El Mono | Fresh Flavors of Peru

$$ • Peruvian

11720 San Pablo Ave Suite B, El Cerrito
(510) 778-8884


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Recent Reviews

The chicken was delicious, the fries average. I think our plate was supposed to come with a salad, but when we got home and opened the package it was not there - but the dressing was.Staff was business-like but not particularly friendly--It's something that I've noticed with a lot of businesses. I find myself saying "thank you" instead of them. I'm pretty sure that the way it supposed to work is that the people at the business are supposed to say "thank you" and then the customer...read full review
On a Thursday evening I decided that, for my sanity's sake, that I should eat something not prepared by myself. Fortunately, El Mono had reopened for outdoor dining; indoor dining remained off-limits due to Covid-19-related county public health ordinances.Previously, while browsing the menu, a certain dish caught my eye - the Pescado a lo Macho, described by the menu as "a fresh whole fried mediterranean seabass served on top of a creamy, spicy mixed seafood stew made with aji...read full review
We tried this spot on Uber Eats last month and couldn't wait to try other stuff on their menu- everything was so goood! Our second time around, we were lucky enough to enjoy dining on their open patio - yep! They're open for dine in. They were very mindful about social distancing in table placement and managing proper line distribution. All workers wore masks. Here's what we ate:Mixed fish ceviche - the portions looked small (I contemplated getting rice), but this was actually...read full review

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Monday Closed
Tuesday 12 - 3PM
5 - 9PM
Wednesday 12 - 3PM
5 - 9PM
Thursday 12 - 3PM
5 - 9PM
Friday 12 - 3PM
5 - 9PM
Saturday 12 - 3PM
5 - 9PM
Sunday 12 - 3PM
5 - 8PM

Hours or services may differ due to COVID-19. Please contact the business directly to verify hours and availability.