Restaurants

Top Choice Peruvian in Lima

Central

Part restaurant, part laboratory, Central reinvents Andean cuisine and rescues age-old Peruvian edibles you'd find nowhere else. In a new Barranco location, dining is experience, evidenced by tender native potatoes …
Top Choice Japanese in Lima

Maido

True artistry and exquisite flavors make Maido an excellent stop for top-notch Nikkei fare that has put it on World's Best lists. The menu of chef Mitsuharu ‘Micha’ Tsumura ranges from sushi to tender 50-hour ribs, …
Top Choice Fusion in Lima

Astrid y Gastón Casa Moreyra

The standard-bearer of novoandina cooking in Lima, Gastón Acurio’s flagship French-influenced restaurant as run by Lima native Diego Muñoz remains a culinary tour de force. The seasonal menu features traditional Per…
Top Choice Bistro in Lima

El Bodegón

Dimly lit with polished hardwood and snappy service, this corner taverna feels more Buenos Aires than Lima, we're just thankful it's here. This Gaston Acurio enterprise recaptures home-style Peruvian eating. It's wo…
Top Choice Peruvian in Lima

Isolina

Go old school. This is home-style criollo food at its best. Isolina doesn't shy away from tripe and kidneys, but also offers loving preparations of succulent ribs, causa escabechada (with marinated onions) and vibra…
Top Choice Ceviche in Lima

Barra Chalaca

This casual ceviche and seafood bar combines masterful cooking and playful rapport for the win. Watching the prep cooks from your bar stool, order curatodo (cures everything) – a fishbowl of tropical juices and fres…
Top Choice Amazonian in Lima

ámaZ

Chef Pedro Miguel's wonder is wholly dedicated to the abundance of the Amazon. Start with tart jungle-fruit cocktails and oversized tostones (plantain chips). Banana-leaf wraps, aka juanes, hold treasures like fragr…
Peruvian in Lima

IK

Combining ancestral traditions with the Peruvian vanguard of molecular gastronomy is a tall order, but most feel that IK pulls it off with style. The restaurant is a tribute to a well-known local chef and its restor…
Ceviche in Lima

Caleta la Punta

A must for original, well-prepared (but not spicy) ceviche – the vegetarian mango ceviche won best at the prestigious Mistura food festival. Serves delectable tiraditos (marinated fish slices) and whole fried fish w…
Cafe in Lima

Origen Tostadores de Cafe

This artisan coffee shop breaks coffee-making down to a science and has all the chemistry-like machines to prove it. Just blocks from Museo Larco, it offers the trifecta of wi-fi, quiet spaces to work or chat and ho…