RESTAURANTS IN PERU:

LIMA

BEST RESTAURANTS LIMA:

CENTRAL RESTAURANTE: (Contemporary Peruvian food)

The well recognized chef Virgilio Martínez Véliz has attempted to redefine Peruvian cuisine by introducing little-known indigenous ingredients from Peru’s coastal region, the Andes highlands, and the Amazon rainforest.

Open: Mon – Fri (12:45 – 15:15 & 19:45 – 23:15)

Address: Santa Isabel 376, Miraflores, Lima.

http://centralrestaurante.com.pe/en/

MAIDO: (Fusion cuisine)

Maido offers a fusion food: from a complex history called Peru; and another, equally complex, far-off and foreign history called Japan that merged to live in harmony and create the third reality: Nikkei Cuisine.

Open: Mon-Sat (12:30-16:00 & 19:00-23:00)

Address: San Martin 399, Miraflores, Lima.

http://www.maido.pe/en/

ASTRID & GASTON: (International/Peruvian food)

Peruvian cuisine is the fruit of a long embrace that combines people from all over the World. The owners are the most recognized Peruvian/French chefs (Gaston Acurio & Astrid Gutsche).

Open: Mon – Sat (12:30 – 15:00 and 19:00 – 23:00) Reservations recommended

Address: Avenida Paz Soldan 290, San Isidro, Lima

http://www.astridygaston.com/

HUACA PUCLLANA RESTAURANTE: (Nouveau Peruvian)

It offers a renewed cuisine based on Peruvian food with its delicious variety of products, from shellfish to sea food and a wide selection of vegetables, displayed in its colors, textures and flavors.

Open: Daily (12:00-16:00 and 19:00-00:00)

Address: General Borgoño cdra. 8, Huaca Pucllana, Miraflores, Lima.

http://www.resthuacapucllana.com/en/

LAS BRUJAS DE CACHICHE: (Peruvian/Creole)

One of the best restaurants in Lima for Peruvian food. It is an old mansion converted into bars and dining rooms and is beautifully decorated.

Open: Mon – Sat (12:00 – 00:00) Sun (12:30 – 16:00)

Address: Calle Bolognesi 472, Miraflores, Lima.

http://www.brujasdecachiche.com.pe/

LA MAR: (Peruvian seafood)

You must not leave Lima without stuffing your gullet with ceviche. Las Mar offers you a high variety of seafood.

Open: Mon – Thurs (12:00-17:00) and Fri-Sun (12:00-17:30)

Address: Avenida La Mar 770, Miraflores, Lima.

http://www.lamarcebicheria.com/es/Lima

LA ROSA NAUTICA: (Peruvian seafood)

This is one of Lima’s loveliest restaurants set in at the end of a pier, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. (Sunset recommended). Excellent seafood. Products and excellent service, in a warm and cozy atmosphere.

Open: Daily (12:00 – 00:00)

Address: Espigon 4, Costa Verde, Miraflores, Lima

http://www.larosanautica.com

AMAZ: (Peruvian Amazon food)

This restaurant was created with the purpose of bringing the gastronomy, culture and inputs of the Amazon Region to the world, with a contemporary approach that seeks to preserve our pantry.

Open: Daily (12:30 m. – 22:30)

Address: Avenida La Paz 1079, Miraflores, Lima

http://amaz.com.pe

MUSEO LARCO: (Peruvian & international food)

The Museo Larco offers an enchanting ambience where one can savoir the best of Peruvian and international cuisine, including hot dishes, salads sandwiches, pastries and deserts.

Open: Daily (09:00am – 22:00)

Address: Av. Bolívar 1515, Pueblo Libre, Lima 21 – Perú

http://www.museolarco.org/cafedelmuseo/index_eng.html

EL MERCADO: (Peruvian food)

El Mercado is a true homage to Peruvian Cuisine. This restaurant is in permanent dialogue with its sources—the sea, producers, fishermen, cattle raisers, etc. – establishing an unbreakable link of unyielding affection and respect.

Open: Tues – Sun (12:30 – 17:00)

Address: Hipolito Unanue 203, Miraflores, Lima

http://www.rafaelosterling.pe/en/el-mercado.html

MANGOS CAFÉ RESTAURANT:

In addition to the classic buffets you will find infallible exponents of Peruvian food and the world. The food and the privileged view of the bay of Lima are more than sufficient reasons to know this place.

