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Kusikuy

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Calle Amargura 140 Cusco, Cusco 080, Peru
+51 84 262870
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner twice in this place and it was amazing! The Cuy al Horno was so delicious and so nicely prepared by Luciano and his crew. We also tried Alpaca and it was extremely tasty, something completely different compared to what we knew from other trips so far! You should definitely visit Kusikuy when you are around Cusco and... More 

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Thank Christof W
Iowa City, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went here with a friend because we wanted to try Cuy (70 soles). We also got Papas Rellanas (35 soles) and both dishes were absolutely delicious. Our server and the owner stopped at our table to show us how to eat the cuy and were both extremely friendly. The atmosphere was cozy and I liked that it wasn't directly... More 

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Thank LizzyOLoughlin
Colchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner here on our last night in Cusco, couldn't leave without trying cuy! The restaurant is away from the main plaza but worth the walk. Once inside it's a really nice, relaxing environment which is good because the cuy takes 1 hour to prepare. We relaxed with some drinks and a starter and the time flew by. One... More 

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Thank Amy W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good meals, very nice guys, good prices for the value but not cheap. Definitely would recommend it and visit again! Try the guinea pig!

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Thank Robert H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service, the location is unique, not in the tourist zone but short walk away from the main square. We had the cuy, based on the prev review, not disappointed. Luciano our waiter explained everything very well, provided a perfect service.

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Thank Maya H
Switzerland
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Kusikuy for lunch to try cuy. Luciano was very friendly and had good advice in respect of the quantity of food we ordered. The cuy was good, even if it was not to everyones taste. But this had nothing to do with the quality of the food. The grilled alpaca, chicken and the guacamole as a starter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived here on a Friday evening around 6.00. Restaurant was quiet as thats early for most people. Luciano was the waiter that showed us to a table in a nice cosy back part of the restaurant. He was friendly and recommeneed some dishes on the menu. We ordered Aji de Galiina and Alpaca Steak with quinoa and potatoes. Before the... More 

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Thank Brian D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Without TripAdvisor we would never find this interesting place which deserves a visit if you are in Cusco for more than one day. The waiter is very attentive and kind. The Gaugamela very good with a very hot Salsa. The cuy (which you must try) is easily shared by two and a great experience even though once in your lifetime... More 

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Thank Niels U
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Luciano the chef was so friendly and informative. It was such a unique experience! Great portions and a lovely atmosphere :) highly recommended

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Thank krissy2488
Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Luciano and the young lady assisting him were excellent hosts. The service was very friendly and they put a lot of effort into explaining the dishes and making sure we were happy. The food was excellent! We had guacamole, alpac a la plancha, cuy al horno, and pollo a la plancha. Every dish was well cooked and seasoned with excellent... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, South American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Amargura 140 Cusco, Cusco 080, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 84 262870
Description
25 Years of dedication, love, commitment, combined with flavor, seasoning, excellent ingredients is what Kusikuy restaurant has to offer, our primary aim is to maintain quality and good service, a challenge that day by day we have become our calling card presentation because we have the requirements to be classified as the best. Our clients consider Kusikuy as their second home, the environment, care and the excellent food is what we live in this beautiful place. CASH ONLY. FREE WIFI

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