Cuzco & the Sacred Valley 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, and continuing with crisp polenta …
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 a la criolla (mildly spiced, creamy noodle soup with beef and peppers). …
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 Seafood in Cuzco

Limo

If you must have seafood in Cuzco, make this elegant Nikkei (Japanese-Peruvian) restaurant the place. Don't skip the house pisco sour, tinged with ginger and garnished with a whole chili. Tiraditos (raw fish in a fr…
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 are also very tasty sweets and hearty breakfa…
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) …