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El Buda Profano

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Sushi without fish enjoyed by omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans alike. The menu has been designed by MasterChef Peru Jimbo Echevarría to surprise and delight the senses. To be enjoyed with a decent bottle of wine or sake while taking in the relaxed hip atmosphere. See you soon!
$5 - $9
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Japanese, Sushi
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed February 22, 2020

Really wonderfully made sushi, my partner and I ordered a 15 piece sharing plate as well as another mixed plate of 6 pieces. This was a really nice amount for 2 people, alongside the mango and ginger juice as well. Fantastic textures and flavours, you...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 24, 2020 via mobile

Nice idea to open a vegan sushi in Arequipa, but miso soup was very poor with nothing inside and the sushi a little bit dry.More

Date of visit: January 2020
chelecdn, Propietario at El Buda Profano, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2020

Hi Liafe. We use a quality miso mixed in our house vegan dashi. Quite minimal, but we think that it is delicious on it's own, and does not need additional condiments to stand out. Many customers agree. Regarding the sushi, we have a wide variety...More

Reviewed January 14, 2020 via mobile

We were looking for something cheap and fresh for lunch. The sushi menu was very simple in the case of the sushi, as there were 16 pieces of 3 different types. I would rather recommend the menu for 1/2 people which is 22S the variety...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 5, 2020 via mobile

Best restaurant of town, with a high quality of vegan sushi. The environment is also recommended, real Peru experience.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 10, 2019 via mobile

A fellow traveller we met at Haku Hostel recommended this place to soothe our sushi cravings. It was a pleasant experience, plus the food delicious, the price fair and the staff was attentive. We had the 15 piece mixed sushi, sunomono salad and sushi bowl....More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed December 1, 2019

Very tasty and innovative vegan alternative Sushis were varied and looks great The ramen noodles were fresh decorated with seaweed crisp shiitake mushrooms and fried tofu: all swimming in a very tasty ramen broth Confirmed today again with friends as a nice fresh vegan alternative...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 24, 2019 via mobile

Amazing food with great staff. Had ramen and sushi and were really satisfied. Also good value for money.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 14, 2019 via mobile

Came here with my girlfriend and it was honestly incredible. We went twice because it was so nice the first time and it was as good the second time as it was the first. Cannot recommend this place enough, everything from the drinks, to the...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 10, 2019 via mobile

I had already decided to visit this restaurant before i reached Arequipa based on all the fantastic reviews. I was not disappointed at all. The waiter was laid back and friendly, the food came promptly and was utterly delicious. I will definitely be visiting it...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 4, 2019

Comprehensive menu of all things Vegan. Food beautifully presented and reasonably priced. This restaurant is quiet, playing soft background non Latin American music. A wonderful ambience and a place very welcoming to the solo traveller. Each time I ate here I felt comfortable and cared...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Response from chelecdn | Property representative |
Most items on the menu do not contain gluten containing grains. Exceptions are the tempura and gyoza, and any other fried items. The soy sauce contains less then 20 ppm of gluten, so is considered medically safe for celiacs.
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