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El Pez Amigo

#54 of 1,323 Restaurants in Lima
#56 of 1,393 Places to Eat in Lima
Certificate of Excellence
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Peruvian, Seafood, South American
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Av. La Paz 1640, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
445-9783
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12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 11
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good traditional food

Very good seafood, mostly traditional dishes with some variations. Nicely prepared. Ceviche of Ourizo was nice, as well as the grilled octopus

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Chappaqua
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Chappaqua
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Very good seafood, mostly traditional dishes with some variations. Nicely prepared. Ceviche of Ourizo was nice, as well as the grilled octopus

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

this place was so good. We ended here by mistake as we stayed in a place around the corner. It was Sunday lunch time and everything we ordered was incredible. The salmon tartar and the tuna ceviche are to die for. The owner was hanging out with us and told us all about the place. He was very nice. we... More 

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Miami, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is very welcoming from the moment you walk in. The owner is very hands-on and approaches the guests to get feedback. We had our full of seafood, eating crab wonton, conchitas a la parmesana (scallops baked with cheese), ceviche, tiraditos, fried lenguado (a fish), suspiro Limeño and suspiro de lucuma

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san leandro
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We didn't expect amigo to be open on Sunday because Google maps said it was closed. We swung by by chance and saw it was just starting to fill up around 1 pm. In we went and after spotting some primo dishes on neighboring tables we ordered up, chowed down, and left more than satisfied.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We heard this place had the best ceviche in town, and we're believers! I recommend treating yourself to a ceviche and their great pisco sours - one of the strongest yet tastiest we've had in Peru. You'll walk away pleasantly buzzed and feeling like you've had one of the best meals in your life. They don't make them like this... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Peruvian food done perfectly in its purest form. A great first stop on your culinary journey of Lima, before delving into the world of fusion.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

El Pez Amigo is something of a Pervian identity gem. They don't tell tourists. One of the best ceviches around and now that the seasonal ban on fresh water shrimp (Camarones) is over, a great at place to have them. Remmber, in Peru, langostinos coe from the sea and camerones from fresh water. Try the arroz con Camarones. Ask for... More 

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New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My husband and I had an excellent lunch yesterday at El Paz Amigo. In Spanish the name means "friendly fish". The restaurant was a short walk from our hotel Miraflores Park. The menu is all in Spanish but the owner speaks English and came over and made suggestions for us. We had a sampler of five different fish dishes prepared... More 

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Riverside
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Very friendly staff, delicious seafood, very good Pisco sour. Prices are reasonable and very central. Good experience!

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We were staying in a hotel near El Pez Amigo, and our concierge recommended that we give it a try. So glad that we did! The menu is in Spanish, and we had a little trouble reading some of it, so our waiter recommended some dishes for us. Everything was amazing! The ceviche is so delicious, the grilled octopus was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. La Paz 1640, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima
  • Phone Number: 445-9783

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Peruvian, Seafood, South American
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?