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Elegant and charming residential neighborhood located north of Lima features neo-classic architecture, cobblestone streets, excellent dining, good shopping and the Huaca Hallamarma, a restored pre-Inca pyramid that now serves as a small museum of...more
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All reviews nice neighborhood olive trees upper class upmarket suburb residential area of lima astrid y gaston a great place to stay nice church safe place walk around shopping mall visiting lima embassies district parks el homes
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking around the San Isidro Borough is so relaxing and so nice in compare with other areas of Lima. Beautiful buildings, great restaurants and some great archeological sites. Very enjoyable

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed February 14, 2019

San Isidro is another very beautiful and built up district of Lima that is similar to Miraflores. It has a very westernised and modern feel to it but is a bit more rustic than Miraflores. There are some very nice residential areas and also some...More

Date of experience: February 2019
56  Thank WilliamThomas
Reviewed February 10, 2019

San Isidro is called the "financial" district but is also one of the more upscale areas of Lima. It may not necessarily be "Miraflores" district but is very nice and a good play to stay.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Glen U
Reviewed January 24, 2019

Wearing comfortable shoes, I walked to the San Isidros Market to buy exotic fruit and to eat ceviche, made by the fish market owner. I returned to the Miraflores hotel to drop off the fruit. Then continued my exercise by walking to Forest El Oliver,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Veronica H
Reviewed December 21, 2018

San Isidro is home to Lima's upper class and wealthy. Like Miraflores, one feels safe and undiminished by this architecturally beautiful neighborhood. This district houses private homes, business associations ( former residences that have become too expensive to maintain by private citizens), embassies, hotels and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Fred_Kadin
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Haschanged a lot in 40 years. Used to be mostly residential with fine houses and a few restaurants. Now many of those mansions have been turned into small offices or raised and the area turned into shopping mall. Restaurants everywhere and some like Astrid y...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Nice area. Upscale like Miraflores with a lot of business commerce taking place here. I enjoyed the time spent here as there is also quite a few things to do/see/explore.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Curtez151
Reviewed July 9, 2018

High class district of Peru. Very quite. Beautiful parks, shopping centers, restaurants. Nice play to stay.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ledgarddecossioc
Reviewed July 4, 2018

One of the landmarks of Lima and definitely worth visiting. Any city tour will take you through this area. The entire area is also known after this monument.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Kalindi D
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Along with Miraflores (to the south), San Isidro is a great place to be in when visiting Lima. It is the financial district of Lima with many banks and companies, along with many foreign embassies in the municipality. It has many nice homes and high-rise...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from sheboygannancy | Reviewed this property |
Wish I could help but we didn't eat there. We stayed at a B&B and spent the rest of our time sightseeing and eating elsewhere. Can't imagine you can go wrong in Peru though. Everything they serve is delicious.
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Response from MDando | Reviewed this property |
If you like Chinese or Chifa as they are called in Peru, the best in San Isidro is called Royal in Prescott Avenue. For Peruvian and International food there is the Tanta in the Park EL Olivar San Isidro
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