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La Limena

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765 Rockville Pike, Ste A, Rockville, MD 20852-1148
+1 301-424-8066
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lets see...this is a small regular place to eat...prices has risen non-sense, food it's good but service is awful. We paid $60 for an appetizer and an entree, before leaving I wanted to buy dessert and the cashier said "$10 is the minimun for credit cards"...come on! I just spent $60 ! Of course I walked out of the restaurant... More 

Thank Susi A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is excellent and the restaurant is charming. There are numerous choices and all are good. Food was brought out piping hot.

Thank Susan W
Derwood, Maryland, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only negative is that it is so popular it can be hard to get a seat. Wide variety of Peruvian dishes and wait staff a great about suggesting the best dishes. Decor is casual but not too casual. Just not a really fancy place.

Thank JC82010
Richmond, Virginia
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101 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the lenguado (flounder) and it was excellent! The fish was very fresh, but the plate was skimpy on vegetables. The empanadas were not good. I felt like they get the empanadas frozen from somewhere and then they just heat them up. The menu states that the empanadas are "crispy" and "crumbly", but those terms are very long stretch!... More 

Thank Nelson M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love, love this place! I came here tonight with my family for dinner and had the Seco de Cordero and ceviche, soooo yummy! Also had the homemade lucuma ice cream, which is to die for! I can't wait to go back again next weekend, wish this place had a location in California, where I am from!

Thank Bedbughater0608
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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

Beyond the grilled chicken which everyone seems to ignore...this restaurant has fine dining food! We had the Mixed Ceviche that was wonderfully served with blanched onions over fish, shrimp and cuttle fish. It was so refreshing! Then we had the Pork Belly flamed with rice and black beans. It was so flavorful and unexpected!

Thank GVSBethesda_Maryland
Bethesda, Maryland
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256 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Had their lunch special consisting of sopa de pollo and picante de carne. Liked the soup but didn't think the dishes tasted anything special to warrant the listing of this restaurant in the Washingtonian Magazine 100 very best restaurants in the region. Believe the food critics, do you? Many of the ethnic restaurants within a mile can rival or outdo... More 

Thank Margaret C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

Dear La Limena, We have been to your restaurant two times and love the food! Our first visit was so perfect – the food, service and I especially enjoy how the Pico Sours tasted exactly like the ones I had in Peru when my husband and I visited Machu Picchu. Your food reminds us of a wonderful trip! Although we... More 

Thank obgcoupons
Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Awesome meal as always. Order the ceviche mixto for appetizer; it is on point. My wife had the lomo saltado while i had the lamb shank. Both were excellent. For dessert, we shared the passion fruit mousse. So good. Definitely recommending this restaurant to friends and family.

Thank kilaonig
Lexington, Kentucky
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Ate dinner here tonight. No wait, fantastic and quick service. We had the empanada (fabulous) and tamale (good) to start. Then both entrees were fantastic, fresh, and served hot. I am not a Peruvian food expert but this was good eats, for sure. The price seemed a bit high but this is DC metro so that's no surprise. I highly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Peruvian, Latin, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 765 Rockville Pike, Ste A, Rockville, MD 20852-1148
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-424-8066

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