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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” (24 reviews)
“guinea pigs” (19 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, South American
$$ - $$$
Av. Centenario No. 800 | Wanchaq, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

If you want a real taste of traditional Peruvian food and a live performance of traditional dances come here! Our tour guide recommended this restaurant for guinea pig. You can't leave Peru with out having tried guinea pig and alpaca! The waiters don't know much...More

Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant looks nice ands there is lots of space. The waiters didn't know English and it was difficult to communicate. The only dishes that I liked was the mushroom soup and the ceviche. The lamb we tried was very dry, the bulls testicles were...More

Thank meyravg
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Our tour operator suggested La Cusquenita. Our family of 6 plus driver and guide, had a horrible service and DISGUSTING OLD CHEAP FOOD!! I ordered Aji de Gallina (it barely had any chicken on it). My son ordered the Churrasco with rice instead of french...More

Thank UnViajeMas
Reviewed July 11, 2017

We asked our guide to bring us to a place that serves Peruvian dished. She brought us to this place. Still overwhelmed on what to order, and just decide based on the menu's photos. THEIR SERVINGS ARE BIG! And tastes good! You get your money's...More

Thank Rhackxzs
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Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

I came with my friends and we were doing tourism in the city, we needed to communicate with families and when we asked for internet they say we don't have, and you know that as a tourist you need to be a connect to the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed May 30, 2017

A wonderful menu of traditional Cusco dishes including their famous cuy (guinea pig). The music and dancing is traditional in every way and one leaves having enjoyed a true Cusco experience!

Thank RhysNais
Reviewed May 27, 2017

First off. The listed location- Avenue tullumayo no. 227 is CLOSED. They have relocated to Centenario 800. They have a second location at Av. de la Cultura 3. I found out the hard way by taking a taxi there to see it closed with a...More

1  Thank bigwawao
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

We had grilled trout which was very fresh and tasty. This place is very interesting as its huge and full of locals. They put on traditional performances which are very unique and fun to watch as the audience gets involved

Thank Megan L
Reviewed March 13, 2017

We had lunch at this restaurant, which had the best trout my husband said he has ever eaten. I opted for the mushroom soup (seasonal), which was delicious and came in a huge bowl. We also sampled the guinea pig, a Peruvian favorite. It tasted...More

Thank Sandra G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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