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El Pez Amigo

#53 of 1,253 Restaurants in Lima
#56 of 1,322 Places to Eat in Lima
Certificate of Excellence
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Peruvian, Seafood
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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 47
    Very good
  • 11
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  • 5
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  • 2
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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
Amazing Ceviche!!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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English first
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4 reviews
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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366 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 21 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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I had a short window of time in Lima in which to explore Milaflores. Looked up the best ceviche in Milaflores and every review pointed to this one. I took a very pleasant walk from the Parque del Amor, past the mall in the face of the cliff, 15 minutes further to this restaurant. I'm so glad I did! The... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I was invited by friends in Lima for lunch to Pez Amigo. My expectations were high based on the comments submitted via Tripadvisor as well as by Limeños in Lima. The experience was not great: food was good but not great, drinks are incredibly expensive; and the service could have and should have been better. All in all, I will... More 

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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

one of the first and one of the best restaurants that spearheaded the renaissance in Peruvian cuisine…great food, great service always…cannot go wrong…

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

First of all let's start by saying the prices are about 30% higher than other ceviche restaurants in the area. Is this justified? Noooo... not when they are selling the smallest servings and the least tasty food of comparable restaurants. First alarm bells went off when the bottles of water they brought were the smallest I've ever seen. Didn't even... More 

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Additional Information about El Pez Amigo

Address: Av. La Paz 1640, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
Phone Number: 445-9783
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima
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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
Cuisine: Peruvian, Seafood

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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
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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