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#41 of 2,200 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
As featured in Historic Lima
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Malecon Balta 790, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had amazing Seafood at Alfresco. Briljant taste and lots of vegies. Wines per botlle are a little expensive. Service is extremely good.

Thank YvesdeRuyter
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate ceviche, Lima's local specialty. Although we are no ceviche experts at all, we really enjoyed the (sea)food in combination with a local beer. Staff could be a bit more attentive. Prices are reasonable.

Thank TimoArgentina
Arlington, Virginia
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived at my hotel in Miraflores early evening tired without reservations. I wanted to find a place to eat close to my hotel and Alfesco was only a short walk away. With no expectations, I went in and sat down. The ambiance was good and t.he menu varied. I wanted seafood and there was a reasonable selection. I asked... More 

Thank buzzrose
Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for gourmet meals, this is not the place, great service, but the food was average to comercial.. salad had dead leafs, main entree did not fulfilled my expectations, I spent $50 no wine, no desert... I wouldn't repeat and cannot recommend it

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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344 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came to Alfresco with people from my office, and all in all it's a great place to dive into Peruvian food. The restaurant has both indoor, and patio seating, offering a nice but tight environment. But lets talk food. This is not the best Peruvian food you will have, but it is an excellent place to dive into the... More 

Thank Daniel D
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164 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our taxi driver recommended this restaurant and it was spot on. We were talked into having causa. The description of stuffed mashed potato was not very appetising but it was absolutely delicious with avocado and prawn. The service was excellent all in all an excellent experience.

Thank GeordieGirl99
Lima, Peru
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I will start with positive like fast and great service. If this is the only restaurant you try in Lima it will be great but I eaten in several other restaurants in vicinity and we had bigger selection, bigger portions, less expensive and more fun. Average and expensive describes well this place.

Thank lfiloti
Morristown, New Jersey
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were inaugurated to our first pisco sour at Alfresco and that has set the standard for us. The grilled octopus is the best, so tender. This is our second visit to Lima and we have always gone back to Alfresco.

Thank Osh39
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this restaurant thru Tripadvisor. It is 5 minutes from our hotel. Dinner was so good, we came back for lunch a few days later. And lunch was even better. Highly recommended for local seafood - delicious and uncommon dishes.

Thank Ken T
Surrey, Canada
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the food and the atmosphere and filled with local dinners, always a good sign. The food was very good, tasty and well prepared using local flavours. The place was very busy, but our tour guide managed to negotiate a table, not sure how long we would have waited normally. Service was stand-off-ish at first, as Spanish is the... More 

Thank SydofBC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
Peruvian, Latin, Soups, South American, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Malecon Balta 790, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > Miraflores
  • Neighborhood: Miraflores
  • Phone Number: 444-7962

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