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Uchu Peruvian Steakhouse

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Calle Palacio 135, Cusco, Peru
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hong Kong, China
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ordered the mixed meat stone platter to try the alpaca (though can't really say I'm a fan). Meats were tender and flavourful though I'd recommend taking them off the stone plate almost immediately if you like your meats on the rare side. The key lime shrimp and parmesan toast and the tomato/bacon toasts were amazing! Very flavourful and wouldn't... More 

Thank prism081
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After reading lots of good reviews, we decided to try out Uchu for our last night in Cusco. The food was great. We each had the steak- the plate it comes on is very cool- you can leave it on for however long you want so you get it cooked exactly as you like it! The dipping sauces were great-... More 

Thank Erin H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After 9 days trekking in the mountains we booked a table here for 16. We had our own private room which was amazing and had plenty of space for more people. The food was AMAZING!!!!! Everyone was happy with their choice!!! The staff were very friendly and helpful. I would eat here again in a heart beat!!!! Highly recommended!!!!!!! Thanks... More 

Thank Steven B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The service, the food, the presentation were all fantastic! We went back for lunch after eating there for dinner. I also personally think they had the best pisco sours (of the several different pisco sours we tried).... Definitely try the bacon bruschetta with aguaymanto. So unique and sweet-savory delicious!

Thank Leah H
Cary, North Carolina
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91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Nice decoration (you can imagine you are in a nice restaurant in Barcelona or NY) and simple menu. The meat served in stones is menu's star. All the meat we ordered was good (alpaca, beef, lamb) and it was presented in a fancy way. I can't say the restaurant is outstanding but I would recommend if you like good meat... More 

Thank Gusiluzcrack
Leuven, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We craved for meat after 2 weeks in Bolivia ... Uchu Steakhouse was exactly what we needed. It's quite touristy, but the food is great. The alpaca steak was served on a vulcanic rock, and was so tasty! The ceviche we had as starter was very good as well.

Thank Amomski
Superior, Colorado
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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed an early dinner here during our stay in Cusco. We loved the presentation of the food on hot stones - the meat or seafood comes out still sizzling! Our party ordered alpaca, shrimp, fish, beef & lamb. Everything was delicious. Definitely a good place to go while in Cusco!

Thank janimmons
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I first visited Uchu in March of 2014... It was so good that we had to come back on our most recent trip to Cuzco! The alpaca is brought out on a hot stone and you cook it to the temperature you prefer. It's a delicious and entertaining experience especially for larger groups of friends.

Thank Jennifer M
Ballynahinch, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food, efficiently served. Interesting and wide menu choice, food beautifully presented and very tasty. Staff were very pleasant and service was good.

Thank BelfastJanine
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate at Uchu on a recent trip to Cusco, and was very impressed with the food and service. My girlfriend and I shared a bruschetta, seared tuna ceviche and a steak. All the food was really well executed and some unusual combinations in there that work really well. Had a couple of cocktails to that were excellent. Best meal we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $20
Steakhouse, Peruvian, Latin, Contemporary, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Palacio 135, Cusco, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: 5184246598
Uchu's kitchen is inspired by classic Peruvian recipes touched with contemporary sophistication. We also play with new ingredients taking new flavors and creating unequable experiences for the palate. Carved wooden bases, volcanic stones prepared at high temperatures, an ample selection of surf and turf ítems from which to choose, native aji creams and aromatic herbs allow us to provide a unique dining experience for all. Located in a colonial home in the center of Cusco, exposed adobe walls, clay, aged wood, avant garde textiles, candles and crystals create an eclectic ambience in which to enjoy your experience.

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