Explore The Tastes Of The Unique Eateries In Peru 


The Peruvian cuisine is known for its exceptional variety and unique influences.

The gastronomy of Peru pulls its character not only from its ancient roots but from the various immigrant populations of Europe, Asia, and West Africa that reside here.

These influences have led to a wonderful fusion of flavors and one-of-a-kind dishes. 

Usually, the country is linked with certain ancient ruins and the high mountain vistas. People traveling to Peru usually do not even realize the food and agricultural diversity of this great Andean nation. For instance, Peru is home to over 4,000 different types of potatoes and 3 of the best 50 restaurants in the world can be found in Lima!

In order to help guide new travelers to Peru, we’ve compiled information on three of the most searched for restaurants in Peru.

According to Google, they are:

  • KG Restaurant: Dining at this restaurant is no less than a fantastic experience.  Not only is the food great, but so are the drinks and attending staff! Carrying a rustic decor, the place has become a must visit within no time. Some of the must-try dishes include Pachikay Duckling, Kausachun a Dos Temperatures, Corn Pie with Grilled Octopus and Pie Cake.For the full restaurant review of KG, click here!
  • Restaurante Bar Cordano: Located in the historic centre of Lima, the restaurant is easily accessible and is worth the ride. Get set to enjoy some exceptionally-prepared delicacies at this Peruvian restaurant. It is a small place offering a varied menu and hence, have something for every kind of customer. Some of the most recommended dishes and drinks include the pisco sour cathedral, the ceviche and classic desserts like Lima sigh and cream.
  • La Lucha Sangucheria: Any trip to Peru is incomplete without making a visit to this restaurant. The sandwiches from this joint are simply out of this world. The place is a unique spot and is no less than a blessing for the sandwich fans. The place is a must try for some fresh bread and many yummy sandwich fillings. *Editor’s note: For my fellow vegans, don’t despair. If you are looking for a hearty vegan sandwich go to El Pan de la Chola and order the “palta” sandwhich 😉

Listed above are few of the most searched restaurants in Peru that can be of great help in having an unforgettable gastronomy experience while traveling here.



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