Peru Taste: Highlights

Jan 21, 2008

El Merlín de Cabo Blanco

Address: Av. César Vallejo 1502, Lince
Phone: 470-0327
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Decorated in a sober and modern style, this restaurant is located in the border of Lince and San Isidro, a few blocks away from Parque Mariscal Castilla (biggest park in Lince). It offers a good variety of seafood dishes like cebiches, chicharrones (deep fried seafood), jaleas (fried seafood on top of an onions salad) and Northern specialties like cebiche de chinguirito (salty dried fish cebiche) and cebiche de conchas negras (black scallops cebiche), tortilla de raya (kind of a stingray omelette), cangrejo reventado (a stew of smashed crabs with potatos, onions, garlic, black pepper, ají -red and yellow chili pepper-, chicha de jora and algae) and arroz con pato (rice with duck).
Price Range: Moderate

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