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El Mercado

Hipolito Unanue 203 | Distrito de Miraflores, Lima 15074, Peru
+51 221 1322
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (113 reviews)
“grilled octopus” (35 reviews)
“seafood” (55 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hipolito Unanue 203 | Distrito de Miraflores, Lima 15074, Peru
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I visited for lunch today. We were there when they opened at 12:30 and were seated immediately. The waitstaff were extremely friendly and prompt. We were served a basket of chips with two sauces along with several menus for drinks, main dishes,...More

Thank GreenMtnTraveller
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ceviche wooow! Octopus wow! Many of the classic Peruvian dishes are a must to order! Anything and everything on the menu amazing! Not cheap for a real casual dining! This is one my top three restaurants in Lima, the others Maido and Osaka (Maido of...More

Thank hnasr
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our first day in Lima we were recommended to go to El Mercado. We were told, the food is amazing but pricey for Peruvian standard. We arrived and we had to wait around 20 min (loads of people book in advanced). Once we were seating...More

Thank Sarart89
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a sunday for lunch. They take reservations in advance but leave a 20% of the occupation for walk ins. It was packed when arrived but waited for 20 min for a table. Totally worth it. Great ambience! Had an amazing rum cocktail...More

Thank Debilindag
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time I visit this place. Previous one was on summer and the experience was much better. The open ceiling is not suitable for this time of the year, it is too cold and light rain make you feel cold, they have...More

Thank Leopoldo B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the spot you must not miss when you visit Lima. It’s the number one restaurant for local and offers many dishes of we only got to taste a few of them. We ate here the best causa in Peru and would love to...More

Thank M M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutly one of the bests in Lima !!!! The ceviche , the sea food and everything was jyst perfect. Reservations are accepted only for 1 pm. Otherwise you are taking your chances. Pricy but worth every Sol .!!!

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I sat at a table for two next to the kitchen for lunch today. The Good: The Conchitas Griego were incredibly delicious. The Spaghetti Mercado, superb. Pisco sour, good. The Bad: Cachete de Mero, this is a grilled fish, undercooked is an understatement, it was...More

2  Thank jcmpisco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Their menu has a great variety and the food was delicious. Their Pisco Sour was the best (but also the strongest) we've tasted in Peru! Reservation is a must - we went there on a weekday for lunch and it was still packed when we...More

Thank Wing L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best Grilled Octopus in town (in Spanish its pulpo al la parilla). I also recommend the lobster and of course ceviche is excellent.

Thank Grant D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hipolito Unanue 203 | Distrito de Miraflores, Lima 15074, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima
  • Phone Number: +51 221 1322
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