They say that variety is the taste, because in the gastronomic markets that is also the key to success. In one place, diners can try Creole or Mexican food, pizzas or hamburgers, satisfy a sweet tooth and toast with refreshing cocktails. The fashion for these spaces has spread throughout Lima (from Comas to Surco) and they are expected to open in new parts of the country by 2023. We leave you with a list to explore them.
The second floor of a Miraflores shopping center was chosen as the venue for the first gastronomic market in Lima. These are the stalls located around the terrace: Shawarma Al Karam, Popolo Pizza, La Dulciteca, Jean Fa, El Chilanguito, Agallas, La Patarashkita, Acurrúncun Cocina Criolla, Chicken What, Wing Factory, La Carnicería, Aima Peruvian Tapas, Rolls Lima , North Seafood Bar, plus bar.
Direction: Av. Vasco Núñez de Balboa 755, Miraflores. Schedules: Sunday to Monday, from 11 am to 10 pm
San Martin Market
This atmosphere was inspired by the Spanish gastronomic markets (such as San Miguel and San Ildefonso). Enjoy the nights with shows and live music. Among the stalls we find: Vive la Crepe, Lucumo Peruvian Food, Legado 36, Dim Sum, La Herencia, Cheat Day Burger, Saltao Wok Food, Kenda Bar, Big Maki, Camerino Café, Wings and Pork, Sam’s BBQ, El Mexicano and Bar Medicinal.
Direction: Calle San Martin 482, Miraflores. Schedule: Sunday to Thursday, from 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, until 1:00 a.m.
San Ramon Market
In the restored San Ramón de Miraflores passage (ex Calle de las Pizzas), you can choose between having chifa, anticuchos, makis, pastas or meats for lunch. In this market you can visit: La Patarashkita, Food Rockers, Edo, Donde Erito, We Coffee, Coleccionista, La Barrita, Patronal and Magia Negra, as well as the bar. Keep an eye on their activities as there is everything from live music to family activities.
Direction: Passage San Ramón 290, Miraflores. Schedule: Sunday to Thursday, from 12 m. to 1 am Friday to Saturday, until 3 am
The gastronomic patio brings together the best friends of Peruvian food: grilled chicken, ceviche, salchipapa, makis and craft beers. What brands participate? The marine offer of Entre Kausas; the classic and original Suzaku makis; the salchipapas, tacos and enchiladas from Entre Panes; and the grilled chicken with chaufa rice from La Pintadita; the ‘fast food’ of hamburgers, milkshakes and waffles from AP Burger, as well as the most varied options of craft beers. Do not miss the discounts for groups of friends of more than 5 people.
Direction: Av. del Ejército 505, Miraflores. Schedule: from 12 noon. until 11 p.m.
Enjoy good food in the open air with the Peruvian marine cuisine (with Asian touches) of Maraparte; the variety of wraps with proteins, vegetables and delicious sauces from Insólito; the hamburgers, sandwiches and alistas from London Burger and the sweets from La Repostería.
Direction: Calle Alfonso Ugarte 354, Miraflores. Schedule: From Monday to Sunday from 11:30 am, although each location has different opening hours for closing.
This new gastronomic bet was born from the experience of one of the partners who, tired of going from one place to another in his food trucks, decided to settle in a local. The offer includes grilled chicken, anticuchos, cebiches, hamburgers and more. The stalls include: Cambalache, chickens and grills, Cambalache Mar y fuego, Tatán and the bar with cocktails.
Direction: Av. Gran Chimú 1879, in Zárate, San Juan de Lurigancho. Schedule: From Monday to Sunday, from 12 m. at 3 a.m.
It is the first gastronomic space to offer the ‘all you can eat’ experience. You can find four brands, including two new ones: Big Maki (in addition to makis they offer tacos, pizzas and sushi hot dogs) and Cheat Day Burger (inspired by North American smash burgers). There is also El Mexicano and Square Pizza (each diner chooses the ingredients they enjoy the most to add to their pizza). The cocktails arrive thanks to La Tequilería. The cost of ‘all you can eat’ is S/. 69 (from 12 noon to 4 pm), outside these hours the price is S/. 79.
Direction: Av. Aviation 2983, San Borja. Schedule: Monday to Sunday, from noon to 11 pm
It also arrives in the Barranco district with the powerful sandwiches of El Jeque, the poke bowls of Samu Sushi, the wings of Brava Wings, the sweets of ¡Vive la Crepe!, the Amazonian cuisine of La Patarashkita, the chifa cuisine of Hong Kong, Mexican tacos and cocktails from the bar.
Direction: Av. 28 de Julio 299, Barranco. Schedule: Sunday and Wednesday, from 12 m. to 11 pm Thursday to Saturday until 1 am
The chef and gastronomic businessman Miguel Hernández, who commanded La Nacional, was in charge of curating this gastronomic proposal opened in August 2020. Among its premises we find: Square Pizza, Cheat Day Burger, El Mexicano, Big Maki, El Callejón, Cebichela, Kilo and Poke Boss.
Direction: Av. Conquistadores 170, San Isidro. Schedule: From Monday to Thursday, from 12 m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, until 11:30 p.m. Sundays until 8 p.m.
Los Angeles Market
Makis, Venezuelan cuisine, chifa, grilled chicken, Chinese box, pork on the stick, anticuchos, hamburgers, desserts and an extensive cocktail menu are just some of the options in this market located on the second floor of the Plaza Comas Mall, across the street from Unicachi. You will find Casa Mendoza, Bing Burger, La 22, La Barra, Buena Mar, Q’ Queso, Dolce Gelato, Ocho Chaufas, Pappas Grill, Sushi Mambo, Pan del Portu and Corazón Contento. About to open are Talima Waffles and Chilanguito.
Direction: Mall Plaza Comas. Av. Los Ángeles 602 – Second floor, next to the MAC. Schedule: Sunday to Thursday from 12 to 10 pm Friday and Saturday from 12 to 12 pm
Once again, we find a great variety for the tastes of all diners in this gastronomic space that has the marine cuisine of Polo Marino, the abundant Pica Pollo, the poke bowls of Kaito, the pizzas of Pranzare, the Asian cuisine of Clan K, the Huayros grills, Burgers by La Carnicería hamburgers, El Chilanguito Mexican food, Wantan Wok chifa, Aima Peruvian Tapas fusion cuisine, the addictive Cukeez and the creamy Toscana ice cream.
Direction: Av El Polo 695, Groove. Schedule: Sunday and Wednesday, from 12 m. to 11 pm Thursday to Saturday until 1 am
YOY Lima Box Park
At the moment, the space mainly hosts proposals for hamburgers and cocktails. In the first case, it has 2080 Burger Place, Meta Burger and El Gringo hamburgers. In the second are Macera drinks, Taller pisco-based cocktails and Artesian beers.
Direction: SASASA, Furrow. Schedule: Thursday to Sunday from 1 pm to midnight.
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