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La Cusquenita Tradicional Picnteria

Av. Centenario No. 800 | Wanchaq, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 267012
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“cuy” (26 reviews)
“guinea pigs” (21 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, South American
$$ - $$$
Av. Centenario No. 800 | Wanchaq, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Cusco for about a week eating Ceviche for starter every day in different restaurants. This was the best Cheviche we tried!! There was also a great live Peruvian music show with dance. Super nice to be there. Highly recommended to the entire...More

Thank SantoDrone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was looking for a local restaurant to try cuy (guinea pig) on our last night in Cusco and La cusquenita was recommended by a local. The reviews were mixed but there were quite a few good ones so I thought let's give it a...More

Thank GNorbi
Reviewed May 17, 2018

I took my girlfriend to this restaurant tonight because I had read good reviews about it. When we came in, the waiter would not look at me, He only talked to my girl friend. I perceived that he was not looking at me or waiting...More

Thank johnmhand
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Excellent folkloric dances and music show. Good Peruvian food.Reasonable prices and within walking distance from Cusco's downtown.

Thank 15matjan
Reviewed April 2, 2018

We got a recommendation from a local guide, just to have a local diner with some show- and that's what we got. Luckily mu daughter speaks some spanish- so this helped. We went for the buffet- so you can choose what ypu wany and this...More

Thank Danny S
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Want the real deal in traditional Peruvian "people's cuisine?" Want to eat until you loosen your belt, until you think you'll have a "food baby," but it's all so good you can't stop? This is the place. AND they have live dancing! We dropped in...More

Thank willardroad
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

We came to this restaurant because the taxi driver and the hotel staff recommended us the place. It is a typical peruvian restaurant were not only tourist but locals go. The cuy ( guinea pig) was great and the lomo saltado was delicious. The dishes...More

Thank Rodrigo A
Reviewed March 1, 2018

Took advantage of the buffet to taste a variety of dishes. The live musicians and traditional dancers were a treat!

Thank EatBikeRun
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

The food is very good and the environment is beautiful! The price is very economic! Is a place for all family.

Thank manueltO8916IO
Reviewed November 25, 2017

Recommended to us by locals, we thoroughly enjoyed the meal and the show! Many local dishes and beverages - our meals were fresh, tasty and generously portioned. Brush up on your Spanish language skills (or bring a translation dictionary) to avoid any misunderstandings. The unexpected...More

Thank Mark R
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Sharon T
March 2, 2018|
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Response from EatBikeRun | Reviewed this property |
My group was there on a Wed nite around 8pm. Buffet was out and musicians and dancers took turns entertaining the diners.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Centenario No. 800 | Wanchaq, Cusco, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 84 267012
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