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Like Chinatowns in other countries, Lima's two-block Chinatown is the place to go for Chinese cuisine. The area has undergone a renaissance in recent years after a 1997 renovation in preparation for the 150th anniversary of Chinese immigration to...more
Peking duck! Dim Sum! Chifas offering Peruvian-Chinese fusion plates that are colorful and fresh! Barrio Chino is not extensive but the menus push back the boundaries! If you're not there to eat not much reason to go...
Not that easy to find as it is not signposted. I came on a dull day and found it busy with people, streets dirty, fairly daunting, old not very clean looking restaurants and nothing special. Thank goodness I found the Cerichino restaurant which is a...More
Like anything chinatown is filled with unnecessary stuff and more plastic do-hickeys in which eventually will sadly end up in the garbage or ocean, however, my advice is if you want traditional dim sum and bao buns go here! Look to see where the asians...More
If you are in the neighborhood go there by all means, you can't compare this to NY's china town but has tons of restaurant and all of them looked packed. Otherwise, the place is crowded, loud and a bit dirty - this was expected.
We were 6 visiting after walking from the historical Lima center and the main market near by. Although not many original chinese in the area, it was quite busy. Interesting place to people watch and see the locals.
The chinatown of Lima is one of my favorite places in Peru, there are many chinese items to see, its very visited by many people between peruvian and foreigners, its a great point to learn about chinese culture, i saw some restaurants where thre is...More
Not only can you eat well in any of the chifas around but you can also shop to your hearts content. The Barrio Chino is the original settling place of Chinese that came to Peru, so the food is out of this world. The chinese...More