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#25 of 2,092 Restaurants in Lima
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Calle 2 de Mayo 298, Lima, Peru
+51 1 2425957
12:00 - 17:00
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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North Vancouver
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Bustling and noisy, but not chaotic, at mid-day with locals and tourists alike. Very attentive service and staff patiently explain dishes. Large portions for mains-share! Good selection of artisanal beers, great wine list.

Thank 977pennyc
Guadalajara, Mexico
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113 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is not cheap, but the portions are gargantuan, as is common in Peru. Service was great, very attentive and the waiter actually let us know we were ordering too much food. Would go back. It is a veeeery hipster/touristy kind of place but it has many locals as well. Try the tamales. Wont dissapoint!

Thank kaseyferie
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402 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just an incredible experience. We were lucky to get in as this was a last minute recommendation from our tour leader. We walked in off the street and were seated at the last table in the bar area. However, very shortly a table became available and we were ushered into a massive main restaurant room in the back. WOW...the food... More 

Thank Brad S
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good service, large and tasty portions, very good beer. You can eat really well there and have an idea how real Peruvian cuisine looks and tastes like. not that fancy presentations that you find in those touristic and extremely expensive spots.

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148 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

With Peruvian food being the best cuisine in the world and Lima the culinary capital of the Americas, competition is fierce but this Gastón Acurio place deserves the superlatives bestowed by locals. Truly exceptional and memorable food (exercise caution with ordering in that portions are enormous) at reasonable prices. We will definitely be back when next in Lima.

Thank TrotamundosBetis
Wilmington NC
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105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted warmly by the hostess when we arrived, and seated . . . at a very large table for four, near the salad bar, and there were only two of us. We were given menus printed only in Spanish, and waited almost 15 minutes before a waiter arrived. When we asked him to interpret the menu, he said,... More 

Thank mrmax14
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

i arrived in Lima a few days ago and this restaurant is oh so conveniently located near my hotel. The staff recommended it to me and it is an incredible place to eat! I loved it so much the first night that I went back the second....and I can easily see myself returning for a third meal before I leave.... More 

Thank cjbmusic
Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the restaurant twice in our recent visit to Lima as there are so many tasty dishes to try. We had the grilled beef heart, octopus, several criolla style stews, chicken and rice...and all were very delicious. Prices are very reasonable for quality and amount of food. Service also highly commendable even though they were very busy.

Thank judyc393
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You need to reserve well in advance. It is worth it. Great quality criollo food. Specializing in grill meats. Artisan beer is also recommend.

Thank bbatiz
Brisbane, Australia
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91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is a great option to go when first visiting Peru if you want to taste Peruvian creole food. It isn't cheap but it isn't expensive either (between 15-35 Aud per dish) but the portions are big son2 can eat from 1 plate so its a great deal for your money. I have the impression you cannot make reservations... More 

Thank Ardlfo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Peruvian, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 2 de Mayo 298, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > Miraflores
  • Neighbourhood: Miraflores
  • Phone Number: +51 1 2425957

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?