Pio Pio

Pio Pio

Peruvian Restaurant and South American Restaurant$$$$
Hell's Kitchen, New York
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  • Berk K.
    Berk KapiciogluJune 10, 2016
    The sangria was the best sangria I ever drank in my life. Ceviche is a must, try the mixto. We ordered the Matador Combo and it easily fed 4 people. Service is excellent. Venue is a bit too loud.
    Upvoted Sep 30
  • ZenFoodster
    ZenFoodsterOctober 22, 2015
    Juiciest $9.50 lunch (M-F 11-4pm) & best rotisserie chicken in NYC: 1/4 (white or dark meat) chicken w/ avocado tomato salad, a soda, & side (rice & beans, tostones, or fries). Ask 4 green sauce!
  • Joaquin P.
    Joaquin PrimeAugust 11, 2014
    Great service and delicious, authentic food. App: Palta Rellena. Main: Arroz Chaufa, Camarones Cuzco or Lomo Saltado. Drink: Red Sangria, trust me! This location is a bit fancier than the others.
  • Beatriz C.
    Beatriz CastilloMarch 27, 2015
    Great restaurant! Juanita's chicken was delicious. I recommend getting the Matador Combo (3-4 can eat it). Cool decoration.
  • April
    AprilSeptember 6, 2016
    First time trying Peruvian and it was AMAZING! Camarones cuzco (pictured) was soo delicious. Also, try the rotisserie chicken (sharable) with veggie sides and casava.
  • Candace C.
    Candace ChangJanuary 13, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The Matador lunch combo is so worth it. Peruvian chicken (you can request white or dark meat) + salad + rice and beans + a beverage is the way to go. And their Peruvian Chinese fried rice is great too
  • Meshi D.
    Meshi DavisMarch 28, 2014
    The food is fabulous! It's been a few years since I dined there, but I truly hope the wait time to be seated has improved. Bring your friends, bring your lady or beau... It's worth the experience.
  • Che F.
    Che FranciscoMarch 1, 2016
    Casual Peruvian dining at its best. The grilled chicken was succulent and can make on its own. It will be a sacrilege to put any sauce on it! Yum!
  • Michael D.
    Michael DFebruary 28, 2013
    Just had my birthday dinner there...yes get the matador combo and eat to your hearts content. Love the atmosphere and the drinks. Also a great place to go for b-day celebrations, feb 27 was hoppin
  • Jenny
    JennyDecember 3, 2016
    The ceviches here are too good! Mixto is great. But I have to say their paellas are one of the best ones that I've ever had. A definite order.
  • may
    mayDecember 16, 2014
    this place is surprisingly big compared to the other locations. try to reserve for dinner because it gets busy! and green sauce is the way of life here. always, always dip it in for EVERYTHING.
  • Precious C.
    Precious CoxMarch 13, 2016
    Sangria was good. My original got served in a dirty pitcher. The calamari was crispy and delicious. The verse sauce went well with that spicy mayo.#eatpiopio
  • Maggie W.
    Great !!!! The best !! You need to try this. The appetizers are huge!! The best thing is the chicken. Also I loved the paella. It's enormous and can be shared !! Try the famous pisco sours
  • Ritwik D.
    Ritwik DeyAugust 9, 2012
    Vegetarians might not find much on the menu, but it helps to ask the server. They're usually pretty accommodating and will make you something nice.
  • Wendy S.
    Wendy SungApril 30, 2016
    Succulent, fall-off-the-bone rotisserie roasted chicken is what they're known for, but their Japanese fusion-style cebiche "Nikkei" was surprisingly yummy!
  • Sam S.
    Sam SNovember 28, 2015
    Delicious food. I've had a bunch of Peruvian food and this is among the best. The appetizer sampler is a good selection to try as much as possible, if it's your first time.
  • soulatino
    soulatinoMay 22, 2012
    The Matador Combo, a juicy chicken, tostones, a huge serving of salchipapas (sausage over fries), rice, beans and an avocado salad, is a tour de force of Latin American comfort food. Full review link: Read more
  • M B.
    M BytzJuly 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Best Peruvian in NYC. Novo andino dishes like goat-cheese qinotto and inventive sushi criollo; superb pisco cocktails; and fantastic down-home favorites like arroz chifa and pollo a la brasa.
  • safia r.
    safia rSeptember 6, 2016
    Their avocado starter as well as the beef heart skewers were great, and for the main course the fillet mignon was awesome.
  • Andres N.
    Andres NovoaNovember 17, 2015
    Check out their lunch special! $9.50 for a quarter chicken (you choose light or dark meat), a salad, your choice of a side and a soda.
  • Christina
    ChristinaAugust 12, 2016
    At $16, Juanita's chicken is a spectacular deal for 2 people - choose a few sides to add with the meal and you'll be more than full. I recommend the sweet plantains in particular.
  • Torzin S
    Torzin SMay 22, 2015
    Juanita's Chicken is to die for. Nice place to sample Peruvian food. service is also good. And the Pisco sour is just so food.
  • Theresa R.
    Theresa RoldanOctober 1, 2014
    One of the best dinners. I had Sangria and the Cebiches special with Piononos for dessert. Everything was the the perfect portion and delicious, and the service was greattt!
