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Don Carlos

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Calle Ruinas 457 Cusco Peru, Cusco cusc 01, Peru
+51 84 249673
11:00 - 23:00
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481 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While the exterior caught our attention the real surprise was inside, with a very inviting atmosphere and delicious food. A small restaurant that left us very impressed. The service was very good even as we struggled to communicate with our server and vice versa due to a slight language barrier. I tried the Alpaca Tenderloin and not knowing what to... More 

Thank IA_Hawks
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent food portions, delicious Andean cuisine (wonderful Fish soup!) with reasonable prices . What makes it special is the very warm and welcoming service .

Thank Radzi N
Ballina, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Food was top rate and service was just as good. The menu was in Spanish and English, and our waiter Arturo also spoke English, which was very helpful. He treated us to a complimentary pisco sour before our main courses of lasagne and, according to my husband, a very succulent and tender steak (and my husband knows steak - there... More 

Thank juliahunt33
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85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious Peruvian food and great service. There is Inca corn and a complimentary Pisco sour to start with. We tried the shrimp soup, which was full of shrimp, vegetables and a light broth. We ordered the Mixta Brochette and the Fillet Mignon. The mixta had chicken, salmon and steak grilled and served with fresh steamed vegetables. The filet mignon came... More 

Thank Francesca003007
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

If you are looking for a great place to eat of an evening in Cusco. Then Don Carlos should be top of your list. Arturo our waiter certainly makes you feel most welcome. The menu comes with English translation in case you are not sure of the full range of meal selections available.

Thank stevendE867HI
Seattle, Washington
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We wrote a friend of ours and asked her for a recommendation to eat in Cusco and she told us to come to Don Carlos. Arturo was our waiter and he took wonderful care of us. We had Lomo Saltado (beef, tomato, red wine, potatoes, purple onions on a bed of rice), Chupe Quinoa, a traditional Andean soup featuring quinoa,... More 

Thank RickAndNadine S
Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We had a party of nine and the service was great. Thank you to Arturo our waiter. Everyone's meals were terrific. The cevice was lovely. Many of us had trout which was perfect.

Thank seonagmacrae
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Great selection of food, with excellent service from our waiter, Arturo who was pleasant and helpful throughout the evening. Would definitely recommend Don Carlos to anybody visiting the area.

Thank Luke M
Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We are in Cusco prior to scaling Macchu Picchu and for an evening meal we tried Don Carlos. Incredibly fresh well made food awaits you, the portions are just the right size and the price is reflected well. It won't disappoint you. Service from the staff around the venue was of an exceptional high standard, our Waiter Arturo was beyond... More 

Thank Phil G
Malaga, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Superb food from good choice on the set menu. Staff (Arturo) very friendly. Would recommend for quality and price.

Thank Mozza444

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Ruinas 457 Cusco Peru, Cusco cusc 01, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 84 249673

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