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San Martin 300, Miraflores, Lima, Peru (Miraflores)
242-4149
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Ranked #26 of 1,087 Restaurants in Lima
Price range: $25 - $100
Neighborhood: Miraflores
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Ra'anana, Israel
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

The restaurant is one of the most wanted in Lima. Be sure to set a table SOME DAYs before your visit. We ordered via internet site and it was very easy :-) Canelonni stuffed with lobster was the best! Also drinks / cocktails are nice, but less special (I had better drinks in other part).

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

It is a classic and very friendly restaurant. The menu is original but traditional. The food wonderful, the service excellent and the place nice. Every time I go to Lima I go to Rafael. For me it is just a must in Lima!

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Bonn, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Very creative and absolutely amazingly tasting food; seafood, meat or vegetarian dishes. It is a reasonably priced restaurant.

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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

this is one of the best restaurants ive been to. Service, presentation are top class, the food is spectacular!! I think its a fair price too. Have the Risotto with fish and the vaccio meat the combination is incredible. A must in lima, i thank our travel agents everyday for the recommendation thats how good it was.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Excellent and creative dishes. If Peruvian fusion gastronomy is your thing, Rafael's will continue your education. Atmosphere is charming and the wait staff are well-informed and bilingual. It can get a bit pricey however, especially since the wine list seemed to lack options for a bottle of red under S/250. That said, the sommelier recommended a fine pairing with our... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Unbelievable food and service! So beautifully prepared and interesting, artisanal dishes. We had a great and extremely knowledgeable waiter from a Portugal who enhanced our experience that much more!

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Miami Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We ended having lunch here by mistake. Since we had a flight to catch we couldn't be exactly choosy. The tiradito was yummy. (I did not notice that I ordered this dish everywhere I went in peru, until my friend pointed this out...so I am a tiradito lover and might just be a tiradito expert...it was good...but not the best...the... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We had heard of Rafael's through our cooking teacher and decided to try it. WOW! The scallops are literally to die for. On top of that the lamb meatballs with curry sauce and noodles with duck sausage were delicious. The evening was topped off with excellent service and a great atmosphere. My only regret is Rafael's is in Lima and... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Make reservations a few weeks in advance, it's a very small restaurant. The food was excellent! Service was great.

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Buenos Aires
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The four people at the table agreed to visit Rafael after analyzing various options. Decision based on referrals from friends and menu's offer, which combines the best of traditional country kitchen with new trends of fusion cuisine. The truth is that we were not wrong and we agree on the wisdom of the selection.

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Address: San Martin 300, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
Phone Number: 242-4149
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > Miraflores
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100

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