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Cala

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Barranco
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Costa Verde, Playa Barranquito, Barranco | Espigon B-2, Circuito Vial Costa Verde, Barranco, Lima Lima 4, Lima Peru, Peru
252-9187
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Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Exceptional food, service and view

Best meal we had in Peru! The grilled sea bass, crab and avocado risotto was perfect. The service was excellent. The sunset view was beautiful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Alpharetta, Georgia
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

Best meal we had in Peru! The grilled sea bass, crab and avocado risotto was perfect. The service was excellent. The sunset view was beautiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Good food and have a lounge for after hours. Beautiful place to meet friends and have a good time in a nice and chic ambience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Our Lima quide recommended us this place, she claimed they had lovely octopus. And it was truth. We went there in a group of 5 people including two vegetarian and one child. All uf us were very pleased with food. Everything was fresh, colorful and delicious. The tastes seemed to be quite exotic for our palates. Definitely recommended restaurant. One... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This place is hard to get to, if you are not riding a car or a cab. You can reach it by foot, but its a long journey (there are few bridges that go down to the sea level). Try any sea food they recommend, it doesn't matter if you can't spell it, just try it. These flavours are the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Our hotel (Casa Andina Private Collection) recommended this restaurant to us and we were not disappointed. We sat outside overlooking the ocean and the food was outstanding! Great recommendation and we would definitely recommend you visit. We had lots of seafood and pisco sours. There is also a downstairs bar, which looked very lively if you wanted to go for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Recommended by the Hotel this is one of the top restaurants in Lima. We sat outside on the balcony which overlooked the ocean and beach - a bit chilly but a great location. The restaurant was definitely upmarket and had a lengthy menu with fish a speciality. I had the ceviche which was excellent and the sole which was great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The most amazing hypnotizing ocean view. Request a seat on the terrace and get drawn away by the ocean breeze while the tides bounce off the rock formation of the sea. The Cala ceviche, Chita Frita and calamari will keep you coming back for more. If you are looking for a happening lounge setting, the main floor outdoor lounge is... More 

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My favourite! Good view of the sea (better in summer, if you dont want to see the Winter fog!), the best of food, the best of service (Orestes is the chief, like no other), the best desserts. Very good drinks also!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Cala is one of the few restaurants in Lima on the ocean. Ask for a table on the outdoor terrace on the second floor--you look down on the surfers! We had a long (and late) lunch here our last day in Lima. We were first given a prix fixe tasting menu that was pretty ordinary. We finally got the regular... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

The food is really good, true to Lima's high benchmark. Romantic dining room upstairs and great views from the outdoor tables; but the actions is downstairs. .. a big bar with a happening deck with DJ and ocean breeze. From the deck you can see/hear the waves. Good option.

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Additional Information about Cala

Address: Costa Verde, Playa Barranquito, Barranco | Espigon B-2, Circuito Vial Costa Verde, Barranco, Lima Lima 4, Lima Peru, Peru
Phone Number: 252-9187
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > Barranco
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Peruvian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Costa Verde, Playa Barranquito, Barranco | Espigon B-2, Circuito Vial Costa Verde, Barranco, Lima Lima 4, Lima Peru, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > Barranco
  • Neighborhood: Barranco
  • Phone Number: 252-9187

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business

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