  • Thomas B.
    Thomas BrewsterJanuary 31, 2012
    Ignore the they only take AMEX comment. They take all major credit cards now. We got worried after sat down and ordered a huge meal with drinks & appetizers. BTW the drinks and ceviche are amazing.
  • drew t.
    drew tarvinMay 25, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    One of my favorite places for large groups. The chicken is amazing and you can take bets on how many times you'll hear the birthday song in a given evening.
  • Mark N.
    Mark NappiMay 21, 2011
    I use 4sq to find good food and this place was fantastic. Jalea? Was super. Arroz chufa was great too. We live in jersey but visit fairly regularly and this was best meal in city in recent memory.
  • Marian E.
    Marian ElbertOctober 8, 2012
    You can share the matador combo with 4 people. Get an appetizer on the side, like cerviche or calamari and you're in pio pio heaven. P.S. Get a pitcher of Sangria.
  • Madelyne D.
    Madelyne DolandolanApril 5, 2010
    Get the Peruvian Combo. Good for two people. (And cheap for the amount!) Best rotisserie chicken you will ever eat. Yes. It's THAT good. And to drink? Try the Inca Kola. They have other locations too!
  • Ben F.
    Do it. I bring out-of-towners here to give them some authenticity in the middle of midtown. Chicken can't be beat, some yucca, some green sauce, you're all set. 
  • Sean M.
    Sean MeriwetherFebruary 27, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Best place for big groups. Order a few main dishes, the lomo saltado and pio chicken are excellent, and share! Everyone seems to be celebrating their birthday...
  • Kathi M.
    Kathi MatApril 1, 2014
    Matador Combo... te mata! The chicken is awesome. Tender & juicy. My kids devoured it, we loved it. Cebiche was delish either. Great Peruvian wine, Dulce de Leche to finish. Great night! !!
  • Ayin
    AyinMay 25, 2016
    Omg!!! The food here is so good! The garlic sauce that comes with the tostones is out of this world! I would definitely recommend this place. I'll be back!!!
  • What's Good Here
    What's Good HereJuly 30, 2015
    The lunch special is a good value - Quarter Mama Juanita's Rotisserie Chicken with Fried Yucca and Avocado Salad
  • Carli R.
    Carli RainaNovember 8, 2016
    The food was fabulous! It was my first visit to there. Hope I will go there again with my teammate. Really it was an outstanding experience. Thanks http://www.bestdualfuelgenerator.com/
  • ImSo_Brooklyn
    ImSo_BrooklynJanuary 20, 2016
    Cheap prices for some great food! You can easily share the $38 meal between 2 people! Very cozy & romantic, nice for dates. The design is beautiful.
  • Alicia C.
    Alicia CaseAugust 17, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing food! Try the roast chicken it is so juicy. Will blow your mind. The limona ceviche is also one of my favs. Delicate, tender and flavorful.
  • Colleen
    ColleenJuly 26, 2012
    Pio chicken lunch special is only 9.50 and comes with salad and a side! I ordered the yucca fries.. Perfect starch pairing :)
  • Don Lichterman S.
    The food here is so great! The garlic sauce that comes with the to-stones is out of this world! I would absolutely recommend this place. I will be back!
  • Alexandra W.
    Alexandra WhiteJune 12, 2016
    Get the lunch special, which isn't on the menu. A quarter roasted chicken with your choice of side (amazing Maduros) and an Avacado salad. SO GOOD.
  • Rita L.
    Rita LNovember 24, 2014
    Lunch special is a good deal, about $12 including tip and you get a quarter of a chicken, avocado salad and a side (i got maduros) and soda
  • christina m.
    christina mcleodSeptember 14, 2013
    Matador combo hands down best deal ever! I could drink the green sauce, ask for extra. Ordinarily I don't like tostones but these are delicious!
  • Adam M.
    Adam MendalaNovember 10, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Too many good things to pick from, but the Camarones Cusco (shrimp) is amazing. Tuna Tartare is a must get. I always end with tres leches cake.
  • Davneet K.
    Davneet KohliApril 5, 2015
    Honestly the best chicken I've ever had. Super juicy and yummy! And the green sauce is now my obsession. Can't wait to go back!
  • Tomás R.
    Tomás RoggeroJuly 30, 2013
    Awesome. Four people menu: 2 empanadas de pollo and 2 papa rellenas as appetizers. Then ask for a Matador and a Arroz chaufa. :)
  • Lina T.
    Lina TrifonJuly 8, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The white sangria is great. The food is wonderful. And you should definitely try the flan.
  • Soorashree T.
    Soorashree TelangNovember 1, 2012
    Make sure to get a reservation in advance and order the matador combo , it's awesome ( share with 2 people at least - includes yuca fries)
  • Robert A.
    Robert AccetturaMarch 9, 2015
    Food is good and it's affordable when you realize the portion size. It's served family style so prepare to fill your plate with lots of food.
  • Greg A.
    Greg AvolaAugust 16, 2013
    Try the Juanita's Chicken - it's amazing. It's really moist, and has awesome flavor.
    Upvoted Sep 30
  • Erdem U.
