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Surfish Bistro

4.5
4.5
481 Reviews
$30 and under
Peruvian
Lima-born chef/owner Miguel Aguilar has assembled a menu of Peruvian favorites with an international twist. He’s been called a master of ceviche, taking cues from culinary traditions of Japan, Italy, Spain and China. He has won food network competition: Chopped, with the episode No Pales, No Problem.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Peruvian, Tapas / Small Plates, South American

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Mon–Fri 12:00 pm–3:00 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 12:00 pm–3:00 pm Dinner Daily 3:00 pm–10:45 pm

  • Phone number

    (718) 788-8070

  • Payment options

    Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Miguel Aguilar

  • Neighborhood

    Park Slope

  • Cross street

    14th Street

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Public transit

    Trains F, G, R at 4th Ave/9th St subway stop

  • Additional

    Beer, Delivery, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 481 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.5
4.5 based on all time ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.2Service
  • 4Ambience
  • 4.2Value

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  1. k

    kennethm

    Washington DC

    37 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    37 reviews

    Dined on July 27, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great peruvian food, well plated and good service. Will return.
  2. NT

    NicoleT

    Caribbean

    12 reviews

    4.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on July 13, 2019

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Hidden Gem... food is delicious!
  3. NP

    NiaP

    New York Area

    20 reviews

    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on June 29, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Consistently amazing every single time! Amazing food and drinks and super friendly relaxed atmosphere
  4. AA

    AshleyA

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 29, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Went for lunch on a Saturday. The staff are very friendly and attentive. The food came out in a timely manner and had great presentation. The ceviche sampler is a great way to try the different styles offered - I would definitely recommend it. The pineapple tuna, salmon anticuchos and mixto were all delicious and well balanced in their flavors. When we left the restaurant started to fill up with more groups. I would recommend this restaurant and return in the future!
  5. KE

    KathyE

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 24, 2019

    overall3food4service2ambience4
    Very good food. Very lackluster service. This was my third time recently, for brunch. The same. Menu says (for brunch): "Endless coffee." No one came around with the coffee to ask if I wanted more. Had to ask twice. They got the eggs wrong ("over easy": nope, got sunny side up). Took the sugar off our table twice: had to ask for it back. The service takes a lot awar from the experience. Don't know why the management doesn't do something about it. Its too bad..
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 23, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food, service and value were excellent. The waitress gave very good recommendations.
  7. PS

    ParkSlopeDY

    New York Area

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great civeche! Tapas were bigger portions than expected, but welcome. Friendly service.
  8. B

    Babs

    New York Area

    26 reviews

    5.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The food and service at Surfish is beyond wonderful. Love trying different items each time I go and I'm never disappointed!
  9. MZ

    MarcinZ

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2019

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    It was our Valentine's day dinner. Very nice place and friendly ambience. Delicious food. Good prices $. We enjoyed our evening. 👍
  10. K

    King

    New York Area

    21 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2019

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    foods are good but just too much salt , should put little less
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Delicious authentic Peruvian.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 9, 2019

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    We went for an early Valentine dinner. Our fault for going out early. The place was q
  13. JS

    JustinS

    Miami

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was amazing! The ceviche was out of this world good! This was expected by the reviews! Servers were super friendly and waited patiently as we were the last costumers! Will indeed be back! Thanks guys.
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 9, 2019

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    As usual very good food,value for me , very friendly atmosphere, comforting love this place...
  15. JF

    JoseF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2019

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Made a reservation for 6 and it ended up becoming 10 people unexpectedly. Nonetheless, I am grateful to say that we were still accommodated with th e 4 extra people. All food was incrediblely flavorful and well put together. Big portion sizes; an entree can be shared by 2. Amazing variety of things to choose from. Highly recommended for special occasions!
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on January 29, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Excellent food, excellent service, excellent value.
  17. l

    laurenu

    New York Area

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2019

    overall5food5service3ambience4
    Always incredible food at great values. The service is not bad but leaves a bit to be desired as far as being attentive. Food always comes out on time though it's just not the most upscale or personable service. The flavors and dishes are so unique and always so fresh, especially the fish and ceviche. Will continue to go back!
  18. BF

    BklynFoodie

    New York Area

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2019

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Always wonderful!
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 26, 2019

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    The restaurant was busy. The server warned us that they had experienced a call out. The service was a bit wanky due to this but everything else was so good, it out shadowed the waits.
  20. MG

    ManuelG

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 5, 2019

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Excelente!!!! Muy buen servicio y cimida y muy agradable
  21. TG

    TiffanyG

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was great will definitely return
  22. SB

    SherryB

    Cincinnati

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great food and very friendly service. The pisco sours are wonderful. I have been here 3 times and plan many more visits
  23. CC

    ChrisC

    New England

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on December 27, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    food and service great, pisco sours just as they should be. it was like we were in lima
  24. CV

    ChristinaV

    New York Area

    20 reviews

    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on December 26, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Christmas dinner with the family. Upstairs is the best it’s quiet.
  25. KR

