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El Charrua

#42 of 2,248 Restaurants in Lima
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Javier Prado Este 5898, La Molina, Lima Lima12, Peru
+51 1 4345503
11:45 - 23:30
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Owner is from Uruguay.Great Uruguayan style beef.Place is large and confort le and service is great.We are used to Argentinian steak but Uruguayan is special.Highly recommended.

Thank Luis A
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155 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

It's always good to eat nice Argentinian steaks at charrua! Like the cuts and the device and environment is always good The side salads that comes with the steaks are huge and with a lot of avocado Since its close To my office, perfect place to eat A bit expensive for everyday but worth it!!

Thank Guillermo V
Victor078, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Charrua, responded to this review

Dear Guillermo V, We are so proud to know how is your feeling about El Charrúa. Our customer satisfaction is always one of our main objectives. Thanks for your comment and hope to seeing you soon always. Best regards, EL CHARRÚA More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The best grill in lima by far. Tends to get pretty crowded even for lunch on weekdays. The meat is grilled almost to perfection (entraña and asado de tira are the best options) Also the provolone cheese and the mushrooms are great.

Thank Alonso U
Lima, Peru
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Very good meat, good deserts and a very simple and nice atmosphere. Perfect place to come with the family. If you want to eat good meat this is a place to come.

Thank TonyLedgard
Victor078, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Charrua, responded to this review

Dear TonyLedgard, Thanks for your comment. We trust in the real way of Service and product for our customers. Now, with the restaurant renovation, we think you are going to be more confortable. All the best. EL CHARRÚA More 

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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Juicy and tender pincaha! Same taste as what I ate in Brazil! Yummy! Staff are friendly and the portion is generous! Will visit again!

Thank On Na F
Victor078, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Charrua, responded to this review

Dear On Na F, Thanks a lot for your comment and specially on the Picanha feedback. We always serve the "Charrua" style in the restaurant and the service is included from where we are... Uruguay!. We hope your visit and experience will be in your entire expectation. Please don´t hesitate to visit us. Best regards, EL CHARRÚA More 

Lima, Peru
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118 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The restaurant is a great place for anybody who would like to eat meat and wants to eat out in La Molina. So if you live in La Molina, before going all the way to the city, it is worth saying there. The food is high end quality and perfectly prepared and the service is attentive. Also the menu gives... More 

Thank hbkm
Victor078, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Charrua, responded to this review

Dear hbkm, We are se pleased getting your comment about our product, atmosphere, and service. Taking note about your special request ( privated rooms ), actually we are in progress in the implementation of our Restaurant. It could be ready at least for October. Thanks for your feedback and we appreciate a lot your ranking rate done. Best regards, EL... More 

Lima, Peru
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Our service was good, with that said...the food! It claims to be an Argentinian steak house, but all the meat is expensive imported angus from the USA. Why no meat from Argentina? All of our meat was way under cooked. We ordered medium and it came out as if it had been merely flashed on the grill. Still cool in... More 

Thank chefjesterperu
Victor078, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Charrua, responded to this review

Dear chefjesterperu, Thanks for your comment and your visit to El Charrúa. Answering your question about the Argentinian steak, sometimes it´s not in the best and high quality it needs to be offered to our customers. That´s the reason that we offer American steak ( a quality steak too in the world ). The "trick" in our restaurant is how... More 

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128 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I was there for lunch and I had a great New York steak with an excellent wine. The owner and chef Jose Ramenghi runs the place very smooth delivering high quality food. His son works there running the floor and the rest of the employees are very good, that you feel that you are in a family. If you are... More 

Thank olaurido
Victor078, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Charrua, responded to this review

Dear olaurido, It was a pleasure getting your feedback for the service and product we offer to our customers. EL CHARRUA feeling is shown in the owner, sons, family and team as well in the cook and keep a great place for enjoying with friends and family. Don´t hesitate to visit us again. Best regasrds, EL CHARRÚA More 

Lima, Peru
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

The only reason I did not give this restaurant a 5 is it had on the menu T Bone steak and the waiter told us they only have T Bone once in awhile. The salad was very tasty and enough for 3 people. I ordered Lomo Fino medium and it was very soft and cooked perfect, The vegtib

Thank BobBurJr
Victor078, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Charrua, responded to this review

Dear BobBurJr, Thank you for you comment. We appreciate a lot all your feedback about our service and menu. We'll be implement your request and try to offer what you wish next time you visit us. Best regards, EL CHARRÚA More 

Lima, Peru
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Drinks: 5/5 great wine selection, perfect temperatures correct price tags. Food: 3/5 peruvian meat standarda are increasing, they are definitely falling behind in many of their premium cuts. Service: 2/5: Great enthusiam & politeness sadly very poorly trained in crisis management: we found a hair in our first bite of dessert; they just apologized and acted naturally offering to replace... More 

Thank SNQR
Victor078, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Charrua, responded to this review

Dear SNQR, We are very grateful for your comment and feedback about our product and service. We are confident that we will consider seriously your comments and for your next visit to check continuous improvement efforts. Best regards EL CHARRÚA More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$100
Argentinian, Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Grill
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:45 - 23:30
11:45 - 23:30
11:45 - 23:30
11:45 - 23:30
11:45 - 23:30
11:45 - 23:30
11:45 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Javier Prado Este 5898, La Molina, Lima Lima12, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima
  • Phone Number: +51 1 4345503
Welcome to El Charrua. Where today's families find the spirit of real Uruguayan and Rio-platense food, the flavors they crave, and something-for-everyone variety. El Charrua serve great Steaks, Pastas, Salads and a variety of Appetizers and Desserts. When it comes to friendly atmosphere, our staff offers full-service at your table and a help-yourself from the owner and family.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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