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El Pez Amigo

Av. La Paz 1640, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
445-9783
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Ranked #56 of 1,081 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Peruvian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

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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4 reviews 4 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Lima, Peru
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

Great Peruvian food - one of the best restaurants in Lima. I live next door and order delivery all the time.

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England
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had an excellent lunch here, with fish soup and salmon as main courses, and also beers and puddings. The food was delicious and nicely served, in very large portions too. The waiter was very helpful with translations and advice, and the cost was about £28 for an exceptional meal.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We went to El Pez Amigo based on our B&B recommendation. The food was good however given the competition in Lima I thought it to be average not great. The service was quick and attentive. For sure get the ceviche as it was the beat dish we had out of 5.

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Searched "best ceviche in Lima" & got this place. I walked in & no 'funny' looks when they realized I don't speak Spanish. I felt comfortable & very welcomed. I tried the mixed seafood ceviche - 1st time having it & it was really yummy. I ordered the grilled octopus mix (can't recall the right title) & I'm NO stranger... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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334 reviews 334 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We went to this restaurant for lunch as a party of 5 with one very energetic 4-year old boy. It was in a relatively quiet neighborhood of Miraflores, and inside had a somewhat rustic and casual atmosphere. There are 2 floors and we were seated upstairs in the back next to a cute balcony with lots of potted plants (there... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Friendly neighborhood restaurant with excellent food and wonderful service . Make sure you ask for Pedro. A local haunt. The ceviche is a must . Try the Tiradito for a little local flavor .

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I'd only been in lima a few hours and really fancied some sea food being near the sea an all,I texted my contact in Lima Who recommended El per amigo.Found it fairly easily, when in,sat down My spanish is not perfect,but got some food orderd. The starter arrived and looked fantastic,squid,seaweed and fish which was awesome. 2nd course arrived, a... 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: Seafood, Peruvian

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