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La Mar

#12 of 2,200 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Miraflores
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Av. La Mar 770 | Miraflores, Lima, Peru
+51 4213365
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12:00 - 17:30
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 17:30
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Mendoza, Argentina
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been there several times and will always love it. The ambient is lively, super nicely decorated, they have witty and professional staff - and the food is delicious too, as are the drinks. This is one of the restaurant concepts that is well thought through. Everything works together. There is nothing we see that should be done differently.... More 

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Thank NOR1970
New York
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135 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

La Mar was recommended to us by the chef at another great restaurant, and boy, are we glad we went! The place is quite unassuming from the outside and is only open from 12-5 because, apparently, no self-respecting Peruvian eats ceviche after 5 pm. It must be true, because the place was packed, Every dish we saw looked terrific, and... More 

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Lima, Peru
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I order a clasical cebiche, it was very good and some fish dish kind of exotic presentation, nice and good,

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Thank gabriel g
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123 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first meal in Peru. We got there as close as we could to closing on a Sunday afternoon (officially lunch, but for us dinner). And did we eat! We just had the waiter bring us whatever he wanted and we ate as if we hadn't eaten in a month. Yes, we paid for it but it was one of... More 

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Thank Chipperbunny
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had ceviche here and there in Peru, but it never really impressed. Today I finally got some ceviche that sang in my mouth. I tried the ceviche tasting platter with the catch of the day, mixed seafood and tuna seaweed avocado with honey and tamarind. The catch of the day was average and the seafood mix was a little... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a morning of touring we stopped for a relaxing lunch. We began with Chilcanos while waiting for a table which was ready rather quickly. The wood-fired seafood rice was rich and plentiful. The waitstaff were courteous and friendly, and spoke English.

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Thank DCMaestro
Montreal, Canada
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159 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

La Mar staff is attentive and friendly, the menu is varied and our choices where all fresh and flavorfull. The trio seafood appetizer and the Eco are noteworthy. The music and atmosphere are enjoyable, truly south american. Good value even if higher prices.

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Thank Michel C
Nelson, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told La Mar was world famous and with skepticism we decided to give it a try. Without a doubt the best ceviche I've ever had! We had the sampler, los 3 clásicos, Pesca del día, mixto, nikei for 79 soles. Each one has a unique flavour with melt in your mouth seafood. The setting is relaxed and the... More 

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Thank Cecilia H
San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was terrific, the service exceptional, and the atmosphere vibrant. Even if you have to wait for a table (manageable over a Pisco Sour), you will leave happy!

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Thank cpatrick54
New Jersey
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time I go to Lima I must eat here. It was my good friend Erik's Favorite in Peru. Fresh seafood prepared many different ways.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, South American
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
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, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:30
Monday
12:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 17:00
Thursday
12:00 - 17:00
Friday
12:00 - 17:30
Saturday
12:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. La Mar 770 | Miraflores, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > Miraflores
  • Neighbourhood: Miraflores
  • Phone Number: +51 4213365

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