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El Mordisco

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Av. Petit Thouars 2631, Lima, Peru
511-422-5870
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Lima, Peru
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

The food is average. Like any other cebiche restaurant. the problem is that it is not a fancy restaurant and the prices are excessive. No wonder it is almost always empty. And it really used to be crowded back in the good old days.

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Thank pattroni
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We been a couple of times in this restaurant when we go to Lima and the service is good, the food is amazing specially El Cevichito a la diabla, the restaurant is not fancy but is clean also has a parking across street, no reservation is needed

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Thank Pablo J
La Paz, Bolivia
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98 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

A popular restaurant, in the neighborhood of El Lince (not exclusive as Miraflores or San Isidro), but they serve the best seafood and at great prices. In my experience, it's where I have eaten the best bowl of shrimp soup (chupe de camarones), ceviche, and a plate of deep fried shrimp in years. It is not a romantic place, but... More 

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Thank scriales
Miami, Florida
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

This place was recommended by a friend and it's so totally worth it, food is great and not that expensive and the ceviche is totally rexommended. Check the pictures below and see.

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Thank GonzaloGarcia
Lima, Peru
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

In Pteit Thouars Av. near Javier Prado Av , good seafood , large restaurant, very good service, it is not expensive.

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Thank gabriel g
Lima
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2015

Not a romantic place, but if you are tired of tourist traps of Miraflores, you will enjoy it. This no thrills place is catered to local market and busy most of the time, especially during the lunch time. Menu is vast, food is delicious, nicely presented, portions are generous, prices are reasonable - 12-15USD for most of the main courses... More 

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Thank Egoetrexmeus
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167 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015 via mobile

That is a place! No turists, a lot of locals huge portions and all fresh, really fresh! It is a simple people place like all restaurants should be. It is a need!

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Thank marcos b
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

This place is located in Lince middle class neighborhood the environment is good, is not for a date, you can hang out w friends & family, but the food is just excelent, fish is fresh, flavorful, good quality of the ingredients, portions are enough for 2 persons, chaufa de pescado ( fry rice w fish) was delicious and they have... More 

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Thank Janet L
Panama City, Panama
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

I have visit this place before and the food tastes great, with one plate 2 people can easily eat. Is not the place to bring a date at night, is more like a local hang out of men for beers and talk. I have seen family during day time. The place is clean and modest. It has several rooms that... More 

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Thank yuri31
vancouver
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2013

The food was very good. I got a very good arroz a la chiclayana de mariscos. Man i wish Id hhad time to come back again at least twice more. Food is the reason I go back to Peru cuz honestly the city itself kinda gives me a headache. I highly recommend this place. Only thing I didn't like, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Petit Thouars 2631, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima
  • Phone Number: 511-422-5870

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?