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Mama Olla Restaurant

#44 of 2,201 Restaurants in Lima
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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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The chefs there were spicy and so were there meatballs but there potatoes weren't tasty enough for me.

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Thank Brody K
Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought the food was great. I had the fish stew/soup and of course a pisco sour! The service was also really good.

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Thank Hannah S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was with a group of five and we stopped here for a late breakfast. The sandwiches were nice, recommend anything with avocado. Also pleasantly surprised by the very fast wifi. A nice place to hang out for a bit.

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Thank Patricia W
Thompson s Station, Tennessee
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten at this restaurant twice, the first time I had the chefs special which was a seafood and rice dish. Not particularly tasty and everything tasted like salt. The second time I tried the Beef Lasagna. Not sure where they got the recipe, but I couldn't tell if there were actual noodles in this or not. Also the... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was okay, nothing special but in my opinion overpriced. We had a steak and ravioli. The stake was dry, ravioli were good, but I have to mention that the portion was very, very small and 10 ravioli for 25 soles is heavy. Waiter was nice and helpful. You can find a lot better restaurants in Lima for less money.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Do your taste buds and stomach a favour and eat here. While in Lima I try to make it to Mama Olla's at least once a day (seriously the food is that good). The menu has a wide selection of seafood, meats and poultry and each of the items that I have eaten has been outstanding. My favourite is the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Come visit Emilio at this fine place. Great food, we were hungry for Italian food and went away very satisfied. Clean restrooms too.

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Thank JJ P
Pittsburg, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Emilio our waiter was very courtious,and helpfull. Food was 100% old style peruvian cooking. For first time we found a clean bathroom. We highly recommend Mama Olla Restaurant.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

First night in Lima. Had the arroz con mariscos and ceviche. Great food and nice outside seating facing onto a pedestrianised area with heaters. Good service.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Our first night in Lima we ate at Mama Olla. Marlon, our waiter was very kind and helpful. For the rest of our stay we kept on eating there. The food is delicious and the prices are very good.

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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, International, Fusion, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Romantic
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?