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El Italiano

Jr. Enrique Leon Garcia 376, Urb. Sta. Catalina, La Victoria, Lima, Peru
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
15 Nov 2016
“Amazing pizza and sangria”
8 Nov 2015
“Best no frills authentic Italian food in Lima.”
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
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Jr. Enrique Leon Garcia 376, Urb. Sta. Catalina, La Victoria, Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

My girlfriend and I were staying very close to this restaurant and thought it looked good and then we came in and looked at the menu and while very well priced compared to US restaurants we thought it was a bit expensive. We left the...More

Thank Lcdthethird
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

After having eaten an many Italian restaurants in Lima and elsewhere, I can attest that "El Italiano" serves the best authentic Italian food in Lima. There pizzas are great, the pasta is very fresh, and the Tiramisu is fantastic. Don't let the location and ambience...More

1  Thank SDBLima
Reviewed 16 September 2015

One of the finest italian restaurants in Lima. The owner knows how to run this business, he's got the good stuff. There's a wide variety of pastas, I specially recommend those the tortelloni with any sauce.

Thank Enrique P
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We had a large group of about 20 people. The service was excellent and the food was amazing. Be sure to try the flan - it was a huge hit!

Thank KThurman40
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Good italian food, inexpensive and rich. Good wine list including some nice italian amarone and nerodavola.

Thank ojasaui
Reviewed 23 October 2014

Half the menu wasn't up for order, the steak was chewy, cramped seating, warm soda.. All in all just not for me.. Considering its right on the main drag, I had much higher hopes

Thank Sonny_circumvehor
Reviewed 17 April 2014

This is a brilliant restaurant that has delicious food at extremely reasonable prices, the atmosphere is so warm it really gives the place a warm feeling, and the food is simply superb, the tomato sauce they use on the pizzas is delicious, and the pasta...More

1  Thank Andreas B
Reviewed 1 May 2012 via mobile

Try guiseppe sauce on artichoke agnolotti And try the house pizza The osaobuco is also delicious Excellent in everyway

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Reviewed 13 July 2008

It is hidden in La Victoria, really cheap, and nice flavour!

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Reviewed 18 May 2008

Nocci with nuts sauce is the best choice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jr. Enrique Leon Garcia 376, Urb. Sta. Catalina, La Victoria, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima
  • Phone Number: 472-1281
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