A Mineola eatery that is on its way to being professional, but consistently charming.
The rotisserie chicken combo No. 2 comes with fried beans, rice and salad at El Encanto in Mineola.
El Encanto, at 58 E. Old Country Rd. in Mineola, offers a warm welcome to Peruvian fare.
El Encanto in Mineola offers a family-style, value-priced menu of Peruvian standards.
In the ceviche de pescado, citrus-cured white fish is garnished with sweet potato, corn, red onion and seaweed at El Encanto in Mineola.
Lomo saltado (sauteed beef with onions and tomatoes) comes with fries and rice at El Encanto in Mineola.
A luxuriant, mild chili-cheese sauce naps slices of potato in a dish called papa al la Huancaina at El Encanto in Mineola.
At El Encanto in Mineola, chickens slowly turn on the restaurant’s floor-to-ceiling rotisserie.
Owner Karina Castaneda, right, and her daughter, Alexa K. Zuniga, at their Peruvian-fare restaurant El Encanto in Mineola.