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Marcelo Batata Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Our kitchen offers both tradtional and avant garde cuisine, always focusing on rediscovering age-old recipes that allow us to take yesterday's flavors to today's table. Our specialty is Criolle and Andean cuisine where we highlight the essence of this beautiful mix of varieties that provides us with an endless array of flavors and that each Peruvian carries in their veins. In appreciation for all products we utilize we allow ourselves to play with new flavors and sensations based on the immense diversity of native products available: aji (Peruvian chili pepper), distinct passion fruits, avocados, rice and corn varieties are some of our favorites to explore with. Slow cooking dishes and the high
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Peruvian
FEATURES
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our guide in Cusco recommended this restaurant. We had been asking for a good place to try alpaca steak. Here we tried different alpaca steaks each one better than the other. We also loved the potato skins and the excellent pisco sour. Be sure to...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank CashJane73
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for a wonderful dinner. Really enjoyed the alpaca skewers and alpaca steak. Several other authentic dishes on the menu. Recommend checking this place out for sure, especially if you are near Plaza de Armas. The venue is comfortable and the service was...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view from the terrace is breathtaking! The food was very tasty but the service was ever so slow. It was an over two hour lunch and not because we were dallying. Had to remind the staff to bring our drinks.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank SuzanneE222
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, ambiance, and service by Ignacio, who helped accommodate gluten-free and vegetarian needs.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Laurie G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Marcelo Batata was on my list so it was nice when I passed it randomly. My waiter could not have been better. He helped me choose between items. I went with a fried potato that had an Andean chili in it. Normally it is made...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Kristen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would definitely recommend giving this place a visit whilst staying in Cusco, be sure to get a table on the balcony, which boasts stunning views of the central area! The staff were very friendly and recommended the speciality, Alpaca, which was delicious. A bit pricey...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank GordonJuws
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re in Cusco, definitely make a reservation at Marcelo Batata. We started our meal with a pisco tasting and presentation before ordering from a nice wine selection. A group of 5, we each got a different alpaca steak. The salt and pepper and the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank RaqVentures
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and excellent food. Wonderful view up on the terrace. We had the potato skin appetizer and ordered Mata hambre for dinner. Everything was wonderful. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 649jens
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal! We were not that hungry so my husband ordered the potato skins (yum!) and I had the quinoa and vegetable soup; even though there were Lima beans in the soup, it was delicious. They also serve complimentary homemade potato chips accompanied with a...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank PL8on
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great dinner spot recommended by our restaurant. Good food, incredibly accommodating and friendly staff, and convenient location right in the middle of the city. Rodrigo was very respectful of our food allergies, and went above and beyond to make us feel at home. Thank you...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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CatherineF2354
October 16, 2018|
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Response from Jan J | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know. Perhaps best to ask the restaurant. Enjoy your trip to Peru
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chelslynne
May 7, 2016|
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Response from msmlaw27 | Reviewed this property |
We had a large group and reserved an upstairs table. But it looked like there were plenty of walk-in tables available.
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