    Erdem UenAugust 30
    That green sauce is just amazing! Portions are big! Only downside, it's too noisy downstairs.
  • D S.
    D SicFebruary 7, 2016
    The traditional Peruvian dishes are all very well done. Try the ceviche, anticuchos, Peruvian chicken, and/or the arroz con mariscos
  • Gabriela G.
    Gabriela GrossmannAugust 2, 2015
    Pimiento relleno! We loved everything... Don't forget to order tres leches for dessert
  • Helly K.
    Helly KOctober 11, 2013
    Sangrias are on the sweet side . Chicken is so moist and delicious. A little loud in the restaurant when it's at full capacity.
  • Kathryn M.
    Kathryn MottramOctober 20, 2016
    These pisco sours are incredible. Ordered the matador combo for the second time, so good! And plenty of food for three at least.
  • Sasha F.
    Sasha FriedenbergMarch 6, 2015
    Definitely reserve before arriving. Food is plentiful, so you may want to forgo lunch or an appetizer when eating here. Great sangria.
  • Melissa C.
    Melissa CarrNovember 7
    Perfect Peruvian Kiss cocktail and ceviche is huge portion, couldn't eat it all as my meal!
  • Ke'Mani S.
    Ke'Mani SmithJune 4, 2016
    The Matador Combo can definitely feed a family of 3-4!!! We tried to conquer it with 2 and failed :-(. Sooooo delicious though!
  • Matt S.
    Matt SzenicsDecember 24, 2012
    Try the Picantito if you want a good drink with a kick. A pepper-infused pisco kick.
  • Paulette O.
    Paulette OsborneJanuary 14, 2016
    Their rotisserie chicken is the best!! One entree and a couple of sides can feed 3-4 for about $10 each.
  • Ke'Mani S.
    Ke'Mani SmithJune 4, 2016
    The Matador Combo can definitely feed a family of 3-4! We tried to conquer it with 2 and failed :-(. Sooooo delicious though!
  • Alison M.
    Alison MittelstadtNovember 3, 2010
    Gorgeous, cozy modern rustic decor is the backdrop for delicious ceviche and fabulous Peruvian roasted chicken and plantains. Great for groups and good times. Easily a favorite!
  • Yalenis C.
    Yalenis CNovember 30, 2012
    Just give me the chicken and the Aji Verde sauce, and I'm a happy girl! Everything else I've tried is delicious as well.
  • What's Good Here
    What's Good HereJuly 30, 2015
    This small restaurant is a popular lunch spot for groups. Come here before noon or you'll have a wait for a table.
  • Amanda B.
    Amanda BrookeSeptember 24
    Been here 5+ times
    the lomo saltado is a must.. you can’t go wrong with the tres leches cake & lucuma ice cream.. truly authentic
  • Rui Z.
    Rui ZhangJanuary 24, 2015
    The secret is all in the green sauce! Also, get the shrimp dish, you won't regret.
  • Katherine R.
    Katherine RJanuary 3
    Matador Combo is delicious and more than enough to share - ordered to share between two and had heaps left over!
  • Petar I.
    Petar IvanovApril 15
    Pros: Good sangria, friendly place good for families and groups of friends. Cons: It looks like it's made in a basement, kinda dark and not really comfortable. Not much choice on the menu either.
  • Shirin H.
    Shirin HNovember 18, 2012
    Get the matador combo and replace the salchipapa (fries and "beef sausage" i.e. fried hotdog) with the sweet plantains.
  • Compass
    CompassJuly 25, 2013
    Rotisserie chicken is at its best at this Peruvian mini-chain. Reasonable prices make it a family favorite.
  • Gabriela G.
    Gabriela GolińczakApril 1, 2015
    Amazing fresh delicious food. Big potions good for sharing. Really nice service
  • Ruby A.
    Ruby AnayaAugust 9
    Wow beef hearts who knew? Definitely try those and you must get the chicken 🍗 or you will be 😭
  • ann e.
    ann ernándezSeptember 1, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    great service & amazing food! el chupe de camarones is one of the best i've ever had
  • coco b.
    coco beatsoulSeptember 12, 2016
    The place is affordable! Service is kind and quick! We had the matador combo which was mouthwatering!!!
  • Lina T.
    Lina TrifonDecember 2, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Good: you should definitely try the mero norteno, lomo saltado, arroz con mariscos & lucuma ice cream! Not so good: the sangria was way too sweet.
  • sharmeen
    sharmeenFebruary 27, 2013
    delish ceviche and lovely, lively atmosphere. the plates are HUGE!!!!
  • Ibrahim G.
    Ibrahim GünOctober 27, 2016
    Share share share... main dishes are very big, if you are planning to have starter share a maim dish. And yes its awsome😋😋😋
  • Ryan
    RyanSeptember 12, 2014
    Any chicken combo is a great deal. Get extra sauce (also fries with hotdogs?!?!)
  • John A.
    John AntonyJanuary 19, 2014
    Tres leches cake are amazing here, probably the best I had so far
  • Alberto M.
    Love the food it comes in big portion so ask the waiter before ordering of it can be sheared
  • Jennifer P.
    Jennifer Padilla-HowardJanuary 30, 2013
    I love the green sauce and the white sangria. Love the ambiance of the hells Kitchen Pio Pio.
