Restaurants for Adventure Travelers in Cusco, Peru
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Great food. Fun atmosphere. Cicciolina serves up high quality novoandina cuising. A good place to try out the local beasties if that is your thing -- Alpaca and Cuy (guinea pig) are on the menu. They also have a few vegetarian and fish options. I really liked the salad with passionfruit dressing. My pasta was solid but nothing special. You ...Popular withFoodiesLocalLuxury
- 37 reviews
Paddy Flaherty's claims to the be the highest elevated Irish Pub in the world and regardless of the truth behind that fact, this is a great touristy pub to relax and hang out in. I would especially recommend it as a place to celebrate with your fellow trek-mates after completing Machu Picchu. The beer and drinks are cheap, but nothing ...
- 55 reviews
Jack's was one of my favorite restaurants in Cuzco because all the dishes use really fresh produce and it is a good alternative to all the Peruvian restaurants in the area. This restaurant is expat run and operated and so it naturally attracts a lot of tourists. I think this is a perfect lunch spot that will provide you with ...
- 72 reviews
LIMO is a modern Peruvian restaurant located next to the Plaza del Armas. It has a romantic ambiance, with windows looking out the plaza. The restaurant seemed prepared for tourists, having available English menus. The menu was very interesting and I wished I could have tried more things. The restaurant served its version of ceviche, tiraditos, classic Peruvian meat and ...Popular withFoodiesTrendstersLocal
Known for its wine, the decor of this restaurant was really nice. My friend had the alpaca burger, and they did not like it. I had the pork belly, and it was good. I would go back here, and definately try more of their wine selection. I liked the vibe. It is the "sister restaurant" of Cicciolina.
- 102 reviews
This is a very touristy restaurant overlooking the Plaza de Armas in Cusco. They have a show at least some evenings at 8pm with folk dancing and a band that plays with traditional Peruvian instruments. They have a buffet and also offer a menu. They have cuy for 70 soles. I was not a fan of it, but my friend ...
- 111 review
I enjoyed my meal at Map Cafe. It was definitely upscale dining. This locations is perfect for those staying at Monasterio or La Casona as it is only steps away. The dining area is a glass enclosure situated in a colonial courtyard. Cuisine is Novo Andino and international. I recommend this location for a special lunch or dinner or romantic ...
- 121 review
Best place for pollo a la brasa in Cusco! It's popular with locals and tourists alike. It's a short jaunt from the main, historic square and depending on the time it gets crowded. Many laud the salad bar, but I came here on a mission for some chicken. The bestselling dish is the quarter chicken with fries.
- 131 review
Great little cafe with a perfect view of the Cathederal and Plaza de Armas. Attractive interior but the real draw here is the view. Can't believe most tourists are across the plaza at Starbucks.Popular withOutdoorLocalHistory
- 141 review
A hidden gem! This place is a delicious example of authentic Peruvian food at a reasonable price. They also have a beautiful garden you can eat in.Popular withVegetarianOutdoorLocal
- 151 review
This is a fantastic restaurant! The Alpaca tenderloin was delicious and served with such a great combination of sauces. There is a rooftop dining area with a view of Cusco as well. Our server was incredibly nice and gave us a brief history of the dishes we ordered.Popular withTrendstersFoodiesNightlife
- 161 review
This was our tour guide's favorite restaurant in Cusco, and I found it delicious also. Very clean with excellent food. Also a great place for those who are vegetarians. This was where we ate when we first got together as a group and the large upstairs was great place to get acquainted.Popular withVegetarian
Solid food served in exceptional surroundings with impeccable service. The private opera performances here are tasteful and don't feel touristy. Worth checking ahead to try to catch one. They are relatively short, not intrusive, and add to the overall charm of the restaurant. One of the pricier options in town but worth the splurge.Popular withLuxuryLocalHistory
Great local empanadas restaurant. Pop in for empanadas, a variety of pastries, and fruit drinks. Good, solid, inexpensive and you will be one of the only tourists there. A full meal is less than $5-6 USD. A great place to practice your Spanish or just point at the case. Loved the saltenas.Popular withLocalFoodiesBudget
- 201 review
The mystery is still out as to why this restaurant is called Bagdad Cafe since there is no middle eastern influences to this restaurant at all. This restaurant serves up local cuisine where the highlight is Alpaca simply prepared and served with some steamed vegetables. I recommend getting a balcony table overlooking Plaza de Armas so you enjoy a view.