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Jose Antonio

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San Isidro
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Jr. Bernardo Monteagudo 200, Magdalena, Lima, Peru
445-4042
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12:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 118
    Excellent
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    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Creative Peruvian food

The relenos are unbelievable- a sauce that defies description or comparison. My entree of sea bass was fresh, well textured and also had a great garlic sauce. Very good service and ambiance. One of the best pisco sours, and complimentary to each arriving diner. Big plus, it is open for dinner on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
billvan_10
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Vancouver, Canada
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Vancouver, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

The relenos are unbelievable- a sauce that defies description or comparison. My entree of sea bass was fresh, well textured and also had a great garlic sauce. Very good service and ambiance. One of the best pisco sours, and complimentary to each arriving diner. Big plus, it is open for dinner on Sundays, something that is hard to find in... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

There are a very few places I know that can rivalise with Juan Antonio's lomo saltado. It is quite pricey considering the actual cost of the ingredients – you can find a "decent" lomo saltado for half of the price – but when you taste it for the first it, you quickly see that it is well worth the money... More 

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Caledon, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Every trip that we do to Lima we go to Jose Antonio in Magdalena to eat the Peruvian dishes that we miss living in Canada. Our favourites are the Aji de Gallina, Papa rellena, Cebiche and Tamales. The prices are good and the restaurant is decorated in the colonial style, it is more visited by business people.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I love to go to all kinds of places,fancies or not I have to enjoy their food. Jose Antonio it is fancy,quiet expensive, food was good I had the Arroz con Pato, was good; different flavor in every restaurant I go…. and have this dish (which is my favorite). Service was ok, my friend ask to get her dessert warm... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

One of the oldest traditional restaurant which has several locations. Check the web page to find nearest one.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

good peruvian food, the clasic lomo saltado, excelent taste, good peruvian drinks, nice local in San Borja, clean good service and attention, easy parking, good for the family, meetings, friends, good for come back.

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Here on business, my host brought me to Jose Antonio for lunch. This is near Miraflores district, and wow, the food was terrific. They have a buffet, and my host said it was good, but better to order from the menu. The buffet looked terrific, and was well attended by the locals (a good sign) My host ordered an appetizer,... More 

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Lima, Peru
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191 reviews 191 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Jose Antonio is a perfect place to get the classic Peruvian dishes without the novoandino dishes. The aji de gallina is to die for, as well as their classic lomo saltado. The restaurant is decorated with colonial and Peruvian artifacts. The food and atmosphere is well worth the cost of the meal.

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We visited this restaurant after a taxing trip from a Galapagos cruise via Guayaquil and Quito. The welcome and service were warm; the food hearty and well-prepared.

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Toulouse, France
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

They offer all the most known and unknown peruvian food classics. Nice place to go to, good meals to taste and to share. You can go there without hesitating. Un cadre colonial agréable. Les grands classiques de la cuisine péruvienne. Bonne adresse, sans surprise (ni bonne, ni mauvaise d'ailleurs!!)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Jr. Bernardo Monteagudo 200, Magdalena, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > San Isidro
  • Neighborhood: San Isidro
  • Phone Number: 445-4042

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Peruvian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:30 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?