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Alma - cocina viva

Plazoleta Limacpampa Chico 473, Cusco 84, Peru
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Ranked #127 of 427 Restaurants in Cusco
Price range: $0 - $35
Cuisines: Peruvian, International
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Enjoy the delights of a gourmet menu that helped Alma become recognized by Summum (a Peruvian restaurant guide) as one of the Best Hotel Restaurants in Cusco. The restaurant is full local flavors, from the succulent Andean minestrone made of the best vegetables of Cusco’s pantry to the main dishes like pastas and rice, river fish, beef, lamb and alpaca are inspired by the Andes, yet he also includes seafood, chicken and duck.
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
miami, fl
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118 reviews 118 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We went to this restaurant on a recommendation from our hotel that we were staying at down the street. We went at night at around 7:00 PM and there was hardly anyone in the place. We took the window seat overlooking the square with a fountain. The service was great and attentive to all of our needs. We enjoyed a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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163 reviews 163 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We ate here twice during our stay at CAPC. We loved the chicken stew, with potatoes, as well as the soups. Service was a bit slow. The space can be romantic if you get one of the window tables.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

we enjoyed sampling the various Peruvian dishes, especially the soup service was very good so was the wine

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We stayed at Casa Andina Private hotel which houses the Alma restaurant. Food was excellent for both lunch and dinner. Ingredients are fresh, flavor is light but tasty and options are many. The staff we very accommodating and all speak English. We had a few meals here and enjoyed every one of them.

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London, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I booked this dinner table for 2 at midday and again, having no reply, at 6pm. We risked it without a reservation and were assigned the breakfast room, empty but for tomorrow's covers. Four waiters passed our table before a 5th was ushered who took our drinks order. In the interim I had confirmed by 2 receptionists that they had... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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237 reviews 237 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We arrived here after a long day in the Sacred Valley. We were delighted to find such a tasty meal right in the hotel. The staff was very attentive. Our group had a variety of dishes and all were very good. This is a great place to stop in for meal (or stay in if you are staying at the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Our travel agent recommended this restaurant and we are glad she did. This was one of our most memorable meals in Peru. My wife and I split the Trout Ceviche to start and it was wonderful. I got the steak that was good. My wife got the Alpaca tenderloin and it is a must eat. We still talk about the... More 

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Santa Fe
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Ate her two times for dinner and both were excellent. The trout ceviche is amazing. The attention to details in the matching flavors and fusing traditional Andean ingredients with modern twist was on point. The Andina sours are off the hook too.

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Navarre, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

This place was recommended to us by a local we met why having a drink a another restaurant. Although we had so many amazing meals while visiting Peru, I think this was one of my favorites. I had the andean potato gnocchi. I know it sounds simple but it was nothing short of amazing. My husband had the alpaca loin... More 

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Grand Junction, Co
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

This was one of our favorite dinners in Peru. I had beef tenderloin with polenta. It was really flavorful and the dining room was quiet and beautiful. As we were staying in the hotel where the restaurant is located, we had 3 breakfasts ther which were also excellent.

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Address: Plazoleta Limacpampa Chico 473, Cusco 84, Peru
Phone Number: 5184-232610
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
Average Prices: USD 0 - 35
Cuisine: Peruvian, International

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