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El Querubino

Jr. Amalia Puga 589 (very close to the Square), Cajamarca, Peru
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Ranked #24 of 33 Restaurants in Cajamarca
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Peruvian
Good for: Local cuisine
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Good for: Local cuisine
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Santiago, Chile
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

If you are in a hurry, this is not your place. But it's worth the wait. The food is excellent, good variety of dishes and drinks, including vegetarian dishes, pasta and typical peruvian food. The "gnocchis a la huancaína" is one of the best dishes I had ever tasted.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Very tasty food, reasonable prices. Attractive interior and right off the main square. Staff was friendly and helpful.

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Westwood, New Jersey
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Just off the main square, this elegant Italian/Peruvian restaurant was a very pleasant surprize. Like many local restaurants anywhere, I recommend you order off the daily specials list. This place makes their own pasta on site, and you can taste it. My fiancee had the gnocci--as light as any five-star Italian restaurant in Europe or the US. I had a... More

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Austin, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

Seriously, we both ordered the fillet after the waiter pushed it so hard to us and, put bluntly, it was a disaster of a plate. No sauce whatsoever, just a messy and greasy cream "thing". The steaks were supposed to be medium-rare, but they arrived basically well done and as salty as is possible to describe in words. A mouthful... More

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