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El Meson de Don Tomas


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#105 of 542 Peruvian in Cusco
Certificate of Excellence2016, 2019 Winner


$10 - $20
Peruvian, Latin
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good friendly service. Nice surroundings. We wanted to try local food and wine and we weren't disappointed.... it was excellent.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank jollygilly
Reviewed September 5, 2019 via mobile

Great place for lunch, excellent local choices w/vegetarian and gluten free options Jeff & Amy Recommended

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Hawki64
Reviewed September 1, 2019

Just arrived in Cusco and went to dinner with friends at this great restaurant. Really friendly staff looked after us.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank PhilipD687
Reviewed August 31, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by our guide as we wanted to eat Cuy. They serve it whole, with a cute hat on. The restaurant serves a variety of other delicious dishes, meat based or vegetarian. We also had a live band whole there...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank CatalinaPetre
Reviewed July 26, 2019

If you want to try the Peruvian delicacies, El Meson de Don Tomas is a fine place to start. Guinea pig is a delicacy that is offered by itself, whole and cooked, or as part of a meat platter. Be prepared, head and teeth, feet...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank sailorgirl123
Reviewed June 25, 2019 via mobile

I was disappointed with this restaurant. The chicken dish I ordered was essentially bland and not appetizing. The chicken was presented as it is in a broth along with potatoes. I had to dissect the chicken. Plus, it definitely lacked seasoning. A couple of my...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank AlexBou
Reviewed June 10, 2019 via mobile

The food was good, but could have more spice for my taste. When the live music was playing it was too loud for us, but it put everyone in a party mood. Very touristy. Personally we have had better meals in Cusco, but this restaurant...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank PLW3rd
Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

We ordered Rocoto relleno, papa a la huancaina and aji de gallina. Everything was bland. We left the restaurant and ate the same things in other, much better restaurants in Cuzco. Rocoto relleno, papa a la huancaina and aji de gallina are beautiful dishes, but...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank David_Bajic
Reviewed June 4, 2019

dive into the menu in the knowledge you will be getting very satisfactory and well cooked food whether its an Alpaca dish , or chicken, or vegetarian there is something for everyone ...and as for the deserts . save a space for them too !!...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank biggavski
Reviewed May 24, 2019 via mobile

The Lechon was of the most dry meat I’ve ever eaten. I explained to the server that the meat I ordered was of the same consistency of beef jerky and said after one bite, that I can’t eat this. The restaurant offered a free dessert...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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