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Canta Rana

Genova 101, Lima, Peru
+34 666 89 43 65
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (175 reviews)
“pescado” (13 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Genova 101, Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Having read that Canta Rana was the place to go for ceviche, we headed straight there for lunch on our last day in Peru. It was excellent!! We ordered ceviche pescado and ceviche mixto. The portions were generous of both dishes and between my friend...More

Thank Meghan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for our first lunch in Lima, and our first Ceviche in Peru and couldn't have asked for anything better. The atmosphere was welcoming and a bit football mad, and the food was to die for. Some of the freshest, tastiest fish I've eaten,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful old world atmosphere and good food. The ceviche and tiradito was fresh and delicious. A Barranco mainstay.

Thank JigWo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch at Canta Rana is always on my list when visiting Lima. Everything there is delicious. Their ceviche is to die for, so are the scallops with melted cheese, the seafood rice dishes, etc etc. EVERYTHING is delicious. The restaurant has been around for a...More

Thank DCalexandre
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice and well located, argentine owned but typically peruvian cuisine, restaurant in the Barranco district. Good for lunch. Been here a couple of times, has a nice atmosphere with a cosy decor with football memorabilia everywhere. Try the cebiche apaltado and the leche de...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in the Barranco section of Lima and Canta Rana was a short walk from my B&B. The vibe in there is fun, low-key, friendly. And the food? Amaaaaaazing. I had the ceviche mixto. The portions are huge, the seafood is ocean fresh, and...More

Thank AudaciousKay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to have lunch here as a recommendation; and I endep up returning twice! Food is great, the neigborhood its located at is super funky and has a lot of interesting places to see around -walking distance-. Prices and portions were accordingly; beer was cold...More

Thank VanessaAras
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Lengthy queue which I jumped by agreeing to sit at the bar. Meant I had a good view over everyone else! Packed. All sorts, mostly locals, a few lumpy Americans, a few beautiful people from the beach. All ages.Had a mixed fish ceviche (35 S)...More

Thank pmb1206
Vicente F, Community Manager at Canta Rana, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thank you for this beautiful chronicle! And congrats for the storytelling skills! In Perú we don´t ussually eat with bread, but i´m happy you had yours at your taste! Hope you had an amazing time in our home, Perú!

Reviewed 1 February 2018

My first visit back to Lima in 6 years and the first thing I wanted was to go to Canta Rana! Yes it can be noisy and crowded and yes it is a bit expensive bu oh the deliciousness you find here. I brought my...More

Thank never2old2try
Vicente F, Community Manager at Canta Rana, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thanks so much for posting! Yes, we are a happy noisey crowd, most of our costumers are like family and we are so pleased to know that you might join it :D The grilled octopus is one of a kind, we are truly happy that...More

Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

The food was great. We had the mixed fish ceviche and fried seafood rice. The only bad thing was that the menu was pretty confusing, they have many different things on there so I didn’t really know what to order. For the mixed rice dish...More

Thank Rbecca33
Vicente F, Community Manager at Canta Rana, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

We have worked on that already, but thanks for the advice! Super pleased that you enjoyed our food!

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Janet L
21 May 2017|
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Response from Talia T | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know if reservations are possible. I advice to get there early because it is full during lunch hour.
25 February 2016|
Response from BTravelMore | Reviewed this property |
Hi Pentagramwookie, I cannot edit the review that I wrote to attach pictures but if you message me your email I'll send them to you. Bruno
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Genova 101, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > Barranco
  • Neighbourhood: Barranco
  • Phone Number: +34 666 89 43 65
  • E-mail
Legendary cevicheria, football sanctuary in the heart of Barranco, familiar spot, delicaies factory, unforgeatable feasts and eternal toasts scenary. Much more than a cevocheria, a place of pilgrimage in the most bohemian neighbourhood of Lima.
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