The Best Restaurants in Charlestown
Tucked away on an unassuming corner of Charlestown, Peruvian Taste brings Peruvian comfort food to the neighborhood. The 18-seat mom-and-pop restaurant offers Chifa, or Chinese-influenced fare, like Wantan Frito (fried wontons), Arroz Chaufa (Peruvian fried rice), and Tallarin Saltado (a lo mein stir fry).
Three Outstanding Peruvian Restaurants to Try This Weekend
Open since late 2020, Peruvian Taste Restaurant operates all day, every day, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The menu has a particularly large chifa section—Peruvian-Chinese fusion cuisine—so I ordered from there, choosing the chancho con piña, a delicious char siu pork stir-fry with pineapples and snow peas in a sweet tamarind sauce.
Where to Find the Best Peruvian Restaurants around Boston
The newest entry on this list, Peruvian Taste arrived during pandemic-times to the space that formerly housed Charlestown Cafe. It’s a morning-through-night destination that offers both American and Peruvian breakfast fare—including traditional tamales and waffles topped with lucuma ice cream—as well as lunch and dinner plates of ceviche, chicharrón, and more.