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El Mercado

Hipolito Unanue 203 | distrito de Miraflores, Lima 18, Peru
+51 221 1322
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Ranked #13 of 1,039 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

For people that like food, a visit to El Mercado is an absolute must. Be aware though, the place fills up FAST so you should either arrive at least 10 minutes before they open (12:00 noon, on Sundays), or make a reservation. We arrived without a reservation at 12:10 and had to wait nearly an hour for a table. But... More

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Canovanas, Puerto Rico
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

My favorite Octopus in the grill, as always velvety creamy and soft. The Exotic Tiradito, with shrimp and sea urchin was short of espectacular. accompanied with a piscina sour and the love of my life, can't ask for more

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Sao Paulo, SP
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Really nice place with great service. But what really matters here is the food. It is incredibly good. As I was by myself and wanted to try more than one dish they served half of each for me. And everything was perfect. From appetizers to dessert.

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Blumenau, Brasil
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81 reviews 81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The restaurant is really nice. The place is very bright and open. The food and service was really good. We had amazing ceviches!

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Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

ive spent some time in lima and been here a few times every dish ive had fomr the ceviche to the tacu tacu was incerdible. Great place for a sunday lunch. Gets busy but definitely worth it.

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New York City, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

You have to wait to get a table because they do not accept reservations. Having said that they will give you chips and you can order drinks while you wait so time will fly. The food was worth the wait and the service was excellent. It was great to see the owner having lunch there...

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Sao Paulo - Brazil
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I probably had the best fish in my life there. From a ceviche stater to the grilled fish I had as main course, that lunch felt like heaven. I had also two delicious pisco sours that were a perfect match to the meal. The waiter, which I unfortunately don't remember the name, was a instrumental part of the meal, since... More

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Lima, Peru
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Very tasty and great food, especially the grilled octupus! Add this restaurant to your to do list! Food and service are 100% recommendable.

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melbourne
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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

You just must go, food, atmosphere, service is fantastic. It's also the place to be. Can be quite busy though

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I love this place. The food was gorgeous. It was really difficult to choose from the menu... Everything I have tasted there has been delicious. Well done, Rafael!

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Additional Information about El Mercado

Address: Hipolito Unanue 203 | distrito de Miraflores, Lima 18, Peru
Phone Number: +51 221 1322
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima
Cuisine: Seafood

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