Restaurants

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 …
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Huacatay

In a little house tucked down a narrow side street, Huacatay makes a lovely night out. Though not every dish is a hit, the tender alpaca steak, served in a port reduction sauce with creamy quinoa risotto and topped …
Peruvian in Cuzco

Jardín Secreto

Run by the Pantastico people, this is a typical courtyard picantería (casual restaurant) offering trout, lomo saltado (strips of beef stir-fried with onions, tomatoes, potatoes and chili) and fried rice. Attracts a …
Peruvian in Cuzco

Chicha

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

Limo

Tart pisco sours perfectly compliment Limo's Peruvian–Asian seafood creations. For starters, native potatoes and sauces are a fun change from the traditional bread basket. Tiraditos (raw fish in a fragrant sauce) si…
Peruvian in Cuzco

La Quinta Eulalia

This Cuzco classic has been in business for over half a century and its courtyard patio is a score on a sunny day. The chalkboard menu features the tenderest roast lamb, alpaca and traditional sides like the phenome…
Peruvian in Cuzco

Trujillo Restaurant

Run by a northern Peruvian family, this simple, spotless dining hall by Qorikancha nails northern classics such seco de cabrito (goat stewed in beer and cilantro) and a variety of ceviches served with jars of chicha…
Peruvian in Cuzco

Pacha Papa

Invoking a rustic highland ambience, this open courtyard with wooden tables serves up well-prepared Peruvian classics, cooked over a wood fire or in clay pots. It’s also livened by a harpist on weekends. It’s a good…
Peruvian in Cuzco

Uchu Peruvian Steakhouse

With a cozy, cavernous ambience of low-lit adobe, dark tables and bright turquoise walls, this chic eatery has a simple menu of meat (steak, alpaca or chicken) and fish cooked on hot volcanic stones at your table, s…
Peruvian in Ollantaytambo

Uchucuta

Forgive the stark setting with cafeteria lighting. This unassuming restaurant serves wonderful, artfully presented Peruvian fare. Their version of chicken cordon bleu is stuffed with spinach and served with a timbal…