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Los Caobos 380 | Raul Ferrero, Lima, Peru
+51 997 837 735
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“maki” (14 reviews)
“salmon” (3 reviews)
“tiradito” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
Los Caobos 380 | Raul Ferrero, Lima, Peru
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1 - 10 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Part of a new building, where there is a casual La Plazita and a meat place soon in the second floor, Matsuei has some of the best sashimi and sushi, with the twist of being the place where Nobu started his carreer and exported his...More

Thank Nabil K
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I gave this restaurant 4 stars only because of the disappointing service. In terms of food quality, it was excellent. The menu has adapted Peruvian flavors and ingredients to typical Japanese cuisine and it's excellent! It is known as one of the best Japanese restaurants...More

Thank Coty01
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I love japanese food and when it comes to it I'm particularly demanding. Although Matsuei handles a rather expensive menu, the experience has no match. Good old fashioned japanese cuisine without many pretentious fusion twists. My favourite by far.

Thank Andres B
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This japanese restaurant never get's out of fashion, it is allways elegant and good never disapoints: do not skipe dessert! The ice cream tempura that they offer is incredible!

Thank ValvaMG
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Good food, excelent salmon, the cocktails were small with full price, don't mind paying but give me a full glass.

Thank Maritza H
Reviewed 13 June 2015

If you want bona fide Japanese-Japanese food, this is the best place I know in Lima. Expensive and not especially innovative, but definitely fits the bill if that is truly what you are seeking. But then, why come to Lima for that? A city which...More

2  Thank MJS1944
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Good sushi, fresh, english spoken , nice place , safe. Have tried better sushi for sure, for way less money than here. It is , from my point of view and the city where is located, very expensive. This is not Tokyo o Seattle. However,...More

Thank perrogaruao
Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

Peru is known for its fresh and delicious fishery, due to the colision of 2 currents near Lima. Matsuei is a small and quiet restaurant that you go to eat one of the best japanese food.It may not be the most romantic place but the...More

Thank YTA2013
Reviewed 19 April 2015

Must say that I had here probably the best Miso soup ever... birthplace of world renowned NOBU's Peruvian-Japanese fusion... after working in Japan at Matsue chef Nobu Matsushita moved to Peru were adapted Peruvian ingredients and dishes to his menu... later on he moved to...More

Thank Wolfgangamadeusmarco
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Probably the most authentic Japanese restaurant in Lima. The food is very good, very Japanese with a touch of Peru, as all the international restaurants in Lima. They have all the variety, all at very good quality and nicely decorated. The restaurant is in a...More

Thank hbkm
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Los Caobos 380 | Raul Ferrero, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima
  • Phone Number: +51 997 837 735
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