    KareemR

    Atlanta

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2018

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Christmas Dinner
  26. RG

    ReginaG

    Atlantic City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 22, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I loved everything about this place. The ambiance, the food, the cocktails everything is just perfect!
  27. C

    Cough2

    New York Area

    70 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    70 reviews

    Dined on December 15, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What a find! It was a quiet brunch in a sleepy area with excellent food and cocktails. What more could one want!
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 8, 2018

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Amazing food. Fresh and big portions. Great!
  29. KO

    KathyO

    New York Area

    19 reviews

    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on December 1, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Atmosphere was great. Food was great. Service was great. All around great.
  30. SC

    SusanC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 1, 2018

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    This was the second time I've been to Surfish. The Red Snapper was exceptional, as was the Chupe de Camarones. The chocolate dessert was delicious, though not as amazing as on my first visit. The first time I thought I'd gone to Heaven. Their espresso martini is utterly amazing and makes a great dessert by itself! The service was excellent. We didn't realize how late we stayed, but no one rushed us. Having lived in Peru for 11 years, I'm always thrilled to get authentic Peruvian cuisine. ¡¡I highly recommend Surfish!!
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlantic City

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on November 25, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Went here for the first time with my boyfriend and as soon as we walked in we both were amazed by the awesome smell of food in the air. We were hopeful that the food would taste as good as it smelled and we got just that! We ordered the mussels and the grilled prawns for appetizers! Great portions, flavor and can I just say OMG to the sauces they were in!!!!!!!!!! (I’m a sauce person) we ordered the Lomo and the Covina for our main course and we weren’t disappointed there either. Definitely was too full for dessert but decided this place definitely needs to be on our favorite spots list! Great staff, were tentative and friendly. Thank you for the great food and service!
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on November 25, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is my favorite restaurant in Brooklyn hands down. Been there at least 5x already.
  33. JT

    JoeTNY

    New York Area

    21 reviews

    4.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on October 28, 2018

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    Great spot but service is lacking- last two times aside order came out after the meal was finished. Food is very good when you do get it. Most plates made fresh, so waiting is not the problem that way.
  34. SC

    SusanC

    Denver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 26, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Surfish offers wonderful Peruvian cuisine. I lived in Peru, and this was as good as the best food I had in the eleven years I lived in Lima. I had the red snapper with artichoke special, and my friends loved their corvina (sea bass) from the regular menu. The chicha Pisco sour was delicious, and the espresso martini and chocolate mouse were amazing. The downstairs was busy and fairly noisy but typical for a lot of restaurants, but there was only one other group upstairs so it was plenty quiet for conversation. The service was excellent, and the courses flowed well. We all three agree: ¡Qué rico!
  35. CL

    ChrisL

    New England

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 15, 2018

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    We needed to be gluten free and our server was extremely helpful
  36. CG

    ChrisG

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 29, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The place was recommended by a coworker and all i knew about it was that they make good ceviches The whole experience exceeded my expectations - the food was great, the cocktails were awesome (yes we tried 3 different ones), the presentation was awesome and the service/staff’s attentiveness/ friendliness/pleasantness was the icing to the cake. I would definitely recommend the place to anyone and everyone!!! Me and my family would definitely go back. Special shout out to the lady bartender, we went last Saturday for a late lunch Sept 29,2018😊
  37. M

    Momwithkids

    New York Area

    17 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on September 26, 2018

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Food is always delicious. You can’t hi wrong with anything you choose
  38. MG

    MayG

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 21, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This place is amazing! Food is always delicious and ambience is great. The staff and the owners are so nice and hospitable. I’d recommend this place for any type of event. A must go!
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    32 reviews

    5.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was my most adventurous and delightful dining experience of Peruvian cuisine. Everything was outstanding! Such a variety of ceviche’s and salads that were prepared so creatively. Tapas are filling and easily shared among 2-3 peoples. I will definitely return to try other dishes.
  40. ES

    EricS

    New York Area

    18 reviews

    4.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on September 1, 2018

    overall4food5service3ambience3
    Excellent food. Well seasoned, great taste, large servings. However, service was friendly but unorganized and the servers had no idea where each dish was to be placed and we were served the main course before our appetizers were finished by all. The dining room has a somewhat dreary look and the lighting in the back of the main room definitely needs an upgrade. And... stop calling your “house liquor” the “industrial” brand... it is obvious that you are trying to get your patrons to “buy up” even if they are OK with what is better called by the brand name or the “house” brand.

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Surfish Bistro offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (718) 788-8070.

Surfish Bistro is rated 4.5 stars by 481 OpenTable diners.

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Additional information

  • Cross street

    14th Street

  • Neighborhood

    Park Slope

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Mon–Fri 12:00 pm–3:00 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 12:00 pm–3:00 pm Dinner Daily 3:00 pm–10:45 pm

  • Cuisines

    Peruvian, Tapas / Small Plates, South American

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Public transit

    Trains F, G, R at 4th Ave/9th St subway stop

  • Payment options

    Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Miguel Aguilar

  • Additional

    Beer, Delivery, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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