Handpicked by a Peru Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Top 10 Restaurants in Lima, Peru'.

Lima, the capital city of Peru, is known for its vibrant culinary scene that combines traditional Peruvian flavors with modern techniques. From top-rated fine dining establishments to casual street food vendors, Lima offers a wide range of dining options to satisfy every palate. Here is a list of the top 10 restaurants in Lima that you must visit:

1. Central - Renowned chef Virgilio Martinez offers a unique tasting menu highlighting indigenous Peruvian ingredients.

2. Maido - A fusion of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine, Maido is known for its Nikkei dishes and sushi.

3. Astrid y Gaston - This upscale restaurant by Gaston Acurio offers a contemporary take on traditional Peruvian dishes.

4. La Mar - A top spot for seafood lovers, La Mar serves up delicious ceviche and other fresh seafood dishes.

5. Malabar - Chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino creates innovative dishes using Amazonian ingredients at Malabar.

6. El Mercado - This popular seafood restaurant offers a variety of dishes made with fresh, local ingredients.

7. Rafael - Known for its elegant ambiance and creative cuisine, Rafael is a must-visit for food enthusiasts.

8. Isolina - A cozy eatery serving up traditional Peruvian comfort food, Isolina is a favorite among locals.

9. Osaka - Specializing in Nikkei cuisine, Osaka offers a unique dining experience with a Peruvian twist.

10. El Bodegon - A hidden gem in Lima, El Bodegon is loved for its delicious tapas-style dishes and extensive wine list.

Whether you are a foodie looking to explore the latest culinary trends or a visitor wanting to sample authentic Peruvian dishes, Lima has something for everyone. Be sure to make reservations in advance as these top restaurants tend to fill up quickly!

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