  • Josh M.
    Josh MateoOctober 24, 2014
    Got a large group? Definitely go for the family style and order ALL of the Roja sangria.
  • Ekaterina B.
    Delicious food! Loved it! Beautiful place, good service.
  • Jannica R.
    Jannica RobertsonApril 18, 2012
    Get the Matador combo! Chicken Pio is great but, can't beat the French fries topped with hot dogs!
  • Cheryl W.
    Cheryl WangAugust 29, 2015
    Matador combo is great! But too huge for two people.
  • Laura B.
    Laura BedrossianDecember 6, 2015
    If Peruvian decor traditionally makes you feel as though you're in a tinder box then Pio Pio NAILED it.
  • Joe S.
    Joe SerranoNovember 30, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Matador combo...hands down...best deal. Share with 1 (maybe 2?) other people. Get the sangria... it's pricey but strong and good!
  • 陳雄暉 弟.
    陳雄暉 弟兄March 6, 2015
    Roasted chicken meat falls off the bones like it's supposed to. Seafood paella is sumptuously delicious.
  • Alice Eunjin
    Alice EunjinAugust 7, 2015
    Great food and very strong sangria! Kind of loud though
  • Honghui Y.
    Honghui YuDecember 2, 2015
    Everything on the menu is good but when in doubt, go for the rotisserie chicken - it's the highlight.
  • Michael
    MichaelAugust 30, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Best lunch special in the 'hood! Quarter chicken plus two sides and a drink for $10! Dios mio!
  • Michael C.
    Michael ChaoApril 20, 2016
    This is the first restaurant where the waiter asked me "do you want to see the dessert menu" before we even got our drinks and food. This question was asked after 25 minutes of waiting. Enough said.
  • Nicolette R.
    Nicolette RomeroNovember 2, 2014
    The Matador combo is a must! Great to share and you'll leave stuffed!
  • arielle h.
    arielle hellerMarch 25, 2012
    Great atmosphere and ceviches, but skip the tamales. Really just corn meal with no filling. Just odd. Everything else is great tho!
  • Denmark F.
    Denmark FranciscoDecember 17, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    My wife and I come here on weekly basis and order the same things--Lomo Saltado and Arroz con Mariscos.
  • ZenFoodster
    ZenFoodsterMay 3, 2013
    Impatient reservationist Stephanie, IT IS YOUR JOB to know about menu/info of the place u work! So, hold it together & try not to snicker & make impatient clicking noises @ a customer.
  • Juan T.
    Juan TorrezOctober 14, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Tiradito Aji Amarillo, peruvian sashimi is a must!
  • Cesar R.
    Cesar RazuriNovember 30, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The interior is pleasant and the food very well prepared. The ceviche is a good choice.
  • Gge M.
    Gge MAugust 10, 2013
    Fantastic food and great service! Great music and ambiance as well.
  • Chris R.
    Chris RevelleSeptember 14
    Chef's choice of ceviche and a pitcher of red sangria.
  • Diane G.
    Diane GutmanDecember 6, 2013
    The good here is delicious but be wary if you have allergies. I couldn't breath, very stuffy.
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhDecember 20, 2014
    Get the matador combo & split it with someone! Portions are huge!!!
  • DAMstyle
    DAMstyleDecember 27, 2013
    If you come alone ask for a half chicken even though it's not on the menu.
  • jordan y.
    jordan yuenSeptember 8, 2016
    The Matador Combo was delish! Had a group of 3 and still couldn't finish it all.
  • Amruta B.
    Amruta BugeJuly 31, 2015
    Great for large groups. Food and service was excellent and the sangria is yummy 🍷
  • Tai S.
    Tai SAugust 24, 2012
    Omg the Jalea is delicious and the sangria....... The portions are enough for 2
  • Ingrid F.
    Ingrid ForeroAugust 26, 2010
    Best chicken and ceviche!!! Beautiful place...and sangria is awesome!!! My boyfriend and I are addicted to this place, we love it....
  • Jasmine
    JasmineNovember 24, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the lomo saltado - Omg I have a new love! This steak dish is absolutely fab!
  • Citi Bike
    Citi BikeMay 3, 2015
    great for groups, don't miss the Matador for 3! Dock your Citi Bike one block south at 43rd St and 10th Ave
  • Flore B.
    Flore BOctober 3
    Nice atmosphere. Especially for groups. Good portions, so don't go crazy...
  • Kevin T.
    Kevin TaDa😜August 23, 2013
    Get the rotisserie chicken combo, but watch out its enough to feed two. 🍗
  • Karthik B.
    Karthik BalasubramanianJanuary 20, 2014
    Huge portions, great food! Don't forget to try the tres leches!
  • Natalie V.
    Natalie VegelApril 24, 2016
    Chicken to share and good cocktails. Reasonably priced too.
  • JD
    JDSeptember 10
    Best Peruvian I've had in NYC. Staff is very attentive.
  • Cindy
    CindyJune 2, 2015
    Try the chicken. Very moist and tastefull
  • Mary Jeneverre S.
    Make reservations because the restaurant packs even during week days.
  • Sunaina S.
