Peruvian Restaurants

10 8 La Costanera

Address: 8150 Cabrillo Highway, San Francisco, CA 94037
La Costanera is a hidden pearl awarded with the highly esteemed Michelin Star. Translating to “The Waterfront”, this secluded destination is nestled along the shoreline of Half Moon Bay, with breathtaking views of the rolling ocean waves. Chef Carlos Altamirano, a native of Southern Peru, crafts contemporary Peruvian cuisine inspired from the tastes of home. Menu selections include a medley of fresh seafood, chicken, pork, and beef concepts, in addition to mouth watering desserts. Floor to ceiling windows provide an abundance of natural light for an open, airy feel. The nautical accents gracefully mirror the exterior oceanic paradise, with white ...

10 8 Mochica

Address: 937 Harrison Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
Chef Carlos Altamirano brings more than a little bit of home to his Peruvian restaurant, Mochica. Using spices he brings back from his home country, Chef Altamirano creates dishes common to natives of the South American country, but exquisitely exotic to most Americans. You have your choice of beef heart, beef, chicken, fish, or camarones (shrimp) in the “Anticuchos Mochica” – served with Yukon gold potatoes and ocopa sauce. You may also enjoy the “Languado en Hoja de Platano” – a baked Halibut wrapped in a banana leaf. Finally, wash down these Latin American dishes with a glass of wine, ...

10 8 La Mar

Address: Pier 1.5 Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111
La Mar
La Mar cebicheria peruana gains its inspiration from the thousands of cebicherias that can be discovered throughout Peru. This restaurant, located at Pier 1.5 on The Embarcadero, manages to preserve the proud traditions of Peru while still sharing the nation’s cuisine with San Francisco. Authenticity is of the utmost importance to Chef Gaston Acurio. This immensely popular chef encourages his guests to discover and enjoy the many pleasures of Peruvian fare. La Mar offers 7 different cebiches, tiraditos, causas, empanadas peruanas y fritos, anticuchos and several Peruvian classic entrees. This 11,000 square foot restaurant also specializes in the spirit pisco ...

10 8 Pena Pacha Mama

Address: 1630 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94133-2814
Pena Pacha Mama
Sometimes described as a magical oasis, Pena Pachamama serves traditional Bolivian cuisine in an environment filled with music, dance, and performances. Pena Pachamama serves a variety of tapas plates like Yuca Frita and Papas Bravas: spicy potatoes. In addition, Pena Pachamama creates dishes using raw-living organic foods, unprocessed raw vegan produce that have not been heated above 115 degrees Fahrenheit. Pachamama creates tasty raw-food dishes that incorporate the flavors of Bolivian cuisine. On some nights, Pena Pachamama has live performances to bands playing world music from speakers advocating raw food diets and lifestyle.

10 8 Limon

Address: 524 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
San Francisco's Mission district is well known for its cultural diversity and excellent cuisine from around the world. Diners can find restaurants where they'll discover exciting new aromas and flavors, and the Peruvian cuisine at Limón is no exception. Since 2002, Limón has won numerous awards for their bold, modern take on traditional Peruvian dishes and cocktails. Many of the items at this popular restaurant borrow the best elements and ingredients of Japanese, American, and Mexican cuisine to create unforgettable culinary creations like Limón's many different kinds of ceviche. All of their tasty ceviches are made with the highest quality ...

10 8 Piqueo's

Address: 830 Cortland Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110
$$ Top 10
If you follow Cortland Avenue until it appears to end, you’ll likely stumble upon Piqueo’s, a charming Peruvian gem specializing in tapas. Showcasing an acclaimed chef from Peru who creates native specialties in his open kitchen, the restaurant feels more like a home than a business. An unassuming exterior conceals a small vibrant space, complete with dim lighting and a sultry atmosphere. Piqueo’s features an extensive tapas selection that will have you walking away at the end of the night feeling like you’ve finally experienced that elusive taste of Peru and its culinary delights at their best.

10 8 Mi Lindo Peru

Address: 3226 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110