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Pescados Capitales

#49 of 2,200 Restaurants in Lima
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Avenida Mariscal La Mar 1337 | Miraflores / San Borja, Lima, Peru
+51 1 4218808
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12:30 - 17:00
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Sun 12:30 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 12:30 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Another highly recommended place and it was okay, not by any means the best ceviche we had in Lima not the ambience I was expecting. We got a reservation there last minute (we were just too tired to go to the fancy restaurant we had planned on going to) and it was fine for that, but nothing special.

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Thank Chipperbunny
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delightful and very helpful service staff and a great menu! It took us a long time to decide, but a gentleman at our hotel told us NOT to miss the pulpo and we were not disappointed! Grilled and slightly smokey, it was served with asparagus and it was delicious. In fact, it was the best thing we've had so far... More 

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Thank Sharon D
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite ceviche of all time.... Its simply the best! Sunday is great as its family day so you get part of the cultural aspect of Latin America.

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Thank Dennis H
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been eating here for at least 14 years and have not been disappointed. The service could be better but the quality of the food and drink is great. The grilled octopus, ceviche, and chupe (a seafood stew) are all recommended along with the pisco sour or a cold cusquena to wash it all down. Recommended with larger groups (we... More 

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Ventura County Coast, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food still holds its reputation is very good, this place mostly is visited by executives and families, it's not an inexpensive restaurant and Peruvians we are use to good service not in a hurry, we like to follow a good protocol regarding fine dining,( that is part of our good manners and traditions) this restaurant were constantly in a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The ceviches and tiraditos were just sensational. Main courses were ok and came with more rice, yuca or potato than the guinea pig, fish and fried seafood (a big disappointment) we ordered. We spent a good while trying to understand the strange but original menu. In the end we would have preferred to have only ceviches and tiraditos because they... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Visited Pescados capitales with our friends on our last night in Peru and were not disappointed. The place came highly recommended and it has clearly earned its reputation by offering great food at reasonable prices and excellent service. The food is basically seafood although it does have some poultry and beef (also pork). The ceviches are excellent and I particularly... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is a nice seafood restaurant. We had sea bass, great! the ceviche was really good too and also the drinks. Enjoyable lunch and it has a boutique where they sell very pretty jewelry. A little expensive but worth the try.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I went there with high expectations and maybe I had idealised the place a bit - I found an ok ceviche (but without enough leech de tigre and not seasoned right, to many onions despite asking for less), a very good octopus with causa, as well as a good seafood saltado. The appetisers, wantan, tequenos and parmesan scallops were good.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is famous for its fresh seafood and excellent pisco sours. This is one of the best places in Lima to try a traditional ceviche or a tiradito They also have a great variety of cooked local fish, everything is fresh and delicious.

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$35
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Fusion, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 17:00
Monday
12:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Mariscal La Mar 1337 | Miraflores / San Borja, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima
  • Phone Number: +51 1 4218808
Description
There are close to 2,000 cevicherias in Lima, but this one offers the best food in a great environment. Stop by at lunch and see why they have the best ceviches in town.

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