    Sunaina SwaminathanJuly 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Tasted ceviche for the first time... simply delicious... slurp slurp. Love the corvina fish ;) my new fav....
  • Eddie B.
    Eddie BarrousOctober 2, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The lomo saltado is very good. Chicken Pio is a whole chicken unless you are very hungry share it with someone.
  • FunnyBunny
    FunnyBunnyJuly 16, 2013
    Crazy delicious, ordered the matador, was a big feast-wow wow!
  • Tipu S.
    Tipu SwaranNovember 19, 2013
    Refreshing Sangria + Awesome seabass (Mero Norteno).. highly recommended
  • Juan T.
    Juan TorrezSeptember 2, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Duck casserole special amazing! Compliments to the chef!
  • Greg C.
    Greg CalderinMarch 4, 2013
    Awesome food! Be careful though, some portions are massive!
  • Michael J. P.
    Michael J. PerezDecember 10, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Tuna Tartar! Absolutely AMAZING! Thanks to Courtney for ordering it I got to know of it! (:
  • Oscar R.
    Oscar RamirezApril 1, 2016
    Great desserts! We tried the dulce de leche. Deligthful.
  • K@rTh!kk R.
    K@rTh!kk ReDd!June 1, 2013
    This location is the best for big parties and great Peruvian food...
  • Ryan Scott T.
    Ryan Scott TandyJune 27, 2015
    Lunch special is the way to go for a chill lunch.
  • Cheryl C.
    Cheryl ChoAugust 28, 2014
    Corvina a lo macho was great for seafood lovers. Good for 2.
  • Brian S.
    Brian SukJuly 22, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    The matador combo is much more food than you think it is. Super tasty too.
  • Jade W.
    Jade WilliamsJuly 12, 2013
    Get the combo and a pitcher of sangria! Can't beat it
  • Alex W.
    Alex WilliamsNovember 8, 2014
    Chicken and green sauce. That's all you need to know.
  • Superb
    SuperbJuly 10, 2012
    Ask for extra green sauce right from the start. Trust us.
  • Hector
    HectorApril 3, 2016
    Matador = 4 people portion. Get the sangria!!!
  • Bond V.
    Bond VoJuly 12, 2010
    One of my favorite restaurants! Must try the Matador combo. It feeds 3 people. Green sauce on everything!!!
  • Lily
    LilySeptember 14, 2014
    Get the chicken. Come at lunchtime for much better prices.
  • Jenny L.
    Jenny LoJuly 6, 2013
    Big portion! Good for big group
  • Jonathan W.
    Jonathan WarnockNovember 9, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Matador Combo. Hands down. Feeds 4 and so crazy good.
  • Cileen W.
    Cileen WilliamsJuly 15, 2013
    The food was good but the service time was terrible. We waited so long to eat! The portions of food are huge as well. All in all it wasn't bad but the waiting drove is crazy.
  • Vikash R.
    Vikash RughaniOctober 24, 2015
    The Matador platter, spicy shrimp w/quinoa, ceviche
  • Robert V.
    Robert VinluanMarch 3, 2015
    Ask for the lunch special that's not on the menu.
  • Abby G.
    Abby G.January 28, 2015
    great for groups, get the matador combo
  • Gal R.
    Gal RozovMarch 28, 2012
    Try the Sea Food And Rice Stew - Scallops, yami!
  • Dave C.
    Dave CApril 7, 2015
    Great chicken, better ceviche
    Upvoted Sep 30
  • Kevin S.
    Kevin SegersDecember 20, 2016
    The paella was amazingly good.
  • Anthony R.
    Anthony ReyesMarch 26, 2015
    Very Good Peruvian food with a friendly Staff.
  • Ansley H.
    Ansley HulbertJune 10, 2013
    Absolutely delicious! Try the Camarones Cuzco!
  • Keisha M.
    Keisha McLeanMarch 8, 2013
    The food is always fresh, authentic & tasty!
  • Fee O.
    Fee OOctober 8
    Filet mignon strips, shrimp dish
  • Jasmine
    JasmineFebruary 4, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the lomo saltado - Love the lomo and the avocado salad!
  • Andy J.
    Andy JiangMarch 13, 2014
    Chicken with green sauce.
  • Divya M.
    Divya MenonMay 20, 2015
    OMG!! One of my fav restaurants - everything is great!
  • Booie
    BooieAugust 4, 2015
    The chicken is very good and the interiors are impressive! It may appear to be expensive but its very reasonable. The calamares are also very good. Red wine sangria is also great!
  • Alice N.
    Alice NamMarch 21, 2015
    Big portions, good for groups. But the service was too chaotic and took forever to do anything. Love their chicken though.
  • Iro P.
    Iro ProdromouApril 10, 2015
    Must try : Lomo saltado! And fried yuka!
  • Rita L.
    Rita LOctober 24, 2014
    Good for groups, they charge extra for cake fee ($20)
  • Greg C.
    Greg CorraAugust 6, 2016
    Sangria is amazing. Portions are HUGE
  • Nela A.
    Nela AlexApril 10, 2013
    Good is great and the sangrias are excellent
  • Lillian C.
    Lillian CheungFebruary 17, 2016
    Green sauce is amazing. Definitely get it!
