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San Martin 300, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
242-4149
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8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I found this nearby our hotel thanks to TripAdvisor... they open at 8pm for dinner, the sweet young lady who was inside hours before opening told us, after unlocking and letting us in to see menus. We arrived at 8, to a line, and since we had no reservation, we sat at the bar, and had the most excellent experience,... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Thanks, no reservation we got a seat at the bar. Bustling place good cocktails and a vast range of spirits. Bartenders were very busy but managed to give us attention to get served. Octopus grillado, risotto, gnocchi.. you name it: very good!!! We'll be back 👍

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porto
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, cocktails, service and attention and an exquisitive environment! Best restaurant for some special occasion, should make a reservation first. The prices are high but it is a great experience.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We looked forward with keen anticipation to dining at Rafael but the food failed to impress. It especially suffered in comparison to the innovative cuisine and excellent service at other recognized Lima restaurants. A nice room with casual, friendly service that would be rated higher if the prices were more reasonable.

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1 Thank C S
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were taken here by local Lima residents our first night in Peru. We were surprised by the late starts to dinner (arrived 8:30pm, began eating 9:30pm), but we loved the restaurant. Of course, we grew to love the late start to dinner - this is very Peruvian! We enjoyed the scallops, and I had the baby goat sandwich entree.... More 

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1 Thank Deborah L
Santiago, Chile
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a shame that one of the best food experiences in Lima should be ruined but rude and inefficient staff. We had to ask twice to be offered drinks, three times for bread, and five times for the bill The waiter should be fired.

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2 Thank GurmeofChile
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very tasty lunch, albeit expensive, here on our first day in Lima. Slightly disappointed by the slow and apparently disinterested service. Fun artwork on the walls.

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Thank RAFT60
São Paulo
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62 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An expensive and famous restaurant. But unfortunately it does not justify the price: cold and inefficient staff; okay food. The place is really nice, though. There are much better and cheaper options in Lima.

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1 Thank AV_Saopaulo
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived with no reservation but the waitress found me a little table beside the bar. Thank goodness, as to miss out on this restaurant would've been a disaster! Lovely busy atmosphere even for a Thursday. Extremely friendly, efficient and helpful staff. One of the waiters recommended a meat dish which was probably the best meal I've eaten in my... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is good. Service is good but not great. Prices are a bit high. The noise is unbearable, you cannot talk with your partner without yelling. We were told that was part of the "character" of the place when asked why they designed such a noisy building. We went without dessert because we could not stand the noise anymore.

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Thank Marcosuru

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
Peruvian, Seafood, Mediterranean, South American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Martin 300, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > Miraflores
  • Neighborhood: Miraflores
  • Phone Number: 242-4149

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?