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The 10 Best Peruvian Restaurants Near Berkeley

Updated: May 2, 2022

Craving causa with creamy Peruvian potatoes? These are our top Berkeley spots for Peruvian cuisine. To bring you the best options in Berkeley we aggregated data from top review sites, food publications, and blogs Thanks to these venues you don’t need to travel to Peru for great rocoto relleno or creamy chicken.

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Gather

American, $$, BerkeleyAmerican, $$Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Casa Latina

Latin, $, BerkeleyLatin, $Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

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Pucquio

Peruvian, $$$, OaklandPeruvian, $$$Oakland, Shafter
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

La Guerrera's Kitchen

Mexican, OaklandMexicanOakland, Fruitvale Station
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0
  • Eater

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    Eater

El Garage

Mexican, $, RichmondMexican, $Richmond, Richmore Village/Metro Square
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation, 2021

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Masa

Mexican, RichmondMexicanRichmond, Point Richmond
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Mariscos La Costa

Mexican, $, OaklandMexican, $Oakland, Fruitvale Station
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Mistura Rotisserie

Peruvian, $$, OaklandPeruvian, $$Oakland, Piedmont Avenue
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

El Mono

Peruvian, $$, El CerritoPeruvian, $$El Cerrito
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

La Lupita Mexican Eatery

Mexican, RichmondMexicanRichmond, Marina Bay
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate this list?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Peruvian restaurants in Berkeley. We analyzed 26488 Berkeley restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 Berkeley restaurant reviews, and 2325 lists and articles – looking closely at what Eater and Infatuation had to say – and applied our boam magic. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Fruitvale, Infatuation - The East Bay Hit List: The Best New Restaurants In Oakland, Berkeley, & Beyond and Eater - The Hottest Restaurants in the East Bay Right Now. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level match for grilled sardine

    When ordering grilled sardine, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Grüner Veltliner, a popular white wine.

  • Pair Chenin Blanc with yellow tail

    having yellow tail and not sure white wine to drink with it? Go for Chenin Blanc. Its sweetflavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

Factoids

  • Hungry for crab ?

    Never get between Aaron Sutcliffe and their crab . Aaron Sutcliffe holds the record for most crab eaten in 14 minutes, an incredible 25.

  • 110 pounds of seafood stick

    On March 23, 2005, Thailand’s Peruvian fans celebrated a new world record by the seafood stick, weighing 110 pounds.

  • The original ceviche

    ceviche has an interesting history, but it is generally agreed upon that it originates from South America. The tasty dish has become immensely popular and sought after throughout the world.

Parking tips

There’s nothing like finding the perfect parking spot right away when you’re going out for a meal. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Peruvian spot.

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