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El Villano

#248 of 2,792 Restaurants in Lima
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Peruvian, Latin, Seafood
401 San Ambrosio St. Barranco Lima | 401 San Ambrosio St. - Barranco, Lima, Lima, Peru
+51 2346115
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“taxi” (2 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, South American
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401 San Ambrosio St. Barranco Lima | 401 San Ambrosio St. - Barranco, Lima, Lima, Peru
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

...would have never found this place if it had not been for a recommendation...despite it having the "charm" of market, it serves the best parihuela (thick seafood soup) I've eaten in the last years. The portions are very generous, so try to share different dishes...More

Thank JustOneOfTheMany
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Down a dusty street well away from the touristy part of Barranco you suddenly come upon 3 bustling restaurants. El Villano is the most discreet and quiet of the three and by far the best. BTW only go there by taxi: it is on the...More

Thank Simon N
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We loved this place! The food was fresh! The place has a marine feel! The decor was Just right! I had fettuccini a la huancaina with lomo. The owner is very involved in day to day operation. I was there for a private party and...More

Thank Nani1108
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

The food is outstanding delicious The service is great We went there 3 times on our stay and we will go back on our next visit to Peru

Thank seavivi
Reviewed 22 September 2015

It was 3 of us, we had Choritos a la Chalaca, Ceviche Mixto, Sea Bass with Garlic Sauce and Seafood Risotto......just perfect! Javier the owner was there and he came to our table to check on us and give us some suggestions. The staff very...More

Thank Sabi P
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Wife and I walked here from 3B's B&B in Barranco. The walk was a little on the longer side, but we knew that going in to it. You definitely feel yourself getting out of the tourism bubble on your way here. Out of nowhere, there's...More

Thank Antonio Y
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

You can enjoy peruvian food here in "El Villano". Javier (the owner) or "Yuco" as we know him, is very friendly and he will give some advice before you order. I tried everything in the menu, any complains, the food and service is excellent. Don't...More

Thank FellowTraveler498102
Reviewed 28 April 2015

We met for lunch with a group of 8; had fun were well served and enjoyed multiples dishes. I want to highlight the service... Servers paid attention to any detail and appeared that there were several serving our table. That is really good, as it...More

2  Thank latinlau
Reviewed 1 December 2014

We came across this restaurant on TripAdvisor during our stay in Lima. We had planned on walking around Barranco in the afternoon and just searched for restaurants in that neighborhood thinking it couldn't be far from the shops since Barranco isn't very big. I noticed...More

Thank acorreia984
Reviewed 13 October 2014

This rice and beans creole mixture was one of the highlights of the meal. Nos MSG or butter added, Javier "el Villano" made sure our vegan palates weren´t forced to sin in the middle of a feast. Five stars!

1  Thank JoseEstremadoyro
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 San Ambrosio St. Barranco Lima | 401 San Ambrosio St. - Barranco, Lima, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima
  • Phone Number: +51 2346115
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