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Rafael

Travelers' Choice award winner
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Miraflores
As featured in Best Food in Lima
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San Martin 300, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
242-4149
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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

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  • 465
    Excellent
  • 160
    Very good
  • 60
    Average
  • 32
    Poor
  • 26
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A great mixture of high end food, excelent service and a great environment makes Rafael one of the top restaurants

Rafael is a great discovery.... a trip through the classic part of Miraflores (Lima) and you will find this great restaurant. That stands out of the rest because it has a superb mixture of tastes, very well balanced and presented in a very attractive way. This is combined with a great selection of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
33_Luis_33
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Peru
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Peru
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rafael is a great discovery.... a trip through the classic part of Miraflores (Lima) and you will find this great restaurant. That stands out of the rest because it has a superb mixture of tastes, very well balanced and presented in a very attractive way. This is combined with a great selection of wines and local beverages like Pisco sour... More 

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São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I went for the house menu, with diferent dishes served by the chef! A local friend bring me to this amazing experiente with a sequence of the best house dishes, ocean fruits and diferent presentantions of Peru's foods variations. It was a wonderfull experience!

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Thank Marcelo P
San Francisco
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a friendly, "neighborhood " type of restaurant that obviously has its regular clientele, but as a visitor to Lima I felt no less welcome. On short notice we couldn't get in for dinner, so lunch had to suffice and it was perfect as such. The entire staff was friendly and gracious and I'd come here again to delve... More 

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Thank NamelessinSF
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very recommendable restaurante, part of the new wave of peruvian recognised cuisine. An exelent service and a great menu of wines

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1 Thank Nicolas M
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cuisine was superb: fresh, sophisticated, interesting. The atmosphere was pleasant and informal: more a bistro than a snobbish restaurant for people on expense accounts.

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1 Thank Icelander2012
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was beautiful but what made this meal so amazing was the combination of our great server and fantastic food. Our server treated us like we were having dinner in his own house and he was excited to make it the best possible. And we felt like we were his only table. He spoke openly and honestly about every... More 

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1 Thank Tim M
New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small, casual but elegant restaurant with food that will make you want to taste everything on the menu! FABULOUS food, everything is amazing... I wanted to just keep ordering... and ordering...and eating... and eating...

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1 Thank lilianazavaleta
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Peruvian tapas of an exceptional quality with service like you've never experienced before. Don't miss the octopus, duck and scallop appetizers. The steaks are amazing too.

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Thank Somesh K
Guadalajara, Mexico
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was thrilled to visit and dine in what some people call " the best restaurant in Peru" unfortunately it seemed to me that it was completely overrated, overpriced and overfilled with customers. The service was terrible, waiters forgot the order in a table of 4. Having been a chef in a 3 michelin start restaurant this was the furthest... More 

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Thank AndreVillasenorUrrea
Mckinleyville
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We almost skipped this dinner and we are glad we did not. We got to our hotel at 1030 and had to leave shortly after to make it to dinner. Such a great fun menu. Highly suggested culinary experience. We enjoyed the corn ravioli with langoustines and suckling pig. Very cool vibe inside with great service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: San Martin 300, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > Miraflores
  • Neighborhood: Miraflores
  • Phone Number: 242-4149

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Peruvian, South American, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?