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El Cafe de Mama Oli

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French, Organic, Sandwiches, Vegan
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Plazoleta Nazarenas 199, Cusco, Peru
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
good place

is fast food if you want to do the city tour can order some take-out or eat sandwis there the place is small but cozy no natural fruit juices also

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
emlily alex b
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New York
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New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

is fast food if you want to do the city tour can order some take-out or eat sandwis there the place is small but cozy no natural fruit juices also

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Toronto, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Nothing too complicated here - sandwiches, salads etc. But they do a fine job overall with pleasant service. The bread especially is quite good, although a bit in the salty side. If you're looking for a light lunch, this is a good choice

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Atlanta, Georgia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Popped in here in mid-afternoon after hours of sightseeing and had a very pleasant lunch of quiche and coffee. The place was cozy and clean and our lunch was brought very quickly by the pleasant staff. Very reasonable prices and would definitely recommend for lunch.

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Cusco, Peru
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Nice place to have a light meal, especially quiche (spinach quiche was huge & great), sandwiches & cakes.

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Sheffield, England
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We came across this cafe on our first day in Cusco and were delighted with its welcoming and spotless interior, friendly staff and great food. We sampled the quiche, cheesecake and coffee - all freshly made and very tasty - and, on another visit, we tried their great pisco sours.The prices are most reasonable and the location, in the charming... More 

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Paris, France
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We went twice to the Mama Oli cafe during our stay. The food is really tasty and fresh, the beverages very good and the place is very cozy. The staff is very friendly and took some time to chat with us about Cuzco and their life in this city. We'll definitely recommend it!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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201 reviews 201 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A small but lovely café on the peaceful Plazoleta Nazarenas very close to the Pre Columbian art museum. We went for a coffee before visiting the museum and thought it was so good we returned for lunch. The coffee was piping hot, and the banana/chocolate cake was delicious. Does great quiches, salads and sandwiches for lunch and has great freshly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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233 reviews 233 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

We have been twice so far since we have been in Cusco. We cannot recommend it enough. Salads, sandwiches and juices are all made fresh and taste fantastic. If you want a light bite or more, this is the place for you! very close to MAP in the same square.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I would highly recommend this cafe in Cusco, Peru due to the friendliness of the owner and also the freshness of the food. Unfortunately I could not taste their desserts since they were finished which means that there were a lot of people coming to taste them. The teas we had were nice and the owner has lived in France... More 

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Mijas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Wonderful meal. All ingredients freshly prepared and quantity excellent too. Value for money is 10 out of 10. And the equipment used was spotless.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plazoleta Nazarenas 199, Cusco, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Organic, Sandwiches, Vegan

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