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Tanta

#54 of 2,092 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
San Isidro
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Av. Pancho Fierro 117, San Isidro, Lima, Peru
421-9708
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Boston
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tanta restaurants are high quality, dependable, and excellent. There's a great range of food on the menu, ranging from ceviche to paella to "Grandma's beef stew". Local craft beers as well as a selection of good house wines. Reasonably priced, reasonably priced, and dependably good.

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Thank Robert K
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family and I stayed in Lima for 8 days this last October. We had rented a lovely Air BNB in the San Isidro neighborhood. We spent our days walking all over and only saw a fraction of this amazing and massive city. On our last night in Lima we had spent the day walking (probably did 10-15 miles) we... More 

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Thank JPRamsey
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many food and drink options, the service is great and the food is very good. Good place to go with friends and family.

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Thank Iago M
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I arrived in Lima in the evening, fresh from a meal at Acurio's La Mar in Santiago Chile to the pleasure of a casual style authentic Peruvian menu at Acurio's small restaurant near our hotel in SAN Isidro. The ambiance is active but relaxing, the service prompt and friendly and the menu representative of a wide variety... More 

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Thank Jonathan C
La Paz, Bolivia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was close to my hotel. Very cordial waiter. I ordered the typical Aji the Gallina. Excellent taste. The drink I ordered which was a mix of papaya and pineapple was to die for, really good. It all came down to usd 13, for quite a good meal. The restaurant is really nice although a little bit noisy. Service... More 

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San Jose, California
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner with family and friends. We were staying at Novotel and the restaurant is one block walking distance from the hotel. Good value for money and choice of food is great. They ran out of fish that evening Even though we went at 7 pm. I guess they had too many visitors from the APEC summit. The cilantro... More 

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Thank Sribash
London
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tanta is a peruvian chain restaurant in Lima. This is my preferred location. Whilst it is in the less tourist populated area of Lima ( San Isidro is the Financial business area of Lima), i find the ambiance to be better here, with more attentive staff and higher standards than the Lacomar outlet ( based in the more busy and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to visit with friends or family for dinner and drinks. Sophisticated modern menu with plenty of options for everyone. Excellent quality and service.

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Thank Danny S
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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104 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is quite good, so is the food, considering its category, it is a simple place, with tables without tablecloth and paper napkins. So if you have the right expectations, is a good place to visit.

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Thank VCMoreira
Miami
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate dinner there 2 days in a row. The food is very good. The service was great both nights. The waiters all speak English and all our questions were always answered. The suggestions that they had for us, were just great, for our first visit to Peru. The green tamales were outstanding. The deserts were AMAZING.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, South American
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Pancho Fierro 117, San Isidro, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > San Isidro
  • Neighbourhood: San Isidro
  • Phone Number: 421-9708

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