Open: Daily (8:00am – 24:00)

Larcomar, Malecón de la Reserva 610, Miraflores, Lima 15074

http://mangosperu.com/

CUSCO

DELUXE RESTAURANTS:

CICCIOLINA: (Mediterranean / Tapas)

Nicely decorated, Spanish / Italian / Mediterranean cuisine, beautifully presented. Nice atmosphere, sophisticated. Separate bar menu includes tapas. (Lunch and Dinner).

Open: Daily (11:00am)

Address: Calle Triunfo 393, 2nd floor, Cusco

www.cicciolinacuzco.com

MAP CAFE: (International/Nouveau-Andino/Creole)

A nice location inside a Museum, a good place to enjoy the traditional dishes of the Peruvian food.

Open: Daily (09:00am – 00:00)

Address: Casa Cabrera, Plaza Nazarenas 231, Cusco.

www.cuscorestaurants.com/map-cafe-por-coque-ossio/

RESTAURANT ILLARIY: (Andean/international cuisine)

Great food in an old converted monastery. Great atmosphere and service worth treating yourself to.

Open: Daily (11:00am – 18:00)

Address: Calle Palacios 136, Plazoleta Nazarenas, Cusco. (Monasterio Hotel)

www.belmond.com/hotel-monasterio-cusco/restaurants-in-cusco

FALLEN ANGEL: (International and Novo Andina gourmet cuisine)

The decoration of the restaurant joins the modern and the kitsch with colonial surroundings. It is a colonial building.

Open: Daily (10:00am – 00:00) at 22:00 restaurant turns into a disco bar.

Address: Plazoleta Las Nazarenas

http://www.fallenangelincusco.com/en

LE SOLEIL: (Traditional gourmet French cuisine)

Proposes true flavors and wines of French culture, the only place where you can enjoy the classics of its kitchen, for example rillettes, confit de canard, crème brulee.

Open: (12.30 – 15:00 & 19:00 – 22:30) Closed on Wednesdays.

Address: Calle San Agustin 275, Cusco

www.restaurantelesoleilcusco.com

MID-RANGE RESTAURANTS

LIMO: (Nouveau Andino – Peruvian/Japanese fusion)

One of the best locations in Cusco, Limo is on the 2nd floor with stunning views of the Plaza de Armas. Serves up a Peruvian/Japanese fusion of seafood and traditional dishes with a modern twist. Dishes include Sushi, Octopus ceviche, and a delicious tuna tartare.

Open: Mon – Sat (11:00am – 23:00)

Address: Portal de Carnes 236, 2nd floor, Plaza de Armas, Cusco

www.cuscorestaurants.com/limo/

INCA GRILL: (International/Creole/Nouveau-Andino)

Elegant folk shows are put on each evening. Reservations are a good idea.

The menu includes a wide range of typical and international dishes including vegetarian dishes.

Open: Daily (11:00am – 23:30)

Address: Portal de Panes 115, Plaza de Armas, Cusco

www.cuscorestaurants.com/inkagrill/

INCANTO: (Peruvian/Italian Food)

A good location, just a half block from the main square. Its varied menu offers Italian, Peruvian and Italian-Peruvian combination prepared with the best ingredients, and presented in a very original style.

Open: Daily (11:00am – 23:30)

Address: Santa Catalina Angosta 135 (half block from the Plaza de Armas)

www.cuscorestaurants.com/incanto/

PACHA PAPA: (Andean/International food)

Good traditional Cusquenian dishes and international food. At night diners can sit in their own, private colonial dining room or at the beautiful patio restaurant in a wonderful old colonial house.

Open: Daily (11:00am – 23:30)

Address: Plazoleta San Blas 120, Cusco.

www.cuscorestaurants.com/pachapapa/

GREENS: (organic option)

Offers a proposal made with organic and ecological products. There is a great selection of salads. Recommended are the quinoa soup, trout & mango ceviche, grilled alpaca medallion. Also serve sandwiches.

Open: Daily (11:00am – 23:30)

Address: Santa Catalina Angosta 165, 2nd floor

www.cuscorestaurants.com/greens-organics/

CHICHA: (Nouveau Andino)

Open-kitchen, tasteful modern decor, very attentive service. Peruvian cuisine with a modern twist. On the whole the food is good value but the wines can be very expensive.

