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 …
Top Choice International in Cuzco

Cicciolina

On the 2nd floor of a lofty colonial courtyard mansion, Cicciolina has long been among Cuzco’s best restaurant. The eclectic, sophisticated food is divine, starting with house-marinated olives, continuing with crisp…
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 …
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…
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El Rey de Felafel

If, as has been known to happen, you stumble out of a discoteca at 4am with an insatiable hunger, you could go to El Rey de Felafel. Of the many sandwich stalls that serve late-night revelers along Plateros and Saph…
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…
Cafe in Cuzco

Aldea Yanapay

The stuffed animals, board games and decor perfectly evoke the circus you dreamed of running away with as a child. Aldea Yanapay is pitched at families but will appeal to anyone with a taste for the quixotic. Food i…
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…