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La Cusquenita Tradicional Picnteria

Av. Centenario No. 800 | Wanchaq, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 267012
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cuy” (25 reviews)
“guinea pigs” (20 reviews)
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11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Hours
Peruvian, Latin, South American
$$ - $$$
Av. Centenario No. 800 | Wanchaq, Cusco, Peru
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1 - 10 of 138 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I took my girlfriend to this restaurant tonight because I had read good reviews about it. When we came in, the waiter would not look at me, He only talked to my girl friend. I perceived that he was not looking at me or waiting...More

Thank johnmhand
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent folkloric dances and music show. Good Peruvian food.Reasonable prices and within walking distance from Cusco's downtown.

Thank 15matjan
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We got a recommendation from a local guide, just to have a local diner with some show- and that's what we got. Luckily mu daughter speaks some spanish- so this helped. We went for the buffet- so you can choose what ypu wany and this...More

Thank Danny S
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Want the real deal in traditional Peruvian "people's cuisine?" Want to eat until you loosen your belt, until you think you'll have a "food baby," but it's all so good you can't stop? This is the place. AND they have live dancing! We dropped in...More

Thank willardroad
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We came to this restaurant because the taxi driver and the hotel staff recommended us the place. It is a typical peruvian restaurant were not only tourist but locals go. The cuy ( guinea pig) was great and the lomo saltado was delicious. The dishes...More

Thank Rodrigo A
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Took advantage of the buffet to taste a variety of dishes. The live musicians and traditional dancers were a treat!

Thank EatBikeRun
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The food is very good and the environment is beautiful! The price is very economic! Is a place for all family.

Thank manueltO8916IO
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Recommended to us by locals, we thoroughly enjoyed the meal and the show! Many local dishes and beverages - our meals were fresh, tasty and generously portioned. Brush up on your Spanish language skills (or bring a translation dictionary) to avoid any misunderstandings. The unexpected...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

If you want a real taste of traditional Peruvian food and a live performance of traditional dances come here! Our tour guide recommended this restaurant for guinea pig. You can't leave Peru with out having tried guinea pig and alpaca! The waiters don't know much...More

Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant looks nice ands there is lots of space. The waiters didn't know English and it was difficult to communicate. The only dishes that I liked was the mushroom soup and the ceviche. The lamb we tried was very dry, the bulls testicles were...More

Thank meyravg
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Sharon T
March 2, 2018|
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Response from EatBikeRun | Reviewed this property |
My group was there on a Wed nite around 8pm. Buffet was out and musicians and dancers took turns entertaining the diners.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Centenario No. 800 | Wanchaq, Cusco, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 84 267012
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