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The Best Cusco Restaurants

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Restaurants in Cusco - Expensive
    
 

Inca Grill (International/Criollo/Nouveau-Andino) Tel: 262992

Portal de Panes 115, Plaza de Armas. www.cuscorestaurants.com/inkagrill/   Inca Grill offers the best food in town and although expensive I think you'll think it's worth it. The menu includes a wide range of typical and international dishes including vegetarian dishes. Elegant folk shows are put on each evening. Reservations are a good idea. Open Mon-Sun 11am-11:30pm

 

 

 

Cicciolina (Mediterranean / Tapas)

Calle Triunfo 393, 2nd floor,  www.cicciolinacuzco.com/english/cicciolina_home.html   nicely decorated, Spanish / Italian / Mediterranean cuisine, beautifully presented. Nice atmosphere, sophisticated. Separate bar menu includes tapas. A little on the expensive side but overall good value. Go on treat yourself. Recommended. Reservations are a must May to September.

 

 

 

MAP Cafe (International/Criollo/Nouveau-Andino)

Casa Cabrera, Plaza Nazarenas 231, www.cuscorestaurants.com/map-cafe-por-coque-ossio/

 

 

 

Restaurant Illariy, Monasterio del Cusco Hotel  (Andean/International)

Calle Palacios 136, Plazoleta Nazarenas, Cusco. Great food in an old converted monastery. Main courses for about US$20. Great atmosphere and service worth treating yourself to.

 

 

  

Chicha (Nouveau Andino)

Plaza Regocijo 261, 2nd floor. www.chicha.com.pe/?loc=3   Peru's celebrity chef Gaston Acurio's new venture in Cusco. Open-kitchen, tasteful modern decor, very attentive service. Peruvian cuisine with a modern twist. On the whole the food is good value but the wines can be very expensive.

 

 

Limo (Nouveau Andino)

Portal de Carnes 236, 2nd floor www.cuscorestaurants.com/limo/

 

    

Tunupa (International/Criollo/Nouveau-Andino)

Portal Confituria 233, Plaza de Armas

 

 

 

A Mi Manera (International/Criollo/Nouveau-Andino)

Calle Triunfo 393, 2nd floor, Tel 222219 www.cuscorestaurant-amimanera.com/en/

Swiss managed restaurant combining typical local foods with international cuisine (NovoAndino). Recently refurbished. Nice interior design with a spotlessly clean open kitchen. Friendly relaxed atmosphere, well recommended.

 

 

  

Fallen Angel (International)

Plazoleta Nazarenas 221 Tel: 258184 www.fallenangelincusco.com/wordpress/?page_id=373

 

 

 

Divina Comedia (International/Nouveau-Andino)

Pumacurco 406, Tel 437640  www.restaurantcusco.com/

 

 

 

Pacha Papa (Andean/International)

Plazoleta San Blas 120. www.cuscorestaurants.com/pachapapa/

 

 

 

Baco Wine Bar & Restaurant   ()

Calle Ruinas 465 Tel 242808, www.cicciolinacuzco.com/english/baco_home.html   relaxing atmosphere

 

 

 

Greens Organic ()

Santa Catalina Angosta 165, 2nd floor. www.cuscorestaurants.com/greens-organics

 

 

 

Incanto (Italian)

Santa Catalina Angosta 165 tel 084 254753 www.cuscorestaurants.com/incanto/

 

 

   

Meson de Espaderos (International)

Calle Espaderos 105, 2nd Floor, on the corner of the Plaza.

Try the best grilled meats in Cusco while having a great view of the Plaza de Armas. A wide variety of the finest Peruvian wines is available to accompany your meals. Make a reservation or get there early to sit in the attractive balcony overlooking the Plaza.

