Restaurants

Cafe in Lima

La Bodega Verde

Set in a walled garden, this cafe and gallery is a pleasant spot to linger. Grab the Scrabble (or toys set out for kids) and order up a salad, lucuma milkshake with fruit from the garden tree, tea served in a cerami…
Cafe in Lima

Tanta

One of several informal bistros in the Gastón Acurio brand, Tanta serves Peruvian dishes, fusion pastas, heaping salads and sandwiches. It's a good bet in the city center where pickings are slim. The food is general…
Deli in Lima

La Preferida

Located a couple of blocks north of Av 28 de Julio, just east of the Vía Expresa, this charming take-out place has gorgeous causas and fresh seafood specialties such as pulpo al olivo (octopus in olive sauce) and ch…
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El Pan de la Chola

In South America, finding real, crusty whole-grain bread is rarer than striking gold. Enter this small brick cafe baking four scrumptious varieties, with organic coffee from the Peruvian Amazon, greek yogurt and swe…
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Dédalo Arte y Cafe

Caffeine fiends find their way to this discreet cafe on Parque Kennedy where coffee is as serious as a sacrament. You’ll find the usual suspects plus rarer ristretto and Australian takes like a flat white. It’s owne…
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Rovegno

This cluttered bakery-deli-restaurant sells an assortment of decent wine, breads, cheeses, ham and olives, plus plenty of pastries in a rainbow of colors. Restaurant dishes are typical Peruvian specialties such as l…
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Kulcafé

For German sweets, coffee drinks and smoothies, this is the spot. Don’t go conventional – the ‘sweet green’ smoothie makes spinach, watermelon and mango delectable together. There are also organic foods and beautifu…
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Coffee Road

Calling all coffee snobs: this diminutive cafe of long bars and leather stools will brew you delicious espresso, Chemex, French press, Aeropress and more, using quality Peruvian beans. Some claim it's the best in to…
Cafe in Lima

Pastelería San Antonio

A cross-section of Miraflores society jams into this 50-year-old institution for an infinite variety of sandwiches, as well as a wide selection of baked goods, including a dreamy chocolate croissant (ask for it warm…
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La Matilda

This Argentine teahouse and home store teems with vintage girly charm. Scrumptious homemade desserts are served on fine china with a selection of loose-leaf teas and coffee. There's also sandwiches and vegan options…