Top 10 restaurants in Cusco, Peru

by on 20th November, 2015

Top 10 restaurants in Cusco, Peru

Most traveller’s to Peru will at some point spend some time in Cusco – here are some of our suggestions for restaurants to eat in.


Fallen Angel  

Amazing décor and ambience, best at night for drinks and partying. Also has a guest house with four individually designed funky suites.

Plazoleta Nazarenas 221.


Real McCoy 

Very British and popular with the ex-pats, so if you are missing sausage and mash or fish and chips and a pub quiz this is the place for you.

Calle Plateros 326.



Upstairs at the back. Excellent food from tapas to full menu, white tablecloths. Best wine selection in Cusco. Breakfast also available.

Triunfo 393.



Sister restaurant to Cicciolina. Good food and wine selection, English menus and service. Good for a special evening out.

Ruinas 465.


El Hada 

Delicious organic ice-creams and good coffees.

Calle Arequipa 167.


El Buen Pastor 

Excellent café and bakery. Project to help girls from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Cuesta San Blas 579.


La Granja Heidi 

Extremely good natural/organic food, including yogurts and cheesecakes. Good-value lunches.

Cuesta San Blas 525.


La Tertulia 

Delicious wholemeal buffet breakfasts.

Procuradores (upstairs on left).



Popular pub/restaurant with inventive food; great hangout.

Cuesta San Blas 571.


Mesón de los Espaderos 

Meat place, cuy sometimes available, expensive but good quality.

(Off the Plaza de Armas on Espaderos and Plateros).



Really good choice of typical dishes. Well known for their Lomo Saltado. Cuy available if ordered 24 hours in advance. 

Plazoleta San Blas 120.


Pizzeria Bodega 138 

Excellent pizza and delicious salads in a modern setting. Always busy.

Herrajes 138.



Japanese owned, good local dishes at highish prices. Excellent homemade chocolates. Good-value fixed-price lunch.

Plateros 309.


Quinta Eulalia 

Popular with the locals. A nice courtyard so best for lunch. Cuy is usually available. Open 12.00–1800.

Choquechaca 384.


La Cusquenita and La Chomba 

For large plates of local food at cheap prices. Don’t expect any English nor fast service, these restaurants are quite rustic, but the food is plentiful and tasty. This is where the locals go to eat with work mates, family or friends at lunch time.

Ave Tullumayo No. 227 and Tullumayo 339.


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