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Ukuku's

Pasaje Grau 172, Puno, Peru
369504
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English first
Stroud, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

We ate here early one evening after a chilly journey back from the Uros, following a recommendation in the Lonely Planet. We were surprised to find there was only one other couple dining although it did fill up a bit later. We had huge omelettes and veggie lasagnes, which were very fresh and filling, along with beers and lemonade in... More

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Dubrovnik
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

We tried this place based on positive reviews by Lonely Planet and our tour company. It was our worst meal in Peru. The starter was stuffed pepper but they seem to have used a chilli pepper as it was inedibly hot. The main course was Lomo soltada which was tough but otherwise acceptable. We asked for white wine and got... More

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New York City, New York
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249 reviews 249 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I couldn't find my first two dining choices. So came here as I'd noticed it across from our dinner place last night (Lago de Flores). The lack of business should've been a hint right off the bat. Ordered limonada (s3), chicken soup (s12), ravioli (s22), Hawaiian pizza (s12.50). There were pieces of ravioli that weren't too well cooked. The cream... More

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I had a stuffed avocado to start and then the famed Aji de Gallina. Both unfortunately were pretty flavourless and very mushy! The Aji in particular didn't taste of anything at all. Maybe the chef was having an off day but I would not recommend the food here at all. The Pisco Sour and the setting were lovely though! And... More

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Piacenza, Italy
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78 reviews 78 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I went there following the suggestion of a famous tour book, but I was pretty much disillusioned about it. The restaurant is not far from Plaza de Armas and it offers all the typical Peruvian food, some can consider it the usual tourist trap. We ordered the famous Aji de Gallina, which was probably prepared in the best way, even... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Puno has a handful of nice places to eat. Thus, forget Ukuku's. The dining hall is fine, but unfortunately, that's the best you can get from Ukuku's. The service is unkind (we had the impression they wanted us to leave as soon as possible), the drinkings (lemonade and apple juice were far below average) and the food is bad (my... More

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Meerbusch, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We went there on a recommendation by our travel guide. It was a real disappointment. 5 of 6 dishes went back to the kitchen unfinished. The food was bad, be it noodles, pizza or starters. Slow service. It was the typical touristic trap.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

Came in the late afternoon, and there were only 2 other people eating other than us. Took 15 minutes to get a beer and a coke. Vegetarian dish my wife ordered came with meat sauce. Poor service by a guy who didn't seem to care if we were there or not. Would skip this place. Plenty other options in Puno.... More

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Sao Paulo
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372 reviews 372 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We stopped at this place in our first night in Puno, we thought it could be nice because its upstairs and all other places were crowded. Well, the food wasn't tasty, but wasn't awful also. We had a steak, which was hard but we didn't have any food poisoning. The place was empty when we arrived and we'd should consider... More

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Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

This is truly a terrible restaurant. Lonely Planet gave it a fairly positive review, but things have surely changed since the reviewer was there. The food was poor. The soup had to have been out of a can. The steak was hard to cut and tasteless, the vegetables equally tasteless as were the French fries. To top it off, after... More

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