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Central Restaurante

Travelers' Choice award winner
Peruvian, Latin, South American, Pacific Rim
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Its the best restaurant I have ever visited in my life. The food is outstanding and on a high creative level. As well the service was excellent. Thanks a lot to Mr. Johm, he did a great job. Thanks a lot for this unforgettable experience!

Thank Nezar A
Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food was so delicious and unusual; the presentation was spectacular with the broken dishes and other displays. And for all that, the price is almost unbelievable! The best value you will find in the world, I trust!

Thank sullivanmeg7
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Without going in to detail about every dish, all I can say is that both the food and cocktails were superb. Add to that the best service I've had in a restaurant in recent memory and I can't say enough how well worth visiting Central is when you're in Lima.

Thank Nick M
Seattle, Washington
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved our meal here. The 'mater elevations' menu with the wine pairing was creative, flavorful and intriguing. Service was attentive and presented each course with specific information about the ingredients and microclimate. Dining area is comfortable and conducive to conversation. Great views of the kitchen from all tables. 17 courses and over 3 hours of excellent dining.

Thank TTravlr
Milan, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very peculiar culinary experience and moderate prices for being a 3 starred restaurant and 4th best in the world.

Thank clakuki
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284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The presentation and originality of the food was amazing, as was the service. A couple of the courses weren't to my liking, but that happens when you eat 16 courses, and some of those courses consist of one than one item. Towards the end I was getting full, so only ate about half of the dishes so that I could... More 

Thank KiwiTraveller43
Lelystad, Flevoland, Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very special restaurant with a lot of stuff i never tasted. everything is form Peru and its all great. Nicely presented. Staff is very friendly and correct (as supposed in a restaurant like this) the wine pairing was also very good. A must do if you are in Lima. Try to make reservations quite some time before (months).

Thank IvoDeRooij
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was great, the food was wonderfully presented, the dishes were explained in detail by the waiters and the price was definitely not too high considering this is one of the best restaurants in the world. Why am I only giving it 3 stars? Purely a matter of taste. My husband loved the whole experience and thought the food... More 

Thank Peregrina83
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the tasting option (slightly too many dishes) Service was impeccable without being intrusive and the sommelier worked with us to provide a great local white and red to go with the meal. Courses were small with intriguing names like "Spiders on a rock, Diversity of corn and Colours of Amazonia" each dish was a bite size flavour bomb.... More 

Thank londrepyramid
Atlanta, Georgia
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35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at Central for our 745pm reservation to find a line outside the restaurant waiting for it to open. The first people to walk in once the doors opened were two tourists who were hoping very much to get in without reservations, we never saw them again. As we had a late flight and had to get 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
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
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?