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Jose Antonio

#114 of 2,164 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
San Isidro
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Jr. Bernardo Monteagudo 200, Magdalena, Lima, Peru
12:30 - 00:00
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Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food was excellent, few selection of wines. No Peruvian wine sold by the glass but international wine sold by the glass so one is forced to buy a bottle if one wants to taste or explore a good Peruvian wine. For being known as one of the best restaurants of Lima, management must update their credit card payment system, there... More 

Thank viajeromundial2015
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Great lunch with old friends, attentive service, and good food. A bit on the expensive side for five people S/. 900 including tips.

1 Thank Michael R
New York City, New York
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112 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Jose Antonio came highly recommended by the locals. I dined here for lunch on a Friday - the restaurant was full! I recommend making a reservation (this can be done at least a day in advance). The food is delicious and the portions large. I ordered the mixed seafood ceviche - great choice. The service is a little slow, but... More 

Thank Mon_Petit14
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Very local Restaurant with good Food from Peru. Nice warm atmosphere and they speak a bit English too, have a E card. Parking is in frond with service and you should trey the dessert too.

Thank Marco O
Nome, Alaska
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Our previous visit was in 2003 and enjoyed it very much. In Lima last winter and returned to find it just as great. Gracious reception , helpful waiter, excellent Peruvian cuisine. Can't wait to return!

Thank 008Menlogirl
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This restaurant was suggested to me by a Peruvian colleague, when staying in San Isidro. Since it was a beautiful night and the area is safe, we decided to walk and earn our dinner. We arrived to a nearly empty restaurant, that filled with larger parties after the football matches were over. The service was good throughout and they had... More 

Thank Paula F
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

On sunday lunch alone in Lima, I found Jose Antonio very pleasant . It is a kind of family restaurant.Food is abundant . Cevices are outstanding. I did not like the TacuTacu ( my first one in my life ).

Thank philcaperso
Old, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Great Food good service and I have to say that I am glad we took our time in ordering, because the food came out fast. I will come back again the only complaint would be is that they started cleaning the floors with a floor cleaner that we had to leave because of the smell, maybe that was the idea.... More 

Thank griveros
Oakland, California
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156 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We have not been to this restaurant in quite some time but we had good memories of it. So, we took some out of town visitors. The food was quite good as expected. There were very few people dining with us (it was a Sunday evening and it was quite early). So, we were disappointed as the service was quite... More 

Thank Graciela A
New York City, New York
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80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Beyond the well known "ceviches", this is a good place for traditional Peruvian cuisine. This is the place if you are looking for the traditional Peruvian dishes. Fine quality of food, drink and customer service. The place is usually crowded and very popular with locals. Prices are very reasonable. Recommended.

Thank LAschermann

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Peruvian, Latin, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jr. Bernardo Monteagudo 200, Magdalena, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > San Isidro
  • Neighbourhood: San Isidro
  • Phone Number: 2640188

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