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“Nice regional food...” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Don Paco

Don Paco
Puga 726, Cajamarca, Peru
(076) 36 2655
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Ranked #8 of 31 restaurants in Cajamarca
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Nice regional food...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

A solid restaurant with a big menu exploring good Peruvian dishes. If you are looking for a North American (Canadian/US) alternative, there is a (unexpectedly good) cheeseburger with pommes frites on the menu, among other “alternative” dishes. Probably some of the best Piscos in Cajamarca.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Good Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I had the lomo parilla and I also tried the quinoa and olive empanadas (they weren't empanadas but I forget the name but they were similar to empanadas) . Both were good. Fair pricing as well the steak came with a nice salad and fries for 18 soles. The quinoa and olive things were interesting and enjoyable. The menu had a good variety of dishes from the meats to vegetarian items. Good music throughout, friendly staff, good place.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“disappointed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I didn't take traditional dish but cafe and salad. but they are just not good enough to be the pick of lonely planet guide book. there are more good restaurant in Cajamarca

Visited June 2013
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Lima, Peru
2 reviews
“good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

This place gives local food a very special flavor since different ingredients are used. Additionally, there is a great variety of food and waiters are very friendly always attempting to provide a better service by asking if everything is okay, if there's something else you need, etc.

Visited December 2012
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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“Disappointed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013 via mobile

I was told the vegetarian hamburger was delicious so I order one and...I was disappointed when I tasted it. Not much taste. I would happily have spent those soles on other food.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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