Huancayo restaurants

Top Choice International in Huancayo

La Cabaña

This haunt is popular with locals and travelers alike for its relaxed ambience, hearty food and tasty pisco sours (grape brandy cocktails). When you’re suitably mellow, order a scrumptious pizza or graze on trout, j…
Peruvian in Huancayo


This classy establishment is the local eatery of choice in El Tambo district, where Real becomes Castilla northwest of town. A flower-filled courtyard and walls decorated with San Pedro de Cajas tapestries and poems…
Peruvian in Huancayo

Detrás de la Catedral

This well-run, attractively presented place exudes a woody, warm feeling and has garnered plenty of regular patrons with its broad menu: a flight of steps up from the usual chicken-and-rice choices. Enjoy filling bu…
Peruvian in Huancayo


Effortlessly combining common-people’s cafeteria with upscale restaurant, this joint is so Huancayo, right down to the model train in the central dining area. Go Andean with mondongo (broth made with maize, tripe, m…
Bakery in Huancayo

Café Coqui

This modern bakery/coffee shop is a contender for the best breakfast stop in the Central Andes, serving tasty sandwiches, pastries, empanadas, real espresso and other coffees. It’s lively from morning until evening …
Cafe in Huancayo

Sofa Café Paris

With the chilled vibe you’d hope from the name, this is a lively venue with a wrap-around mezzanine level to oversee the action below. It favors Nirvana over Andean music and is frequented by trendy young huancaínos…
Peruvian in Huancayo

La Tullpa

Currently one of the best restaurants in Huancayo, La Tullpa has a simple but attractive wood-floored interior which leads through archways onto a plant-draped courtyard. The gastronomy of the central Andes is showc…
Cafe in Huancayo

Zalema Social Coffee

Keep your eye on this neat little bohemian space: if it keeps on like this, it's really going places. Understated decoration themed around the other passion of the owners (mountain climbing), a laid-back feel, decen…
Grill in Huancayo

La Leña

If you like meat, you'll love this plaza-fronting place. Chicken is the specialty; have it done the most famous way, a la brasa, a coal-roasted rotisserie chicken served with a spicy salsa.
Peruvian in Huancayo

El Consulado

This spacious, high-ceilinged establishment specializes in cuisine from Arequipa, such as the trademark rocoto relleno (cheesy stuffed bell peppers), as well as traditional Andean fare.