Where to Eat in Lima, Peru
The menu at superstar chef Virgilio Martínez's restaurant explores Peru's geography: ocean, lower Andes, extreme altitudes, and high and low jungles. Santa Isabel 376, Miraflores; centralrestaurante.com.pe.
An internationally acclaimed restaurant serving chef Mitsuharu Tsumura's Nikkei (Japanese-Peruvian) cuisine. Calle San Martin 399, Miraflores; maido.pe.
Chef Rafael Piqueras's modern Peruvian restaurant at the Westin Lima Hotel is also home to a world-class bar. Calle Las Begonias 450, San Isidro; marasrestaurante.com.pe.
Chef Héctor Solís's restaurant serves excellent versions of Peruvian classics. Sta. Rosa 388, Surquillo; picanteriasdelperu.com.
A 1914 mansion turned boutique hotel in the arty, gentrifying Barranco neighborhood. Doubles from $413 per night; hotelb.pe.