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Miami’s 13 Essential Peruvian Restaurants

From ceviche to chifa and everything in between

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Miami’s ability to stand at various cultural intersections makes it a truly great place to live and eat. Case in point: delicious Peruvian food can be found all over the city. From traditional menus to hip and trendy fusion, Miami has plenty of leche de tigre to go around. While it’s nearly impossible to list every lomo saltado and ceviche in the city, here’s a list of 13 Peruvian spots worth stopping into organized in geographic order from north to south.

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1. Sabor a Perú

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2923 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33137
(305) 573-6736
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With so many buildings and restaurants lining Biscayne Boulevard, it’s easy to zoom right by Sabor A Peru. Next time, pay closer attention and stop by to check out its version of classic Peruvian fare. Try one of the dishes featuring tacu tacu, a crispy patty made of rice and beans. Tacu tacu with steak is one of the specialties at Sabor A Peru. It’s also one of the few Peruvian spots open for breakfast serving typical Peruvian breakfast dishes like tamale topped with salsa criolla and chicharron de cerdo.

2. Pollos & Jarras

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115 NE 3rd Ave
Miami, FL 33132
(786) 567-4940
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From the same team behind CVI.CHE 105, this spot focuses on Peruvian rotisserie chicken. Plates are served in hearty portions. The menu features ceviches, causa, maki rolls, and of course plenty of juicy rotisserie chicken. 

3. CVI.CHE 105

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105 NE 3rd Ave
Miami, FL 33132
(305) 577-3454
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A Peruvian favorite with locations on South Beach and downtown Miami, Cvi.che 105 offers a trendy Peruvian experience. Great for large groups and celebrations, the menu offers some of the most sought after ceviche in Miami. Order the Pisco ceviche for a little boozy kick to the beloved classic dish.

4. Station 28 Bistro

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91 SE 2nd St
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 905-0328
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Serving Peruvian Mexican fusion, this spot boasts an adorable outdoor patio located in Downtown Miami serves up all the classics and several more adventurous dishes like burgers piled high with unexpected ingredients and lechón, and chicharrón sammies.

5. La Mar by Gaston Acurio

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500 Brickell Key Dr
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 913-8358
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It’s tough to talk about true Peruvian cuisine without mentioning chef, Gaston Acurio. His Miami restaurant, La Mar at the Mandarin Oriental — overseen by chef Diego Oka — is the the place be for Peruvian fine dining. The menu features constantly evolving classic dishes with noticeable flair inspired by Oka’s world travels. Don’t skip ordering a pisco sour, the quintessiental Peruvian cocktail comes in a variety of flavors including passion fruit and chicha morada. Between the delicious food and the breathtaking views of Brickell’s skyline, it’s easy to understand why La Mar is one of Miami’s must visit Peruvian restaurants.

6. Aromas Del Peru (Multiple locations)

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5757 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33144
(786) 347-0506
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Aromas Del Peru has multiple locations throughout Miami with a menu that attracts a constant stream of regulars. Well known for its Peruvian style wok dishes, guests often default to wok stir fry beef, chicken, or seafood sautéed with onions, tomatoes, cilantro and soy sauce served with peruvian yellow potato fries and white rice. Keep it classic and start with causa, a Peruvian mashed potato dish with aji amarillo and lime stuffed with chicken, steak, or vegetables.

7. Ceviche Bar El Senorial

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1750 SW 3rd Ave
Miami, FL 33129
(305) 856-2188
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Located just outside of Brickell in The Roads, El Señorial offers a wide range of daily menu options and weekend specials. The traditional Peruvian cuisine is made by chefs with over three decades of experience who honor Peruvian gastronomy with each dish they’ve created. From Papa a la Huancaina to Lomo Saltado, expect plenty of flavor and spice with each bite.

8. Divino Ceviche

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160 Giralda Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(786) 360-3775
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Stroll down the pedestrian-only Giralda Avenue toward Divino Ceviche for Peruvian cuisine in Coral Gables. While Divino Ceviche has plenty of the usual Peruvian dishes on the menu, guests will find a large Japanese influence, specifically with the Nikkei dishes where Japanese preparation is used with Peruvian ingredients. Try the tiradito with thinly sliced fish marinated lightly in lime and covered with Peruvian yellow pepper cream, rocoto pepper cream, and a classic white cream.