Open: Daily (12:00 – 10.30pm)

Address: Plaza Regocijo 261, 2nd floor, Cusco.

www.chicha.com.pe/en/cusco

A MI MANERA: (International/Nouveau-Andino)

Combining typical local foods with international cuisine (NovoAndino). Nice interior design with a spotlessly clean open kitchen.

Open: Daily (12:00 – 22.30)

Address: Calle Triunfo 393, 2nd floor

www.cuscorestaurant-amimanera.com/en/

TUNUPA: (International/Creole/Nouveau-Andino)

Located in the heart of the city of Cusco, soak up the breathtaking views of the city and the Andes, delight your senses with our mouthwatering buffet, exotic fusion of flavors and experience a truly unique dining experience.

Tunupa Restaurants offers you our innovative cuisine and unique fusion of Peruvian flavors and ingredients.

Open: Daily (12:00 – 22.30)

Address: Portal Confituria 233, Plaza de Armas

http://tunuparestaurante.com.pe/

BUDGET RESTAURANTS:

JACK´S CAFÉ:

Nice decor, relaxed atmosphere.

Great English full breakfast served all day. French fries and guacamole, Jack’s antipasto (selection of yummy things), veggie burgers and home-made soups. Good selection of snacks and dishes, generous portions, well presented.

Open: Daily 06:30am

Address: Corner of Choquechaca and San Blas

GRANJA HEIDI:

Offers fresh, nutritious meals as well as wholesome breakfasts. Excellent 3 or 4 course in a clean and relaxed environment. Spacious with plenty of natural light. Good selection of vegetarian meals.

Open: Daily (11:30am – 21:00)

Address: Cuesta San Blas 525, (2nd floor), Cusco

KUSIKUY:

Excellent place to try out typical Peruvian dishes including the house specialty – Cuy al horno (baked guinea pig).

Open: Daily (11:30am – 22:00)

Address: Calle Suecia 339

CHEZ MAGGY:

Freshly baked pizzas made in traditional wood burning oven. Pastas and soups. Good atmosphere, long tables.

Open: Daily (16:00 – 23:00)

Address: Procuradores 374

LA QUINTA EULALIA:

Great to experience a real Cusquenan food. It has outdoor tented seating, local dishes including guinea pig, traditional music and home brewed chicha.

Open: Daily 11:00am – 17:00 (just lunch)

Address: Choquechaka 384

SACRED VALLEY

BEST RESTAURANTS IN SACRED VALLEY:

WAYRA: (Peruvian / international food)

Housed within Sol y Luna’s Wayra ranch and open to the public, our relaxed day into evening eatery was built for three simple purposes: to eat, to drink and to love.

Andean cuisine honoring the wealth of naturally organic ingredients first harvested here in the bountiful Sacred Valley by the ancient Incas.

Open: Daily (11:30am – 22:00)

Address: Fundo Huincho lote A-5 Urubamba. Cusco Perú

http://www.hotelsolyluna.com/gastronomy/wayra/

HACIENDA HUAYOCCARI: (Peruvian food)

Enjoy Home-style cooking in a colonial style hacienda. Owned by Jose Ignacio Lambarri who will share with you his family art collection or colonial art gathered over half a century. Lunch at the hacienda is made from fresh produce from the plantation. The current inhabitant of the house, the Lambarri-Oriehuela family will be your host.

Open: Daily (11:30 – 15:00)

Address: Hacienda Huayoccari. Urubamba

http://taste-of-peru.com/the-restaurants/hacienda-huayoccari.php

EL HUACATAY: (Peruvian food)

A place where every dish is an experience for the senses, but also a refuge where the atmosphere and aesthetics are part of the charm.

Open: (11:30am – 21:00)

Address: Jr. Arica 620, Urubamba

http://www.elhuacatay.com/

3 KEROS RESTAURANT: (Peruvian food)

The 3 Keros was established to showcase the variety of Peruvian Cuisine, taking advantage of the freshest seasonal produce of the area, to create delicious food.

