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Chicha por Gaston Acurio

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calle Santa Catalina 210, int 105, Arequipa, Peru
+51 54 287360
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, delicious cocktails. Of special note, majority of the food here is fusion between traditional Peruvian flavors and other world cuisine. The result is phenomenal though best enjoyed after you've made your way through traditional classic Peruvian dishes first!

Thank Manuel M
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like I said in my last review I was disappointed during my last visit. This time around had a good meal and all the food was to my satisfaction. Keep it up Chicha

Thank Jaime Y
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104 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited Chicha on the recommendation of our hotel concierge. The restaurant is set in a covered courtyard. Our table had a view of the kitchen and its pizza oven. Service was friendly and efficient. Food quality is very good and portions generous. We'd be happy to eat here again.

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

We had heard amazing things about this restaurant and neither the food nor service disappointed. Alonso took great care of us and the food was presented and prepared to perfection. Highly recommend their cocktails (I ordered from the tonics menu), the classic ceviche, and the shareable plates -- that's the way to go in a larger group (we were 6).... More 

Thank Danielle M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

This Restaurant stands out among others Arequipa's restaurant for many fearures: its location, the quality and variety of food (classic but always with some special refinement) the speed and carefulness of the waiters

Thank Guglielmo F
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

The location is great, but the food isn't so good. The cervice, in my opinion, was full of onion and was quite impossible touch the real taste of the fish. Anyway the service was good and the wine too.

Thank christian b
Lima, Peru
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

This place is really classy. The food was spectacular. I had a salmon with a pure which was really done masterfully. Great wine options too. The locations is very pretty inside an old ´quinta´

Thank diegoreydecastro
Lima, Peru
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend this restaurant. We saved the best for last. Came here our last night in Arequipa. Will definitely come again. We really don't have much alcohol, so we had the Ginger and Basil lemonade...really good!!!

Thank Pedro R
Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

The pisco sours were great. The seafood was very fresh and delicious. The staff was friendly and helpful.

Thank tmoore6382
San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

Wow, this place was such a treat. For drinks we ordered limonada and maracuya juice. Our appetizer was the piqueo with ocopa, potato with rocoto, and a salad with corn, habas, etc. All was delicious but the ocopa was killer!!! We had chupe de camerones (soup with fresh water shrimp, 64 soles) and adobo (3 different cuts of pork in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $20
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Soups, South American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: calle Santa Catalina 210, int 105, Arequipa, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa
  • Phone Number: +51 54 287360

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