We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Pescados Capitales

#46 of 2,258 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Avenida Mariscal La Mar 1337 | Miraflores / San Borja, Lima, Peru
+51 1 4218808
12:30 - 23:00
Open now
See all hours
Sun 12:30 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 12:30 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

2,839 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 672: English reviews
Kilchberg, Switzerland
Level Contributor
17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...because if you can deal with the erratic, inconsistent service, the food is well worth the wait. If, however, you have a limited time to eat, go somewhere else. There are lots of places for great ceviche in Lima, so don't drive yourself mad if you don't have the time or tolerance for poor service. Having said that, the food... More 

Thank Woody999X
Miami, Florida
Level Contributor
161 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious ceviches and fish , but the best is the sauces and presentation of the dishes , the ambiance the waiters. The desserts ....all , we fully recommend and whoever recommended to us was so right ! The best only the best ! Enjoy !

Thank Diane C
Level Contributor
19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was in a really cool location, fun atmosphere and decorations with a great patio for sitting outdoors when Lima is sunny. The drinks and the food was delicious. I was fortunate enough to be there during Lima Food Week, where they offered a special menu, but the seafood I ate was incredible. Highly recommended.

Thank Melanie A
Level Contributor
18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here because I read reviews before. They just rebuilt this restaurant. Food is ok but service is terrible. I will give it a second chance.

Thank Thomas H
The Woodlands, Texas
Level Contributor
126 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Peruvian food has finally received the accolades it deserves. Peruvian ceviche has no competition. It is delicious and it uses fresh fish and limes that can only be sourced in Peru. I found Pescados Capitales to have an ample menu full of Peruvian musts. The location is a former mechanic shop turned into a regional fine dining location. Choclo and... More 

Thank SuitcaseLawyer
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The local is very informal and away in a residential area.the service was average and for the food I had great expectations but kind of not great. Food lacked taste and I was very sad.

Thank Jose F
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This restaurant was one of the first one in La Mar avenue. The name is a play on the phrase for "original sin" (in Spanish, pescado, or "fish," is one letter removed from pecado, or "sin") and the menu expands the notion by giving plates like ceviche and arroz con mariscos names like "guilt," "pride," or "envy." Food is ok... More 

Thank tom b
Level Contributor
16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Excelent location, Beautifull place. The service especial Capital was fantastic The suspiro limeño triple was exquisite. Great service.

Thank Dahirsch
Lima, Peru
Level Contributor
19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Very fresh and beautiful place to enjoy delicious sea food. Located in a most important gastronomy street in Lima, where you can eat the best ceviches in Peru.

Thank Eduardo P
Level Contributor
126 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Another highly recommended place and it was okay, not by any means the best ceviche we had in Lima not the ambience I was expecting. We got a reservation there last minute (we were just too tired to go to the fancy restaurant we had planned on going to) and it was fine for that, but nothing special.

Thank Chipperbunny

Travellers who viewed Pescados Capitales also viewed

Lima, Lima Region
Lima, Lima Region
Lima, Lima Region
Lima, Lima Region
Lima, Lima Region

Been to Pescados Capitales? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

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$30 - US$35
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 17:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Mariscal La Mar 1337 | Miraflores / San Borja, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima
  • Phone Number: +51 1 4218808
There are close to 2,000 cevicherias in Lima, but this one offers the best food in a great environment. Stop by at lunch and see why they have the best ceviches in town.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Pescados Capitales and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Pescados Capitales staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?