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Chicha por Gaston Acurio

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Peruvian, Pizza
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Calle Plaza Regocijo 261 - 2 piso | Centro de Cusco, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 240520
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Dessert, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
have the tartare!

We went here for the last day of our trip. We both loved the alpaca tartare. The Pisco sour was great. I had the lamb and the meat was great. My friend had the pig trio and he absolutely loved it. I only saw the desserts (too much food for me!) but they looked spectacular. My only negative... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We went here for the last day of our trip. We both loved the alpaca tartare. The Pisco sour was great. I had the lamb and the meat was great. My friend had the pig trio and he absolutely loved it. I only saw the desserts (too much food for me!) but they looked spectacular. My only negative point would... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

When in a place seemingly so tasty the trouble always starts with selection. If you select too much you end up overpaying - if too little you might miss out. That's when a good waiter comes in handy, especially with a menu in the same logic (plates to share, starters etc highlighted). And a terrible waiter can ruin it all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We went here for dinner and decided to order a number of small dishes that we shared. The food was very good and so fresh. Can be strongly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Chicha was a recommendation from locals and outsiders that did not fall short. The Alpaca Carpaccio was delicious and service was great. I really like the way the local ingredients are adjust to the modern days. I would definitely recommend this place when you are looking for a special dinner occasion at Cusco.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I went there with a party of six, to celebrate my mother's birthday. I thought it was going to be a special place to have have dinner, but I was terribly mistaken. Anybody was satisfied with their orders. Special mention to: - the octopus - so much sweet sauce on top that looked like a soup. Really bad; - the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We wanted to go to a Gaston Arcurio restaurant while we were in Peru and having failed to get a booking in Lima we thought we would try this one. Prices are very reasonable for Arcurio although not cheap by Cusco standards. Don't expect what you would get in Lima - our meal wasn't the outstanding innovative Arcurio that I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Had some authentic Cusconese food. The food was good and the portions were quite large. Recommended if you are in Cusco.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Limited menu, but we found the Lomo Saltado and the Alpaca Carpaccio Pizza to be quite tasty. It's a little pricey for what it is, but the service was very attentive and the decor was nice.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Unlike the other reviews, this was one of the worst meals we've had in Cusco. We ordered a "Peruvian delicacy" appetizer which was essentially cold mashed potato in the flower with avocado and cold white meat chicken in between. Terrible! Couldn't believe we paid about $11 USD for that! My fiancé's appetizers were a bit better, but not great. There... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

We didn't go to the one in Cusco but Arequipa. It's beautiful and something that you would find in San Francisco. The food was fine but overrated. Don't know about Chicha in Cusco but go to the one in Arequipa for the experience and ambience and Zig Zag for the food!

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Additional Information about Chicha por Gaston Acurio

Address: Calle Plaza Regocijo 261 - 2 piso | Centro de Cusco, Cusco, Peru
Phone Number: +51 84 240520
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Peruvian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Plaza Regocijo 261 - 2 piso | Centro de Cusco, Cusco, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 84 240520

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Peruvian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic, Doing business, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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