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El Jefe Smoked BBQ


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#459 of 3,033 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner


$15 - $132
Barbecue, American
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

I decided to change menu after several days in Lima. Almost everywhere you get ceviche, fish and sea food. I decided for something different. It has been an excellent choice!!! Everything wonderful, service excellent!! The flavor is amazing!!!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 181juana
Reviewed January 31, 2019 via mobile

Really cool BBQ joint in Lima. Had the Texan Sandwich which was nice but the chilli cheese fries were incredible, probably the best loaded fries I have ever had. Nice lemonade too with good service.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DannyT90125
Reviewed January 5, 2019

The Beef Brisket is slow cooked, delicious and melt in your mouth soft. More often than not, very generous portions The mashed potatoes and gravy and an amazing side. (Better than most.) The one time I ordered the Bronto rubs...one huge rib with plenty of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nick_G6170
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

This place is pretty new and awefully quiet. The waiters are still learning, but that didn't disturb us at all. The meat is simply awesome. Smoked, tender, soft, falling of the bone, delicious!! Don't let the empty seats or (lack of) decor scare you off!...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank WennSjaak
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for Texas style BBQ. I tried the sampler with ribs, brisket, pulled pork and sausage. The meat was flavorful and tender. It literally fell off the bone with the ribs and the brisket was easily cut with a fork. There...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jaldenh
Reviewed September 12, 2018

excellent bbq. i went with one other perosn and had an order of 6 spicy bbq qings and also split the bandeja platter (meant for one). we could barely finish all of it and everything about it was absolutely delicious and authentic. highly recommended

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bgsuth90
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Excellent smoked brisket, sausage, pulled pork, served in an informal atmosphere. True Texas style with long smoking giving the brisket that characteristic smoke ring that all bbq lovers are looking for. Only drawback, is that parking is difficult but for the walkers or taxi users...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jdavis5548
Reviewed August 26, 2018

the place was not crowded, clean enough. Not bad service, the food disappointed expectations, served not hot. Good selection of beers.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MatteoD37
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We got the platter for two people , it was 55 soles for one and 105 for two. We were the first people in there for the day. The platter comes with two sides. The ribs were tender and meat slid off the bones the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 177davey
Reviewed January 28, 2018

The service here was slow and new too much in experience. It is a small restaurant and if you sit across from the air condition you might get too cold as well as your food. We really enjoyed the pulled pork and the Beef brisket...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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