9. Farolito Peruvian Cuisine

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2885 Coral Way
Coral Gables, FL 33145
(305) 446-4122
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This family-owned Peruvian restaurant has been a staple in The Roads for over three decades. The quaint restaurant is known for its ability to make guests feel like family and ceviche that keeps them coming back for more. Expect to find all the Peruvian classics on the menu like lomo saltado, chaufa, and various dishes with huancaina sauce. There’s also a sizeable wine list for those looking to enjoy a glass or two with their meal.

10. El Chalan Restaurant

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7971 Bird Rd #17
Miami, FL 33155
(305) 266-0212

With a long list of fresh fish dishes and bevy of classic sauces like huancaina and aji verde, El Chalan is on high on the list of places to check out for Peruvian dining. The Westchester restaurant is a hot spot in the community and the menu features helpful photos of most dishes, making it perfect for those who aren’t familiar with the cuisine.

11. Dr. Limon Ceviche Bar

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13766 SW 84th St
Miami, FL 33183
(305) 382-9204
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At Dr. Limon guests are being prescribed more than just the basics when it comes to Peruvian dishes. Of course the menu is full of the classics, but patrons can also look forward to trying some of the more experimental dishes like corvina cordon bleu with crispy stuffed corvina, mushroom sauce, and golden potatoes. There’s even a healthy menu with meals under 500 calories for those who are trying to watch what they eat, but are still looking for a Peruvian fix.

12. El Meson Del Paraiso

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12820 SW 120th St
Miami, FL 33186
(305) 234-8210

Peruvian doesn’t get much more authentic than this West Kendall hole-in-the-wall. The small space is home to less than ten tables and has a menu featuring daily specials for under $13. These deals include all the fan favorites like lomo saltado, aji de gallina, chaufa, and ceviche — with serving sizes large enough to last more than one meal.

13. 1111 Peruvian Bistro Pinecrest

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12661 S Dixie Hwy
Miami, FL 33156
(786) 615-9633
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1111 Peruvian Bistro Pinecrest got its start in Brickell, and while it’s got a new location it’s still serving up the same stellar Peruvian dishes like corvina ceviche, king crab and poached chicken causa, grilled octopus, veal heart and chicken liver anticuchos in panka anticuchera sauce. At 1111 Peruvian each dish is made using traditional techniques and local ingredients to create a finished product that will curb any Peruvian craving.

1. Sabor a Perú

2923 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33137

With so many buildings and restaurants lining Biscayne Boulevard, it’s easy to zoom right by Sabor A Peru. Next time, pay closer attention and stop by to check out its version of classic Peruvian fare. Try one of the dishes featuring tacu tacu, a crispy patty made of rice and beans. Tacu tacu with steak is one of the specialties at Sabor A Peru. It’s also one of the few Peruvian spots open for breakfast serving typical Peruvian breakfast dishes like tamale topped with salsa criolla and chicharron de cerdo.

2923 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33137

2. Pollos & Jarras

115 NE 3rd Ave, Miami, FL 33132

From the same team behind CVI.CHE 105, this spot focuses on Peruvian rotisserie chicken. Plates are served in hearty portions. The menu features ceviches, causa, maki rolls, and of course plenty of juicy rotisserie chicken. 

115 NE 3rd Ave
Miami, FL 33132

3. CVI.CHE 105

105 NE 3rd Ave, Miami, FL 33132

A Peruvian favorite with locations on South Beach and downtown Miami, Cvi.che 105 offers a trendy Peruvian experience. Great for large groups and celebrations, the menu offers some of the most sought after ceviche in Miami. Order the Pisco ceviche for a little boozy kick to the beloved classic dish.

105 NE 3rd Ave
Miami, FL 33132

4. Station 28 Bistro

91 SE 2nd St, Miami, FL 33131

Serving Peruvian Mexican fusion, this spot boasts an adorable outdoor patio located in Downtown Miami serves up all the classics and several more adventurous dishes like burgers piled high with unexpected ingredients and lechón, and chicharrón sammies.

91 SE 2nd St
Miami, FL 33131

5. La Mar by Gaston Acurio

500 Brickell Key Dr, Miami, FL 33131

It’s tough to talk about true Peruvian cuisine without mentioning chef, Gaston Acurio. His Miami restaurant, La Mar at the Mandarin Oriental — overseen by chef Diego Oka — is the the place be for Peruvian fine dining. The menu features constantly evolving classic dishes with noticeable flair inspired by Oka’s world travels. Don’t skip ordering a pisco sour, the quintessiental Peruvian cocktail comes in a variety of flavors including passion fruit and chicha morada. Between the delicious food and the breathtaking views of Brickell’s skyline, it’s easy to understand why La Mar is one of Miami’s must visit Peruvian restaurants.

