This vital tapestry of flavors, combined with our gracious service and the physical design of andina ... captures and translates our heritage into a visual and sensual language that all can understand.
Andina is featured on KNOWGO.tv's Video Restaurant Guide
KNOWGO.tv Sept. 8, 2008
Andina is one of Robb Report's 100 Favorite Restaurants
Robb Report's List of 100 Favorite Restaurants May 2008
Each night, the kitchen at Andina... turns out sharp adaptations of traditional fare...
VIA Magazine January 2008
Andina is inventive and as good as it gets for upscale, world-inspired South American fare in town..
Willamette Week's Restaurant Guide 2007 Top 100
Andina's contemporary Peruvian cuisine amazingly and impressively still stars, a testament to owner Doris Pratt Rodriguez's use of skilled Peruvian consulting chefs. Flavors from the extensive menu are textural, portions robust and the presentations most handsome.
Oregonian Dining & Bars June 17, 2007
Eating here is an adventure, with terrific flavors and combinations you might not expect.
Portland Food and Drink July 22, 2007
...we remain obsessed with Sacsayhuaman, a sugar-rimmed thing that mingles passion-fruit purée with Hoitsma's vigorous, habanero-fueled vodka in a delicious dance of sweet and fire. Forget trying to pronounce it and just order it by its nickname: "Sexy woman."
Oregonian Dining & Bars October 5, 2007
A mini-vacation of gastronomic and cocktail delights.
LivePDX March 30, 2007
The fresh tastes of this food are being embraced throughout the West...
Sunset Magazine June 2006
At Andina we are proud to feature Peruvian food in at least two of its most interesting dimensions: both the traditional, richly historic cuisine and what is known as the new Peruvian cuisine.
Gastronomica Spring 2006 [View PDF (358.709 KB)]
Check out Andina on the Splendid Table
Andina is named Restaurant of the Year 2005
Oregonian April 2005
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...food here is very good and very visual...
Oregonian January 2005
The fun part of sitting at the bar in the bar is watching the bartenders work
Portland Tribune Nov. 4, 2005
Andina builds on sizzling start.
Portland Tribune December 31, 2004
Sip a Pisco Sour, sway to a Latin beat, and discover the sophistication and spice of new (Novoandina) and traditional Peruvian fare.
Gourmet Magazine October 2004
Andina delivers goods of authenticity and sensuous culinary pleasure.
Willamette Week's Dining Guide 2004
...a stylish, upscale Peruvian restaurant in the Pearl District to introduce Oregonians to the cultural and culinary diversity of Peru...
Oregonian Food Day Sept. 28, 2004
We think of ourselves [andina] as a cultural project as well as a culinary establishment...
Portland Tribune July 2004
[Chef Villaran] The Ambassador, bringing novoandina cuisine to America
Epicurious June 2004
...Sophisticated and playful, it's turning out consistently fascinating flavors and some of the most gorgeous presentations in town...
Oregonian Diner April 23, 2004
...It's a treat to have this bold cooking in town, and to learn about a cuisine that's been a stranger too long...
Willamette Week Oct. 8, 2003
...You don't come to Andina, in other words, for a culinary whisper. Yet if the food here is robust, it's also subtle, with an illuminating clarity of flavors...
Oregonian Sept. 26, 2003
...Combining traditional Andeo-Peruvian cuisine and market-demand noveau almost perfectly, Andina impresses with options...
Mercury March 31, 2004
The Chilehead's Paradise of Peru