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La Chomba

#140 of 519 Restaurants in Cusco
Certificate of Excellence
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Av. Tullumayo 339, Cusco, Peru
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Lima, Peru
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In times where all restaurants serve "gourmet" style (ie fancy presentation and small portions, fusion with other cusine) it is really refreshing to find this restaurant or "picanteria" where locals still go and eat as at home. the flavors are great, portions are generous ( two can eat from a plate if not really hungry) and the ambiance is the... More 

Thank OceanLook
Lima, Peru
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

The place is a tipical"picanteria"..means simple wood floor,tables and ambient , but the food is to die for!! We had all kinds of local specialties like fried udder , tongue and cuy and all without exception was great!

Thank Andy R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

For 20 soles you get a massive portion of food. We tried the ribs and roast pork, and the mountain of meat, potatoes and salad was almost too much to finish. It is authentic food, and the restaurant reflects that. We were the only tourists there and the decor and long tables are basic. But if you are looking for... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Sorry, but we were completely disappointed by both food and restaurant itself. Just two (!) minutes after ordering we got the dishes. Most likely after they put the cuy in old French fries fat or the microwave. It was fatty and almost cold. The toilets are quite dirty and don't have toilet paper. Please look out for another restaurant to... More 

Thank Schulderman
Baltimore, United States
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

This place can be a bit hard to find and it will likely be empty at night, but it is great place for lunch. The cordero pernil was good and the lechon con tamal was amazing and the huge frutiados ( not on the menu) were funky and delicious. Get off the tourist trail and try some real Cusco cooking.

Thank Barnaby N
New York
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We came to this place as recommended by a local tour guide. The place was truly authentic. The menu is in spanish and there were a lot of locals eating there. You write down what you want on a little receipt and hand it in. The food came out really fast. The service was great. We tried the cuy, chicharrones,... More 

Thank geminigeminigemini
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Local people recommended us the restaurant. Just order one dish for yourself, because the portion is HUGE!!! We tried the Roasted Lamb and the Beef Rib Soup, both were very delicious! Try the pink drink with strawberry in it (I forgot the name). They got live band on Saturday night. Your whole meal won't exceed 30 soles, trust me.

Thank Jingyi G
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We visited La Chomba twice during our time in Cusco, originally based on Tripadvisor recommendations. The first time, the food was very good, the service was friendly, and so we wanted to come back. The second time, the food was not as good, and one of us became sick just after eating here (and specifically, after drinking most of a... More 

Thank Julian G
Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

The food was authentic Peruvian. However I was the only one in the restaurant and a they could of paid More attention to the meal. Potatoes were cold. Pork was hot but dryer out. Waiter people and place was nice and interesting. I think I just had a bad evening there.

Thank beazer45
United States
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

the food is ok, but the bathrom they have clean, but you cna find the real peruvian food wiht the local people

Thank lfaverchantal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Peruvian, Latin, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Tullumayo 339, Cusco, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: 27-27-02

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?