  • Munny K.
    Munny KheraAugust 18, 2013
    Lomo Saltado is to die for! Delish-ness!
  • Jeff S.
    Jeff SolomonApril 30
    Matador for $40 is the way to go
  • Cord B.
    Cord BötgerFebruary 1, 2014
    Pesto with sea food is unbelievably good!
  • Lenny G.
    Lenny GalloNovember 6
    The chicken is the standout dish at this joint.
  • Gene T.
    Gene TiongcoNovember 27, 2016
    Peruvian Chicken for the win!
  • Jonathan D.
    Jonathan DominguezSeptember 19, 2015
    Horrible experience! Waited more than and hour and a half to be told that they ran out of chicken since we wanted to try out el matador combo.. Who runs out of chicken if your logo is PIO PIO!
  • Kevin V.
    Kevin VaradianNovember 4, 2011
    Chicken chicken chicken. Ceviche ceviche ceviche. Enough said
  • Eric T.
    Eric TreuMay 14, 2010
    Must try the Pio chicken and the sangria..and the lomo soltado if you have the space
  • Patrice K.
    Patrice KolomerAugust 8, 2014
    The chicken is amazing as is the rice
  • Jonathan E.
    Jonathan EspirituAugust 11
    Been here 10+ times
    Matador Combo can feed a group of 4-5 people
  • Elie H.
    Elie HirschfeldNovember 23, 2016
    Green sauce. Put the green sauce on everything.
  • Abhishek S.
    Abhishek ShuklaFebruary 27, 2015
    The food and decor is very nice, but the place is loud as hell. We could not wait to get out of there. Four stars for the food, two for the loudness.
  • Niki C.
    Niki ChaiNovember 5, 2015
    Madoto combo is good but in the meantime too much for 3...
  • JM P.
    JM ParveauxJanuary 23, 2016
    Fancy Peruvian restaurant, great for a date
  • Juan Carlos M.
    Juan Carlos MadridMarch 30, 2016
    Delicious chicken and Peruvian "Cusqueña" Beer
  • Jason R.
    Jason RamseyJuly 24, 2013
    I'm so stuff. I went in at 130 and left 150.. . Great fOod
  • Beatriz D.
    Beatriz De JesusMarch 4, 2016
    Everything is great there!!!
  • Mon.
    Mon.January 15
    So delicious, seems like home made food 😋
  • Juan
    JuanJanuary 30, 2014
    Nothing more soothing in a Polar Vortex, than Sangria and a Matador Combo!😋😋😋😋
  • Eleni S.
    Eleni S.April 1, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    An overabundance of food! Go hungry!!!
  • Corey P.
    Corey PudhorodskyAugust 5, 2014
    Get the chicken combo!
  • George C.
    George CarranchoFebruary 19, 2016
    The rotisserie chicken was amazing!
  • Aysegul
    AysegulMay 27, 2013
    Great peri food
  • Ben M.
    Ben MeakerApril 20
    Rotisserie chicken + green sauce = happy days
  • Rachel S.
    Rachel SmithOctober 16, 2015
    Get a pisco sour one of the best in NYC!
  • Raymond C.
    Raymond CohenFebruary 6, 2012
    Good chicken, reasonably good ceviche (octopus in the Mixto is solid). Avoid tostones. Fries are ok. Maduros only so-so.
  • Amy C.
    The lomo saltado felt like I was in Peru again!
  • Errol A. A.
    Nice, the food was great....other than the constant interruption for birthdays and special occasions
  • Brian F.
    Brian FehdMarch 25, 2016
    Always an exceptional meal and experience.
  • Ted P.
    Ted PalenskiDecember 18, 2016
    Get the sangria. Not a lot of veg options though.
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhDecember 20, 2014
    The papas rellenas are great
  • Duncan C.
    Duncan CarrollOctober 27, 2014
    Ceviche, chicken, cocktails
  • Patrick D.
    Patrick DiDomenicoDecember 14, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    great place. still unknown by too many to make it a zoo. too many places in the neighborhood are getting too loud. great chicken.
  • Jess N.
    Jess NaldoMay 27, 2015
    Two words: lunch special.
  • valley
    valleyFebruary 26, 2011
    Great place to go for larger parties. Get two or three entrees and sangria !
  • Sandy H.
    Sandy HuangFebruary 2, 2014
    Paella, delicious
  • Naima C.
    Naima Cook-BazemoreSeptember 6, 2014
    Love the Matador Special !
  • Chris D.
    Chris D'AngeloMarch 11, 2012
    Always remember to make a reservation!
  • Megan K.
    Megan KoehlerOctober 28, 2014
    Great ceviche and cocktails!
  • Vanessa V.
    Vanessa VergaraMarch 11, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Perucho tasting & sangría
  • Deb
    DebSeptember 19
    Amazing South American food!
  • Laura D.
    Laura De ValenciaFebruary 12, 2013
    Corvina ceviche. As authentic as it gets.
  • Davis B.
    Davis BarberFebruary 4, 2012
    Just waited 50 minutes after our reservation time to be seated. The manager and hostess were incredibly rude throughout the entire ordeal. I don't care how good this food is. Terrible service.
