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Puga 726, Cajamarca, Peru
(076) 36 2655
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8:00 pm - 1:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 am

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A culinary gem in Cajamarca

By Cajamarca standards, Don Paco is a definite step above. The decor is homey, with traditional touches and a warm ambiance. The service is average - not unfriendly but somewhat indifferent, which is the norm in Peru. The food is what stands out - upscale as compared to most in the area. The local... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
Kerry D
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Cajamarca, Cajamarca, Peru
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71 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Montreal, Canada
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I only spent the day in cajamarca and randomly stopped there to eat a bacon and cheese burger. Wow! The meat was incredible, one of the best burgers I had in south america! Plus, I did not have a place to put my bag for the day and i asked the chef/owner and he kindly kept it in his car... More 

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Cajamarca, Cajamarca, Peru
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

By Cajamarca standards, Don Paco is a definite step above. The decor is homey, with traditional touches and a warm ambiance. The service is average - not unfriendly but somewhat indifferent, which is the norm in Peru. The food is what stands out - upscale as compared to most in the area. The local items have a twist and the... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This restaurant across San Francisco Church has a long menu, lots of options for meat eaters and vegans with fusion dishes. Highly recommended.

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Montreal, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

There are many yummy vegetarian options that will not break the bank, the best is their lentil burger!

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We had to wait more than 1 hour for the food (surprisingly a simple salad takes that much time to be prepared). Food was good but the wait made the whole experience less enjoyable. Would not recommend it unless you have 3 or 4 hours to spare. (And be prepared to be served the appetizers after the main course, AND... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I liked the food so much in this restaurant that I ate here three times. The menu is varied--you can have all the standard items you want. But the chef also prepares some local specialties in a very interesting and innovative way. I picked from that part of the menu all three times, and it felt like I was eating... More 

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Cajamarca, Peru
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food here is really a standout for Cajamarca. You can find things such as duck in gooseberry sauce. Sometimes what you order is not always what you think you are getting (quinoa tabuleh-served warm), but it´s always delicious. I've been many times and never left disappointed.

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colombo
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We ate here twice because I liked the quinoa salad so much. My husband had a burger and the loom salta do. We liked the staff they were friendly and tolerant of my marginal Spanish. It was nice to have some different options from the standard peruvian food and the prices seemed fare

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Playas del Coco
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

The menu offers a good variety of dishes of all kinds and the prices are normal. However there were a lot of little things that detracted from the meal. The waitress had problems answering questions about the menu. We ordered a vegetarian burger and the vegetarian cocktail for the two of us. The burger appeared 12 minutes before the cocktail... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

I ordered the meat ravioli and was disappointed. Very small and few pieces of meat. Better to spend more and order off house specialities menu. My friend ordered the duck and really enjoyed it

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Puga 726, Cajamarca, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cajamarca Region  >  Cajamarca
  • Phone Number: (076) 36 2655
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Monday
8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Tuesday
8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Wednesday
8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Thursday
8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 am

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