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El Balcon de Don Zacarias

Av.22 de Agosto 102 Esquina de Plaza de Armas, Chivay, Peru
+51 54 531008
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
“buffet” (8 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, South American, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Av.22 de Agosto 102 Esquina de Plaza de Armas, Chivay, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While we were traveling from the colca canyon to arequipa, we stopped here for a nice buffet with lots of choice. highly recommended

Thank simon h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious! I has happy that we chose El Balcon to come and eat. After walking in the plaza, a buffet seemed like a great idea! The choices and variety were nice. The host and service excellent. I tried 'chuno' something I have not liked in...More

Thank dancingjen2017
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Among several interesting choices in the picturesque town of Chivay, Condor Travel booked for us El Bacon de Don Zacarias for lunch. It was excellent decision. Prime location next to the main town square. It was a very lovely place that offered an excellent and...More

1  Thank Rafal
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This restaurant was included as part of lunch for a tour group, hence I have no idea of cost in order to determine value. Arrived early and the chef kindly walked through the items on the buffet. Mainly to appeal to tourists: 2 dishes with...More

Thank CSummer
Reviewed 25 August 2016

..they have a menu with Quinua soup and Alpaca steak for 17 soles which is amazing. Really good value vs the buffet which didn't look very appetizing. Alpaca tastes like beef, but I would say it is softer. The soup is worth its value on...More

Thank rortiz5
Reviewed 5 June 2016

They have a lot of food for lunch buffet! Not very expensive too. But they do not take credit card. Prepare cash!

1  Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 7 August 2015

After a trip from Arequipa we ended up here for lunch. There was a large choice of different dishes, amongst which the Peruvian soups. A large choice of vegetables, tomatoes, cucumber, carrots etc. tomatoes stuffed with a chicken mash, fried chicken and fried local trout....More

1  Thank janbnl
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Our group had lunch here in the restaurant at the corner of the main square in Chivay. There was a wide range of dishes all freshly prepared. When dishes ran out they were quickly replenished. It was tradiotional peruvian food where we had our first...More

1  Thank CB42022
Reviewed 15 May 2015

A good selection of local Peruvian dishes were on offer for our buffet at this lively restaurant on the corner of the main square in Chivay. The food was good, varied and tasty and much better than your regular tour group buffet. Service was good...More

1  Thank 342SteveO
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Our trip to the colca canyon included two buffet lunches of which one was at El Balcon de Don Zacharias. A section of the table was set aside for salads or boiled vegetables and the other part consisted of a hot plate on which dishes...More

Thank Elibaba
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  • Address: Av.22 de Agosto 102 Esquina de Plaza de Armas, Chivay, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Colca Canyon  >  Chivay
  • Phone Number: +51 54 531008
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