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Central Restaurante

Calle Santa Isabel 376 | Miraflores, Lima LIMA 18, Peru
+51 1 2428515
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Ranked #3 of 1,079 Restaurants in Lima
Price range: $35 - $140
Mon - Thu 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Fri 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Peruvian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The food, service and ambiance were second to none at this restaurant. We had specifically booked a month previously to ensure a table and it was definitely worthwhile. The food was superb and the added extras such as the bread and petit four platters was also a nice touch

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

I had the tasting menu with wine paring. An extraordinary experience, service and attention. The food is marvelous, the wines very interesting, the service amazing. Highly recommended. Every time I travel to Lima I try to go to El Central

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Reservation was made four months in advance, got to the address, just a beautiful home, ring the bell somebody arrived, ask for our names, checked the list. We were in to experience a food adventure. I simply loved the innovativeness, the uses of Andian ingredients in each sample. Thumbs very high for the cactus milk and ratema flowers dish, along... More 

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Miami, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This place is truly special. The atmosphere is that of a regular restaurant and the service is good, but not great. It does not have the atmosphere or level of service anywhere close to that of Astrid y Gaston, for example. However, the food really is outstanding. The unique flavor combinations of Peruvian ingredients from around the country make for... More 

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77 reviews 77 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I ate at "Central", a really special new wave Peruvian restaurant that ranks with some of the best restaurants in the world. It is expensive by Peruvian standards, but not compared with prices in top Australian restaurants. I stared with a Pisco Sour cocktail and then I had baby kid canalloni as entree and roast suckling pig with poached pear... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Great menu and attention to detail, outstanding service. Gourmet Peruvian Andian selection. Strongly suggest the sweetbread appetizer and beef tender loin. Home made breads and butter are to die for.

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Sao Paulo, SP
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I´ve been at Central Restaurante for my birthday dinner last week, and the experience exceeded our expectations! We had the short degustation menu, with 11 plates from different altitudes in Peru. It must have been a very extensive research to assemble all the ingredients, presentation and flavours! Spotless! But ... the "maridaje" , or the pairing with wines was extremely... More 

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I emailed the restaurant when I was in Lima and they were booked for lunch for a month. We took a chance and arrived 10 min. before lunch service started and they were very nice (the parking valet talked to the hostess) and gave us a walk-in table! The food is beautifully crafted and delicious. We sat upstairs next to... More 

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Sao Paulo
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Too little food, not too interesting. Lima has the most amazing restaurants, this is not one of them. Go to Alfresco, or Pescados Capitales to taste the real Peruvian food, go for REAL SIZE food, REAL flavours. Desaiponted and EXPENSIVE experience. We ate a day before truly amazing food for 1/3 prices at Alfresco. If you want to show off... More 

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Santiago, Chile
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Swung in for a bite and was pleasantly surprised by the outstanding cuisine. Service was very good but the star here is the food. A blend of local ingredients matched with creative techniques. Highly recommended.

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Additional Information about Central Restaurante

Address: Calle Santa Isabel 376 | Miraflores, Lima LIMA 18, Peru
Phone Number: +51 1 2428515
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima
Open Hours:
Monday 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm  1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm  1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm  1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm  1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm  7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 35 - 140
Cuisine: Peruvian

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