La Mar Cebicheria Peruana

San Francisco
La Mar Cebicheria Peruana

Pier 1.5 (at Washington St)

San Francisco, CA 94105

La Mar is an elegant seafood shrine in Embarcadero helmed by Le Cordon Bleu-trained Gastón Acurio, whose authentic Peruvian cuisine rivals what you'd find in Lima itself -- he would know, as Acurio's run one of Lima's premier fine dining establishments, Astrid y Gastón, for years. La Mar offers vibrant waterfront views to enjoy alongside equally vibrant ceviche, which features a rotating selection of fresh seafood bathed in leche de tigre, a citrus-based marinade that cures the fish. Acurio's other speciality, warm and savory empanadas, are a welcome contrast to the cool and tangy ceviche.