Founded by Italian immigrant Santiago Queirolo Raggio in 1880, Taberna Queirolo is one of Lima's oldest continually operated bars. It was originally a pulpería, a small shop specializing in selling octopus. On Pueblo Libre's main square, the tavern is attached to a larger pisco bodega that was once used to sell Queirolo-brand wines and piscos to the workers at surrounding haciendas (stop by for free tastings or to pick up a few bottles). There's an air of nostalgia in the saloon-style doors, long marble-topped bar, and old black and white photographs. Neighborhood regulars will stop in for a light tipple and well made criollo plates like choritos a la chalaca, mussels served on the half-shell with chopped onions and peppers, or sandwiches made with ham and onion relish. The recipes have changed little in the past century.
Antigua Taberna Queirolo
Avenida San Martín 1062
Our Rating Neighborhood Puebo Libre Hours Mon–Sat 10am–11pm, Sun 10am–4pm Phone 01/460-0441 Prices Cocktails S/15, dishes S/10–S/30 Web site Antigua Taberna Queirolo
MapAvenida San Martín 1062 Lima
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