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El Cajon del Naupa

#162 of 557 Restaurants in Cusco
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Calle Choquechaca 216, Cusco, Peru
+51 973 121 599
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Austin, Texas
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154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

American breakfast with decent hot coffee, fruit juice, toast, eggs with ham. S13. Tasty and the coffee was worth the entire trip!

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1 Thank CFEIII
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to eat after the tiring city tour and came across this nice looking restaurant. There was only one staff member and a couple of clients that left soon. We sat at the cozy tables upstairs and, after waiting for several minutes for the waiter, ordered quinoa soup and the mixed meat cooked on stone. The... More 

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Thank Rodolfo S
New York City, New York
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89 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

On our first day in Cusco, we had taken a free walking tour and were told there are a bunch of restaurants located on Calle Choquechaca where you could get dinner. So, we stumbled into El Canjon del Naupa. A bunch of us ordered the Peruvian Chicken in Creamy Walnut Sauce with Chili (Ají de Gallina) thinking it would be... More 

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Thank Kristina C
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant in the way back from Sacsayhuaman - we were starving so the quick service and tasty food were very welcome. It's a nice little restaurant and the staff were friendly, although after our first meals came we were somewhat abandoned. Nice choice of food, nothing too fancy but just what we were looking for after... More 

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Thank Bluetomtraubert
St Neots, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Out of the way from the main square, we found this by accident walking back from Christo Blanco at the top of the hill. Good choice of Peruvian food with a bit of Italian mixed in. Quite cheap and big portions, definitely worth the walk. The only downside was the staff were very laid back and quite slow at times... More 

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Singapore
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103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

We had dinner of vegetable lasagna and alpaca saltado, both good, and washed down with excelllent pisco maracuya. Small, Quiet and pleasant restaurant.

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Thank Milou V
Scotland
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

We ate in this restaurant last night and really enjoyed our food. Tenderloin of beef cooked perfectly, with mashed potatoes and salad, delicious. Stone grilled pork also delicious and well presented. Excellent well priced menu, comfortable setting and friendly staff. Will be using it again during our stay here.

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Thank RomaGlasgow
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

We ve been there a few times to change from cuscanian dishes and it wqw always a good surprise The dishes servwd ob a hot stone are delicious and affordable wherews the leche de tigre with trucha is perfect with a local wine If your lucky enough they ll be able to make a vegetable souffle wich is simply great.... More 

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Thank jwmarvel
Cusco Region, Peru
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014

I have passed by this restaurant many times on the walk from San Blas to the Plaza de Armas and always admired their menu. However I rarely have time to stop for a sit down lunch so I haven't tried it...until yesterday. I had the vegetarian lasagna and it is definitely one of the best veggie lasagnas I've ever had.... More 

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Lebanon, New Jersey
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1,215 reviews
1,048 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 393 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

We sat upstairs, which might have been a mistake as our service was a bit weak. We ordered an app of chicken salad [Peru style] but it never came. We asked for it and got it with mains. I had the alpcac saltado. It was average. Lady had Lomo saltado – it was also average. Would have to rate it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, South American, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Choquechaca 216, Cusco, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 973 121 599

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?