Fresh fish is available and it is freshly caught. Seats by the front of the restaurant offer a nice view of the activity going on at the beach with only a minor amount of noise. The sangria wine was great...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Gerald B
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