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Cafe Restaurant Aldea Yanapay

Calle Ruinas 415 . frente al marriot hotel | Calle Ruinas 415 . frente al marriot hotel, Cusco, Peru
084255134
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Ranked #29 of 404 restaurants in Cusco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $12
Cuisines: Italian, Moroccan, Thai, Peruvian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Description: Reaturant Aldea Yanapay provides delicious Peruvian ,italian ,marroqui,thailand indu food (with some European favourites) in an unforgettable and unique setting. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, and the resturant regularly holds music . As well as good food and service, the resturant has the added satisfaction of allowing you to help others whilst enjoying yourself as all profits from the restaurant go towards the financing of Aldea Yanapay´s social projects. As such, the restautrant is run with the same care and honest socio economic outlook as the social projects. Thus all employees recieve a fair salary and social benefits, taxes are paid and peruvian products favoured.
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Corvallis, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

My husband and I ordered the daily menu which was delicious and filling at a reasonable price (S20). Still more expensive than where the locals eat, but cheaper than some other places. The money goes to a children's charity, so we didn't mind paying a bit more. The atmosphere is very fun as there are stuffed animals all over the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Delicious food. And for a good cause. I recommend the tajine. Nice decoration too. Too badthey don't offer cooking classes yet.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This place has a great vibe to it, and doesn't disappoint in serving up tasty, affordable food. Quite a varied menu and great selection of fresh juices. Different soft toys were seated on chairs at every table - we had Eeyore for company :) Definitely worth a visit, and the best bit is that proceeds go towards a children's charity.... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

My sister and I stumbled upon this cute little place on our last day in cusco. The atmosphere was great and the staff was extremely friendly. They had a special going on where you could get a three course meal for 20 soles... it was the best money I spent the whole trip! Not only was the food ridiculously cheap,... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Ate lunch here with 3 friends... Everyone really liked it. I had the falafel sandwich (delicious). Decor inside is colorful and cute. Lots of options on the menu including vegetarian. Prices are great for such good food... Would definitely come back if I had time.

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Cusco, Peru
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

The restaurant has its own vibe that is very welcoming, warm and creative. The welcome is warm and friendly. There is a lot of creativity; a three in the middle of the room with decoration (valentine, christmas etc.), there are dolls sitting on the chairs and you can play games if you like. Also, they organizse game nights, like bingo... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I'd read the reviews but it was still a bit of a surprise seeing the place! The decor is fairy tale inspired so is quirky and fun in some parts (we had a lion soft toy sat at our table with us) but slightly dark in others (dolls generally I think are creepy). The tree in the middle was beautiful... More

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Cusco, Peru
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

A great place! I felt comfortable there. The atmosphere is very warm and the persons in change are nice, considerate and efficacious! Activities are fun and it's all for a good cause. You can go there and meet volunteers at the Aldea Yanapay school quite easily. I am very much looking forward to go there to try the food out!... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

The decor is to say the least quirky but it lets itself down with poor wine (inexcusable) and average food. It's a great pity as there is huge potential and the owner is great fun but.... The night we went a live musician started and just too loud, conversation became impossible. So no, this is not the place unless as... More

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Mechelen, Antwerpen, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I like the atmosphere, the food, the staff... If you're in the mood, put on a silly hat and enjoy life as good as it can get in Cusco! lots of vegetarian options, generous servings best thing is that the more you eat/drink, the more money raised for a local schoolkids project :-)

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