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“Lovely dinner, lovely staff” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Deva Restaurant Tipico

Deva Restaurant Tipico
San Agustin 280 | San Agustin 280, Cusco 0000, Peru
+51 84 247717
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Ranked #27 of 431 Restaurants in Cusco
Price range: $5 - $18
Cuisines: Vegetarian, Peruvian, Family Fare
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: It is the only gourmet restaurant of typical local food. We do not make fusion style. Located in the old palace of the Inca Tupac Yupanqui, we have vegetarian options. In Deva you can found the ancestral cuzco culture through its gastronomy. It is atended by its own owners. We have different Peruvian wines and piscos, and you can enjoy, if you wish so, the traditional "chicha de jora", drink that the Incas offered to the Sun in the Inti Raymi
New York City, New York
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“Lovely dinner, lovely staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Your trip to Cusco must include a stop to Deva. Our guide recommended so we assumed it would be a touristy attraction. Quite the opposite, an intimate dining room, extremely friendly staff, and delicious food of the Andes. The chef/owner even came out to make sure we were enjoying our meal. The lomo saltado was juicy and perfectly seasoned. The asado was a bit dry but the broth was well worth it. One thing Peruvians know...potatoes! They didn't disappoint. Extremely fresh and perfectly seasoned, fried to perfection. Very reasonably priced. We immensely enjoyed!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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DevaRestaurant, Propietario at Deva Restaurant Tipico, responded to this review, November 8, 2012
Thank you very much for the comment. It's very important for as. It encourage as to continuing on.

My best regards,

Federico Schaerer Aragonés
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“Authentic Peruvian food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

We stated with 3 soups and a risotto all with local ingredients then one of us tried guinea pig roasted -not very impressed but well cooked and definitely local also alpaca tenderloins very tasty. Staff very attentive and came out to show us the local potatoes and vegetables which they were using. Fantastic experience

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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DevaRestaurant, Propietario at Deva Restaurant Tipico, responded to this review, October 29, 2012
Thank you very much for the comment. It's very important for as.

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“True Authentic Peruvian Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Our tour guide recommended us to try this authentic restaurant. It was conveniently located 2 blocks away from our hotel and as we were spending our last dinner in Cuzco before returning home, we decided to go all out and try all the Peruvian dishes. We started dinner with a complimentary chicha and warm corn and we then shared the traditional Guinea pig fried under river stones in slow fire. The dish takes around 30 min to be cooked and it was worth the wait. for dessert we had the trilogy (three different desserts served together elaborated with station products). Our server was fantastic and explain us everything in the menu in detailed.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Authentic Quechuan meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Had a great lunch here, just a minute's walk from Place de Armas. Our server gave us an explanation of typical Quechuan ingredients (even brought them by the table for us to see), and the meal itself was really tasty! A nice break from the usual tourist fare you encounter everywhere else.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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DevaRestaurant, Propietario at Deva Restaurant Tipico, responded to this review, October 23, 2012
Thank you very much for the comment and for the opinion you have about as. It was a real pleasure.

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“Wonderful Peruvian hospitality and fantastic food (vegetarian friendly)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

My wife and I were roaming the streets of Cusco, looking for a place to eat and we stumbled across Deva. Seeing an indian sounding restaurant name caugh our attention and we decided to stop and look at the menu. Since we are both vegetarians, we were quite pleased to find multiple vegetarian items on the menu. The menu is completely Andean, which got us even more excited since we were trying to find good vegetarian local food.

Anyway, we entereed and were quite pleased with the really nice ambience. Our server was Alfredo and he was one of the nicest servers I have ever had. To start of with, he brought out this roasted corn (think Andean version of popcorn) which was absolutely delicious and quite addictive. For food, we ordered the tamales, the corn soup and the beans stew with cheese and rice. The food was exquisitely flavored with really unique local ingredients. I can't remember the names of any of the items anymore but it was all fantastic! For dessert, we had this combo plate of 3 items (pumpkin pie, yucama(?) sorbet and dark and white chocolate Bon Bon).

One of the highlights though was when we asked Alfredo what some of the local ingredients were. They had displayed various corn and potatoes next to our table for decoration purposes and it looked incredible (think black, orange, pink, etc colors of corn). He then gave us a crash course in Peruvian produce and even recommended a market for us to visit to buy some of these things.

Definitiely one of the highlights of our trip so far.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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DevaRestaurant, Propietario at Deva Restaurant Tipico, responded to this review, October 23, 2012
Thank you very much for the comment.

It's realy fantastic.

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Federico Schaerer A.
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