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Zig Zag Restaurant

Calle Zela 210 - 212 | Cercado (Centro Historico), Arequipa 0000, Peru
+51 54 206020
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Ranked #1 of 161 restaurants in Arequipa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Swiss, Peruvian, Healthy, Fusion
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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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We ate the salmon and trout and salmon tartar and alpaca beef- yummy! Deserts are also really good. Try the blueberry tart. The service and quality of the food was great.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We are dinner and had the rear private room. Family of 5. The staff treated us as if we were royalty. My wife and daughter enjoyed the cheese fondue, my some a 4 meat burger (it did not come in a bun) which he thoroughly enjoyed. I had the 3 fish platter. All meals were of very good quality and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We had a great meal. There was a mixture of traditional, local and international food. Several of us had the trilogy of meats, which was a selection of three meats, including alpaca, served with side dishes of your choice and various sauces. This was absolutely delicious and cooked extremely well. There were also many other options including fish, pasta etc.... More

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Lima, Peru
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

If you are in Arequipa it is worth having dinner at this restaurant Food and service is good and It is in a interesting building should be something on the menu to suit most tastes

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We had a fabulous meal here. Service was first class. We enjoyed the fettuccine and burger dishes and the mousse for desert was divine. Would highly recommend.

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New York City, New York
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3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We loved the food. The servers seemed not to be to the level of the food and pricing. They were not able to clearly describe the food, they couldn't really recommend a wine, but despite this, the food was simply great. It was probably our best meal in Peru.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Our family went here for a nice dinner and we got it! The food was excellent, I had the trout dinner which was accompanied by a mascarpone sauce and rice mixture. The service was excellent. We were waited on very nicely and the language barrier was not an issue.

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Alpandina, Propietario at Zig Zag Restaurant, responded to this review

COMMENT Nº 1000 Dear Mr Hollie and Family, It is our great pleasure to inform you that your comment in this renowned portal is the thousandth one concerning our Zig Zag Restaurant. In acknowledgement of this fortuitous circumstance, we should like to thank you and your family in a special way for the preference and appreciation you showed when visiting... More

Calgary, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We had the trio of meats on a hot volcanic plate. The meats were delicious. The accompanied salad was very good as well. Dessert was awesome. A memorable meal all around!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

In comperison to other places in Peru Zig Zag delivers a not very good value for money. I've visted the place with my girlfriend. We orderd 2 Soups, a salmon and trout brosceta ( recomended for 2) and 300 grams of meat ( the famous trio) plus soft drinks. The tomato soup was nice not great. The aspargus soup very... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I recently visited Arequipa, Peru in June 2014 and dined in Zig Zag Restaurant. My girlfriend invited me to this restaurant being that it was our last night in Arequipa and wanted to treat me to a nice restaurant. I liked that the restaurant felt cozy and the staff was friendly. Our server was also very friendly. The only thing... More

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