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Lima's Taste

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Peruvian
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122 Christopher St, Corner Bedford St, West Village, New York City, NY 10014
212-242-0010
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 4
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  • 4
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 3
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food and drinks

Nice place. The food and drinks are very good. Try the Lomo Saltado, the best i've ever had. The waitress was very kind.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
Flor V
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Lima, Peru
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  • Dinner
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21 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Lima, Peru
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Nice place. The food and drinks are very good. Try the Lomo Saltado, the best i've ever had. The waitress was very kind.

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Cameron, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I got off work crazy early today and went for a beer and a snack and enjoyed it thoroughly. Lovely and small, the doors and windows all open with a breeze rolling through as the music played at just the right level. Fantastic service and good food. The staff was incredibly kind and made our food with care. I had... More 

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Hamilton Square, New Jersey
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188 reviews 188 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Peruvian food and cocktails. We only stopped in for lunch to watch the World Cup. Typically they're not open as early. Their fries with sausage and dipping sauces was different, but very good. The sausage tasted more like a hot dog. Nice variety of draft beers and cocktails. My wife had the margarita which is served in a martini glass.... More 

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Sheffield, England
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Well situated in the lively West Village, with a nice atmosphere but the food is very ordinary, with, ironically the ceviche the weakest dish we had. Service is friendly but not very efficient, slow and wrong orders delivered to tables.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I'm Peruvian and I went to a lot of Peruvian restaurants and I'm disappointed with this one. I prefer Warique in the Upper West 1000000 times more. The food is average here and the service is bad too. It is not fresh food and the drinks are not good either. I want to go to Warique after this.

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We went there for a Saturday night dinner. Everything was beyond terrible. The food was bad, they didnt have most beers on tap. The food taste was very terrible & very expensive ($20 for boiled vegetables with sprinkled spices). The ceviche was tiny & soggy. They also overcharged us by adding 20% gratuity on a party of 2? They also... More 

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New York City, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

My visiting friend suggested that we should try this place because his friend recommended it. I was skeptical, but i said that I would give it a try. It was a major mistake. I had a paella; it was so blend. My other friends had picante, Aji de pollo, escaveche de pollo. they were all mediocre. The service was very... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

We walked in hoping for a nice ceviche that we couldn't find! They didn't have basic drinks options (no ginger ale?) and the service was distant although we were almost the only customers. The ceviche was good but it was more like a carpaccio or a sashimi. I definitely will not store this place in my favorites list.

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New York City, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Although this place has all the possibilities of being a tasty place to eat, it just wasn't. Where should I begin? (1) The place was empty, which should have given us the first clue. (2) We ordered two Ceviche dices, which took 45 minutes to come out. (3) The Ceviche dices were awful! Peppered with Tabasco sauce. Not sure why... More 

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new york
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Went there for a drink a quick late bite. The pisco sour was pretty good. The ceviche was good but super spicy. Service was friendly, but a little slow. Short version, it's not bad but I wouldn't go out of my way to go there.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 122 Christopher St, Corner Bedford St, West Village, New York City, NY 10014
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighborhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: 212-242-0010

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Peruvian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 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?

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