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La Canela

La Canela

Peruvian Restaurant$$$$
Town Square, Rockville
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7.9/10
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  • Stars
    Ranked #2 for Peruvian restaurants in Rockville
  • Tips
    Jennifer S.
    "Must haves: pisco sour, ceviche, lomo & tres leches!!"(8 Tips)
    Jose V.
    "... fried calamary, the palta, and the "anticuchos" and then share a..."(2 Tips)
    Jose V.
    "Get the "Tres Leches" dessert... Looks great, tastes better!"(2 Tips)
    Tatum V.
    "Try to Pisco sours... guess what the secret ingredient is :)"(5 Tips)
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    La CanelaApril 18, 2012
    Give it a try. Inca Kola & Chicha Morada are two typical Peruvian drinks. If you don't like them you can always try a tropical juice, such as Mango Juice, Pineapple juice or the Passion Fruit Juice.
  • Jose V.
    Jose VelonMarch 28, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Are 2 people or more? Get the fried calamary, the palta, and the "anticuchos" and then share a wonderful lamb shank as a main course. Finish it with one of their delicious desserts!!! ;)
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    Jennifer WangJune 9, 2013
    great quality food (ordered cow's heart appetizer, mixed seafood ceviche, and duck) & good service (complimentary samples of ceviches wrapped in a wonton-like skin and fried)!
  • Isel A.
    Isel AimeeJuly 31, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    This place is seriously absolutely AMAZING. Try their ceviche, yuccas con huancaina, calamarcitos, lomo saltado...and for desert the lucuma mousse and quinoa creme brûlée...perfection!
  • La Canela
    La CanelaApril 18, 2012
    Save some room for a dessert. Get a couple of appetizers or just go for the main course, and then finish with any of our wonderful desserts. ;) Read more
  • La Canela
    La CanelaApril 18, 2012
    Use any of the Rockville Town Square parking lots. We validate 2h. of your ticket. Furthermore, their parking-meters give an hour free, just press the button! ;) Read more
  • La Canela
    La CanelaApril 18, 2012
    Did you know? We have a smaller plate of Ceviche. Try the Mini Ceviche version if you don't think you can with the regular one.
  • Ari S.
    Ari SchulerApril 30, 2014
    Make a reservation- 30-45 minute waits on weeknights and Sunday. Good is delicious but the service slow.
  • La Canela
    La CanelaApril 18, 2012
    +21 ? Get a Pisco Sour! When you finish try the other version, "Maracu Sour". Which one did you like the most? Read more
  • Loyal-T S.
    Loyal-T SaavedraMay 24, 2013
    There's no real host gotta wait a little to be seated, other than that the food is amazing and pricey
  • Tatum V.
    Tatum VayavanandaMarch 9, 2010
    Great place to go and grab some wine and share amazing appetizers. Had the Mariscos and it was great; Just like a paella, but not.
  • Washington Post
    Washington PostOctober 12, 2011
    ** stars in Tom Sietsema's Fall Dining Guide 2011. ("The more I dine at La Canela, the more I want to go to Peru," writes Tom.) http://wapo.st/nHBSWb
  • Jose V.
    Jose VelonMarch 30, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Get the "Tres Leches" dessert... Looks great, tastes better!
  • Jennifer S.
    Jennifer SledgeAugust 7, 2011
    Must haves: pisco sour, ceviche, lomo & tres leches!!
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    AshleyJuly 7, 2013
    El pato is amazing!
  • Tim C.heart icon on user image
    Tim ChampneyDecember 24, 2019
    Seafood dishes
  • Christopher C.heart icon on user image
    Christopher C.May 13, 2017
    Duck, ceviche, pisco
  • Jen G.
    Jen GuoJuly 3, 2014
    Get the palta renella de cangrejo! So yum!
  • La Canela
    La CanelaApril 30, 2012
    Check out the venue Specials. Great deals every two weeks! Read more
  • Marina H.
    Marina HMarch 14, 2012
    Enjoy pisco sours and ceviche. Mmm-mmm-good!
  • P
    PSeptember 20, 2011
    This place closes between 3-5:30pm during the week
  • La Canela
    La CanelaMay 14, 2012
    Try our newest drinks!!!
  • Karen M.
    Karen MoyNovember 12, 2011
    Yucquitas are incredible!
  • Gris D.
    Gris DaullJune 30, 2011
    Worst service ever. Good food, but it took over 15 minutes just to get someone to bring us water.
  • Tatum V.
    Tatum VayavanandaMarch 9, 2010
    Try to Pisco sours... guess what the secret ingredient is :)
  • M X.
    M XJanuary 19, 2014
    El tacu tacu es delicioso
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