Fodor's Expert Review Panchita

$$ Miraflores Service

Situated on a quiet Miraflores side street, and featuring a wood-burning oven and a cozy lounge where locals linger over cocktails late into the evening, this understated eatery serves up comfort food, Gastón Acurio–style. Nearly everything on the menu is good, but standouts include the anticuchos (kebab-like skewers, usually of beef hearts, but here also with more imaginative options such as swordfish) and cochinilla de 21 días, a whole suckling pig with meat so juicy you won’t need the accompanying zarza criolla (pickled onions) Go late at night, when the mood is mellow and romantic.

Service Lunch Dinner Peruvian Quiet $$

Quick Facts

Av. Dos de Mayo 298
Lima, Lima  18, Peru

01-242–5957

panchita.pe

Known For:
  • Excellent beef
  • Best salad bar in the city
  • Six-dish sampler
  • Classic criollo cooking
  • Excellent tacu-tacus
  • Multidish samplers
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: No dinner Sun.

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