Fodor's Expert Review Picanteria La Santitos
Ask anyone in Piura the best place in town to go for typical dishes, and they'll tell you to come here. Two dining rooms with cracked white walls—one air-conditioned, one not—and waitresses in flowing peasant dresses make the setting for regional dishes like tamales verdes (green tamales) and seco de chavelo (fried green bananas and pork) memorable. Wash everything down with algarrobina, a pisco-based cocktail flavored with the syrup from the area's algarrobo trees.
La Libertad 1001
Piura, Piura Peru
- Offbeat regional food
- Countrified atmosphere