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Canta Rana

Genova 101, Barranco, Lima, Peru (Barranco)
1 247-7274
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Ranked #159 of 1,045 Restaurants in Lima
Cuisines: Seafood, Peruvian
Neighborhood: Barranco
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Mpls
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I am here right now! We had the pescado and mixto ceviches (cebiches). Both were very good! The service was excellent and they have a nice decor with photos, flags and futbol jerseys. Prices were great! We had 2 beers, 1 wine and like I said, 2 ceviches (which was a great portion for an afternoon snack) The bill was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This place has history and class the food is homely and it has a great feeling. Try the beso del mar which is ceviche covered with crispy calamr exquisite!,

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

5 of us went and ordered 6 dishes to share. The waiter was unhelpful & rude (even with 3 Peruvians in my group it was hard). The dishes were tasty but nothing stand out. I've definitely had better ceviche, pulpo al Olivo (octopus with olive sauce) & Tacu Tacu with seafood. I would return but I'm not raving about it.... More

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seattle
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We met some friends from home here for dinner. It is a busy place with a big menu. I had a seafood risotta. It was tasty, very seafoody but the portions were huge. I suggest sharing plates. Good Pisco Sours. Did not break the bank. I would go back...

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Cagliari, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

excellentl place to eat Peruvian food in the style of the old bodegas in Lima. this place has the very good flavor for food and the atmosphere of the very old traditional "bodegas" in Lina where they served local plates home styled in a very "barrio" (neighborhood) fashion. Try the conchas Negras ceviche, and the camarones al ajillo, also the... More

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Sacramento, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This place is like your popular neighborhood joint with walls full of memorabilia and gruff but pleasant service. The pescado ceviche was very good here, but there's lots of good ceviche in Lima. What I really liked was the white bean garnish that they serve up along with the cancha and the atmosphere. All their food looked good, I wished... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

There is a reason this place has a line outside....be patient! Table turnover is quick so just ask for a number, stick around and you'll be seated in no time. This place is no nonsense so best to have an idea what you want ahead of time (e.g. ceviche mixto, pulpo ceviche, etc.) Service is quick and efficient...tell them what... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I've been on a hunt for incredible and exotic food ince arriving in Peru, todY had refined my searching. Toyo- the elusive local dish which is a certain preparation of shark meat. It has truly been a wild goose chase which eventually led me here. I arrive, tell the waiter the story of my search and how the friends I... More

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Oshawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We have been having lunch in this restaurant at least once or twice a year, during our annual visits to Lima since 1999, as well as when we used to live in Lima prior to that year. The walls and ceiling are decorated with photos and flags giving the restaurant a unique atmosphere. Several years ago, we noticed there wasn't... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We found ourselves in the Barranco district for a couple of days in Lima (recommended) and we were lucky enough to have this restaurant recommended to us by our hotel. Ate dinner there and then went back again the next day for a big lunch! The food was delicious, and hearty, and just dang local. If you want authentic try... More

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Additional Information about Canta Rana

Address: Genova 101, Barranco, Lima, Peru
Phone Number: 1 247-7274
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > Barranco
Cuisine: Seafood, Peruvian

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