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Francesco

#113 of 1,899 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Miraflores
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Malecon de la Marina 526, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
442-8255
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Santiago, Chile
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With my wife and another couple went for lunch to this place. We made reservations the same day and got a table on the second floor with the ocean view. We had the Tiradito Francesco, traditional ceviche, causa de cangrejo and a couple of other piqueos that we shared. Everything tasted as expected. We also had pisco sours that were... More 

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los angeles
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here on a recommendation. The place was decent but didn't blow me away. Unfortunately, I sat downstairs which has a much different vibe than the upstairs. The views upstairs are great, no views downstairs and the music was a tad loud, which made it challenging to understand and hear my soft-talking waitress. The lunch came with a nice fishy... More 

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Lima, Peru
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

In Lima you will find several good places to eat, but if you want to eat the best seafood this is the place to go. It is not big so you need to call in advance to reserve a table.

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Thank TonyLedgard
Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Good food and great view, one of the best restaurants in Lima, I always go there when I'm in town and I reach fly heard there's a new locations so I might try that next time. If you want to try Peruvian seafood of the best quality you must go there

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Thank claver00
Key Biscayne, Florida
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82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I love Francesco, it is of course much better than the one in Miami.. I love the ceviches, tiraditos, conchas a la parmesana etc.... Just pick anything, you won't be disappointed

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Thank sandraubillus
Lima, Peru
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218 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

After many years of success of its first restaurant, overlooking the ocean, Francesco has recently opened its second location in the district of Surco. A much more contemporary environment, with ample bar, lounge and terrace area, the food remains as good as in its first location. Fantastic fresh ceviche, tiradito and carpaccio as well as many seafood infused pasta dishes.... More 

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Lima, Peru
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

We went here some weeks ago. Really tasty food, very recomendable. And the service was fine. However, we didnt got the second floor tables (that's where you get the view). Strangely, other people came later and went upstairs without any trouble. So be careful and try to fight to get a table in the second floor.

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Miami, Florida
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Great view, excellent food. Typical Peruvian cuisine, the restaurant is full of locals, families. Amazing atmosphere on Sundays, while traveling it feels good to be surrounding by nice families. Cebiche, tiraditos, sopa, causa, pulpo, conchas a la parmesana, everything is excellent. Don't forget to start with the Francisco Pisco Sour. Enjoy!!! A great address on the Malecon.

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Vienna
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140 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Had an excellent ceviche, followed by an octopus tamale, not quite so exciting. Only a few tables have the direct view over the ocean, so try and reserve one of them, otherwise it is just another very good Miraflores restaurant.

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

After a busy week long conference my business associates and I needed a relaxed Saturday afternoon lunch. We went "Francesco" and had a great meal. The grilled octopus was the best I've ever had. It was fresh, cooked simply, and was served with grilled veggies and sauces. Delicious. We also had the Ceviche Francesco. Again, fresh, white fish in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Soups, South American, International, Pacific Rim
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Malecon de la Marina 526, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > Miraflores
  • Neighborhood: Miraflores
  • Phone Number: 442-8255

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?