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Av. Sesquicentenario 1970-1972 | Sector Huaje, Puno 51, Peru
51-51 36-3992
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good restaurant, relatively high prices.

We had several meals in this restaurant, during our stay in the Casa Andina Private Collection hotel. All meals were good. We tried several pastas (linguine con gambas, tortellini con trucha), all of them well prepared, al dente and good tastes. The bruschetta were equally OK. I had the alpaca... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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Hoeilaart
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206 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We had several meals in this restaurant, during our stay in the Casa Andina Private Collection hotel. All meals were good. We tried several pastas (linguine con gambas, tortellini con trucha), all of them well prepared, al dente and good tastes. The bruschetta were equally OK. I had the alpaca steak that was lean, prepared to my tastings (medium rare).... More 

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Cusco, Peru
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If you're staying at the Casa Andina Private Collection Puno, you need look no farther than your hotel for great food. The best thing I had was the cheese platter -- in front of the fireplace in the bar. Brilliant! Good service.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We were staying in Casa Andina Private collection and went to the restaurant for dinner. It was the worst meal we had during our entire 12 day visit to Peru! The trout I had ordered was so smelly that even the heavy dollop of sauce couldn't disguise the disgusting smell. When I asked the waiter to take it back, the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Had the kingfish. Well prepared. Overall, the food was excellent. The restaurant is on the water, so probably very beautiful by day. We went at night and while extremely clean, the ambience is a bit antiseptic.

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Mississauga, Ontario
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We ate here one night as we were staying at the Casa Andina Private Collection hotel were it is located. The setting is lovely with two wood burning fireplaces at night with excellent professional wait staff. The food is excellently prepared and some of the nicest presentation we had on our trip to Peru. Prices were on the high side.... More 

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Port Macquarie
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

This place is sublime. We had lunch there today and everything was spot on - I recommend the stuffed pepper entree and the chocolate dessert. The bottle of Argentinian cab sav was amazing, and also the service was excellent. Staff speak Spanish and English. 7 soles (5min) taxi from town.

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We had our best meal in Peru here. Yes, it exceeded the Peruvian fusion restaurants in Lima. We had the potato cream soup which was rich and smooth, just perfect. The snapper ceviche was not too acidic and just the right degree of spiciness. The trout dish with clumped rice and grape chutney was tasty, as was the vegetable risotto.... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Whether for breakfast,l unch or dinner the food was Great. Also beautiful view of the lake and pier.

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Chicago, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

We had a fabulous dinner at this hotel restaurant (in spite of the obnoxious table of Americans next to us, playing rock, paper, scissors and balancing spoons on their noses). We ordered pisco sours and they made them tableside. It was the first time we had experienced this and were thrilled with the experience. The server explained the ingredients and... More 

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Little Canfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

The restaurant is set in Casa Andina Private Collection hotel overlooking Lake Titicaca and has a captive market as it is a couple of km out of town so prices were high and food mediocre! I chose trout tortellini and received 6 pieces of tough pasta, a few shreds or trout and tomato sauce---45 soles. My husband chose the fish... More 

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  • Address: Av. Sesquicentenario 1970-1972 | Sector Huaje, Puno 51, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Puno Region  >  Puno
  • Phone Number: 51-51 36-3992

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