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Legendary cevicheria, football sanctuary in the heart of Barranco, familiar spot, delicaies factory, unforgeatable feasts and eternal toasts scenary. Much more than a cevocheria, a place of pilgrimage in the most bohemian neighbourhood of Lima.
Gluten Free Options
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Soups
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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With a very comprehensive menu with multiple combinations of the same dish, it would seem like an insurmountable task to pick a couple, but this is exactly where the joy of visiting Canta Rana resides. If you're lucky to make it past the front door...More
Depending when you go you may have to wait in line at the door. There is somebody working there who will put your name on a list and give you a ticket with a number. It is worth the wait, though. The ceviche and especially...More
We ate on a weeknight at around 1900. The restaurant was largely empty at the time so we got a table straight away.
The restaurant is very popular and shows photos of the many famous people who have eaten at it. The decor is plain...More
Excellent food, friendly service and authentic local color made Canta Rana my favorite restaurant in Barranco. Enjoyed the scallop soap, with abundant shell fish in a rich seafood seafood broth with carrots and herbed accompanied by a nice glass of Chilean Chardonnay. Great spot.
They are busy for a good reason. From ceviche to octopus to whatever, all the food was well prepared. I'm not sure there were grandmothers in the kitchen, but in front she was managing everything to satisfy guests. Food was well prepared, fresh, etc.
First of all, in fairness, we went around 8 pm on the Saturday before Easter, so the staffing and the size of the crowd might have been an unusual match-up. The bottom line was one poor waiter practically running to service upwards of 35 guests....More
This place is all time, we ate like kings on multiple occasions. Local feel, relaxed Argentina futbol obsessed decor, cold drinks, fun and pleasant staff. Ceviche over and over. The lines can get a bit insane, so I found it best to hit it after...More
Our group of 3 chose ceviche pescado, ceviche mixto, and the yucca fries. You can get your ceviche spicy or not, and our choice of spicy was great! We finished the ceviche, but not the fries, so the dishes were big portions. Lemonade was good...More