El Misti Picanteria Arequipena - Closed

3070 W. Lincoln Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92801
714-995-5944

Details

  • Sun 11am-8pm, Tue-Sat 11am-9pm
  • Kid Friendly, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Reservations Accepted
Little more than a long dining hall adorned with WPA-style farmer murals, El Misti prepares the diet of Arequipa, a city of about 750,000 acclaimed for its desiccated, hearty dishes and thunderously flavored drinks. El Misti also offers Peruvian standards for the unadventurous: coconut-milk-based chupe soups, the buttery stir-fried chow meins known as tallarines and savory pollo à la brasa. All good versions, really-but why would you eat anything else on the planet when pig knuckles are but a request away?

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