Los Angeles

From fresh ceviche to frothy Pisco Sours and crispy quinoa salad to beef heart skewers, Picca Peruvian Cantina in downtown LA offers an authentic South American menu with style.


9575 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90035

Take your taste buds on a South American adventure at Picca Peruvian Cantina, a trendy new restaurant in LA. Enjoy great happy hour specials on Peruvian cocktails like Pisco Sours, along with authentic dishes made with Japanese flair by an award-winning chef. Enjoy fresh grilled skewers, seafood dishes and other popular dishes from Peru.

Peruvian cuisine is currently trending, and you can taste the very best of it at Picca Peruvian Cantina, a top-shelf restaurant in Los Angeles. Presided over by Chef Ricardo Zarate (Food and Wine's Best New Chef of 2011), this unique eatery melds fresh Peruvian cuisine with exciting Japanese influences. With world-famous ceviche (raw seafood soup), hot chilies and tomato sauces, Peruvian cuisine has recently garnered the spotlight – and Picca offers a premier selection of plates. Sample from over a dozen skewers like beef heart, savor roasted black cod over sun-dried potato stew, or try duck leg confit over black beer sauce. Try the causa, which is like Peruvian sushi, beef filet with urchin butter or crispy quinoa salad. Whether you prefer creamy potato dishes from the Andes Mountains, fresh seafood recipes from the coast or intriguing flavors of the Amazon, the Peruvian cuisine served at Picca is an adventure all its own. Picca also offers a tasty happy hour from 6-7PM that features four handcrafted cocktails, including the strong Pisco Sour and zesty Crush Groove. Sit at the bar and watch the mixologists work, or take a table and enjoy your authentic Peruvian cocktails with the restaurant's signature ceviche.

Written By Darianne Doobie

Interesting Facts

Picca Peru has been featured in several high-profile publications, including Conde Nast Traveler, GQ, Details and Food & Wine.

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