Inspired by its namesake, Barranco’s menu offers seafood, family-style tapas and a select number of main dishes. In addition to a ceviche bar, Barranco’s menu features bocaditos (small bites) such as Scallops Carlitos and Langostinos Crocantes (prawns), grilled anticuchos (meat skewers), pollo a la brasa (traditional Peruvian rotisserie chicken), classic Peruvian sandwiches, an assortment of delectable sides and, for dessert, Alfajores, the popular Latin-American artisanal cookies.
Barranco’s beverage program features pisco, the traditional spirit of Peru.
Really enjoyed our first meat at Barranco. Gave Barranco a great review on TripAdvisor.
Great food and ambiance but service was lacking. They need more waiters.
Excellent experience!! Highly recommended for food, service, ambience and atmosphere. We dined outside.
The food is excellent. But we ate outdoors because the noise level inside was definitely not to my liking. It’s expensive too. The food, however, is unique, very tasty and fun
Barranco was the perfect venue for our Father's Day celebration. They accommodated both the dog and the wheelchair as we sat outside on a lovely day. The service was top notch and our food was creative and delicious. Loved the Barranco Sour! Loved the chips offered up front!
A wonderful way to spend Fathers Day!
The food was decent, but I would’ve expected something better for the prices that they’re charging.
noise level is only tolerable if you're sitting outside, or if there are very few people inside. Food is high quality and delicious!
I haven’t been to Peru but for sure this was not Peruvian cuisine.
Todo fue muy rico. We got the ceviche (cebiche?), chicha morada, and tequeños, and they were all really delicious.
We were surprised that the ceviche didn't come with chips included -- that cost an extra $5. The servers were friendly and helpful, though they did forget to bring us our check for about 20 minutes.
But a great restaurant. Well-deserving of the high praise it's already garnered!
A great addition to the Lafayette restaurant scene!
We have only been here twice but with 12 people total, we had to have a big family meal with tons of food rolling out flooding our table. Barranco delivered.
Excellent and unusual menu and very good service. Best to sit outside because the inside gets very noisy.
A truly talented chef. Third time there. Pork belly skewer, plantanos, & chorizo empanada were exceptional. Great wines. Same service problem as we always have experienced. The dishes come out in the wrong order or they forget one, but the dishes are worth the trouble.
Absolutely delicious. Do not leave without getting the churro dessert. It was the best dessert I've ever had, and I never even think of getting a churro. Excellent service as well.
We had good food and a great time. The servers were kind and informative.
Unfortunately, this place needs some help. The server brought wrong cocktail, tried to correct it but didn’t quite get it right. (Never take ice out of Don Julio 1942, and bring it back to the customer when it was ordered neat.) Found bones and chicken cartilage in one of our dishes.
Excellent food, great service, interesting cocktails. Better to sit outside for conversations. Too loud inside.
I have eaten at Barranco many times now and I am never disappointed. The food is excellent and the service is pleasant and attentive. It was noisy but at least they did not have background music which would have made it worse.
Excellent food and drinks - great service too with staff that was very knowledgeable - will be great to sit out when the sun is out.
Our service was very slow. We were concerned about chilis as our of our party has a chili allergy. We were told that nothing was very hot, which both was not correct and was not the issue. Maybe the lunch staff were just being trained?
Great food - every menu item was well done and well presented. Prices are high (it’s Lafayette). The could have used another server - the one we had couldn’t have been nicer but was scrambling. The dulce de leche churros were a piece of heaven.
Excellent dinner at Barranco. We started with the grilled baby octopus salad and fish of the day ceviche. The octopus was perfectly grilled and served with crispy slices of Granny Smith apple. The red snapper in the ceviche was tender and went perfectly with the yucca chips. We split the fish fillet over fish stew, it was served with coconut rice. The fish stew had a delicious tomato based broth that was velvety smooth. Topped everything off with coconut panna cotta which was also delicious. Very lively, happening place with an airy atmosphere. Nice outdoor patio to dine during warm weather. Will definitely go back.
We wanted to try a new and different restaurant from our typical restaurant choices and so glad we did! it was pricey, so not a place we would go to frequently, but nice choice for special occasions. I liked that they kept regular menu for Mother’s Day and we tried 3 appetizers and 4 entrees and every dish was very good. A little spicy hot on some but I’m sure they could reduce heat if you ask. Only con for me was their limited dessert menu. They only had 2 choices which we passed on. Server was super friendly and great. Restaurant was very crowded too and we still got our food in good time.
Adobo platter was delicious. Nothing really special about this Peruvian restaurants since there are so many in the area. I will be going to Limon as my go to. Great service by the staff especially the hostess who accommodated my family.
The chicharrones are excellent, but that's about it.
Food had good taste (very tasty) but I would not recommend Barranco (if you are Peruvian of course) because the food was not authentic Peruvian, it was more Asian food with Peruvian name (Paella is an spanish dish, ceviche should never be served with fried wantan or sesame seeds!!!!, lomo saltado had no Peruvian yellow pepper.....) I went there hopping to eat a Peruvian meal.... I had to go back home and made it myself.
Excellent food and service! Would definitely go again!
Went there for Mother’s Day brunch with my two young kids. Service was friendly and timely, food was good.
Had a wonderful meal. The food was full of new flavors and textures.
The barkeep provided excellent service and entertainment. The wait staff had some problems with execution but tried very hard to make things right.
Worth the visit and will visit again.
On my first visit, I thought the food was Ok but overpriced, and I didn't like the noise level as it shut down our converstaion. I ordered the Ahi tower and a ceviche and thought it was about as good as any other respectable restarurant's raw fish. This week, I ordered food that was actually cooked by the chef. I had the avocado and chiccarones salad and the chicken albondigas. This was a very delicious meal, well worth the price. The flavors were strong and interesting. The noise level was high, but it didn't inhibit conversation this time. We'll be going back!
The service is spectacular. Very warm and attentive. The ceviche, the avocado stuffed with chicharrone, and the spare ribs were fantastic. Skip the chicken skewers which arrived burned and dry. Skip the yucca chips they offer when you order the cebiche. Despite those two less than stellar offerings, the others were so good that I would go back again and have! The coconut panna cotta was sublime. On a warm but not too hot day, it is lovely to sit on the patio under the umbrellas. On hot days, the inside is cool and comfortable.
Our server was very knowledgeable about the food; all of which was wonderful. We will definitely return.
We arrived shortly after Barranco opened and were seated outside, which was much quieter. Our server, Ashley, was attentive and energetic throughout our meal. We ordered a mix of cebiches, beef heart skewers, pork ribs, and the paella and arroz. Everything was delicious, and the carrafe of Sangria was well priced for the size. I agree pricing is probably $1-3 more on each dish and drink than it should be for the area (it's Lafayette, not SF). All in all, this was a fantastic meal and we would return to Barranco again!
Always an enjoyable place to eat. Great food. Nice. Casual ambience. A bit noisey, but not unbearble. Service was efficient and cordial.
Fresh, tasty, different.
We sat outside on a warm night. Fun cocktails. Portions of the cebiche are not huge so order plenty...with yucca chips. Langostino (shrimp) and púlpito (octopus) are delicious. It’s not as crowded as when it first opened (due to other nearby restaurants) so it’s easier to book now!
Very interesting menu and well prepared and presented.
It was unique and definitely worth many visits to follow
Great food, nice clean, casual ambiance and great location in downtown Lafayette.
Everything was great!