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Pescados Capitales

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Chowder, Peruvian, Seafood, Barbecue, Greek, Pub, Fusion
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Av. Mariscal la Mar 1337, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
+51 1 4218808
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12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: There are close to 2,000 cevicherias in Lima, but this one offers the best...
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.
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  • 817
    Excellent
  • 506
    Very good
  • 134
    Average
  • 33
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excelent place for a fine dinner

The mod and the place are a perfect match for a special evening. Good fod, good service and nice and creative ways of naming the various menu alternatives makes your dinner a wonderful experience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
joesgu
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The mod and the place are a perfect match for a special evening. Good fod, good service and nice and creative ways of naming the various menu alternatives makes your dinner a wonderful experience.

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Ewing, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This was an early stop in our vacation in Peru and a great way to kick things off. The staff was good in attending to the Spanish and English speakers at our table. They set the bar high for my first taste of cerviche.

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Washington DC
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

One of the more professional eating establishments in Lima. The inside was spacious and quaintly decorated. The wait staff was helpful. The food was delicious and filling. I would recommend.

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Tustin, CA
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

this restaurant was recommended by the concierge at our hotel. It was walking distance so we decided to take the 10 minute walk to try it out. Wow! At 65 years old and traveled to 41 countries I now know what fresh fish is! There must have been almost 200 people in the main dining room all having fish but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Yum, I'm so glad we went here! Yes, the ceviche was fresh and delicious, but wow the grilled octopus was absolute savory grilled perfection. The complimentary roasted Inca corn was tasty. We did not have a reservation...we just made sure to show up a few minutes before they opened and they allowed us to be seated even though we were... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

there are so many things on the menu it's hard to choose. all fresh seafood right out of the ocean the restaufrant is on. the octopus was amazing. tender and grilled perfectly and paired suprosingly well with the yellow, lemon flavored potatoes

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Awesome traditional ceviche and the most tender and sweet grilled octopus I have ever had. Service was excellent and we appreciated the advice from our waiter to order only 2 dishes. A third would have incapacitated us.

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Chicago, Illinois
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103 reviews 103 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We went here on Mother's Day, so it was very busy and the servers were rushed, so no complaints about the service. The name of the restaurant, Pescados Capitales, is a play on pecados capitales, capital sins. That is the focus of the whole menu, clever word play describing the dishes in terms of sinful behavior. If your Spanish is... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I was again in Peru and for sure a great place to eat and taste local food , great and friendly staff , excellent choices and alternatives , for sure I place to come back again

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Colombia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

It is the restaurant you can not miss in Lima, ceviche is the best and has a great variety of fish , my favorite is the filete de chita con ajo crocante and leave room for the desserts , are spectacular , ask for the Mousse de chirimoya or suspiro de lucuma, . Definitely a must do in Lima.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Mariscal la Mar 1337, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima
  • Phone Number: +51 1 4218808

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 35
  • Cuisine: Chowder, Peruvian, Seafood, Barbecue, Greek, Pub, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Families with children

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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