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The 5 Best Peruvian Restaurants Near San Mateo

Updated: December 9, 2021

Pinging for Peruvian pollo a la brassa and black mint sauce? These are our top Peruvian eateries in San Mateo. To bring you the best options in San Mateo we aggregated data from top review sites, food publications, and blogs Start your meal with ceviche and pisco sour and end it with Peru’s famous Alfajores with layers of dulce de leche.

Find the perfect Peruvian restaurant

Al Carbon

Peruvian, $$, San MateoPeruvian, $$San Mateo
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Fusion Peruvian Grill

Peruvian, $$, San MateoPeruvian, $$San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further


Latin, $$, BurlingameLatin, $$Burlingame
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Emelina's Peruvian Restaurant

Peruvian, $$, San CarlosPeruvian, $$San Carlos
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Aji Limo Peruvian

Peruvian, $$, BelmontPeruvian, $$Belmont, Downtown
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

Finding the right Peruvian restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 28999 restaurants, and 2955 lists and articles from top sources like . These spots have been featured in . If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • Grüner Veltliner with your grilled sardine

    If your food palns include Seafood, then you should consider helping it along with some white wine. We find that a Grüner Veltliner, with its hits of citrus, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

  • The ideal pairing for crab curry

    Experts suggest pairing a crab curry with a glass of Riesling, a popular white wine.

Fun facts

  • A day about seafood

    October is when people in The United States celebrate seafood - it is National Seafood Month!

  • A 110 pounds feast

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

  • ceviche history

    The next time you bite into a deliciousceviche remember to thank South America who are responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

Parking in the area

Parking in San Mateo can be notoriously tough. 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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