Restaurants

Top Choice Peruvian in The Sacred Valley

MIL

New in 2018, this lauded Virgilio Martinez restaurant is more an experience than a meal. A set menu showcases the incredibly diverse local Andean ingredients using cutting-edge cooking techniques. Lunch is eight 'mo…
Top Choice International in Cuzco

Cicciolina

On the 2nd floor of a lofty colonial courtyard mansion, Cicciolina may be Cuzco’s best restaurant. The eclectic, sophisticated food is divine, starting with house-marinated olives, continuing with crisp polenta squa…
Top Choice French in Aguas Calientes

Indio Feliz

Hospitality is the strong suit of French cook Patrik at this multi-award-winning restaurant, but the food does not disappoint. Start with sopa criolla (a potent and flavorful broth, served with hot bread, homemade b…
Top Choice Peruvian in Cuzco

Marcelo Batata

A sure bet for delectable Andean cuisine with a twist. Marcelo Batata innovates with traditional foods to show them at their best – like the humble tarwi pea, which makes a mean hummus. The chicken soup with hierba …
Top Choice Japanese in Cuzco

Bojosan

This Tokyo-style noodle shop does right in so many ways. Take a stool and watch the cooks prepare your udon noodles from scratch. Oversized bowls have flavorful broth, you add the protein (duck, chicken and vegetari…
Top Choice French in Cuzco

Le Soleil

Cuzco’s go-to spot for traditional French cooking, this romantic white-linen restaurant delivers with cool precision. Start with trout in a tart mango ginger confit. The duck à l’orange cooked two ways is simply div…
Top Choice Pizza in Cuzco

La Bodega 138

Sometimes you are homesick for good atmosphere, uncomplicated menus and craft beer. In comes La Bodega, a fantastic laid-back enterprise run by a family in what used to be their home. Thin-crust pizzas are fired up …
Top Choice Cafe in Cuzco

Monkey Cafe

Cuzco's finest coffee shop is shoehorned into a tiny locale at the top of San Blas hill. All espresso drinks feature double shots made with Peruvian-origin roasts. There's also very tasty sweets and hearty breakfast…
Top Choice International in Ollantaytambo

El Albergue Restaurante

This whistle-stop cafe serves elegant and well-priced Peruvian fare. It’s inviting, with an open kitchen bordered by heaping fruit bowls and candles adorning linen-topped tables. Start with the causas (potato dish) …
Peruvian in Cuzco

Chicha

A Gastón Acurio venture serving up haute versions of Cuzco classics in an open kitchen. Its riff on anticuchos (beef skewers) is a delectable barbecued octopus with crisp herbed potato wedges. Other contenders inclu…