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350 Mead Rd. (Hill St.) Send to Phone

Dinner Tues.-Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Sweet Devil Moon Restaurant Review

: Funky, out-on-a-limb and out-of-the way, this quirky little spot has dared to put forth some delectable, different Peruvian fare. Lounge-like, the space is painted vibrant colors and adorned with Peruvian-style art. The neighborhood is undergoing energetic up-scaling, as certified by the cars in the parking lot. Atlantans passionate about unusual dining experiences are seeking out its fresh ceviche and enjoying the classic Peruvian seafood chowder (a huge portion), the lomo saltado (a sauté of beef with onions and tomatoes lying under a nest of french fries) and yuca (a starchy tuber). The restaurant has taken a turn toward being a wine bar, but although it offers good wines and changes the offerings monthly, the list lacks sufficient length. Also, the glassware isn’t wine friendly, and neither are some of the dishes, which can be too hot. But tamper with them, and you lose their authenticity. The menu divides tapas into sections, depending on whether it's seafood, meat or veggie, for instance. Papas a la Huancaína in a yellow ají sauce, are delicious, but way too spicy for any wine. The fresh-tasting scallops are better suited to wine enjoyment, but they come slightly overcooked. The churrasco, or Argentinean steak, is way too spicy for wines, but take this opportunity to sample a Peruvian beer, Cristal. Special events include occasional Peruvian music.


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