In recent years, Lima has been called the gastronomic mecca of South America. If you are keen to spend a bit of money to try some of the finest dining in town, then you should absolutely check out Central Restaurante, which is one of the three restaurants in Lima ranked in the top 50 worldwide. Central is located in the heart of the Miraflores neighborhood. It's a simple but classy affair: a small, sophisticated place that serves great food. The restaurant's stated mission is to "celebrate Peru's biodiversity," and you will indeed find a variety of unique ingredients from all over the country.