Lima, Peru Travel Guide

Andrew Zimmern traveled to Lima, Peru, on Bizarre Foods America. Get a list of the places he visited.


Activities
La Parada Market
Sample a variety of food sold by hundreds of vendors at Lima’s La Parada Market. Try Anticuchos, small bits of marinated grilled meat, including chicken hearts, beef hearts and chicken gizzards.
  • Aviacion La Victoria 15018, Lima, Peru
  • Lima, Peru

La Parada Market

Sample a variety of food sold by hundreds of vendors at Lima’s La Parada Market. Try Anticuchos, small bits of marinated grilled meat, including chicken hearts, beef hearts and chicken gizzards.
Aviacion La Victoria 15018, Lima, Peru Lima, Peru
Terminal Pesquero
Introduce yourself to some strange new types of seafood at Terminal Perquero, Lima’s massive fish market which is also home to a food court with some fresh finds like ceviche made from an abalone snail and fried fish eggs.
  • Terminal Pesquero, Calle Tres, Peru
  • Lima, Peru

Terminal Pesquero

Introduce yourself to some strange new types of seafood at Terminal Perquero, Lima’s massive fish market which is also home to a food court with some fresh finds like ceviche made from an abalone snail and fried fish eggs.
Terminal Pesquero, Calle Tres, Peru Lima, Peru
Surquillo Market
Visit the Surquillo Market, a showcase for produce from Peru's diverse growing regions.
  • Mercado de Surquillo, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
  • Lima, Peru

Surquillo Market

Visit the Surquillo Market, a showcase for produce from Peru's diverse growing regions.
Mercado de Surquillo, Miraflores, Lima, Peru Lima, Peru

Restaurants & Bars
Maido
Visit Barrio Chino, a neighborhood with a high concentration of restaurants like Maido, serving a mash up of Asian and Peruvian cuisine called chifa. Sample the pork belly and heart of palm with a ribbon of nori.
  • Calle San Martin 399, Lima 15047, Peru
  • Lima, Peru

Maido

Visit Barrio Chino, a neighborhood with a high concentration of restaurants like Maido, serving a mash up of Asian and Peruvian cuisine called chifa. Sample the pork belly and heart of palm with a ribbon of nori.
Calle San Martin 399, Lima 15047, Peru Lima, Peru
Al Toke Pez
Another Asian and Peruvian restaurant located in Barrio Chino, serving dishes like Oyaku, traditional rice porridge with salt pickled plum and fish sperm, seasoned with ceviche.
  • Av. Angamos 886, Surquillo, Lima 15047, Peru
  • Lima, Peru

Al Toke Pez

Another Asian and Peruvian restaurant located in Barrio Chino, serving dishes like Oyaku, traditional rice porridge with salt pickled plum and fish sperm, seasoned with ceviche.
Av. Angamos 886, Surquillo, Lima 15047, Peru Lima, Peru
Chez Wong
Chef Javier Wong, a man considered a master at making ceviche, offers up some of the best ceviche in Lima, made with fresh flounder, onion, lime juice, salt, herbs, and chilies.
  • 114 Enrique Garcia Leon
  • Sana Catalina, Peru

Chez Wong

Chef Javier Wong, a man considered a master at making ceviche, offers up some of the best ceviche in Lima, made with fresh flounder, onion, lime juice, salt, herbs, and chilies.
114 Enrique Garcia Leon Sana Catalina, Peru
amaZ
Visit Amaz for chopper river snail served in its own shell with tapioca and turmeric, or armored catfish roe, paiche fish broth seasoned with processed yucca juice and more.
  • Avenida La Paz 1079, Miraflores 15074, Peru
  • Miraflores, Lima Peru

amaZ

Visit Amaz for chopper river snail served in its own shell with tapioca and turmeric, or armored catfish roe, paiche fish broth seasoned with processed yucca juice and more.
Avenida La Paz 1079, Miraflores 15074, Peru Miraflores, Lima, Peru
Astrid Y Gaston
Chef Astrid Y Gaston offers a 20-course tasting menu to show how his food has evolved since the restaurant first opened 20 years ago.
  • Cantuarias 175, Miraflores 15074, Peru
  • Miraflores, Lima Peru

Astrid Y Gaston

Chef Astrid Y Gaston offers a 20-course tasting menu to show how his food has evolved since the restaurant first opened 20 years ago.
Cantuarias 175, Miraflores 15074, Peru Miraflores, Lima, Peru