 

 

 

 


 

Restaurants in Cusco - Medium

 
Jack's Cafe

Corner of Cuesta San Blas and Choquechaca. Tel: 806960

Good selection of snacks and dishes, generous portions, well presented. Nice decor, relaxed atmosphere. Well recommended. Great English full breakfast served all day. Other dishes include houmus and ciabatta bread, French fries and guacamole, Jack's antipasto (selection of yummy things), veggie burgers and home-made soups. All freshly made in the smallest kitchen in Cusco!!

 
Kusikuy (Andean/International)

Calle Suecia 339, Tel: 292870 (Quechua for happy guinea pig!) excellent place to try out typical Peruvian dishes including the house speciality 'cuy al horno' (baked guinea pig) which emerges from the oven amidst the flashing of cameras and squeals of delight or disgust. Good service.

 
Chez Maggy (Italian)

Calle Plateros 339, Tel 23 4861Freshly baked pizzas made in traditional wood burning oven. Pastas and soups. Good atmosphere, long tables bring you jostling elbow to elbow with other travellers. 

 
Al Grano (Asian)

Santa Catalina Ancha 398, Tel: 228032 Asian food, daily set menu, vegetarian curries, yogurt with cucumber, peanut sauce, non of which is too spicy. Prices are modest. Open Mon-Sat 10am-9pm

 
Ama Lur (International)

Calle Plateros 325, clean restaurant with varied menu including all the regulars such as chicken, steaks, soups, salads and pastas. Also serves fondue and vegetarian dishes. Often has a very economical set menu for about US$3. Good coffee. Magazines and daily newspapers available. Popular with locals.
 


 
Restaurants in Cusco - Budget
 

Granja Heidi

Cuesta San Blas 525. Tel: 238383 Highly recommended. Very clean with spotless toilets. Granja Heidi (Heidi's Farm) offers fresh, nutritious meals as well as wholesome breakfasts. They also have a great 4 course set meal at lunchtime for US$5. Spacious with plenty of natural light. Becoming very popular so it is a good idea to book a table in the evenings. Good selection of vegetarian meals including delicious stuffed peppers.

 
El Cuate (Mexican) Tel: 227003

Procuradores 386, Good value Mexican food with an economical daily set menu. Big portions. Open daily 11am-midnight

 
La Quinta Eulalia (Andean) Tel: 224951

Choquechaka 384, If you want to experience a real Cusqueñan restaurant pay a visit to La Quinta Eulalia. It has outdoor tented seating, local dishes including guinea pig, traditional music and home brewed chicha. An experience you'll remember. Open only for lunch 11am-5pm
 


 
Cafes / Coffee Shops in Cusco
 

 

La Bondiet

Calle Marquez & Heladeros. Clean, great selection of sweet & savoury pastries, sandwiches and fruit salads.

 

 
Trotamundos

Portal de Comercio 177, 2nd Floor, opposite the cathedral. Sit out on the balcony and get some of the best views in Cusco. A good selection of snacks, breakfasts, sandwiches and the usual dishes, steak and chicken. Friendly service. Excellent filter coffee. Good range of salads that are safe to eat. Cafe/bar particularly cosy at night with a blazing open fire. a bit pricey. Internet access. Open 8am-11pm

  

Cafe Varayoc

Espaderos 142, Tel: 232404 small Swiss-owned cafe-bar with a quiet atmosphere, ideal for reading or writing postcards and a good meeting place, serves excellent coffee, apple pie, sandwiches and specialises in fondue. Open 8am-11pm

   
The Muse

Tandapata 682, Plazoleta San Blas. (behind the waterfall overlooking San Blas Plaza). English owner. Often has live music. Great coffee. Snacks and meals, good lasagne. Great place to sit outside when its sunny and watch the world go by.

 
Panaderia El Buen Pastor

Cuesta San Blas 579. Bakery run by nuns. Bread, cakes & pastries. Fruit juices and coffee (OK). Profits go to helping street kids and orphans who also work in the bakers. Excellent value.

 
Dolce Vita

Santa Catalina Ancha 366. Best ice cream in Cusco. Flavors include chicha, lucuma, coca & pisco sour. Mmmmm.
 

 

 

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