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La Trattoria del Monasterio

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Santa Catalina 309 - Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru
054 20 4062
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good italian food

we had pasta and minestrone and both were great. also the ambience was pretty pleasant! very satisfied!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Verenauz
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Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

we had pasta and minestrone and both were great. also the ambience was pretty pleasant! very satisfied!

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San Francisco Bay Area
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

It's a little difficult to see this restaurant because its embedded in the church walls. We met Jonathan on the street when we were asking for directions for the restaurant part of town. He said he was on his way to work as a waiter at Trattoria. We looked at the menu outside then entered. Our lucky break. There are... More 

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Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We went here with 4 people, my gf and my parents from holland. The inside is very nice when you go past the entrance however the lighting was way too bright. Actually requested if they could turn it down a little and it was just that, a little. Food was liked in general, I think we liked 6 out of... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

- Only great things to stay: quaint setting, friendly and efficient staff and most importantly, outstanding menu and food! I don't think there is one dish that is not delicious - the best in Arequipa

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Antibes, France
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Like many places in the old Arequipa center, Trattoria del Monasterio is beautiful - painted walls and arequipenian architecture, with the small plus of a window on the inside of the monastery. The food itself was excellent.

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Bregenz, Austria
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

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
13 helpful votes 13 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
315 helpful votes 315 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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29 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Santa Catalina 309 - Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa
  • Phone Number: 054 20 4062

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 26
  • Cuisine: Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?