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Malabar

Camino Real 101, Lima 09630, Peru
+51 1 4405200
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“bread” (20 reviews)
“tasting menu” (15 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Peruvian, Latin, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Camino Real 101, Lima 09630, Peru
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Reviewed today

My wife and I went for lunch at 1pm and were the only ones in the restaurant which was the first red flag. The waiter seated us and began by telling us that two of the signature mains (pigeon and goat) were not available and...More

Thank Marco G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, after having heard much of Malabar. We decided to experience it ourselves. We came with high expectations and on the whole we were not totally disappointed. Yet not completely amazed. The food was incredible, right from the tasters , Jamon Paiche, Seafood Empanadas, all...More

Thank BrendanOC4
Lucia C, Gerente at Malabar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Brendan, thanks for the review. We already let the staff know about every detail of this. Thanks for taking the time to tell us. This only helps us improve in every way. We are glad you enjoyed the food, we work really hard to have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simple setting and decor . But what amazing food and great service . We had the Ceviche , a very big plate of chunky pieces of fresh fish in tiger milk ( ceviche sauce). This appetizer dish was bigger than the main course . We...More

Thank Tarek I
Lucia C, Gerente at Malabar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Tarek, thanks for the review and for choosing Malabar. Glad you enjoyed your experience with us. All our staff will know about this. Hope to have you back some time to keep on the good service :) Thanks again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Malabar with 15 friends and they dealt with our large group with impeccable, attentive service and a tasting menu prepared just for us. We had choices of 3 unusual and exquisite starters, entrees and desserts. I still miss the pigeon with pasta!...More

Thank Ulrike P
Lucia C, Gerente at Malabar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Ulrike, thanks for the review and for coming to Malabar. We really enjoyed having you here. So glad you had a great experience; the staff will know about this review. We hope to have you back again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wood-fired grilled octopus was absolutely perfect. If I could order just three courses of this, I think I would have.

Thank Robert Y
Lucia C, Gerente at Malabar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Robert, thanks for the review and choosing Malabar. I will let the staff know about this. We will be waiting for you next time.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the jamón de paiche (fish ham), navajas chorillanas (razor clams in tomato soup Chorillian style) and tallarin con pichones (pasta and pigeon breast). All three had delicate flavors embodying careful selection of the ingredients and thoughtful cooking. The presentation was really great. We...More

Thank Camila120428
Lucia C, Gerente at Malabar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Camila, thanks for the review. I will tell the staff about it. So glad you enjoyed the experience in Malabar. Hope to have you again some time.

Reviewed May 23, 2018

I really can't put my finger on what it is with the Malabar dinning area. Bar has a great atmosphere however the dinning area is lacking something. On arrival our booking wasn't recorded even though my husband had booked and it was comfirmed. Seated us...More

Thank karensorrentowa
Lucia C, Gerente at Malabar, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Hi karensorrentowa, first thanks a lot for taking the time to write this review. We have read every part of it and will work on every detail mentioned to improve. I hope you come back to try again the experience that is Malabar.

Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Malabar was my husband and my first taste of the famed cuisine in Lima. The entire experience was over expectation. The welcome from the staff and the comfortable elegance set a perfect tone. The group celebrated with Pisco Sours. The range of interesting selections was...More

Thank Fernanda K
Lucia C, Gerente at Malabar, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Fernanda, how are you? Thanks for the review. I will let my staff know about every detail. Thanks a lot for choosing Malabar and we hope to have you back again soon.

Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Thankfully this high end restaurant doesn't have a high level dress code as I didn't bring anything fancy to wear and everyone else had dressed for the occasion. I booked a table online on their website that afternoon, which was a very simple process. I...More

Thank MagicDawn
Lucia C, Gerente at Malabar, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2018

Dear MagicDawn, thanks a lot for the review. This is so helpful for us; reading about every detail of your experience with us. We will talk to the staff to improve everything there ir to improve, and next time you visit us; you can have...More

Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Amazing meal from the starters to dessert. We were scared to try the pigeon with pasta but did and it was one of the best things we had! Fantastic experience, fantastic recommendations by Pedro. He was more than our waiter tonight, he was our friend...More

Thank Sophie F
Lucia C, Gerente at Malabar, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Sophie, thanks for taking the time to write a review. We will let him know how happy you are. Thanks a lot for choosing Malabar while in Lima. We hope to have you again soon!

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Dearborn1977
May 24, 2016|
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Response from ads264 | Reviewed this property |
in my experience there is no dress code; however, i have never seen anybody wearing shorts and flip flops
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Andrea C
November 24, 2015|
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Response from valero40 | Reviewed this property |
For Peruvian standards expensive! I can't remember, for sure if you call they will let you know!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$25 - $100
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Camino Real 101, Lima 09630, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > San Isidro
  • Neighborhood: San Isidro
  • Phone Number: +51 1 4405200
  • E-mail
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