Must Try Cusco Restaurants
MUST TRY CUSCO RESTAURANTS
Just steps away from the Plaza de Armas, Cicciolina is ideally located. Their menu is an extensive combination of both traditional Peruvian and international dishes. The interior is charming and features a vaulted ceiling, arched doorways, and an open kitchen. Whether you’re in the mood for lunch, dinner, or drinks, you can’t beat the food or the atmosphere. If you’re flying solo, the Tapas Bar is a great option!
Pro Tip: make a reservation to get the most out of this dining experience.
If you’re looking for a great breakfast place, Jack’s is the spot. The owner is Australian, but the food served is American style. The menu varies from breakfast to lunch to dinner, but you can get breakfast all day long. If you’re looking for a warm comfortable atmosphere with big portions at a reasonable price, Jack’s is your spot!
Pro Tip: Try the french toast or pancakes, they’re rich and delicious!
Need a spot for a special occasion? Pachapapa is it. Located in the Boho San Blas area, the restaurant is known for it’s cozy, homey, Peruvian feel. The atmosphere provides dining in both a central courtyard (great for large groups) as well as warm side rooms. There’s even large heaters and a clay oven for the chilly days. The menu ranges from traditional Peruvian dishes to oven baked pizzas. Either way, you can’t go wrong at Pachapapa.
Pro Tip: Looking to try cuy? Then this is the place to do it!
Whether you’re vegan or not, Green Point will not disappoint you in any aspect. Also located in San Blas, the atmosphere is unbeatable with a cozy, warm environment and a wide variety of seating options. The menu provides endless options of fresh, flavorful, and beautifully presented dishes. This is by far the best vegan restaurant in Cusco and definitely worth visiting!
Pro Tip: Try out their lunch special for a ton of food (drink, soup, salad, entree, dessert) at a low price of 18 sol ($5.50)
If you’re looking for traditional Peruvian food at a more reasonable price, Chicha won’t disappoint. Their twist on Peruvian classics with an open kitchen and relaxed atmosphere provide a quality, unique dining experience. Located very close to the Plaza de Armas, the restaurant is located on the second floor of an old home with great views of the Plaza de Regocijos.
Pro Tip: Try their chicha morada; it’s always fresh and delicious!