500 Brickell Key Dr
Miami, FL 33131

6. Aromas Del Peru (Multiple locations)

5757 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33144

Aromas Del Peru has multiple locations throughout Miami with a menu that attracts a constant stream of regulars. Well known for its Peruvian style wok dishes, guests often default to wok stir fry beef, chicken, or seafood sautéed with onions, tomatoes, cilantro and soy sauce served with peruvian yellow potato fries and white rice. Keep it classic and start with causa, a Peruvian mashed potato dish with aji amarillo and lime stuffed with chicken, steak, or vegetables.

5757 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33144

7. Ceviche Bar El Senorial

1750 SW 3rd Ave, Miami, FL 33129

Located just outside of Brickell in The Roads, El Señorial offers a wide range of daily menu options and weekend specials. The traditional Peruvian cuisine is made by chefs with over three decades of experience who honor Peruvian gastronomy with each dish they’ve created. From Papa a la Huancaina to Lomo Saltado, expect plenty of flavor and spice with each bite.

1750 SW 3rd Ave
Miami, FL 33129

8. Divino Ceviche

160 Giralda Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Stroll down the pedestrian-only Giralda Avenue toward Divino Ceviche for Peruvian cuisine in Coral Gables. While Divino Ceviche has plenty of the usual Peruvian dishes on the menu, guests will find a large Japanese influence, specifically with the Nikkei dishes where Japanese preparation is used with Peruvian ingredients. Try the tiradito with thinly sliced fish marinated lightly in lime and covered with Peruvian yellow pepper cream, rocoto pepper cream, and a classic white cream.

160 Giralda Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134

9. Farolito Peruvian Cuisine

2885 Coral Way, Coral Gables, FL 33145

This family-owned Peruvian restaurant has been a staple in The Roads for over three decades. The quaint restaurant is known for its ability to make guests feel like family and ceviche that keeps them coming back for more. Expect to find all the Peruvian classics on the menu like lomo saltado, chaufa, and various dishes with huancaina sauce. There’s also a sizeable wine list for those looking to enjoy a glass or two with their meal.

2885 Coral Way
Coral Gables, FL 33145

10. El Chalan Restaurant

7971 Bird Rd #17, Miami, FL 33155

With a long list of fresh fish dishes and bevy of classic sauces like huancaina and aji verde, El Chalan is on high on the list of places to check out for Peruvian dining. The Westchester restaurant is a hot spot in the community and the menu features helpful photos of most dishes, making it perfect for those who aren’t familiar with the cuisine.

7971 Bird Rd #17
Miami, FL 33155

11. Dr. Limon Ceviche Bar

13766 SW 84th St, Miami, FL 33183

At Dr. Limon guests are being prescribed more than just the basics when it comes to Peruvian dishes. Of course the menu is full of the classics, but patrons can also look forward to trying some of the more experimental dishes like corvina cordon bleu with crispy stuffed corvina, mushroom sauce, and golden potatoes. There’s even a healthy menu with meals under 500 calories for those who are trying to watch what they eat, but are still looking for a Peruvian fix.

13766 SW 84th St
Miami, FL 33183

12. El Meson Del Paraiso

12820 SW 120th St, Miami, FL 33186

Peruvian doesn’t get much more authentic than this West Kendall hole-in-the-wall. The small space is home to less than ten tables and has a menu featuring daily specials for under $13. These deals include all the fan favorites like lomo saltado, aji de gallina, chaufa, and ceviche — with serving sizes large enough to last more than one meal.

12820 SW 120th St
Miami, FL 33186

13. 1111 Peruvian Bistro Pinecrest

12661 S Dixie Hwy, Miami, FL 33156

1111 Peruvian Bistro Pinecrest got its start in Brickell, and while it’s got a new location it’s still serving up the same stellar Peruvian dishes like corvina ceviche, king crab and poached chicken causa, grilled octopus, veal heart and chicken liver anticuchos in panka anticuchera sauce. At 1111 Peruvian each dish is made using traditional techniques and local ingredients to create a finished product that will curb any Peruvian craving.

12661 S Dixie Hwy
Miami, FL 33156

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