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“Well deserved reputation, try it if you can!”
Review of Pescados Capitales

Pescados Capitales
Ranked #48 of 2,556 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $35
Cuisines: Seafood, Peruvian, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: There are close to 2,000 cevicherias in Lima, but this one offers the best food in a great environment. Stop by at lunch and see why they have the best ceviches in town.
Brighton, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
282 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
“Well deserved reputation, try it if you can!”
Reviewed January 16, 2013

Interestingly a bit out of town in an old warehouse. We arrived early and it was quiet and we got a table without a reservation but it got busy later.

Particularly good was the grilled octopus, I don't think I have ever had better. The mixed ceviche was superb. Good wines by the glass and discrete professional service.

A very good restaurant that serves exceptional food without being pretentious. The sort of place you can eat regularly.

Watch out for the taxi prices from the ones called by the restaurant. We got charged 4 times what it cost to get there but no doubt we paid a gringo tax.

  • Visited December 2012
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winnipeg
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Did not want to be full”
Reviewed January 13, 2013 via mobile

Literally as I was eating my first dish I wished that there was no end to it. It was that delicious. Had the grilled octopus and then the combination ceviche. Both great meals. Definitely can't be disappointed in your meal. You may feel a bit disappointed when you see your bill but its a top notch restaurant.

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Santiago, Chile
Level 6 Contributor
143 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
“Yummmmm”
Reviewed January 10, 2013 via mobile

Such a cool place, great atmosphere & service. The food is AMAZING!! Try the peach ceviche (called Ghandi). The best ceviche I've ever had!!!

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San Diego, California
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
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“The food was excellent very creative ceviche and seafood menu.”
Reviewed December 20, 2012 via mobile

This was our first meal in Peru and it was so good. We had a creative curry chutney Cerveche that had squid, shrimp and fish in a lime and sweet curry sauce served with hominy. It was amazing. Then we split swordfish served with mushroom risotto also excellent. Not cheap but well worth it served with a beer and one glass of wine for $50. We went at lunch and it was totally full by 1:30 so get there early. You won't be disappointed.

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San Francisco, California
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
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“The Best Seafood located in Lima's Warehouse Restauant District”
Reviewed December 13, 2012

Such a cool location. Avenida La Mar (hence the name of the resto, La Mar) was full of auto body shops. Today many of the shops have been turned in to restaurants. PC is one of them. The space is big and open and during the day the outdoor patio is open. The food is simple and delicious. Try the carpaccio of squid...the grilled octupus...the shrimp causa. Swig it down with a coca pisco sour.

The service, like most Peruvian service, is unpretentious and extremely helpful. It was so nice to be treated like a guest and not like an inconvenience, as we experience in the USA.

  • Visited November 2012
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