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Restaurant Cafe Bar Pucara

Calle Plateros, 309, Cusco, Peru
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“soups” (13 reviews)
“cuy” (7 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, Soups, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Plateros, 309, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

This restaurant is very basic-looking, right off the main square - and they make delicious grilled trout! Our guide suggested we give it a try and we're so glad we did. All our meals were tasty, generous portions and friendly service (though a bit Latin/slow)....More

Thank KarenK908
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Fresh, home cooked food. Best fried chicken I've ever had, sopas were delicious, salad full of fresh herbs and avocado. Wish I could have eaten here every night. Close to Plaza de Armas. Service is not fast because they make everything fresh, totally worth the...More

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Just off the main square this restaurant offers a good menu with many Peruvian dishes and others too. We had the stuffed croquette and spaghetti with tomatoes. Both were very good. The service is friendly and it was good value. All the tables weer full...More

Thank meatja13
Reviewed 14 September 2017

... and also the second best, in three days of our stay in the city. We specifically searched for this restaurant at dinner, as directed by our guidebook. And the tip turned out to be precious, because despite being in the most touristic spot of...More

Thank Brun066
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I've been here several times starting 15 years ago and it never disappoints. Delicious trout dishes, the ceviche is wonderful and has a unique Japanese spin. The chicken with rice is absolutely delicious. Excellent soups and great service. Right on Saphy, just off of the...More

Thank SiriusSkier23
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Had both lunch and dinner here and enjoyed some fabulous soups, quinoa, rissotto chicken and herbs. Also had the brochettes, beef on. Bamboo skewers with vegetables. Beer is cold, house red wine is great.

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant just off the main square which was recommended to us by a Lima tour guide as authentic Peruvian food We ordered the grilled alpaca, beef skewer, a beef consommé and a creole soup The alpaca and beef were really nice, excellently cooked. Would...More

Thank addy-family
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We were just walking around Cusco, looking at menus, for somewhere to eat. We stopped here. Great choice. The service was very good. The tables were nice. It was warm inside. Clean bathrooms that actually had toilet paper and a toilet seat. Lots of choices...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

While shopping for last minute gifts, a local storekeeper recommended the "best local cuy" or the "best in the area". This was our first time trying it so we took her recommendation. We arrived about an hour before closing and ordered the cuy. The staff...More

Thank Ramona G
Reviewed 22 December 2016

This was our last meal in Cusco and was delightful. We shared the avocado with potato salad and the chicken aji de Gallina. As a child, I would only eat my grandmother's potato salad. Well, she must have visited here, because it tasted like home....More

Thank A_C_Flyers
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Vinny I
30 September 2016|
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Response from Pilar M | Reviewed this property |
Está abierto para comidas y cenas. Está ubicado en la calle Plateros
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Plateros, 309, Cusco, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: 22-2027
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