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Francesco

Malecon de la Marina 526, Miraflores, Lima, Peru (Miraflores)
442-8255
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Ranked #22 of 964 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Seafood, International
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Miraflores
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Panama City, Panama
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Located across the street from a beautiful cliff next to the sea. Great view. The food is delicious, creative and plentiful. I recommend the chicha morada drink. I tried a half a dozen different aperitifs and each was actually sensational. The salmon over mushroom risotto was simply delicious.

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Worth a visit for lunch. Great service, exceptional food, large portions. Ceviche, risotto with shrimp, bottle of Chilean wine. Perfect after a long walk in Miraflores area.

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Miami, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The quality and presentation of each dish never stops amazing me. It is pricy, but well worth it. Recommend the "tiradito" (white) which is an original.

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Miami, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Trio Cecviche will let you taste 3 different types of amazing flavor combinations. Flounder in cognac sauce is a must. Is not frequented by tourists as the weight is very long and if you dont make reservations is not that easy to get a table. A must go while in Lima.

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Phuket, Thailand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

There is NOT any other restaurant better than Francesco.....was 1st in food innovation even first than Gaston Acurio. They have its own way for Peruvian sea food which makes all delicious. You also have to be sure tha they use BEST fish and ingredients available in the market....other charge you for LENGUADO and gives you othe unexpensive fish instead. Try... More

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Delray Beach, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is the typical restaurant with beautiful dishes, fancy description, but not well executed. The tiradido was too salty, my fish was cold and the zapallo tortelone where over done, my friend's fish was over cooked, and the other friend's Tuna was underdone (he asked 3/4 and get 1/4...) The restroom is too close to the kitchen. At least is... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I came here while visiting Peru and reluctant to hear there was better seafood I still went. I loved it! The service was great. We were offered soup complimentary. Also, since the daily soup had crab (I am allergic) the chef made me a fish soup. I didn't even have to ask. The ceviche with conchas negras was my favorite.... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

I would go again. I have been here with friends on various occasions for lunch. It is good and my Peruvian friends like it. There are other places to dine that are higher on my list. But the food here is good and the location is quite nice. The service is always good.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

The restaurant is only open for lunch 12pm-5pm. I had a delicous lunch and the service was outstanding. A bit pricy but worth it.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Have been here multiple times and everytime a great experience. The food is excellent, ceviche is a must try here! Both for lunch and diner this is a good choice, definitely worthwhile a visit.

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