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Saqra

Av. La Paz 646 | Miraflores, Lima, Peru
+51.1.650.8884
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Ranked #12 of 966 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $18 - $35
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Peruvian, Contemporary
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Saqra, from the Quechua language meaning “little devil”, “naughty” or “mischief maker”. Saqra also refers to one of the characters found in the festival of the Madonna of Carmen in the village of Paucartambo, Cusco. Here, this happy little devil wins the heart of the Madonna with his childish pranks and mischief making as he dances around her playfully in the procession. These ideas inspired the creation of Saqra as a restaurant bar that offers modern Peruvian food where we reinterpret the Peruvian identity in a playful and contemporary key, conjuring up fun and colourful results. Saqra, in essence, is not really a place but a state of mind where this little devil plays a delightful host who wants that all his guests live a unique experience, where they meet again with their the inner child, sometimes long lost.
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Los Angeles
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251 reviews 251 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Wow! My wife and I ate dinner at Saqra after reading such positive TA reviews, and this place lives up to and exceeds its ratings. Saqra is a small, casual restaurant in the heart of Miraflores with a whimsical decor that offers unique blends of exquisite flavors combining traditional Peruvian ingredients in creative new ways. The servers are very friendly... More

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We had a great meal at Saqra. The staff was friendly, fluent in English and the vibe in the restaurant was warm and welcoming. The only turn-off was that it seemed most of the customers were foreigners / travelers - not sure if this is a place that locals actually visit.

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New York City, New York, Usa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Thanks to Regina at the Marriot, we had a great dinner at Saqra! The Pisco Sours, Octopus, Aji Galletto and Ossobucco were amazing! I would recommend bringing a map but worth it!!

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northern california
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118 reviews 118 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Fun, quirky restaurant with well prepared local specialties in good, central location. Solid choices, very reasonable prices, unhurried and attentive service.

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Lima, Peru
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed a special meal here yesterday. Well prepared and presented selection of fusion Peruvian specialities. Excellent and friendly service.

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SF Bay Area, CA, USA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Highly recommended. Nuevo Andino cuisine. Good service and food. Near center of Miraflores. I had the raviolis with ají sauce: excellent!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We went in a large group, but I think the environment suits better for small groups or couple. Food was delicious but our order didnt come all at once, that was a bit dissapointing for some of us. The waiter could have done better with the drinks menu...

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Boquete
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We've eaten there twice and the food was great. Last visit we shared appetizers: rare bonita in lime/basil sauce, panko prawns with passion flower/ginger dipping sauce, and panko/sesame seed crusted scallops with local salad. Everything was outstanding, bursting with flavors. Coupled with a bottle of wine, it made for a lovely afternoon.

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Paducah, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Loved the food, ambience, and staff. Would go back again! So thankful our concierge recommended Saqra. Delightful way to enjoy Peruvian food.

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Lima, Peru
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Loved the piña colada virgin. The food was quite good. Adequate place for an informal lunch with family and/or friends; or some drinks as well.

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