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El Meson de Don Tomas


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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner

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El Meson de Don Tomas is a traditional Peruvian Restaurant located a just off Cusco main square, with a wide variety of traditional dishes of our region, cocktails and Peruvian wines, come a and enjoy of our famous Peruvian Cuisine in a warm atmosphere, with a friendly service, and also with live Andean music
$10 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Peruvian, Latin
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were super hungry after a walking tour and decided to give this place a try! No disappointments! We were created with free samples of passion fruit sours and fresh bread. The Papa Rellna (meat and cheese stuffed potato) was to die for. Each of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Marshelle S
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

The food was nothing to write home about. We were looking for vegetarian/vegan food: one of the vegetable soups we had was decent, the other we left mostly uneaten. The main courses we had were bland and not memorable. We’ve had much better food in...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ZRTraveller
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Our tour operator sent us here for lunch. We had the set menu. Our appetizer was sliced avocado. As vegetarians, we selected the Q'apchi - a vegetable and mushroom stew served with rice. It was quite good. The chocolate cake for dessert was fresh and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank gangwarily
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

On Sunday afternoon during the off season in January with an empty restaurant (there was only 1 couple dressed down inside) we were told we couldn’t eat there because we didn’t have a reservation. My husband and I were suspicious because reservation- only restaurants don’t...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Danielahgg
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant was suggested by a guide so I visited it to try the guinea pig. After dinner I returned to my hotel so that I could rest before hiking. I woke up several times during that night regretting eating there. My stomach fully recovered...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Voyager100816
Reviewed September 23, 2018

My tour guide suggested to try this place and it did not disappoint. I love Peruvian food so I might be biased overall, but this was a good experience. I tried Cuy, which is a must for any adventurous traveling foodie out there. They had...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank cmellapicel
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We visited this restaurant following recommendations from our guide. We got there early for dinner and ordered our drinks and food. We waited and waited and saw newer arrivals getting served their drinks. A quick word with our waiter and he brought them straightaway. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank auspal
Reviewed September 9, 2018

I ate dinner here and ordered Alpaca Stroganoff which was very good. We ordered drinks to start and I saw it sitting at the bar for some time. My wife (the Spanish speaker) went up to the bar and inquired about said drinks to our...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank archieaxe
JoeRosello, Director Comercial at El Meson de Don Tomas, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting El Meson de Don Tomas, we are glad you have enjoyed with us our service and menu, happy to received your review and sharing with trip advisor community.

Reviewed September 8, 2018

We arrived in Cusco around 1PM so we were looking for something close to the hotel and we walked in Don Tomas. They serve Pisco and appetizer free (first nice surprise), they have a very large menu with both Peruvian (Cuy, Choclo etc) and International...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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JoeRosello, Director Comercial at El Meson de Don Tomas, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

We are happy to welcome you at our Restaurant El Meson de Don Tomas, your sincere comments help us a lot to keep doing our best, looking forward to seeing you soon !

Reviewed September 3, 2018

Excellent peruvian cuisine, great service. The best pisco with passion fruit 👌🏻 Delicious trout and cuy.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank boxofgoods
JoeRosello, Director Comercial at El Meson de Don Tomas, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Thank you so much, for sharing your comments.

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