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Refugio de Santiago

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33 Real St. Paullo, Lunahuana, Peru
511-436-2717
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Lima, Peru
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Out of his own garden, most of his herbs veggies flowers fruits are from there, But than end up on your plate as a delightful dish. Try before you die: duck, lucuma milkshake, tuna sour, quinoa risotto, taco taco, trout de refugio. If someone in the middle of nowhere can make this, it is worth to drive for.

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Lima, Peru
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

It was overall a great food experience. We went with our family that just arrived from Boston and for them it was a great experience too. It is very hard to find a restaurant like this in the U.S. And if you find one it will be very expensive. Would totally recommend the dishes I mentioned and the Tuna Sour... More 

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Tubingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

During our visit to Lunahuana we stopped for lunch at the Refugio de Santiago in Paullo - a real surprise. Sitting under Arab tents at wooden tables in a botanical garden of fruit trees and herbs and Fernando explaining to us the diversity of plants. Food is very special - freshly prepared extraordinary dishes with local ingredients. We loved the... More 

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barcelona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

With a group of around 14 people we had a dinner outside. First, we started to conjure with the open fire by drinking pisco sitting in a circle and each of us making a toast. Once finished, we left the inner patio, went through the gardens uphill guided by small torches / candles on the floor and up to the... More 

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Surco, Lima, Peru
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

We arrived here both from a reference on Trip Advisor as well as the rafting company we used. I'm giving this an excellent as the food was fresh, served quickly and very delicious. We loved the menu selections and tried the different types of trout, asado, milenesa and other traditional plates. Everyone in the family was extremely content.. even the... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

What a wonderful place! Our host, Fernando, could not have been more gracious, giving us an impromptu tour of his orchard and gardens. The food was beautiful, fresh and delicious. The surroundings, while rustic, were welcoming. We only hope we can return. Greg and Gail Wiseman Indianapolis, IN, USA

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I ate at Refugio De Santiago while staying overnight with a group of travellers in early May 2013. All Canadians, we were overwhelmed by the generousity or our host Fernando and the beauty of the Refugio grounds. We had lunch, dinner and next-day breakfast - all delicious and beautifully presented. The ingredients are very fresh, produce from the Refugio gardens... More 

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Lima, Peru
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Came back to this fantastic restaurant with family visiting from the UK. I let Fernando (the owner) know that one of my guests was vegetarian, and he prepared a gorgeous Vegetarian Ceviche I've never heard of before. The rest of the dishes we had were as good. We all were so impressed. Peruvian food is very good, but what I... More 

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Lima, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Nice place to watch the moonrise. We went to dinner at night, they put candles on the table because there was little light. Good service. Those who ate cuy (guinea pig) were satisfied. Those who ordered pork, not so much. Nice place to eat.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

We went here after a long day of ziplining and white water rafting. The atmosphere was perfect and our children ages 6-10, were able to run around and play while waiting for their food. The kids had the river trout, which they loved. I had the Chupe de Camerones- it was excellent. My husband had pasta with Camarones, which was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $19
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, Vegetarian, Soups, South American, Fusion
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Real St. Paullo, Lunahuana, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lunahuana
  • Phone Number: 511-436-2717
Description
At Refugio de Santiago you will be able to enjoy a gastronomical experience with the healthy influence of the Identity Cuisine from Cañete's River Basin. We have exclusive products in world-wide gastronomy such as fresh shrimps, tasty wild salmon trouts, native vegetables, exotic fruits from our organic orchards, etc. Our gastronomical proposal has simultaneously an extra, to experience Perú by its biodiversity, culture and history.

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