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Mama Olla Restaurant

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Calle Tarata 248 | Miraflores, Lima Lima 18, Peru
+51 1 4452947
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07:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Wed 07:30 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 07:30 - 01:00
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Halifax, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I had dinner at Mama Olla in November 2016. This is a cozy spot just off one of the main streets in Miraflores. Colourful decor and lots of character. The prices were great, and the food, while not amazing, was flavorful and authentic. Portions are somewhat modest but given the low prices, the sizes are fair. Good... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good quality and portions were great! Service and ambiance was very good as well. Good feed for tired travellers in a relaxed environment.

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1 Thank Matt C
Anchorage
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222 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very pleasant outdoor dinner at this restaurant located on a pedestrian street in the heart of Miraflores. We all had seafood. The Pescado a lo Macho with a shrimp, calamari, octopus, and scallop sauce was delicious (for about the same price as a foot long Subway sandwich with chips and a drink). Washed iit down with a pitcher... More 

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1 Thank alaskantravelnut
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Actually went to this restaurant because of the reviews on Trip Advisor and yes they are right. What a great place to have dinner. The staff could not have been nicer. The food was great and so was the Peruvian wine.. Plus it was right around the corner from our hotel Casa Andina.

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1 Thank Sonja C
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Excelent rice & shellfish; service was excelente!!! Waiter Marlon was a lot of fun; good pisco sour!

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1 Thank Royal S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, quick service. The food was ok, but good value for the price. Total for entree and a beer was 35 sole. I would go back and try some new dishes. Had lots of traditional Peruvian fair on the menu. Everyone would find something to eat here

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Milwaukee, WI
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Ate here twice. The first time I ate there for lunch the waiter asked me if I wanted bread for 1. I said sure. He brought 6 pieces. What was I supposed to do with all that garlic bread? Was charged for it to.W sent with friends for dinner another night. Had a table where I looked at the door... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Real yummy food. Great menu. Tastes fantastic. Personal service. That sums it up. I am not a favourite of the sloppy style American fast food and found this little place near my hotel Courtyard Mariott. It's small, cosy, run by two older guys and their young nephew (just guessing), but most of all, it is GREAT food. I had the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This was just a 5 minute walk for our hotel and was recommended by our tour guide. Both locals and tourists were eating here and there is an outside eating area heated by gas burners. A good selection of local dishes served by friendly waiters who will help you choose, the portions are big but try the Ceviche its great

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London, United Kingdom
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292 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This was a brilliant choice for dinner! It is a warm and cosy restaurant with a terrace outside for dining in warm weather, equipped with outdoor gas heaters. The Ceviche was brilliantly marinated and came with a very generous portion (44 soles), and the Sole covered with sautéed Onions and Tomatoes, served with Rice and Corn was succulent (24 soles).... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, South American, International, Spanish, Fusion
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 00:00
Monday
07:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 00:00
Thursday
07:30 - 01:00
Friday
07:30 - 01:00
Saturday
07:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Tarata 248 | Miraflores, Lima Lima 18, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > Miraflores
  • Neighbourhood: Miraflores
  • Phone Number: +51 1 4452947

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?