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Marcelo Batata

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Calle Palacio 121, Cusco cuz01, Peru
+51 84 222424
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12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: This restaurant is INCREDIBLE!! They have an amazing mix of American...
This restaurant is INCREDIBLE!! They have an amazing mix of American, European, even African/Indian foods with traditional Peruvian mixes/accents. The decor is enough to make anyone fall in love with this locale alone. I found it because it was featured in the new edition of Lonely Planet and the food and drinks are to die for. It was by far my favorite restaurant in Cusco; I even went there twice! Absolutely delicious.
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Our best meal in Cusco

This one was our best meal in Cusco. A bit overprice for Cusco standards, but it was definitely worth the trouble. A great mix of Peruvian food with some Western influences. The drinks were also very good and they have a terrace view to die for.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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sydney
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

This one was our best meal in Cusco. A bit overprice for Cusco standards, but it was definitely worth the trouble. A great mix of Peruvian food with some Western influences. The drinks were also very good and they have a terrace view to die for.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We love this place so much we went for lunch and dinner! The girls had alpaca and i had the soup which was great too! The service was fantastic and we even had a nice Man pick our wine for us too. Great experince.

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Wow what an experience. My friend and I went here and we could go past having the Alpaca with mango chutney and yellow peppers. I would have to go as far as saying this was one of the best things I have ever eaten. Your mouth waters with every mouthful. We also had a beautiful bottle of Chilean red wine.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Our concierge recommended dining here. The service was great and the food was excellent. Best dish hands down was the chicken quesadilla - stuffed with chicken, cheese, salsa and spicy beans on the side - the tortilla is flour & quinoa - yum, kept stealing bites off my daughter! I was feeling the effects of the high altitude and the... More 

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124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Very close to the main square The atmosphere is modern and pleasant. I liked the decor The service is very friendly . serve Peruvian fusion cuisine with quality. I chose " causita " which is potatoes with avocado , and was delicious. The "Lama" steak was nice .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Amazing food and great atmosphere. Dishes are huge and really creative. I'm Peruvian and it was one of the absolute bests I've ever had anywhere in Peru. Great value as well, just make sure you make a booking specially if you're in Cusco during the high season. A++

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Amazingly delicious food, great service. Try the goats cheese entrée, chilli cocktail and alpaca steak!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Casual but very nice, we had the smoke trout causa (5/5), alpaca tenderloin (5/5 beautiful presentation) and aji de gallina (3.5/5). We had a great time with very tasty food, big portions and cold beer. I would come back any time. They also have a cooking class.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Not only my parents favorite restaurant in Cusco but one of their favorites around the world. And I quote, "perhaps one of the best meals I've ever had." Again, "outgragouesly cheap for a gormet meal of that quality [US $19 each]." We also ate at both the #1 and #2 restaurants in Cusco, and my parents couldn't fathom how they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We had a 4 hour class with great food, laughs and instruction in Peruvian food and culture. Jose made it a great day for the whole family. We prepared ceviche, Lomo Saltado and learned to mix several Pisco drinks.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Palacio 121, Cusco cuz01, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 84 222424

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 14
  • Cuisine: Peruvian, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Entertaining clients

Description

This restaurant is INCREDIBLE!! They have an amazing mix of American, European, even African/Indian foods with traditional Peruvian mixes/accents. The decor is enough to make anyone fall in love with this locale alone. I found it because it was featured in the new edition of Lonely Planet and the food and drinks are to die for. It was by far my favorite restaurant in Cusco; I even went there twice! Absolutely delicious.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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