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El Mercado


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#24 of 1,582 Peruvian in Lima
#28 of 2,627 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Peruvian, Latin, Seafood
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Late Night
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is packed so reservation is a must. I ordered most dishes from the menu including desserts. The food is good and the ingredients are fresh, however the flavors were not as good as other restaurants in Lima. You can find better food for...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Estefania C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I chose El Mercado as our one restaurant to visit in Lima and I’m so glad we did. We had not planned to be in Lima, but whenever our layover between Cusco and Miami got delayed more than 8 hours, we decided...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank morgan_marshall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fusion Peruvian food! *Better make a reservation in advance. Great atmosphere, nice staffs, beautiful food and most important thing DELICIOUS! We randomly ordered ceviche, grilled scallops with 3 types of sauce, grilled octopus and so on. They were all perfectly cooked and yummy.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Namwaun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Too many great choices, and they deliver at every step of the way. Service is very attentive. Alexis is a great waiter, making informative recommendations, attentive and personable. Overall a great experience for the senses!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank DayTrip521469
Reviewed September 10, 2019 via mobile

Great spot for eclectic seafood dishes ranging from curry flavored wood grilled scallops to chutney glazed Tuna steak to die for. Fish was perfectly cooked although the scallops were just a hint too long on the fire. Even the créme brûlée dusted with smoked ashes...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Elissar B
Reviewed September 7, 2019

The atmosphere is definitely great so I'd recommend buying a few drinks and hanging out. I'd also recommend getting reservations so you don't have wait. About the food, we ordered 2 ceviches and a plate of scallops, and they were VERY GOOD! But sharing 3...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Alex B
Reviewed September 4, 2019

The food was excellent; had squid, ceviche with fried fish eggs. However I just realized that the waiter sneaked into the bill a 20% gratuity without asking me. I was alone. Otherwise it is a good restaurant.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank LHVM
Reviewed August 27, 2019 via mobile

Cool location, half open half closed garden terrasse, excellent food, very friendly service, superb pisco sour Very busy, can be hectic & loud 2 weeks reservation in advance needed Open only during afternoon

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Luuri
Reviewed August 26, 2019

The restaurant is very cozy and relaxing. The food is amazing and with a taste from Peru. It is a most in your visit to Lima. Do not forget to make your reservation.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank SanntiagoF
Reviewed August 25, 2019 via mobile

In my opinion this is one of the best, most lively, and upscale-laid back restaurants in Lima. The place is always packed and for a reason: it’s fun, and excellent. It is filled with locals and foreigners alike. Rafael Osterling is in my opinion the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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