Fodor's Expert Review Bar-Restaurante Cordano

$ El Centro Peruvian
Dating from 1905, this venerable Lima institution has served up ham sandwiches and pisco sours to Peru's presidents for over a century. Every inch of the décor—the worn wooden bar, the old black-and-white photos, the well-stocked saloon shelves and cabinets—oozes history. Try the butifarra (marinated pork with zarza criolla on a homemade roll), or, if you're famished, the bistec con tacu-tacu (steak with pan-fried rice and beans).
Peruvian Historical Casual Breakfast Lunch Dinner $

Quick Facts

Jr. Ancash 202
Lima, Lima  Peru


Known For:
  • Butifarra sandwiches
  • Solid criollo cooking
  • Who's-who clientele

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