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La Cantina Vino Italiano

$$ - $$$Italian, Pizza,
Saphi 554 | Centro Storico, Cusco 00000, Peru
+51 993 061 612
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  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“salami” (9 reviews)
“tiramisu” (11 reviews)
“pizza” (52 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Saphi 554 | Centro Storico, Cusco 00000, Peru
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Cantina was one of our favorite restaurants in Cusco. The atmosphere is charming, the owner, Rafael, is delightful and very knowledgable about his wine and the food is delicious. We had three varieties of salami and cheese to start followed by delicious thin pizza,...More

Thank Nancy B
lacantina554, Propietario at La Cantina Vino Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Nancy, it was a pleasure to have you with us, a greeting to the whole band and a good new year Raffaele

Reviewed 11 December 2017

This place is the perfect place for really nice cheeses and italian meat and wines. We had the table mixto with some prosciutto, salami, mortadella, coppa di parma. Thereby some really good cheeses with matching wines. The owner of the place knew what we wanted...More

1  Thank Tom N
Reviewed 26 November 2017

My wife and I were recommended this place by a native Cusco citizen that we met in a lunch place the same day. It was our last evening in Peru and we had had our fill of the (excellent) Peruvian cuisine and wanted to eat...More

1  Thank PeterfmSweden
Reviewed 23 November 2017

A small excellent establishment, great friendly service, 200 metres from Cusco's main square. We left our hotel to look for somewhere to have a quick meal after a hectic days travelling, what a find this was, why was it so quiet in there, people are...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Everything is great here, the wines, the pizza, and the service is the best we’ve had in Cusco, all Italians! Feels like home, with great ambiance. Highly recommended.

Thank Mishae B
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

My friend and I had two evenings the opportunity to have diner here. Great (fast) service here. Great Italian wines, cheeses and hams. The pizza’s are also great. Really recommendable!!!

1  Thank Dennisheller
Reviewed 11 November 2017

we visited for a bottle of wine, tasty fresh bruschetta and a half cold meat/cheese plate followed by the Tiramasu The food and wine were outstanding and the friendly welcome makes you feel at home. make the effort to find this place you will not...More

2  Thank SRains
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

11 friends and I turned up at around 8pm. The restaurant is small and the man serving us told us that it is more of a wine bar than restaurant so our food would come at different times due to the size of our party....More

2  Thank stu0589
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Francesco made us feel like family in his restaurant where we ate fresh caprese salad, lasagna and pizza. A very nice selection of Italian wines as well. We highly recommend this gem of a restaurant in Cusco that appeals to people who want to feel...More

3  Thank Andersok
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this little treat of a place if in Cusco. Small with a fab range of Italian wine and oven baked pizzas that taste like you are sat in Rome! Thin crust, traditionally cooked, big and extremely well priced. Staff attentive and authentic. Quite...More

3  Thank Ann-Marie A
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saphi 554 | Centro Storico, Cusco 00000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 993 061 612
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A small Italian wine bar, with a good selection of wines from various regions of Italy, accompanied by tablets of mixed salami and cheeses purely Italian, pizza, lasagna, bruschetta, caprese salad, tiramisu made by us as well the limoncello. A warm, friendly service in a nice family atmosphere.
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