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Panchita

#28 of 2,200 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Miraflores
As featured in Lima a Food Paradise and 1 other guide
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Calle 2 de Mayo 298, Lima, Peru
+51 1 2425957
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12:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Lima, Peru
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Octopus Anticucho was SALTY Steak was SALTY Scalloped Potatoes... you guessed it! SALTY! They said the Sancochado would take 30 minutes... it took ONE HOUR and the beef was so full of fat it made me sick. I'd expect these at a cheap restaurant, but one that is owned by famous Chef... hummm

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently I went to Lima and visit Central, Maido, Astrid y Gastón, Oso, etc. and of course Panchita. Have to say this was the best restaurant of all the aforementioned. It is honest, without pretensions but with great taste, specialised on the true Peruvian cuisine. I did not have to make reservation; a plus, restaurant was full and I had... More 

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Iquique, Chile
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

excellent attention. They gave me the best celebration because that night was my birthday (January 16th, 2017) The pisco sour hummm ! very, very good!

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Thank 209cecilia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there with a party of 20 for a pre-wedding dinner. The food was very good and the service was excellent which is not easy in a party of 20. The atmosphere was very nice.

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Thank Walter M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited here 3 times now since our time in Peru and every evenings experience has been "top notch" absolutely buzzing with atmosphere staff so very friendly and incredibly efficient service is quick food beautifully presented and so so tasty booking recommended but not essential. Happy to explain in English would thoroughly recommend to all foodies 😋 A big... More 

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Manchester
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here on our first day in Lima and spent most of our time looking at everyone else's food. It was different to anything we had seen before. The portions were huge and we didn't eat for the rest of the day. Well worth a visit to try out a variety of traditional dishes.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fried chicken excellent Taquenos very good - interesting fillings Free corkage Free filtered water Grilled anticuchos platter tasty Tres leches cake very good- big enough for 4 Service not great- slow, did not fill up water glasses or wine glasses, had to ask for dishes to be cleared and table cleaned, brought items not ordered to table Good salad bar... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had meats and they were all excellent -- anticuchos as good as we had in all of Peru and we unanimously agreed that the pork roast was the best we had ever tasted!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my family's favorite restaurants in Lima. It offers all the main classic Peruvian dishes from different regions of Peru, so you are sure of finding something you'll like. It uses top quality ingredients, for a reasonable (but not cheap) price, and the taste is fantastic, very authentic. The different sauces that accompany dishes like anticuchos are... More 

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Thank Gregarev
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Without reservation, 3 families went to this restaurant. The food was really good and combines typical dishes of Peru with risky but successful fusions (inca kola, chicha and pisco was good). We ordered a combination of starters and we're full afterwards. I can't imagine the main dishes, but, looking forward to try again. The environment and attention outstanding; however, finish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin
Meals
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, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?