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El Rocoto

Av. Aviacion 4907 - Surco | Calle Federico Villarreal 360 -Miraflores, Lima, Peru
+51 1 4483040
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“cuy” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, Spanish
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Av. Aviacion 4907 - Surco | Calle Federico Villarreal 360 -Miraflores, Lima, Peru
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Reviewed January 2, 2017

We enjoyed our lunch here, rocoto relleno (hot stuffed red peppers), chupe de camarones, (shrimp soup), baked layered potatoes and cheese. You can have the buffet or order from the menu.

Thank Paisanita
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

This was a very good choice. A Friend from Arequipa living in Lima, asked me if we could go to a restaurant food from Arequipa. We were lucky because they had buffet and there was a lot to choose from. That means you always eat...More

Thank 19quique45
Reviewed April 19, 2016

Great plates, great flavor, great service, definitively one of the best restaurants in Lima. We have come here often and every time is as great as the previous one. You can order from the Menu or from the Buffet, either one you cannot go wrong....More

Thank Francisco A
Reviewed April 18, 2016

I always choose the buffet for the rocoto relleno, solterito, seco and chanchito lechon. Helpful and friendly service,

Thank Aj_peru
Reviewed February 20, 2016

The hotel staff at Melia Lima recommended this place and it was a great choice. We went there for the Cuy- which was just as expected. The service was excellent. The food was of high quality and yet traditional. The locals loved this place- so...More

Thank jean g
Reviewed January 7, 2016

We went here for Lunch while in Lima and it was fantastic. You had the option of ordering from the menu or helping yourself at the Buffet. We went for the Buffet and just took our time eating while sampling most things on offer. All...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Went to the Miraflores location, nice clean atmosphere. Friendly service and good Peruvian cuisine from Arequipa. Rocoto which is a red chili that looks like a bell pepper with stuffed minced and cheese which is then baked in the oven. Food was quite fresh and...More

Reviewed September 28, 2015

In my last visit to Lima I was in the mood for a Chupe de Camarones (could be translated as Crayfish gumbo or chowder) and that is one of the few dishes that you have to eat in Peru because the taste of fresh Peruvian...More

Thank Wolfgangamadeusmarco
Reviewed September 27, 2015

We went for the weekend buffet. We haven't been there in a while because of our last experience. The ambience is cozy (old style Peru). The waiters are friendly but badly trained. We had to ask after every course to bring us fresh silverware. The...More

2  Thank L R
Reviewed September 23, 2015

This restaurant with Arequipa roots has been around for a long time in Surco but a newer version opened in Miraflores two years ago. It serves authentic Arequipenan food in copious portions. BUT you have a cowards choice for lunch, an excellent buffet which features...More

Thank Chinapjs
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Maria M
Cordial saludo, Hola quisiera reservar mesa para dos personas el día viernes 28 de abril de 2017 a la una de la tarde. Porque viajo desde Colombia y me gustaría celebrar mi aniversario en su restaurante con un buffet especial con todas las ricuras Peruanas. Gracias
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Aviacion 4907 - Surco | Calle Federico Villarreal 360 -Miraflores, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima
  • Phone Number: +51 1 4483040
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El Rocoto guarantees an explosion of great flavors. Since 1985 it serves flavorful dishes in the Arequipa style.