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All 193 Arequipa Restaurants

Zig Zag Restaurant

Calle Zela 210 - 212 | Cercado (Centro Historico), Arequipa 054, Peru
+51 54 206020
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Ranked #1 of 193 Restaurants in Arequipa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $30
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: European, Peruvian, Fusion, Winery
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Alpandina dishes offered by the Zig Zag Restaurant are the result of a creative culinary fusion deeply rooted in the mountains, where the sun endows foodstuffs with energy and balanced components. The dishes most representative of Alpandino gastronomy arise from a marvellous synthesis of unique time-hallowed ingredients from all over Peru, combined with ancient and modern culinary techniques from the Alps and the Andes. One of the results is our great speciality: Volcanic-Stone-Cooked Meats and Fish.
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Cusco, Peru
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Came here twice during a 4 day visit. The food is great, tender meat and smart combinations making this place also original compared to other resto's in AQP. The waiters are very friendly and helpful, price for all this is reasonable although not the cheapest in town.

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Nokesville, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

You will go back a second time it is that good. The alpaca steak is amazing. The homemade breads and butter and olive tepenade delicious. Not to mention the pumpkin soup-wow. Prepare to be in culinary heaven. Great service too!

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Dellwood, MN
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Have never had a bad meal at ZigZag. This time I had the Anticucho (marinated beef hearts) with creamy cheesy quinoa and a delicious ratatouille as side dishes. Others at our table and the three meats platter (alpaca, beef and pork) which were also excellent. Pisco sours are very good

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I've been travelling in Ecuador and Peru for almost eight weeks now and this is the best meal I've had so far. Great ambience in this quiet location with French-style service and cooking but using local ingredients in very creative ways. My appetizer was a quinua salad with shrimp in the shape of a pyramid surrounded artistically by slices of... More 

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London, UK
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My wife & I had dinner 2 nights ago. Very attractive venue and pleasant welcome. I had duck as a main course: it was tough which is quite an achievement with duck fillet. As a desert, I had the cheese platter. It was a real rigmarole to get them to understand my request to take the cheese out of the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

One of the best places to eat around Main Square. The restaurant is located in a beautiful street. Decor and food are both excellent. Highly recommend. It is wise to make an advance booking. they usually are booked.

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Kotor, Montenegro
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Came from Europe on holidays and took my parents to Arequipa we've never tried Alpaca and decided to follow tripadvisor reviews, we are really glad we did,we had an amazing time here!!! We wish we had some more places like this everywhere! Trie the trio or platter for two is a winner :)

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Jupiter, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I visited Zig Zag in November with a rather large and young group of people while we were visiting Arequipa. We all really enjoyed our evening. The staff were incredibly friendly and polite. Considering we were a big group we did not wait too long for food. We were seated on the upper floor section where you could see the... More 

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175 reviews 175 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is a nice bistro overlooking the San Fransisco Plaza and Church in a lovely old up and down building (not disabled friendly) . Salad with prawns, asparagus, artichokes, quail eggs was excellent. Quinoa based soup was hearty. The main dishes on heated stones, the house speciality, were bland, and generally their version of Peruvian cuisine was just trite and... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Everything we ordered was delicious. People at this restaurante are very nice and the place is comfortable. We were there about 3.5 hours, relaxed and delicious dinner. Very good wines. Great desserts. Their meat on the rock is wonderful!

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Additional Information about Zig Zag Restaurant

Address: Calle Zela 210 - 212 | Cercado (Centro Historico), Arequipa 054, Peru
Phone Number: +51 54 206020
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: European, Peruvian, Fusion, Winery

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