You’re probably thinking that it’s smart to get the chicken at Machu Chicken, and you’re right (of course you are, you’re always right). It’s grilled Peruvian style on charcoal, and the result is moist, crispy, and nearly perfect. They’ve got other good things on the menu, too, like the empanadas, but check off their specialty first.
Where we've featured it
More spots in SomervilleSee more
Field and Vine
Field and Vine is a very good American restaurant in Union Square where you kind of get the idea that the owners spend a lot of time at farms.
Forge Baking Company
Forge is an all-in-one coffee shop, bakery, and ice cream store located in Somerville.
More Peruvian spotsSee more
Rincón Limeño Restaurant
Rincón Limeño is a Peruvian restaurant in East Boston with a full liquor license and great ceviche.
Tambo 22 is a very good Peruvian restaurant with excellent cocktails and entrees like alpaca burger.
Suggested by our writers
T&B is a Union Square pizza place with some interesting toppings and seriously good crust.
El Potro is a small, colorful Mexican place in Union Square with really big plates and margaritas.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more