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Jan 7, 2008 03:24 PM

Best Ceviche in the Mission?

I have a hankering for ceviche tonight, but I'm not sure where to get it. I've tried and liked versions at both El Delfin and Mi Lindo Peru, but I'm sure there are some gems I'm missing.

Where is your favorite version?

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  1. Limon has a killer ceviche.

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    1. re: pirog

      I second Limon! They have a ceviche crema that's ceviche with cream and it's delish!

    2. Panchita No 3 on 22nd and Capp has pretty good ceviche. If you like the style at El Delfin it was similar, I have not been there for 6 months or so but it was fresh and flavorful. I love the flan at El Delfin!

      What happened to Alma?

      I remember liking Distino's as well, but that was a very long time ago.

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      1. re: Lori SF

        Alma closed and the chef opened a place in Tahoe a few years ago. It's called Sol y Lago.

      2. Both Inka's and Piqueo's have excellent ceviche. I tend to prefer the ceviche de pescado rather than the shrimp or squid varieties.

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        1. re: Windy

          Windy good one I forgot Piquero's good one. I have the same preference in style. Except I had ceviche in Greece with squid and it was sinfully good.

          I will have to check out Inka's.

          Hope Pane reports back.

          1. re: Lori SF

            I'm sure she will :) Unfortunately it looks like Piqueo's is closed this week because of the storm:

            The owner of Piqueo's also owns Mochica, so it's not surprising the ceviche is delicious. The last time I was there, in December, they had at least 5 ceviches. And there's nothing wrong with squid. I just love halibut.

            I was disappointed to discover their beef anticuchos aren't hearts.

            1. re: Windy

              Did not realize they own Mochica's..too bad they are closed.

              I have to go back and this place gets over looked on here.. those yuca fritters give me a fork and send me to the corner.

          2. re: Windy

            Quick update: last night I was starved, needed something in my general area, and couldn't put up with the wait at Inka's, so I ended up having a ridiculously wonderful meal at Pastores. I'll try Piqueo's when it's open again, and report back on their ceviche.

            Thanks, everyone!

            1. re: pane

              just curious: was there an actual wait for a table at Inka's last night, or are you just referring to the slow pace of service there?

              1. re: susancinsf

                Slow pace of service. I went once, we got only entrees, and I think it took between 60 and 90 minutes for our meal to arrive.