Riko Peruvian Cuisine has become a cornerstone in New York for the best authentic Peruvian food you can find outside of Peru. Their original location in Sunny Side opened in 2001 and since they have opened three more locations. The restaurants are all family owned and operated by Walter Burgos and his kin who are well known in their respective neighborhoods.The name of the restaurant derives from the Spanish word ìricoî which means good tasting. The menu is full of Peruvian classics and favorites, but Riko Peruvian Cuisine is best known for their Pollo a La Brasa (Rotisserie Chicken). The chicken is tender and full of delicious flavors that customers just canít get enough of. They recommend getting the chicken served with green sauce for even extra flavor. Riko Peruvian Cuisine also serves signature Ceviches that are full of spice and fresh ingredients. All of Rikoís food is derives from family recipes that are one-of-a-kind. The restaurantís quinoa has become very popular as well for its nutritional value and great taste. The food is always consistent so customers can expect that same great tasting food time and time again.In addition to their wonderful cuisine, Rikoís also offers a full bar stocked with an array of amazing drinks. They have homemade Sangrias as well as Pisco Sours, which is an authentic Peruvian drink. Of course you can find other cocktails, wine, and beer on the menu too. Each diner actually receives red wine on the house with every order.In the end, Riko Peruvian Cuisine is the perfect restaurant to visit for a family meal, fun night with friends, or intimate dinner date. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and is complimented by wonderful customer service. Be sure to check out any of their four locations the next time youíre in New York. Visit their website for all the locations and details!
45-23 Greenpoint Avenue
Sunnyside, NY 11104