Terminal Pesquero Villa María del Triunfo
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Terminal Pesquero Villa María del Triunfo

Pachacutec 2901, Villa María del Triunfo, Lima, 05 | +51 1 450 6508, Peru
Terminal Pesquero Villa María del Triunfo Fish Market in Lima
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Visiting this bustling fish market in southeast Lima is one step away from being aboard a fishing vessel for real—and allows diners to gain perspective into the effort that Peruvians make to prepare their beloved ceviche. The day starts early, at 5:30 a.m., at Villa María del Triunfo (rubber boots recommended), where cooks from all types of establishments roll up to purchase the catch of the day. It’s not just wholesale, though—you can buy your own single corvina (sea bass), have it cleaned up, then take it upstairs to the canteen. There, choose a cevichería to fillet your fish; minutes later you’ll be breakfasting on the freshest ceviche in town.

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