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La Mar

#11 of 2,088 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence
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Av. La Mar 770 | Miraflores, Lima, Peru
+51 4213365
12:00 - 17:30
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 17:30
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

They're only open from 12 to 5pm. We had a late lunch, came in at around 3.30pm, and were seated right away. Staff speak good English and there is an English menu. The atmosphere is very nice and outdoorsy. Good mix of locals and travelers. We had the seafood fried rice and noodles rocoto with shrimp. They were both excellent,... More 

Thank Daniel C
Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Peruvian seafood is definitely from another world! Gaston Acurio's La Mar is a great example of how far from other countries' food is Peruvian food... Every dish is carefully made with the freshest ingredients... I would strongly recommend a ceviche sampler... and the ship causa sampler... my favorite was definitely ceviche mixto! Full of flavor and the right level of... More 

1 Thank luisgaviriac
London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My son was in Lima last year and when I told him I was going there he said that the first place I had to go to was La Mar, a restaurant specialising in cerviche and fish. I took his advice and had a wonderful meal. The restaurant is open from 12-5 and you cannot reserve a table. However, it... More 

1 Thank JayL17
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and atmosphere were top notch. I walked the 1.5 miles along the coastline path from Miraflores and was plenty hungry when I arrived. I had the mixed ceviche and was not disappointed. Everything, including the service was excellent.

Thank Laura C
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not terribly impressed. I asked for the ceviche to be served medium-hot; they brought it with almost no ají; I had to add some but its not the same. Worse, the causa had no lemon juice (a hallmark of the traditional recipe) and a sickly sweet sauce. This restaurant is trying to approach peruvian food with a creative flair but,... More 

Thank Bemasha
Davis, CA
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97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is large and you might be unfamiliar with the terms. Chafa, Tiradito, Causa, Cau Cau, Chupe, Tacu Tacu etc. So don't be shy about asking the waiter for info. Very high quality food. We liked everything we had. We were in Lima at the beginning and end of our trip and made a point of going a second... More 

Thank davis-family
Quito, Ecuador
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants in Lima. Everything is good/ excellent : My favorite choices: Arroz a la leña - mariscos Pulpo a la parrilla - salsa anticuchos Chaufas- aeropuerto Pescado a la parrilla con papas doradas It is better if you go at noon or at 3:00 pm

Thank Cris C
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kind of average restaurant, with really fresh sea food though. The cooking though is nothing special. Also the ambiance of the restaurant is average while process are high for what they offer. The locals though seem to love it. The only reason might be the freshness of food and the quantity of the portions.

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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88 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for lunch.... The food was outstanding!! Spectacular ceviche's, delicious creative seafood dishes and amazing cocktails! Great service, relaxed atmosphere. If in Lima, try it!! You will love it!!!

Thank RodneyAmsterdam
Waynesville, North Carolina
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was taken here by a Peruvian friend. It was just delicious! The atmosphere is open and airy with greenery, a large display of fish at the bar, a beautiful wood fired oven, and beautiful fruits, vegetables and flowers on display. The selection of seafood dishes is abundant making it difficult to choose. Everything I saw come out of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, South American
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:30
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:30
12:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. La Mar 770 | Miraflores, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > Miraflores
  • Neighbourhood: Miraflores
  • Phone Number: +51 4213365

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