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Machu Picchu

307 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143-3033
617 628 7070
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Ranked #52 of 242 restaurants in Somerville
Cuisines: Peruvian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Authentic Peruvian Cuisine
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Plus great service. Quick service. It was recommended to me by a few locals. Chicken is very well done and they do a nice job of veggies.

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Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Went with my girlfriend and a couple friends on a quiet night. We ate the selection of starters ("Piqueo Machu Picchu"), which was superb, especially the chicharrones. For the mains, we had ceviche and another "Piqueo" selection of main courses. Highlights were the delicious ceviche, aji de gallina and the carapulcra. The selection of mains was a bit stew-heavy, mind.... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

was out here with office colleagues and friends. I had Quinoa Stew-a glutten free grain made with vegetables and farmers cheese. it was an interesting dish, not too many options for vegetarians but it was good. Drinks were very good, the Peruvian drinks were amazing.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

This is the best Peruvian cuisine in town- the ceviche is wonderful! The girls share Tallarines Verdes (they think green spaguetti is fun). Try Alfahores for dessert and don't forget the Pisco Sour. There is (loud) live music over the weekend- it feels just like South America right around the corner!

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

Been here many times with my fiancee, and the last couple of times we agreed that it had improved a lot. The place looks renovated, the nevis had been revamped and reprinted, work a classier look, and the servers were much more attentive and knowledgeable. Last weekend we went there with another couple to celebrate our friend's birthday. My fiancee's... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

This authentic-feeling restaurant serves large groups and couples and everything in between. The cerviche came with a sauce on the side, piles of seafood and I ate every morsel. Others at the table felt their dinners were equally satisfying. The fried yucca is a must. The cocktails are well-made, but the wines are drink-worthy. The service was a little slow... More

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Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

eat at the little place in Union, not the fancier restaurant. it is better. and get the rotisserie chicken and the purple corn drink. awesome.

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Western MA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

Nice decor, but that isn't why you go to a restaurant. Service is excellent, if sometimes a bit slow, but that still isn't why you go to a restaurant. The FOOD is delicious, fresh, and prepared in the traditonal fashion. Try the ceviche in the cream sauce, any of the beef dishes, the charcoal chicken or even the fried cactus... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

I love to try new cuisines and it was my first time eating at Peruvian restaurant. I didn't have Peruvian food before and didn't know what to order. Our waitress Joanna was so wonderful and helpful. She made recommendations on what to order, based on our likes and dislikes.We tried chicken & beef dish which were both very good. We... More

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dover nh
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

Best chicken and rice! The purple corn drink is also very good. Priced very reasonable.

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