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Rafael

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Miraflores
As featured in Best Food in Lima
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San Martin 300, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
242-4149
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Today
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 20:00 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 13:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 20:00 - 00:00
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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were on the main strip in Milaflores and not happy with what we saw for restaurants, my iPhone came through for us and recommended Rafael's :-) No reservation so 4 of us ended up sitting at the bar and it was SO worth it. The Maitre'd took us under his wing and helped make the evening special. Towards the... More 

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Thank Carl M
London
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Saturday night diner. Very busy, and extremely noisy specially in the bar area where diner is also seven. Having said that the food was excellent and worth a couple of stars in a french guide. Service was correct. Pricey

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Thank Gaston027
Arlington, Virginia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great dinner there while we were in town. Their Pisco Sours were very good, and so was the Guinea Pig! We really wanted to try that while we were in Peru, and it was fantastic! Nice place, and the service was very good.

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Thank marshaan
Victoria, Canada
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200 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch with a reservation. Easy to find in miraflores The waiter was more than helpful with the menu. Everything we had was delicious. The chef came out to meet the patrons after lunch

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Thank Victoriatraveller_9
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Forever and ever, amen. We had a great family dinner there, and enjoyed every course we ordered. The tacos were my favorite but the lamb was also delicious. Additionally, they very competently handled the gluten free dietary restriction.

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Thank aawolf
San Francisco, CA
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56 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a lot of hype here and it might be the cool place to be, but we were seriously underwhelmed. There was confusion over our reservation and the hostess was rather rude. Our concierge had made the reservation and evidently it was not in the books. After a bit we were given a bar at the table (which was... More 

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Fortaleza, CE
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just walking from inca market till the hotel we came across this place recommended by Trip Advisor For us was The Perfect Place to have a good meal during the journey, making it even more unforgettable Strongly recommended by me. I went for the daily fish menu and don't regret for any second

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Thank Leandro1977
Mexico City, Mexico
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was delicious and nice service, but the only downside was a rather heavy deco and not that relaxed atmosphere. The drink list was very extensive with a large selection of piscos. The food menu was typical Lima/Peruvian selection of dishes with a hint of modern interpretation. the tuna carpaccio was nice, but the seafood tiradito was exccellent. For... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rafael was amazing. My boyfriend and I arrived just after they opened on a Saturday night. Although we didn't have a reservation, they made room for us at a small table near the bar. Our sever was very happy and helpful. We shared a starter and two pasta dishes before ordering dessert. The scallops had a particularly nice flavor. I... More 

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Tolyatti, Russia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and the service was great. But I would like the meal suzes to be bigger (was not enough for me and my wife). Expect 20-25 USD for a main meal (2016).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Peruvian, Seafood, Mediterranean, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
Friday
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
Saturday
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Martin 300, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > Miraflores
  • Neighbourhood: Miraflores
  • Phone Number: 242-4149

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