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Santa Luisa 122, San Isidro, Lima, Peru (San Isidro)
221-3397
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Ranked #135 of 1,087 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $40
Neighborhood: San Isidro
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

I like Symposium and his charming host Marco, he has great quality products and a wonderful wine list, but its equally very expensive , worth going if you are not picking up the bill...

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Food is amazing - tastes like in Italy! The owner is always there and I think it keeps the service and quality on the highest level.

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Lima, Peru
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Without a doubt, this is the best Italian restaurant in Peru. The good is modern, delicious, and the atmosphere is well appointed and cozy. The owner personally makes sure you feel at home and is fantastic at explaining the menu or just having a chat with. When traveling to Lima, tourists typically don't eat Italian food. They really don't know... More 

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Lima, Peru
Top Contributor
306 reviews 306 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
215 helpful votes 215 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Just to let you know that We met Gaston Acurio , the best Peruvian chef, when we arrived at this place having diner with a friend. Gastons restaurant, Astrid y Gaston is only a couple of blocks away. Great food, fantastic service and the chef and owner Marco will come personally to your table to suggest what to eat. The... More 

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Lima, Peru
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

best italian food in lima. Elegant, expensive but the best! Delicious food and marvelous dessert. Very good wine list.

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Lima
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Do not bother to look for another place for Italian food in Lima The food in itself is amazing and to top that the presentation is wonderful , with a great taste and the correct portion size Although a bit pricey, it is a great culinary experience

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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

The place looks OK, they even have Valet service. The portions were tiny, we were six at one table and three of us complained about the portion size of a Pasta dish. The service is less than average! Overall, just fair, nothing outsatanding!

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Carefree, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Highly recommend it. The service was confusing as you get different servers. The food was very good and the portions perfect. We will be back.

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Miami, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Well maintained locale, smart service and quality items on menu. I have been going to this restaurant for many years and it still remains a favorite even though it has become too pricey for what one gets.

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Puerto Rico
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Beautiful place, good service and amazing food! Highly recommend it! Look for it or ask around, but don't miss this little jewel.

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Address: Santa Luisa 122, San Isidro, Lima, Peru
Phone Number: 221-3397
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > San Isidro
Average Prices: USD 25 - 40

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