What to eat in Lima? 2023

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Ceviche is a seafood dish. It is made with raw fish marinated in lime juice. Ceviche is usually accompanied by side dishes that complement its flavors, such as sweet potato, lettuce, corn, avocado.

Lomo Saltado

Lomo Saltado is a popular and traditional Peruvian dish. Loma Saltado consist of marinated beef, onions and tomatoes. It is typically served with fries and rice.

Ají de Gallina

Ají de Gallina is Peruvian chicken stew. It consists of chicken cooked with yellow chilli peppers, walnuts, spices, garlic, and turmeric. Ají de Gallina is served over potato rounds, accompanied by the olives and eggs cut into quarters.


Anticuchos is popular street food in Peru. It is typically made with beef heart and similar to shish kebab. Meat is seasoned with garlic, cumin, panca chilli and vinegar and then grilled on the skewer. Anticuchos are usually served with boiled potatoes and bread.

Rocoto Relleno

Rocoto Relleno is the variety of Stuffed Peppers in Peru. Rocoto peppers are stuffed meat and vegetables and topped with cheese. Then it is put inside the oven with tomato sauce and served whole with baked potatoes or salad.


Picarones a Peruvian dessert, a type of doughnut. They are made with sweet potato and squash. It is served in a doughnut form and covered with syrup, made from chancaca.


Causa is served as starter or as a light meal. It is look like a potato cake. It is made with potatoes, avocado, celery, egg, olives and fish or chicken.

Pan Con Chicharron

Pan Con Chicharron is a Peruvian sandwich made from pork and sweet potato topped with red onion. It is generally eaten as breakfast but it is a perfect meal or any time of day!