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El Merlin de Cabo Blanco

Av. Cesar Vallejo 1502, Lince, Lima, Peru
+51 1 4700327
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
10 Sep 2017
“Great ceviche place”
14 Apr 2017
“Incredible service and even better cuisine”
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CUISINES
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, South American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Av. Cesar Vallejo 1502, Lince, Lima, Peru
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1 - 10 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Good portions 3 dishes for 4 people We ordered 2 different ceviche and 1 Paella (rice with sea food) Food = 4/5 Hospitality = 4/5 Price = 5/5 Go try it

Thank Shubham M
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The ingredients in this restaurant were like nothing i've ever experienced before in my travels. Being a canadian traveler, El Merlin came as a recommendation from a local Peruvian friend from Lima and it was nothing short of amazing. Fair pricing for the portions and...More

Thank Brayle
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This is the place to go for traditional style Peruvian ceviche. Great fish menu. It is mom and pops style so don't be disappointed if they run out of ingredients.

Thank bbatiz
Reviewed 16 October 2015

My friends and I went there for lunch after being highly recommended. The service is good, although there is a guy ringing loudly a bell every time a dish was ready, and that was disturbing. Food average, not what we expected. We had Tiradito, Cebiche,...More

Thank patriciaDubai
Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

For the price you can get better and tastier food in Lima. Overrated and plain. I can't recommend it to someone seeking for the true Peruvian food.

Thank Alexander P
Reviewed 23 January 2015

Very accommodating staff upon arrival even though restaurant was to its capacity. Food ordering was fast and efficient. Tried a ceviche that I had never tried before. Had a yellow spicy sauce on it. Delicious and nicely served. What I liked also was the fact...More

Thank Marco02
Reviewed 15 January 2015 via mobile

Try if you can to go to another place. Poor service, average dishes. Worst of all: powder chica morada, any peruvian restaurant that can call itself that cant commit that atrossity Better options: sonia near chorrillos, la isla escondida at av aviacion and av villaran,...More

Thank Daniel V
Reviewed 2 October 2014

A traditional unpretentious cevicheria, only open at lunch time as is tradition for a reputable seafood house in Peru. Merlin ranks among the best value cevicherias in Lima’s better neighborhoods. All is fresh, good quality and generous servings. A little off the beaten track it...More

Thank Zoltan L
Reviewed 24 May 2014

We had lunch at this restaurant and were very pleased. Service is friendly, good and fast. There are lots of interesting seafood dishes to choose from. They also offer mixed plates so that you can try several dishes. We paid a total of 35 USD...More

1  Thank saltacity
Reviewed 27 November 2012 via mobile

This is the typical peruvian restaurant! delicious and traditional northem cuisiene. mostly seafood but a lot of meat option of the north of Peru. Ask for some "combinados" you can choice a ceviche and a main dish combination for a very impresive great value. In...More

1  Thank Arturo M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Cesar Vallejo 1502, Lince, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima
  • Phone Number: +51 1 4700327
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