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La Trattoria del Monasterio

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Santa Catalina 309, Arequipa, Peru
+51 54 204062
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Cannes, France
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at this restaurant was very good. A fusion of Italian and Peruvian flavors make for delicious flavors. On top of the great food, the restaurant provides a wonderful ambiance. Separate rooms make the experience both charming and more private with less tables around you. Truly a treat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food great service pizza was excellent as was everything! Downside is their hours are not open sometimes! Friendly workers

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Portland, Oregon
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83 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are of the means to visit this cloistered trattoria adjacent to the monastery where nuns once were cloistered, do, do! The dining provides privacy (quiet/romantic) as it is a series of small rooms carved out of the monastery where there is external access. The food is a real standout. To start, the breads, tiny croissants and French rolls... More 

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London
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lasagne and a fettucine with lamb here.This was the best meal outside Lima during our 2 week trip through Peru,beaten only by the ceviche in La Mar,Lima. The lasagne was delicious but the fettucine was outstanding.Go early or book!

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Thank GuusLondon
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cozy restaurant. Have been there several times and always a good meal. Service is good and would recommend highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Jaime Y
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend La Trattoria del Monasterio...the food and service is excellent. I have placed a reservation for my farewell dinner. It must be a very good place when you want to repeat the experience ...don't you think?

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Lima, Peru
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Italian-Peruvian Food, and specifically Typical food from Arequipa... All you can ask for won't be a deception, but a joy for your palate... Enjoy

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We started out with high expectations but as the night went on our enthusiasm dwindled. Service was virtually non existent, being a couple we were far down the pecking order. Nobody really spoke to to enquire how things were etc .Large parties were given the attention while our waiter disappeared as soon as anybody else came in .The food was... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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141 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

A great choice as something for everyone! Some in our party wanted a hearty Italian meal (soup and pasta). Others something light (pizza). Others still lighter (salad)....and one of us wanted to try something Peruvian (stuffed pepper). Service friendly and impeccable. Food tasty

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 414 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at La Trattoria and it was excellent. The fresh pasta is superb and the home made bread is excellent. The service was friendly and efficient. A nice address.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$26
Cuisine
Italian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Catalina 309, Arequipa, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa
  • Phone Number: +51 54 204062

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?