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May 5, 1999 02:45 PM


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I'm starting to crave fresh summery seafoods. Where can I find a good ceviche? Preferably in Jackson Heights. I've enjoyed going to nuevo latino places such as Patria...but frankly, I just want a good solid neighborhood place to go to. Many thanks in advance.

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  1. I love the cebiche at Rinconcito Peruano (503 ninth
    Ave, I think) but it is rather far from jackson
    heights. It is fresh, firey , buttery, and they serve
    it with the big kerneled corn. They only have it on
    weekends, though, and sometimes they run out.

    If you do a search, you may find some postings about
    Ecuadorean places , and some may be in Queens.

    1. Not Jackson Heights but . . .

      I enjoyed the ceviche served at Don Romeo's in
      Kew Gardens. It may be too simple for your taste
      though because it's made only with fish -- it's not
      the mixed kind that includes shrimps and other
      shellfish. But it's fresh and tasty and very
      similar to one of the kinds I sampled in Peru.
      Also, the presentation is well done as. It's served
      on top of lettuce and includes sliced potatoes, sweet
      yams, Peruvian corn and roasted corn kernels.
      If you're ever in the neighborhood, it's worth a try.
      roasted corn kernels

      1. The best ceviche I've had is at Inti Raymi in Jackson
        Heights (37 Ave. & 86 St.) There are two types; I
        recommend the 'ceviche mixto,' which contains shrimp,
        squid, octopus, and a variety of fresh fish. It's
        served with sweet potato, boiled white potato, and corn
        on the cob. That could be a meal in itself, but I'd
        recommend as a second course the 'jalea,' a huge dish
        of fried seafood flavored with lime, cilantro, and red
        onions. The latter is billed as a dish for two, but
        it's really enough for three or four.

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        1. re: Lorna

          Thank you for all your resonses!

          I went to Inti Raymi in search of ceviche a few weeks
          ago. The ceviche mixto I ordered was good, though it
          mostly consisted of squid. Hopefully it was an off
          night, since I intend to give it another go.