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Don Fernando

#219 of 2,172 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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General Garzon Street 1788, Jesus Maria | Lima - Lima, Lima, Peru
+51 2610361
11:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 17:00
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Lima, Peru
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272 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

This is easily accessible but off the beaten track for tourists. An unassuming entrance gives way to a pleasant area at the back that is partly open air. Warm greeting and a busy atmosphere of peruvians in the serious business of enjoying lunch. The waiter was that great type who confidently discusses and recommends without being too pushy or too... More 

Thank 1anon
Sao Paulo, SP
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Staff and food excellent, highly recommend, a hidden gem in Lima. A must visit for the seafood lover.

1 Thank pauledwardffox2016
FernandoVera, Propietario at Don Fernando, responded to this review

It was a pleasure serving you , thank you for your visit and more for your comments. The hope soon with love as always . More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

From the home atmosphere to the freshness of their dishes, Don Fernando is a must go destination when coming to Lima.

1 Thank MeliSQ
FernandoVera, Propietario at Don Fernando, responded to this review
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Fue un placer atenderlos. Gracias por comentar !! More 

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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

My friends brought me to this wonderful restaurant for my last lunch in Peru. The restauranteurs Arturo and Antonio greeted us warmly and led us to a wonderful table. We were served the liquid from ceviche in little shot glasses accompanied by cancha and also little sandwiches of salchicha tipo huachana to taste while we ordered. From there own the... More 

Thank Shelley-EY
FernandoVera, Propietario at Don Fernando, responded to this review
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NOS HACE FELÍZ !! Gracias. Como decía un personaje nuestro: una pastilla de ánimo su comentario. Fue un placer atenderlos... More 

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

I chose to have my last lunch in Peru here and I'm glad I did! The service was fantastic, attentive but not invasive and very friendly. They let me have a selection of small portions of different dishes as I couldn't decide what to have. Everything was really yummy, especially the sea bass ceviche. I highly recommend making the trip... More 

1 Thank Victoria B
Lima, Peru
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

We were there last sunday, the local is kind of rustic inside, like the typical restaurants you find in the northern of Peru. We ordered a northern appetizer to share, rice with duck , espesado and picarones...everything was delicious, it is a great option for lunching a northern food without travelling far away.

1 Thank Pinkittyrose
Miami, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

Every time I'm traveling to Peru and I want to eat an amazing meal from the north of Peru in Lima I go to Don Fernando. Everything they make is authentic Peruvian food from the north, the flavours are always right on point. You will not be disappointed with the quality of food they prepare...I always want to go back!

2 Thank Nathy20015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

The restaurant is nicely decorated, to service starts with "leche de tigre" free of charge, simply delicious. The Cebiche de Corvina is simply delicious. The seco de cordero great, the best I have ever had. After a wonderful meal, the owner came to greet us and we had a very nice chat. I would strongly recommend it.

1 Thank Ovejo
Ambazac, France
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2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2014

Ceviche: +++ Chichararon mixto: ++ you can see the oil that was used was of good quality and new Picarones: + Super honey, but only 3 pieces!

1 Thank sammakko
Caledon, Canada
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2014

Peruvian food from the north is know for the fish and seafood. Fernando and Arturo Vera are the brothers owners and chefs. Their food is very tasty and it follows the tradition. My favourites dishes are the causa de cangrejo, conchas a la parmesana y el arroz de mariscos. The chef prepares for my gringo husband Aji de galling y... More 

1 Thank Irenacha

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: General Garzon Street 1788, Jesus Maria | Lima - Lima, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima
  • Phone Number: +51 2610361
Family restaurant, specialty food of northern Perú, many fish And shellfish. Thuesday to Sunday only served at lunch.

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