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La Cusquenita Tradicional Picnteria

Av. Centenario No. 800 | Wanchaq, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 267012
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“cuy” (24 reviews)
“guinea pigs” (19 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Peruvian, Latin, South American
$$ - $$$
Av. Centenario No. 800 | Wanchaq, Cusco, Peru
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank EatBikeRun
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 1 October 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
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Our tour operator suggested La Cusquenita. Our family of 6 plus driver and guide, had a horrible service and DISGUSTING OLD CHEAP FOOD!! I ordered Aji de Gallina (it barely had any chicken on it). My son ordered the Churrasco with rice instead of french...More

Thank UnViajeMas
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We asked our guide to bring us to a place that serves Peruvian dished. She brought us to this place. Still overwhelmed on what to order, and just decide based on the menu's photos. THEIR SERVINGS ARE BIG! And tastes good! You get your money's...More

Thank Rhackxzs
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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I came with my friends and we were doing tourism in the city, we needed to communicate with families and when we asked for internet they say we don't have, and you know that as a tourist you need to be a connect to the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 31 May 2017

A wonderful menu of traditional Cusco dishes including their famous cuy (guinea pig). The music and dancing is traditional in every way and one leaves having enjoyed a true Cusco experience!

Thank RhysNais
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Sharon T
3 March 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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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