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Canta Rana

Genova 101, Lima, Peru
+51 1 2477274
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (158 reviews)
“pescado” (10 reviews)
“rice dishes” (3 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
Genova 101, Lima, Peru
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1 - 10 of 283 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I had a friend visiting from Chile and he asked for Peruvian ceviche we decided to take him to the iconic canta rana. We order the traditional Inka Cola and Pilsen beer to drink and to eat: conchitas a la parmesana ceviche de pescado jalea...More

Thank Lirumena
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Quility sushi in a historic restaurant. We did go here because the more urban Canta Ranita was closing at 16:30, but we were not dissapointed.

Thank Marco N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In a corner of Barranco neighborhood, very casual. All the food is very good. It is a place for going with friends to eat good and have a beer. Cebiche, pieces of fish cooked in lemon juice or mixed with sea food are fantastic and...More

Thank Irma M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the food was extraordinary .must try if you come to lima and if your in lima and you do not try this place, slap your self lol

Thank michelasies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended to try this place as it's packed with locals. Please be aware to take a number and stay in line until they call you. We were lucky as our wait was only 15 minutes long on a Sat at 1 pm. As...More

Thank Wander_Eyes
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Amazing ceviche place. The prices were relatively high, but worth it, I think. Seems like a more local spot -- a must if you're in Barranco!

Thank Erin H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This place was great, full of locals eating the freshest ceviche. We were a bit surprised at the prices (kind of expensive) for such a casual place, but excellent seafood is expensive everywhere. Takes credit cards.

Thank Paula_GSantaMonica
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Higher priced but quality fish and ingredientes. Awesome staff, though the owner is know for being a bit harsh to them. Must dependable in Barranco but can get a very bad line at 1-2 in afternoon. Consider also owner's son's new place "canta Ranita" seems...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Located in the Barranco district, this is a colorful, typical place with wonderful food. We were on to try several things, so in a party of two we shared 3 different appetizers (leguado ceviche, fish tiradito and octopus salad) and a Chaufa (Peruvian-Chinese) rice with...More

Thank Jorge G
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Usually come here every year and always enjoy it. The Tiradito excellent If like me you don't like raw onion with your ceviche. The service by long-term waiters is excellent and very professional. Yet it costs a bit more. But there is a cheaper restaurant...More

Thank Hugh T
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Janet L
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Response from Sergio G | Reviewed this property |
In our case, yes. I guess always better.
25 February 2016|
Response from BTravelMore | Reviewed this property |
Hi Pentagramwookie, I cannot edit the review that I wrote to attach pictures but if you message me your email I'll send them to you. Bruno
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Genova 101, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > Barranco
  • Neighbourhood: Barranco
  • Phone Number: +51 1 2477274
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