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Jose Antonio

Jr. Bernardo Monteagudo 200, Magdalena, Lima, Peru (San Isidro)
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Ranked #160 of 951 restaurants in Lima
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Peruvian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Neighborhood: San Isidro
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223 reviews from our community

78% Recommend
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English first
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

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
15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Lima, Peru
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Very elegant from the valet service all the way to the tablecloths and impressive decorations of authentic colonial and more recent artifacts worth a few pennies. That didn't influence my demanding appetite and curiosity of the quality and taste of their cuisine. A good friend of mine who shares the same culinary weaknesses as mine invited me allegedly to "a... More

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Birmingham. Alabama
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

They recommend us this restaurant, and to be honest I was expecting more, a very traditional place in Lima, Peru. The food is traditional and fare, but not out of this world.

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Trad. The best "Lomo Saltado" (cook-up of beef, onions, tomato) in Lima the way your (Peruvian) Grandmother used to make it. Or for a new twist on Lomo Saltado go to Gastón Acurio's Tanta restaurant.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

It is an old restored house, with nice food and very good service. The ceviche was excelent but the main course was average. I eould come back

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

This restaurant is vastly overrated. It serves poor to average two star Peruvian food at five star prices. Service is average at best. An example of what I mean is their fish. "What sort of fish do you use?", I asked. "You have a choice of Lenguado o Tilapia", answered the waiter. "What!!! Tilapia!!! That cheapest of cheap farmed, frozen... More

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Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile
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57 reviews 57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Mu\y review addresses specifically the José Antonio located at La Floresta con Primavera. Most of my reviews quote "Very good" or "Excellent" but if I share my experiences, is has to reflect the facts to the Tripadvisor readers. It was a bad experience compared to the reputation and cost in that place. The house is very nice and stylish, with... More

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Montgomery, Alabama
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

I don't think I've ever had better restaurant food in my life. The special lomo saltado was to die for. Our server was also very attentive and friendly.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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100 reviews 100 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

very good and traditional restaurant. Their drink Pisco is the best one that I´ve ever tasted! Try to stay away from the traditional ceviche, in order to taste the real Peruvian food! Great experience!

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