  • Brian
    BrianAugust 6, 2011
    Matador combo (for two) and a Pisco Sour
  • Arnaud R.
    Arnaud RéautéJune 27, 2016
    Good Chilean food and ceviche
  • Zack K.
    Zack KantorSeptember 8, 2015
    everything is relatively OD
  • B F.
    B FussFebruary 8, 2013
    Atrocious service, but delicious food.
  • Beth M.
    Beth MurphySeptember 16, 2012
    This place is dope. Unexpected cavernous dining room.
  • Sasha B.
    Sasha BastonSeptember 29, 2013
    I want to swim in that green sauce
  • JR N.
    JR NewMay 31, 2014
    Peruvian. Roast chicken doesn't get better than this.
  • Laura I.
    Laura IsanukAugust 22, 2013
    Great drinks, good not great food
  • Sam G.
    Sam GilJune 27
    Chicken with the green sauceeeeeee.
  • Carmen A.
    Carmen ArifMay 13, 2016
    Everything!
  • stephanie
    stephanieJune 8, 2012
    great selection of ceviches
  • Nico E.
    Nico EggertNovember 3
    Great rotisserie chicken
  • Rocky P.
    Rocky PJuly 4, 2015
    Chicken with green sauce
  • miles l.
    miles lennonDecember 23, 2015
    Huge portions of meat
  • Keath C.
    Keath ChanMarch 20, 2010
    Try the pisco sour. Frothy and refreshing. Great place.
  • Dixie
    DixieFebruary 8, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The chicken literally melts off the bone.
  • Gary C.
    Gary ClareJanuary 5
    Quality natural food, I like it.
  • Elysia M.
    Elysia MannJune 7, 2016
    CHICKEN & GREEN SAUCE
  • Mark W.
    Mark WilliamsJanuary 14
    Very disappointing. Extremely overrated, comparable to Chili's or Applebee's. Mass production food while not even offering anything interesting or appealing.
  • Limité M.
    Limité MagazineMay 17, 2011
    [Dining] Enjoying Camarones Cuzco and Sangria with good friends. Highly Recommended!!
  • Gary St C.
    Gary St ClareJanuary 24
    What a good Food. So Fresh!
  • Steve C.
    Steve CheneyDecember 10, 2011
    Solid birthday spot, good for groups.
  • Oscar L.
    Oscar LoboMay 9, 2011
    Terrible service. Absolutely horrible. This place gives the chain a really bad name. Go to the other Pio Pio's where the meals are not overpriced and they actually are attentive to their customers.
  • Melissa W.
    Melissa WallaceDecember 22, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    Great food. Great service. Great prices. One of my favorites!
  • Chubs M.
    Chubs MathurMarch 18, 2016
    That green sauce tho 👌🏽
  • Anthony G.
    Anthony GreenOctober 4, 2015
    Get the Matador combo.
  • Shane D.
    Shane DudfieldAugust 28, 2015
    Great Pisco Sours
  • Katie R.
    Katie RakowskiAugust 10, 2014
    Piscine showers are delicious
  • Juan Camilo C.
    Juan Camilo CamargoMarch 25, 2013
    Try the Babiche Salmon
  • M A.
    M Al.OJune 11, 2014
    Lomo saltadon is soo good!
  • Ihsan K.
    Ihsan KabirJune 26, 2013
    The portions are huge. Order one less dish.
  • Rahul G.
    Best Peruvian food
  • Marc P.
    Marc ParkerJuly 7, 2013
    Sangria is awesome!
  • Jaime M.
    Jaime MartinezJune 25, 2011
    Beware of the bones in the empanadas!
  • Jon W.
    Jon WangMay 24, 2012
    Don't sit outside - servers forget about you ...
  • Víctor S.
    Víctor SánchezAugust 9, 2014
    Food & Service was good! Music terrible and too loud
  • Jennifer H.
    Jennifer H.October 13, 2011
    This is the nicest Pio in the city
  • Candace O.
    Candace OliverApril 6, 2015
    Yum yums!!!
  • Tyler J.
    Tyler JacobSeptember 26, 2014
    NYC's finest lunch special
  • Aditya Vikram P.
    Aditya Vikram PrasadDecember 25, 2011
    Fried calamari is truly amazing!!!
  • Sam B.
    Sam BamAugust 14, 2012
    Lombo Saltado!
  • Karen Y.
    Karen YuOctober 28, 2012
    Atmosphere was definitely better than the one at 34th...But the food was sadly not up to par.
  • Lu H.
    Lu HMay 31, 2012
    kumar pisku drink is delicious!!
  • Rahul G.
    Rahul GuptaSeptember 2
    Seviche must try
  • Paloma C.
    Paloma Cacho-SousaFebruary 18, 2012
    Food is really good but the service is extremely slow. I think our waitress forgot about us...
  • Emily F.
    Emily FletcherNovember 8, 2014
    Awesome (yet pricey) food, terrible service.
  • Sree R.
    Sree RamanOctober 24, 2015
    Peruvian chicken, cheviche
  • Navit K.
    Navit KerenSeptember 30
    The ceviche!
  • Siddharth R.
    Siddharth RamtekeMarch 21, 2014
    Awesome food!!
  • LR Y.
