La Limeña Restaurant offers Peruvian cuisine and a few Cuban dishes in the Ritchie Center at 765 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner. The name of the restaurant is derived from the word Lima which is the capital of Peru.
La Limeña Restaurant features cloth napkins and tables with granite tabletops. The background music is easy listening instrumental and it is not too loud. A large portion of the clientele is Latin American because the restaurant has a reputation for serving good South American food.
The restaurant is not very big. You may have to wait in line on a busy night. The service is very good and the manager visits the tables to make sure that the staff takes good care of the customers.
Yuquitas Rellenas are mashed yucca croquettes stuffed with crabmeat and deep fried to golden brown. The croquettes are served with creamy Huancaina sauce made with cheese and yellow peppers.
Lenguado Frito is a fried whole flounder, served with fried yucca, white rice and salsa criolla, or "sarsa criolla" as the Peruvians would say.
Pollo a la Brasa is a charcoal roasted chicken that has been marinated in a blend of Peruvian spices. The herbs and cumin give this dish a wonderful flavor. The dinner comes with a choice of two side dishes, such as bean soup and salad.
Call La Limeña restaurant at (301) 424-8066.