El Mono | Fresh Flavors of Peru

$$ • Peruvian

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


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Recent Reviews

WE LOVE EL MONO. Seriously, the best Peruvian food around! I have trouble choosing what I'm going to order because everything is done so well. I want to recommend the dish, chupe de camarones, that you will only find at this location. The flavors are out of this world. I also love the atmosphere of El mono, relaxed and happy, with Peruvian culture decorating the walls and a great working relationship between employees. If you're lucky you'll have Mayra wait on you...read full review
It was our first time at El Mono. The food was barely warm, sauce was cold and salty. My husband ordered tea, the water was so cold, he took it back. They were busy and certainly not ready for the crowd. Short handed and therefore the food must have sat there until it was delivered. I had coffee and my cream was delivered after I had finished my second cup. The portion was healthy and hearty. The people were friendly and attentive but they could not compensate for the food. For...read full review
1st thing Myra was amazing...I hope she is your server when go to get some good eats. When we walked in my husband immediately said how good the food smelled. I got the Lomo Saltado and my husband ordered the vegetarian sandwich. Both items were excellent . Yusef asked for hot sauce (I wish I could remember the name of it) and spread it on his sandwich then killed it. Why did I not take pics????? Too busy eating and forgot about the YELP folks. There are more than enough wonderful...read full review

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Monday 11:30AM - 3PM
5 - 9PM
Tuesday 11:30AM - 3PM
5 - 9PM
Wednesday 11:30AM - 3PM
5 - 9PM
Thursday 11:30AM - 3PM
5 - 9PM
Friday 11:30AM - 3PM
5 - 9PM
Saturday 11:30AM - 3PM
5 - 9PM
Sunday 11:30AM - 3PM
5 - 8PM

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