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Santa Catalina Ancha 384 | A 1 1/2 cuadras de Plaza de Armas, Cusco 084, Peru
+51 84 247977
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tofu” (6 reviews)
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Peruvian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Santa Catalina Ancha 384 | A 1 1/2 cuadras de Plaza de Armas, Cusco 084, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As the only patrons there so we were attended immediately in the cozy restaurant. The waiter was patient with us perusing the menu and answered our questions as this would be out first experience with Peruvian food. Omelet with mushrooms: big and filling, the lettuce...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank supersquirrel3
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Food was tasteless and barely warm. I had a vegan meal with rice (Lomo saltado, my wife a tofu dish) not much more to say. We were the only ones in there on a Saturday evening around 19:00. I noticed a Trip Advisor certificate of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank paulsP8276QW
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Place where you can meet locals. Prices are ok, food is tasty. They have really good tomato-cream soup. It's small restaurant but worth trying it :)

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kinga P
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We stayed in J W Marriott in Cusco Peru, looking for vegetarian options close by, saw this very small place but welcoming. To our surprise the food was very tasty and freshly prepared to your need.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Muthu R
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant, frequented by locals, is in the heart of Cusco's tourist district, but it has managed to retain its charm and it's unpretentious ambiance, while offering good, hearty, healthy food and excellent value for money.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lee R
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Seemed nice. We sat (a group of ten). Took a bit of time to take our order. We asked for some soup, omelettes, cokes and lemonade. What was worse ? Waiting 1 hour to have the plates ? Having to ask twice ? Three times...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Sophie H
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

The portions are big and tasty, and the prices are more than reasonable, especially considering the fact that they are in the city center close to the Plaza de Armas. The interior is warm and has a hippie atmosphere reminiscent of the “summer of love.”...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank xenawang
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

This place rocks! All the food is great and served with a smile at good prices. My wife and I recomend it to everyone.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Peter H
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Nice location. Went for dinner yesterday evening with friends and tried a variety of dishes: vegetable soup, cream of spinach soup, veggie burger plate, chips and guacamole. All were good and well prepared. The carrot orange juice did not use real orange juice. The cheese...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jennifer V
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

8PEN lunch menu/6PEN dinner menu, which included self serve salad bar with lots of options, a soup, a choice of main and a drink! It's incredibly good value, we ate here 3 times! Don't forgot to buy the 1PEN chocolate truffles on the way out...super...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Kylajanae
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 8
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Catalina Ancha 384 | A 1 1/2 cuadras de Plaza de Armas, Cusco 084, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 84 247977
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