    LR YJanuary 5, 2012
    Ceviche all the way!
  • Pauline C.
    Pauline ChoiNovember 30, 2016
    that green sauce though!
  • Q
    QMarch 2, 2014
    Sufferable, but not impressive. High ceilings, but low quality service.
  • Kimberly S.
    Kimberly SeldenDecember 11, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    get the chicken empanadas
  • Deltra C.
    Deltra CoyneJuly 20, 2011
    The sangria goes down WAY too easy (><)
  • Soufiane B.
    Soufiane BoussattaMarch 19, 2016
    yeep great myami
  • Claudia G.
    Claudia GomesOctober 9, 2012
    Amazing food!
  • Kaity C.
    Kaity ChanFebruary 28, 2015
    Roasted chicken
  • Soufiane B.
    Soufiane BoussattaMarch 19, 2016
    sangaria hhhhh lol omg
  • Harish H.
    Harish HoonDecember 7, 2014
    The ceviche
  • Doho S.
    Doho SungJune 2, 2013
    Saw a cockroach running around and a waiter killing it against a wall like it was nothing. Absolutely filthy
  • Soufiane B.
    Soufiane BoussattaMarch 19, 2016
    cuisine saine ffff
  • Brad K.
    Brad KavinJanuary 9, 2016
    Seafood paella
  • Derek H.
    Derek HedlundNovember 7, 2011
    Prepare to spend the rest of the night and day after on the toilet!.....
  • Frankee N.
    Frankee NycJanuary 15
    Average food, too big servings...not as authentic as you would expect, disappointment!
  • Anna P.
    Anna PakmanFebruary 10, 2010
    The seafood soup is amazing and so is the chicken.
  • Sandeep R.
    Sandeep ReddyMarch 8, 2012
    Amazing food.
  • Brent U.
    Brent UnkrichFebruary 22, 2012
    EAT MORE MEAT
  • Sabrina
    SabrinaSeptember 20, 2010
    The Flan here is AMAZING
  • Rahul C.
    Rahul ChopraJune 11, 2011
    Pisco sours!!
  • Soufiane B.
    Soufiane BoussattaMarch 19, 2016
    bare à salades
  • Grace P.
    Grace ParkJune 2, 2013
    Wtf our waiter just crushed a cockroache by our table crawling up on the wall....
  • Kristi D.
    Kristi DuarteJune 13, 2015
    Terrible food. Used to be an upscale place. Now it's just loud and cheesy.
  • Nemo G.
    Nemo GeeMoonJanuary 29, 2012
    who don't love hot dogs and FF ?!
  • andrea g.
    andrea garciaMarch 2, 2010
    I want to try the pollo a la brasa
  • Keath C.
    Keath ChanMarch 21, 2010
    Don't forget, they only take American Express
  • Nate T.
    Nate TOctober 8, 2016
    Actually is too loud.
  • Hosein B.
    Hosein BAugust 7, 2010
    Tuna tartaris phenomenal!!!
  • The Spanish Flavor G.
    Ok food, awful service :/ Specially if you sit on the top floor
  • Jamie W.
    Jamie WallaceMarch 16, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the green sauce!
  • GreedyVegan .
    GreedyVegan 🍴April 12, 2012
    Totally not vegan friendly =(
  • irony
    ironyApril 23, 2010
    Byoc... Bring your own crayons!
  • Felipe A.
    Felipe AyalaMay 28, 2010
    The service is bad food takes so long to come out. Looks like the food gets flown in from Peru how long you habe to wait.
  • Sasha S.
    Sasha SevenAugust 8, 2010
    Love it
  • Lora T.
    Lora TchekoratovaJanuary 5, 2015
    Too loud, not great service, average food, overhyped.
  • Vanessa C.
    Vanessa CasillasNovember 8, 2015
    Pasamos por delante en varias ocasiones y siempre estaba lleno, así que nos decidimos a entrar y fue una idea genial! El sitio está muy bien, el personal es muy agradable y la comida esta exquisita!
  • Vanessa C.
    Vanessa CasillasNovember 8, 2015
    Pasamos por delante en varias ocasiones y siempre estaba lleno, así que nos decidimos a entrar y fue una idea genial! El sitio está muy bien, el personal es muy agradable y la comida esta exquisita! E
  • Liane D.
    Lugar super cool, animado e com pratos bem servidos. Prove a sangria, é dos deuses.
  • Fernanda Gomes de O.
    Ceviches sensacionais e outras tantas delícias da culinária Peruana. Peça a sangria que é ótima.
  • Gabriela G.
    Gabriela GrossmannAugust 2, 2015
    Great! Causa de pollo!
  • Thomas L.
    Thomas Le GoffMarch 27, 2013
    Goutez le matador combo à 2, vous allez finir par terre
  • Maria F.
    Maria FernandaApril 3, 2015
    Excelente ceviche
  • Sandy H.
    Sandy HuangFebruary 2, 2014
    Cebiche Mixto
  • Ana Paula B.
    Ana Paula Borges MartinsNovember 20, 2015
    Ambiente e comida ótimos! Mas o atendimento é uma merda.
  • kingintea
    kinginteaJune 7, 2015
    蠻特別的餐廳 烤雞非常好吃
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