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Calle Amargura 140, Cusco 080, Peru
+51 84 262870
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cuy” (247 reviews)
“stuffed peppers” (45 reviews)
“guinea pigs” (161 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, South American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Amargura 140, Cusco 080, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Luciano made sure that our first Kuy experience was amazing! He made sure that we knew what we were ordering and how to eat the dish. He was very attentive (without being annoying). We had the roasted Kuy. 10/10 recommend! Tastes like a saltier chicken....More

Thank eringabrielle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 125 soles + tips for a delicious dinner (Peruvian Guinea Pig, Vegetable Soup, Stuffed Avacado with Vegetables, a cup of tea and hot chocolate) The atmosphere was nice and romantic 🕯, warm service. Recommend it for others.

Thank Anastasiia R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located in an old colonial house up a few sets of alley stairs, this restaurant is not only quaint with a great atmosphere but offers a variety of traditional Andean dishes, including roasted guinea pig, grilled alpaca, rocoto relleno (stuffed pepper), grilled trout, etc We...More

Thank DragonFlyer2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked through the Cusco streets to this fabulous little restaurant to try Cuy guinea pig. We were looked after from the moment we walked in by our waiter Juan. He helped us with our order of baked guinea pig along with a traditional Peruvian...More

Thank Mawsy1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived quite late and they were happy still to cook us the guinea pigs ( which take an hour), area a bit ropey but don’t let that put you off. The owners were really friendly and the food really tasty, well worth a visit, thoroughly...More

Thank JohnAliDurham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was pretty good. Guinea pig (kuy) a bit disappointing. Service was fair. However, it was a rude surprise when we went to pay the bill (at this restaurant not too far from the Plaza de Armas in Cusco) and they informed us that...More

Thank nikg99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went to KusiKuy for dinner to experience Cuy. At least we have not been disappponted. The Cuy was first arranged im a nice way to take the typical turistpfotos, second it had been made ready for eating. As a second dish...More

Thank Herr N
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

During our trip to Cusco we ate here twice. Best guinepig in town as well as other tradional Peruvian dishes. Cosy place and friendly staff. Must visit if you are in Cusco

Thank Migle K
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

If you want to try typical peruvian food go to KusiKuy. It's the best place to try the guinea pig. Price is 70 Soles. You get the stuff you see in the pictures.

Thank Sebastian O
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

About a five-ten minute walk from plaza del armes so it is slightly hidden away. My first experience having Cuy and I loved it. It was quite flavorful and the sauces that were provided was excellent. I will echo what another reviewer said though about...More

Thank VFMX
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March 9, 2018|
Response from George S | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember seeing Pigeon on the menu, but I have eaten them in France and they were delicious. Also both meals I had at Kusikuy were very good.
April 17, 2017|
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Response from palindrome4 | Reviewed this property |
Bias? Last time I checked, "vegetarian friendly" meant that there were options for vegetarians or that they could modify items on the menu. If you have a problem seeing a whole cuy on a plate, you have a problem with... More
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Response from Tabitha H | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant doesn't require reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Amargura 140, Cusco 080, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 84 262870
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25 Years of dedication, love, commitment, combined with flavor, seasoning, excellent ingredients is what Kusikuy restaurant has to offer, our primary aim is to maintain quality and good service, a challenge that day by day we have become our calling card presentation because we have the requirements to be classified as the best. Our clients consider Kusikuy as their second home, the environment, care and the excellent food is what we live in this beautiful place.
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