Top Choice International in Cuzco


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 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 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 …
Pan-Asian in Cuzco

Al Grano

Al Grano has a non-spicy menu of varied Asian food, including great vegetarian options, plus big breakfasts and some of Cuzco’s best coffee. You’re welcome to hang out and enjoy it with cards, games, free wi-fi and …
Seafood in Cuzco

Café Cultural Ritual

This is a cute little option with a mostly vegetarian menu and yummy desserts. It’s run by an NGO that provides training and employment experience to underprivileged youngsters, so service is happy and haphazard.
Fast Food in Cuzco

Coco Loco

This hectic fast-food joint serves international - and Peruvian-style snacks into the wee hours. It's just the place to satisfy your postclubbing cravings.
Cafe in Cuzco

Granja Heidi

A cozy Alpine cafe serving healthy fare that's consistently good, some of it provided from the small farm of the German owner. In addition to wonderful Peruvian fare (rocoto relleno is served vegetarian, with stuffe…
Cafe in Cuzco

Jack's Café

A line often snakes out the door at this consistently good Western-style eatery with Aussie roots. With fresh juices blended with mint or ginger, strong coffee and eggs heaped with smoked salmon or roasted tomatoes,…
Japanese in Cuzco


Local expats rave about the noodle bowls while the set lunch (S15) proves a good deal and provides a welcome change from familiar flavors. Also serves worthwhile sushi and sake. The alley entrance is a little hard t…
Vegetarian in Cuzco


Tiny Moni is much loved for its good-value vegetarian fare, including a mean veg and quinoa curry and other adapted Peruvian dishes. The ambience is fresh and airy. Recommended.