We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pescados Capitales

La Mar 1337, Miraflores, Lima, Peru (Miraflores)
1421-8808
Website
Improve this listing
As featured in 3 days in Lima
Ranked #26 of 966 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $35
Cuisines: Seafood, Peruvian, Fusion
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Miraflores
Description: There are close to 2,000 cevicherias in Lima, but this one offers the best food in a great environment. Stop by at lunch and see why they have the best ceviches in town.
Write a Review

1,051 reviews from our community

87% Recommend
    596
    326
    89
    27
    13
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Boston, MA
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

I had the great fortune to work with a group of Peruvians who know their way around Lima's best eateries. This was a great discovery for me. The menu is a hoot. Dishes are creative without being over the top. Everything was exquisite. Save room for dessert! Atmosphere is rustic and informal—definitely a cool place to go.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

This is a restaurant I had heard alot for years and finally decided to go on a business dinner. The first impression is poor. A mix between the looks of a Camp dinner hall and a garage full of tables. Very cold inside too. Not a fancy industrial garage in case you are wondering. Quite dissapointed on that side. On... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

A soggy pasta dish with a bland sauce. The ceviche was good for a medium serving, but pricey. You could get a lot more for cheaper elsewhere. Beware the awkward cover charge for setting the plates on the table? I could understand if there was a band playing but that was ridiculous. Plus it was cold in Pescados Capitales. Everyone... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
154 reviews 154 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We went for lunch and the airy, open restaurant was packed with some tourists but mainly Peruvians on business lunches. I think this place had the best Pisco Sour I tasted, it did cost about $6.00 which I think was the most we paid for a pisco sour. Service and food excellent, if you are in Miraflores head here for... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lima, Peru
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Apart from the good fish dishes. Prices quite high. I would recommend mango Cheviche and had 2 chocolate soufflés which taken time to prepare so order ahead. Nice please but again other restaurants in Lima much better for the price and service.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I went there because my travel book said it was the best fish in Lima. It was indeed very good, I had a ceviche, and my friends other type of fish, and we all enjoyed it. The chocolate soufflé was really good, one of the best I had actually. The only bad thing is that they are really slow for... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We went after recomended by a peruvian friend. Food was very good . Octopus appetizer was excellent, tiraditos too. Chita fish and tacu tacu were very good. However chocolate suffle was one of the best I ever had. A little bit expensive but worth the experience.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Top Contributor
200 reviews 200 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
1,621 helpful votes 1,621 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This place was unanimously ranked the highest by my Peruvian friends, so we arrived with great expectations. It is located in the Miraflores neighborhood, but not the nice part. Don’t be scared away by the apparently simple entryway and surroundings. The dining area was very pleasant. High ceilings with bright natural lighting. The butcher block tables gave it a modern... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Calgary, Canada
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Mainly seafood is served. The menu is built around the 7 capital sin theme. The service is good and the food, although not the best in Lime, of very good quality. Service id friendly as almost everywhere in Lima. Very reasonably priced.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Miami, Florida
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Sunday night our table of 6 was the only one at the restaurant.....so we had all the wait staff for us.....service was flawless We tried a few different things on the menu and share them all. Saltado de Pescado was amazing Fried Ceviche was good, but a little on greasy side, so will not order it again I will be... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Pescados Capitales also viewed

 
Lima, Lima Region
 

Been to Pescados Capitales? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Pescados Capitales, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing