Fodor's Expert Review Maido

$$$$ Miraflores Peruvian Fodor's Choice
Mitsuharu Tsumura is one of Lima's most innovative chefs, and his exquisite Nikkei (Japanese-Peruvian) creations have garnered for Maido the top slot on San Pellegrino's Best Latin American Restaurants list for three years running (be sure to reserve at least three months in advance). Tsumura changes things up frequently, but his menus always include cebiches and nigiris (sushi with Peruvian flavors), plus cooked dishes such as asado de tira mitsuke (braised short ribs with pickled ginger and fried rice), cod misayaki (marinated in miso with sweet potato and Brazil nuts), and sanguichitas (a plate of unique sandwiches). Seating is on the second floor, at wooden tables beneath hundreds of hanging ropes, plus a few spots at the sushi bar.
Peruvian Lively Lunch Dinner $$$$ Fodor's Choice Prix-Fixe

Quick Facts

Cl. San Martín 399
Lima, Lima  18, Peru

01-447–9333

www.maido.pe

Known For:
  • Nikkei cuisine
  • 13-course tasting menu
  • Reserve one month in advance
  • Superb sushi and sashimi
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: No dinner Sun.

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