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Faustina

Calle Arequipa 159 | between Maruri street and Saint Catalina Temple, Cusco 08000, Peru
+51 84 506940
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Peruvian, Latin, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Calle Arequipa 159 | between Maruri street and Saint Catalina Temple, Cusco 08000, Peru
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant whilst visiting Cusco. It was a great find, myself and 3 friends had a delicious dinner. There were a lot of added extras as well such as soup and a local drink which was a nice touch. The restaurant itself...More

Thank HJeans92
Reviewed September 2, 2018

I went to Faustina with a few friends to celebrate a birthday. I live in Cusco and walk past this restaurant often it is very cute. The pleasant decor is all I found it to offer the night we dined. Two at our table ordered...More

Thank Corinne Bucket L
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Amazing restaurant, from the decor, the service and of course the food. While we waited for our dishes we had an excellent explanation of the history of the house where the restaurant is located, since the Inca times, and also the relation of the family...More

Thank Ronaldo G
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended by a local to come here and it was amazing. Prices are slightly more expensive, but food and experience were amazing! It was a very familial place, all the recipes were created by the grandmother. They really wanted to preserve her traditions...More

Thank calorblind
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

No words can describe this place,it is wrong to call it a restaurant,it is far away from the usual meaning of restaurants,the atmosphere,the amazing owners(brother and sister,mother in kitchen),the service,the dishes,all are unbeliavable. Michelin should create a new category for such places!!

Thank GEORGEGKRITZAPIS
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

I want to highlight this very good restaurant that we tried a few days ago. The food was excellent and is related to the family roots of the owners. The place is small but quite modern and stylish. It was unfortunately very slow. The owners...More

Thank bfjLondon
Reviewed July 13, 2018

We were greeted and seated in a lovely room. The serving size was too small for the dinner. They only had fried cuy, not roasted. It was only two fillets. Not enough for the price charged. My alpaca was tough but tasty. Service was very...More

Thank elizabethcG5263SR
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Lead by our wonderful guide Serjo for the coffee at Three Monkeys, we stepped into a truly spiritual experience of contemporary artisan cuisine. Three Monkey baristas grow, roast and prepare their coffee with precision and it is truly great coffee. We sat in the courtyard...More

Thank nik263
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We found this restaurant by chance. Situated in a pretty & sheltered small interior square off the street. Our host Angela explained the origins of this family established restaurant. The dining area is beautiful with antique furniture and decorations. The menu is extensive & caters...More

Thank CoeliacTravelsCJ
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

I had a great time in Faustina. It’s very welcoming and the owners are so friendly and nice! This makes the food taste even better. It’s got a great Peruvian flavor, we loved it!

Thank Nicole A
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Don’t worry you can ask for delicious dishes and soups based on vegetables, Andean cheeses, the amazing Quinua and other typical grains, actually Andean food has this advantage is not dependent on meat as in the coast, I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Arequipa 159 | between Maruri street and Saint Catalina Temple, Cusco 08000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 84 506940
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Description
Come and enjoy of a small family restaurant with the true Andean culinary heritage! The artist and mother of the house, Noemí Cristóbal, designed a unique menu inspired by the culinary wisdom inherited by her mother Faustina. Recipes which were passed down from generation to generation. In Faustina, we seek to share the following message:'Life begins with taste.' ~ 100% original recipes ~ 100% natural and organic products ~ Vegetarian & Vegan options
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