Open: Daily (12:00pm – 15:30) (18:30 – 21:30)

Address: Av Torrechayoc, Urubamba

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tres-Keros-Restaurante/248319825218635

OLLANTAYTAMBO

EL ALBERGUE RESTAURANTE: (Peruvian food) – OLLANTAYTAMBO:

Excellent quality meals served at a very reasonable price. This friendly and cozy little cafe/restaurant offers some delicious dishes including pepper-steak, lamb medallions, organic salads and a variety of pizzas and pastas.

Menu offered with fresh organic ingredients from the orchard and the sacred valley that offer a selection of Peruvian and European flavors.

Open: Daily (11:30am – 14:30)

Address: Ollantaytambo train station

http://www.elalbergue.com/es/restaurantfarm.html

CUCHARA DE PALO: (Peruvian food) PISAC:

Ideally located on the historic plaza of Pisac. Dedicated to organic, locally grown and fresh ingredients. This delicate combination of flavors, charming ambience and relaxed atmosphere of Cuchara de Palo is a celebration of their honored ancestral Andean agrarian tradition.

Enjoy the lively sidewalk café, the quiet upstairs balcony, or an intimate fireside meal in the dining area or in the enchanting interior patio full of local plants and flowers.

Open: Daily (11:30am – 21:30)

Address: Pisac main square N° 333

http://cucharadepalorestaurant.com/index.html

MACHU PICCHU

BEST RESTAURANTS IN MACHU PICCHU:

TINKUY RESTAURANT: (Peruvian/international food)

The best location, situated right at the entrance of Machu Picchu citadel.

This restaurant is the only option for a sit down meal whilst visiting Machu Picchu. All other restaurants are located in Aguas Calientes town.

It is a high quality buffet restaurant.

There are 2 large self-serve counters that include a selection of appetizers, 4 main courses, and several dessert options. Bread, salads and pasta side dishes are also on offer. Coffee, herbal teas and soft drinks are also available at a smaller drinks stand to the rear.

Open: daily 11.30 am – 3.00 pm (just lunch)

http://www.belmond.com/sanctuary-lodge-machu-picchu/dining_machu_picchu

CAFÉ INKATERRA: (Peruvian /International food)

This restaurant sets in a beautiful stone and adobe building with a tall triangular shaped moss-covered roof, Café Inkaterra is certainly the most charming building in Aguas Calientes town. It is part of the luxury Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel. The set menu (with several delicious options) includes entrees, main dishes and desserts, all which are priced individually. During high season a reservation is recommended.

Open: Daily (12 – 16:00) (18:00 – 22:00)

www.inkaterra.com

INDIO FELIZ: (Peruvian/International food)

The décor is unique in design, and features many hand crafted individual items procured in Peru and around the world.

Indio Feliz offers a set 3-course menu (with many options), or diners can pick individual plates from the menu. A full selection of soft and alcoholic beverages is also available.

Open: Daily for lunch and dinner.
Address: Lloque Yupanqui Street N° 103 Aguas Calientes

www.indiofeliz.com

TOTO’S HOUSE: ()

Toto’s House is the largest restaurant in Aguas Calientes, it is a buffet lunch, pizza, grill, and traditional Peruvian cuisine restaurant.

The restaurant is well-known for its large lunch time buffet, served from 11.30 am – 3.00 pm, which includes a large selection of entrees, main courses and desserts.

Open: Daily (11:30am – 22:00)
Address: Av. Imperio de los Incas, Aguas Calientes
https://es-la.facebook.com/Totos-House-Restaurante-234929609857922/

CHULLPI RESTAURANT: (Peruvian/International food)

The restaurant offers a small choice set menu for both lunch and dinner. The menu includes an entrée, main dish and dessert. There is also a la carte menu available.

The food certainly is delicious. You could kind of call it a “Menu of the Day” restaurant, but with class and excellent food.

Open: Daily (11:30am – 22:00)
Address: Av. Imperio de los Incas 140, Aguas Calientes

https://es-la.facebook.com/ChullpiMachupicchu/

THE TREE HOUSE: (Peruvian/International food)

It is a small up-market restaurant. The menu includes a selection of dishes dubbed “Peruvian Fusion,” that combines traditional ingredients and flavors from around Peru with classic international dishes. The restaurant which is decorated entirely of lightly coloured wooden panels, with wooden tables, chairs floors has a classy but relaxed atmosphere about it.

Open: Daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Address: Capac Yupanqui No. 103, Aguas Calientes

www.rupawasitreehouse.com