El Pollo Inka

When you tell your guests they simply must try the house specialty, rotisserie chicken, there is no need to mention that a quarter-bird, with potatoes and salad, is cheap. With skin so crisp and meat this juicy, they won't believe you anyway. In fact, be a sport and encourage them to go for the half-chicken, also with patatas y ensalada. "The papa rellena is without peer," you'll crow, knowing that the potato stuffed with a seasoned sauté of beef, onions, tomatoes, and raisins will taste like a million bucks. But don't stop there. This extensive menu warrants an open mind and adventuresome spirit, stocked as it is with all manner of meat, fish, chicken, and vegetarian dishes prepared with Peruvian flair. And because prices are affordable for just about everything, you can act like a big shot. Order one of the ceviches; the lime-infused fish is freshly dressed with yam and corn on the cob. Get some lomo saltado too; it's another specialty of the house that reeks of authenticity. A round of pisco sours? Go ahead — it won't break the bank.

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