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Let's Go Bananas

Calle Recoleta Angosta 554, Cusco Centro Historico, Peru
+51 959 342 655
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Ranked #69 of 427 Restaurants in Cusco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $4
Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: European, Vegetarian, Peruvian, International, Healthy
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Let's Go Bananas became famous with it's delicious all-day breakfast menu, offering not only classics like eggs & omelets, but also healthy alternatives, mediterranean-style plates, fresh fruit salads and of course their amazing crepes, either sweet or savory. By now, the juice bar offers also lunch options, sandwiches, coffee, herbal infusions and much more. The place is run by the Austrians Chris & Conny, who besides preparing their tasty dishes can help you out with travel information in & around Cusco, the cheapest ways to get to Machu Picchu and much more insider tips that you would never find at a travel agency.
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English first
Salvador
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Colourful nook with smiling faces, great musica, buena ondas, delicious smoothies and guacamole mm mm. Bananas for this place :)

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This little place is a hostel/ restaurant however, I can only rate the restaurant. They only did breakfast when we went but that was more than ok with my boyfriend and I. We got banana crepes ( 3 crepes and a banana shake) and avocado sandwich. The menu items come with your choice of orange juice or tea, I messed... More 

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Cusco, Peru
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Well.. I booked five nights here and on the second night my entire backpack was stolen. I was extreamly concerned beforehand as for the entire 8 bed dorm we were only given one key and there is zero security. Anybody can wonder in off the street through a permenently open enterence which is clearly mapped on the main front door,... More 

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Very positive place with positive ppl. I've spend 3 nights here with my friend at this time was really cool. They have also best juice in town!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

It's easy to get lost in the many torist traps littered around Cusco but I'm glad I chanced upon this gem. This cosy cafe offers delicious and healthy meals at an affordable price. With great music, friendly staff and pretty decent wifi, it's an easy place to hang out for hours on end.

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Detroit, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

La comida y los jugos de Lets Go Bananas son muy ricos! Me encanta Bananas! Fui en Cusco por un mes y es mi restaurante favorito alli! Dos palabras: GO BANANAS!!!! I cannot say enough good things about this place. I love everyone there and they are great resources about things to do and places to go. Not to mention,... More 

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St. Louis area
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

I've stopped in a few times now, both alone and with my husband, and the staff have always made me feel right at home. Love the fresh eggs, big mugs of coffee, and smiling staff. Wifi is a rare treat here in Cusco, too. DH and I will definitely be back.

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Cusco, Peru
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

I stumbled upon Let´s Go Bananas by pure occasion, mostly because the menu has a breakfast for 6 Soles (every other restaurant in the area - for 10). The atmosphere is quite nice, there´s wifi, but my favorites are the lunch combos. For 10 Soles you can get a very tasty veggie soup and a sandwich, which will totally fill... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

Sat in Let's Go Bananas trying to shelter from the hailstones and decided to eat. I had eggs and bread then crepes to follow. The place is great, so laid back and the staff so friendly. I will, if I get back to Peru, definitely visit again. One of the nicest backpacking places I have ever been. You must try... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

If you're constantly on the road (as you often tend to be as a backpacker), it's really nice with those once-in-a-while encounters of places that really makes you feel at home. Sometimes there can be a while between them, but not if you head to the Let's Go Bananas. I had a absolutely fantastic time - eating crepes and meeting... More 

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Chris S, Owner at Let's Go Bananas, responded to this review

Dear Arendse, Thanks a lot for taking the time to let us know about the great experience you had at Let's Go Bananas! It's great to hear that you felt like at home while visiting us and talking to us, which is exactly what we would like every visitor to feel like! More 

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Additional Information about Let's Go Bananas

Address: Calle Recoleta Angosta 554, Cusco Centro Historico, Peru
Phone Number: +51 959 342 655
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 4
Cuisine: European, Vegetarian, Peruvian, International, Healthy

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