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Alfresco

Malecon Balta 790, Miraflores, Lima, Peru (Miraflores)
444-7962
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Ranked #54 of 1,008 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Neighborhood: Miraflores
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Helsinki, Finland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

As per our request the chef prepared a seafood soup which was not in the menu. The soup was really tasty! The service was very quick with several waiters, probably because of early evening time. The wine was suprisingly costly, so we ended up to pay nearly 200 soles for soups, wine and small bottles of water. The place is... More

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Chapala
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by tour guide. Close to Hotel in Miraflores district. The Cebiche sampler is a meal in itself. Three different types. I also ordered a meal with lobster but they had to subsitute shrimp that night. Everything was very delicious & service was excellent.

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Lima, Peru
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

the menu has changed and the new dishes were delicious. try the shrimps in wok with chilly sauce , looked like a soup, to eat with spoon! the black risotto with calamari was also very good . i enjoyed a nice food and then a walk in the malecon with a nice view of the sea. a very nice afternoon.

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Moscow, Russia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The good seafood restaurant in a quiet area of Miraflores. There is the rich variety of dishes, everything is tasty. Great seafood soup. The wine selection is not very large, and not always in the presence of wine from the menu. The staff is friendly and attentive. I recommend a visit.

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Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We just enjoyed a CEBICHE boat, sole stew, and lucuma mousse. Delicious food, beautifully presented. Also had delightful service. Can't understand the negative reviews I saw on Trip Advisor. Either we enjoyed an aberration or others suffered through one. We plan to go back to Alfresco when we return to Lima and plan to return to Alfresco. I'll try to... More

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Milan, Italy
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

The basic rule in restaurants is that each table should be assigned to a given waiter before guests sit down. On the other hand here anarchy seems to prevail: five minutes after we arrived, we were asked if we were ready and very naively we said we were not, but would love some water in the meantime - what a... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel and I still wonder why... After we arrived, we waited for a good 5 minutes before the waiter finally took care of us, then the asparagus from my fiancee dish smelled like gasoline, my deep fried seafood was chewy and overcooked. The half bottle of white wine was very expensive compare to the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The food is excellent, I had Causa stuffed with crab and shrimp for the first time and I loved it. My husband had the Pacifico boat which is like a sampler platter and the cerviche was amazing and the grilled octopus was the tastiest I've had in sometime. The service however is non-existent. We virtually had no service from our... More

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Dallas, Texas
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211 reviews 211 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This was one of the very few good restaurants open Sunday night in Miraflores. Most peruvians have big family lunch/brunch and skip dinner on Sundays. We had the best raw ceviche appetizer on this trip here. Instead of fried whole sea bass, we asked it to be grilled and over a bed of fresh vegetables. It was terrific, came perfectly... More

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Rosario, Argentina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

No discussion about food quality.... It's outstanding. Prices are above average when compared to similar restaurants in Miraflores. Service is one of the worst we experienced in Lima. Try asking for assitance from a waiter and be really patient. Thinking of your health, do not think in asking them for advice. It's too much to expect. Up to here, I... More

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