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La Trattoria del Monasterio

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Santa Catalina 309, Arequipa, Peru
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Miami, Florida
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went for lunch, service was good, food was excellent, it's always better to make a reservation in advance.

Thank Richard20282930
London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We weren't sure about going here because we've had a lot of mediocre Italian in South America, but the food here was really superb, best we had in Arequipa. The risotto is especially good. Went here several times, the older chap had excellent service, one of the younger guys not so much so, but the food speaks for itself. Bit... More 

Thank MelodiousMat
Miami Beach, Florida
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Our last night in Arequipa we made the mistake in going to eat in this restaurant. The service was amazing. The food not the best I ordered the raviolis filled with ossobuco and my husband had the ossobuco plate he said it wasn't the best. We had read great reviews and were actually excited to try it. What a disappointment.

Thank Mel B
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

A mix of Peruvian and Italian food. Really enjoyed this restaurant with nice food and superb service. Only thing i can complain about is the light - not really dimmed down for a cozy evening

Thank Petra N
Port Orchard, Washington
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164 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Very clean and extremely good food. We had lasagna and crispy chicken, both meals were top notch. Located next to the nunnery. Wine and Beer to choose from. You will not be disappointed.

1 Thank Wanderer0213
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Enjoyed my last dinner in Arequipa. The food is delicious and service very good. It is expensive but the plates are huge, therefore think twice if you really need a starter :)

Thank Karolina P
Cali, Colombia
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is set in a cave like trying under the old walls of the city. Very nice ambience. The menu consists of fusion Italian food with a large range of pastas and main courses. Appetizers are incredibly tasty - the causa was spectacular. Wine is quite expensive but perhaps the prices are normal - I didn't have a point... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

I recently had diner in this restaurant with my family and was amaaaazing. The pricing is good, the food and the quality are amazing as well. Definitely try the pumpkin ravioli. Best resto in Arequipa for me

Thank Arne S
Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We were 6 of us and all had a great meal and loved the different kinds of pisco sours. My meal was good but a little bit salty, all the other plates were great! It is better to make a reservation in this restaurant :)

1 Thank rjb271
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Loved the HUGE sandwich and left w a bag of baked goods that I realized later were about the best in Arequipa. Also has a sweet and roomy garden space for eating

Thank Amy L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $26
Italian, Mediterranean, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Catalina 309, Arequipa, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa
  • Phone Number: 5154204062

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?