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La Casa de la Gastronomia Peruana

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Sep 18, 2017
“Only if you Have Time”
May 25, 2017
“Great Intro to Peruvian Food!”
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Downtown Lima | Inside the old Casa de Correos y Telegrafos, Lima, Peru
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

La Casa de la Gastronomía Peruana is located in the old Post Office building just a few meters from Lima’s City Square. Only if you have time.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bruce H
Reviewed May 25, 2017

We were just walking down the center of Lima and came upon this museum. We were glad we did because it gave us an insight into the food that is traditional there. It explain different types of food and prep and finally how they look....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank JessNMikeH
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Former post office changed to museum. Explication only in Spanish. If you know Spanish you can enjoy description of various dishes, their way top prepare them and history. Especially with local spanish names of these dishes which are different from standard Spanish from Spain. It...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank JardaPraha
Reviewed June 6, 2016

The museum is very close to the Plaza des Armas and is a good starting point to learn about Peruvian cuisine. The entrance ticket costs 3 soles per person . The museum mixes pictures, scenes with life size sculptures and artifacts. You will also find...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank pintsizetravelers
Reviewed January 3, 2016

we bought tickets to this place in hope of seeing it. Lady at the ticket counter took our money treacherously without telling us that all the rooms were closed except two with some temporary exhibits of 1971-93 postage stamps. Very disappointing.. and waste of time...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank AishaF3
Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

We were a little late and only had 30 minutes to visit the museum. For 3 soles per person that was ok. The museum looked nice and gave me some ideas what other dishes I still can try in this country. All explanation is in...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank ErikvdW
Reviewed November 28, 2015

This museum was good for me, as a beginner, to learn Peruvian food. The most interesting exhibition was the picture of 'Last Supper' where Jesus is about to eat grilled mouse, cuy.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank YacchanAmarone
Reviewed June 13, 2015

It was a Museums Day when we walked by this great Museum. It was free that day so we jumped into the museum and enjoyed the visit a lot! Great peruvian food history can be found here, sample plates (too bad not edible), we love...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank tezzzka
Reviewed February 7, 2015

Amazing presentation of Peru's amazing food. Not much commentary in English, but I think non-Castillian readers can cope.

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed February 4, 2015

We had half an hour to wait for the changing of the guard at Plaza de Armas, so we went down the street to the old Postal and Telephone building, which is now a museum to Peruvian food. Because of the diversity of climate and...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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