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Kusikuy

Calle Amargura 140, Cusco 080, Peru
+51 84 262870
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cuy” (234 reviews)
“guinea pigs” (152 reviews)
“stuffed peppers” (40 reviews)
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CUISINES
Peruvian, Latin, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Calle Amargura 140, Cusco 080, Peru
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had roasted cuy and some Peruvian meal with moraya (kind of potato). The cuy was roasted with huacatay herb (it was put inside to flavor it). They bring it out for you to take pictures and after that cut it. The meat was delicious...More

Thank Natii M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Staff was friendly, I was seated immediately and food was delicious. They answered all questions I had about the menu and I enjoyed a very delicious alpaca dish.

Thank YourFavoriteDad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had Cuy which is Guinea pig. Delicacy a Peru. Texture is like dark meat chicken. Flavor wise between frog and pork. Very good. The skin is fatty. We had it roast you could have it either roast or fried. If I could do it...More

Thank Tazzkai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the roast cuy here, it was sensational!! Luciano, the chef, did a fantastic job with the food and is a real character

Thank Tory M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Admittedly Cuy is not my favorite food, but I had to try it. The owner was very accommodating and spoke to us as much as we wanted. If you're looking for a new experience with the "touristy" foods (Cuy, Alpaca, etc), it's hard to imagine...More

Thank Lucas_Z1986
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While in Cusco we knew we had to try the famous Cuy. We found this place on TA and the positive reviews weren't wrong. We were greeted at the door by our great host and server Luciano who made us feel right at home in...More

Thank emeAeme
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

I shared the roasted guinea pig with a friend and it was great! It was brought out for the obligatory photo op first then taken back to the kitchen to be cut up so we could share it. It was cooked perfectly and was huge!...More

Thank laurabridson
Reviewed 16 April 2018

This restaurant is a little hard to find as it's down an alley/up a steep flight of stairs and you can only see the restaurant sign if you are walking in one direction. As a result, we walked right past the alley and got lost...More

Thank Girlstar128
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

An absolutely delightful experience! We had the cuy chactado which was delicious. The owner was so nice, explaining all of the dishes, and even called us a taxi home! I can't recommend kusikuy enough - absolutely wonderful :)

Thank Djminter
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

And first pisco sour! The alpaca steak was great, as recommended by our server Luciano. The space is nice and quiet away from the bustle of the Central Park.

Thank F6509LVjenniferm
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shannahgresham
10 March 2018|
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Response from George S | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember seeing Pigeon on the menu, but I have eaten them in France and they were delicious. Also both meals I had at Kusikuy were very good.
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Cusco01
18 April 2017|
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Response from palindrome4 | Reviewed this property |
Bias? Last time I checked, "vegetarian friendly" meant that there were options for vegetarians or that they could modify items on the menu. If you have a problem seeing a whole cuy on a plate, you have a problem with... More
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MeeepMeeep
4 July 2016|
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Response from Tabitha H | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant doesn't require reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Amargura 140, Cusco 080, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 84 262870
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Description
25 Years of dedication, love, commitment, combined with flavor, seasoning, excellent ingredients is what Kusikuy restaurant has to offer, our primary aim is to maintain quality and good service, a challenge that day by day we have become our calling card presentation because we have the requirements to be classified as the best. Our clients consider Kusikuy as their second home, the environment, care and the excellent food is what we live in this beautiful place.
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