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Wa Lok

#148 of 2,169 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Miraflores
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Av. Angamos Oeste 700, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
447-1329
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Long Island, New York
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79 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Based on what we read in Frommer's, we made our way to Wa Lok from Plaza Mayor for lunch. Be prepared for huge portions. So if you travel with family, everyone should order something different to be able share. I presented my card to the waiter letting him know I needed gluten free. He stated the only thing available was... More 

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Thank MeloPeach
São Paulo, SP
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wa Lok was so well recommended by friends and acquaintances that I had high expectations. What I met didn't impress much. Service was decent but cold, a contrast with warm Peruvian waiters everywhere else. We ordered a Tallarin Taipa that was about right, but not outstanding. In a country known for its marvelous gastronomic experiences, Wa Lok was one of... More 

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Thank Jorge_Kost
Lima, Peru
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

s./127 mas s./15 tip. Incl: Inka y cerveza y un trago. Cansados y con hambre, qeriamos Chifa, pero hoy en dia son tan grasosos y "baratos" y salados. Al final, decidimos pagar mas, y comiamos como en sabrosas y generosas Chifas de antes. Hungry and tired, we wanted Chifa, but these days they are so greasy, "cheap" and salty. In... More 

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Thank GrinchLima
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Delicious Chifa with duck in two different types of preparation. A true highlight of Chinese food. I would recommend to all. If you decide to go, ask for 1 dish to share with two people because the portions are really big.

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Thank Jimmy L
Noord, Aruba
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Because of the peking duck on the menu, I tried this restaurant. It was good. However, it was not the tradional skin alone in pancakes with the plum sauce. We did get 2 courses and it was wel prepared. What we enjoyed much was the chicken cwauw mein. Great flavour and not fatty at all. Service was good.

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Thank BenM291254
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56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Wa Lok is a very well located restaurant, close to Huaca Pucllana in Miraflores and near to many Hotels. This chinese restaurant offers a traditional menu, all the dishes I have tasted are very good, from basic siu mai or wantan, to pekin duck. Excellent service and food quality. Of course it is not a cheap Chinesse restaurant, we have... More 

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Thank Carlosperuano
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

I absolutely love this place (Chinatown location) every visit is delightful, gets very busy at lunchtime and dinner but worth the wait. I recommend go around 3-4 pm.

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Thank Marcana2526
Brisbane, Australia
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107 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

This chifa (Chinese-Peruvian restaurant) is one of the bests in town. It is a very old and traditional and used to bd long ago in chinatown. Now you can find one in miraflores. Its especially great for big groups of people. Food is very tasty and they have all traditional chifa dishes plus traditional Chinese dishes you don't find in... More 

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Thank Ardlfo
Arica, Chile
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Terrible food and service. The smell and cleanliness of this place was truly disgusting. Would not ever recommend it. Expensive for what type of place this is. Wouldn't be surprised if people have gotten sick here.

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Cusco, Peru
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149 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

The food here is really good and the servings are quite generous. The environment is adequate for family and friends meetings.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Angamos Oeste 700, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > Miraflores
  • Neighbourhood: Miraflores
  • Phone Number: 447-1329

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