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Punta Sal

#148 of 1,171 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence
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Seafood, Peruvian
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Av. Golf Los Incas 376, La Molina, Lima, Peru
436-0457 - 442-1583
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Having lunch on a saturday.=

Tried Puntal sal several times. Service is not good. Ordered drinks several times with no answer! Fish Carpaccio was good. Parmesan scallops ok. "Chita Frita" Deep fried fish was delicious. Mediocre overall. Hope their service gets better.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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South Carolina
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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South Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Tried Puntal sal several times. Service is not good. Ordered drinks several times with no answer! Fish Carpaccio was good. Parmesan scallops ok. "Chita Frita" Deep fried fish was delicious. Mediocre overall. Hope their service gets better.

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Cooper City, FL
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105 reviews 105 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Building is perched on a corner of the Malecon overlooking a park and the Pacific Ocean. Staff did their utmost to get us seated despite the large crowd. The 4 rooms are small from the basement to the 3rd floor. Try to get seated by a window. Service was a bit slow, probably due to the number of customers.

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Food is awesome, but you will wait awhile. It's Ok, though, because you can watch the hang-gliders and the beach right out of the window.

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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This was the second restaurant we did in Lima (and Peru, for that matter). Must say I was a bit disappointed with the level of refinement of Lima cuisine. I had a decent meal here: both starter and main were acceptable, but not wow.

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Ternat, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Great ceviche! Great service! Great Pisco Sour! Ask for a table on the balcony, bit windy but wonderful view!

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I tried this place based on a recommendation from the front desk at our hotel. I had ceviche and pulpo de oliva. If I had to have a last meal, I would want it to be ceviche from Punta Sal. It was so fresh and flavourful. Some neighbouring diners recommended we try the Pisco Sour. It was our first time... More 

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Bronx, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We had a long layover in Lima, and asked a stewardess where to go, and she recommended Punta Sal with no hesitation. We were not disappointed. The ceviche was delicious. Spectacular. The view (we sat on the third floor) was tremendous. It felt a little pricey compared to what else we ate in Peru, but when you figure that some... More 

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Mena, Arkansas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Punta Sal has to be one of the most pleasant places to have lunch. The great ocean views along with great food and service make for a very nice meal. I have to go at least once a week while in Lima.

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Los Angeles, California
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103 reviews 103 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I gave this place a try based on a recommendation. Within walking distance of Mira Floros, and Parque Amor, this multi level restaurant has beautiful ocean view far below cliffs and the well manicured lawn of the park across the street. I had the pisco sour, and cevicche, and both were excellent. At 35 Peruvian Soles for cevicche it's more... More 

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Puerto Maldonado, Peru
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

My Favorite Cevicheria Definitely the most beautiful ceviche restaurant in Lima!! Gorgeous view and great food! A bit pricey but well worth it. I will be back!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Golf Los Incas 376, La Molina, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima
  • Phone Number: 436-0457 - 442-1583

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Peruvian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?