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All 193 Arequipa Restaurants

La Trattoria del Monasterio

Santa Catalina 309 - Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru
054 20 4062
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Ranked #17 of 193 Restaurants in Arequipa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $26
Cuisines: Fusion
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Bregenz, Austria
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Nice atmosphere and excellent meal in a good arrangement. Restaurant is a very good option when you are searching for a private environment.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Sometimes you just need to eat a plate of pasta. I always feel like it is a failure to go to an old standby like Italian food because we prepare it so often at home, but this was something special. The menu had a variety of interesting Italian-Peruvian options. The restaurant was cozy and the staff was helpful and accommodating... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
311 helpful votes 311 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Longest and best menu in town for those that want to enjoy local dishes prepared with quality ingredients in a rather modern way. Everything from fish and steak to pasta and stuffed peppers. Service was attentive and fast. It's not in the monastery, just enter off the street next door.

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lima
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We tried different restaurants in Arequipa on my second trip there from local restaurants to fancy ones and even the famous Chicha restaurant from Gaston Acurio. We tried this place for lunch and I had the best dish on my trip, Cheerful Lomito, a perfectly cooked loin of pork in a sauce of passion fruit on sweet potato ravioli and... More 

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Montana
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72 reviews 72 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

A visit to this restaurant is a perfect way to conclude a tour of the Monastery. Some of the tables have nice views into Monastery grounds. All our dishes were perfectly prepared and served. Overall, the meal was one of the best we have ever had. Looking at other reviews, I would simply comment that this restaurant is not intended... More 

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Aberdeen, NJ
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79 reviews 79 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This cute little restaurant is tucked away in the Monastery - of all places. We have tried Italian in almost every country we have visited, so we thought we might as well try it in PERU. We were not really expecting it to be outstanding, we just felt like spaghetti 9after eating potatoes with every meal in PERU). We were... More 

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Verona, Italia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Those Italians who come here and criticise how pasta is cooked should simply stay at home,that's it. In Perù you should choose Peruvian food,so your palate has no comparisons and your judge would be pure! At the Trattoria we ate a very nice ocopa for entree and two different types of delicious ceviche,the service was good and the price excellent,5-stars!

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Chicago
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174 reviews 174 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
229 helpful votes 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Four of us went here one evening. It is located just inside the walls of the Santa Catalina monastery, hence the name of the restaurant. The decor is nice, and the food is excellent. My wife had pumpkin ravioli and I had their vegetarian lasagna. For appetizers we had fried mushrooms in a delicious blue cheese sauce. All these dishes... More 

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Los Barriles, Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My wife and I concluded our four day stay and food pilgrimage to Arequipa with a Sunday afternoon lunch at La Trattoria del Monasterio. We had previously dined at Arthur's, Zig Zag, La Mundial (a local picanteria), and Zingaro. The sum total of all these restaurants affirmed to us the unique nature of the Arequipa food scene. To us, easily... More 

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Restaurant is carved out of a small section of the Monasterio. Many wonderful Italian choices. Were not able to sample the wine list due to being there the day before elections. (Memo to self - buy in advance of the 48 hour alcohol ban).

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Additional Information about La Trattoria del Monasterio

Address: Santa Catalina 309 - Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru
Phone Number: 054 20 4062
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa
Average Prices: USD 15 - 26
Cuisine: Fusion

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