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Central Restaurante

Travelers' Choice award winner
As featured in Best Food in Lima
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Calle Santa Isabel 376 | Miraflores, Lima 00018, Peru
Mon 12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
7:45 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Sat 7:45 pm - 11:00 pm
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You start at 4 FT altitude and you try food that grows up to 10,000 FT Amazing experience to learn about foods grown in Peru prepared the best way reservations for dinner need to be made 2 weeks or more in advance

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Central bar is a very nice option if you want to eat good food and enjoy excellent cocktails. After trying and failing to reserve tables to the restaurant we gave up and went to the bar (which is much easier to find space if you are a small group) . The bar has a small menu (around 8 plates) of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the most memorable food experiences I have ever had. It's a 13 course prix fix and each item lists the location in meters either above or below sea level. The amount of creativity he has blending the earth to food is really unbelievable. There is a reason he has the 4th best restaurant in the world. If you... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is rated as one of the best restaurants in the world and is priced accordingly. It is way out there in the goody world. Experimental is an understatement. There are 4 set menus: two 19 course menus, one mixed and one vegetarian and two 10 course menus similarly differentiated. We went with the full mixed menu. All of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Mind blowing! No words to describe the experience that Central can offer you. Food it becomes a magical ritual, were all your senses are aware of every single thing that is happening while you are enjoying your meal. Service is 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently experienced the sublime, 18-course Mater Elevations tour. Reservations are a must and slots fill up months in advance. Luckily we were able to secure a 1:30 seating on a Thursday. We weren't sure what to expect but, as the No.4 restaurant in the world, we certainly came in with high expectations. Wow ... Chef Martinez is a true... More 

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Washington DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It goes without saying that you expect an amazing meal when you go to one of the top restaurants in the world. Even with high expectations, Central surpassed my hopes. Every single course was beyond amazing! If you have the inclination, I would strongly recommend doing the wine pairing as it truly brought out all of the flavors, both of... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place, excellent service, open kitchen, good food. Black butter and delicious bread and even a mini tour of the place when I stared asking some questions about their garden on the roof. It is a must if you are traveling through lima.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience. Food was creative, experimental and technics used impeccable... We went for the 18 course elevation menu. Felt full is an under statement... We did the wine pairing, which I would probably not do again or recommend. The biggest let down was the service. We sat for 10-15 minutes at the start before a waiter acknowledged us to get... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 24 hours in Lima and managed to book lunch spot at Central having read that it has been voted #1 in Latin America. We had the 17 course Amazon tasting menu and we're blown away! The flavours were so unique and titillate our taste buds like never before. The dishes were artfully presented and paid homage to the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $140
Peruvian, Latin, South American, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
7:45 pm - 11:00 pm
12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
7:45 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Santa Isabel 376 | Miraflores, Lima 00018, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima
  • Phone Number: +5112428515

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