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La Cantina Vino Italiano

$$ - $$$Italian, Pizza,
Saphi 554 | Centro Storico, Cusco 00000, Peru
+51 993 061 612
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  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“caprese salad” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Saphi 554 | Centro Storico, Cusco 00000, Peru
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Having been recommended by our hotel, we loved it so much we came back on our last night, fabulous food great wine and lovely cosy atmosphere, what more could you want! Highly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cat_Deva
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Good Italian wine selection with food such as salami, cheeses, pizzas and pasta. Only word of warning is lasagna takes quite a while.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Suie0515
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere and welcome by Erica. We had some wine (good choices) and a cheese platter. It was amazing!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank floor0101
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Real Italian pizza, great Italian wines and excellent waitress who just came home to Peru after living 15 years in Italy. We had a thin crisp pizza and our favorite Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2016.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank VJ K
Reviewed October 3, 2018

After a long day at Machu Picchu, we headed to Cusco and found this restaurant within easy walking distance of our hotel, El Balcon. OMG. What a wonderful surprise. A great wine list with tons of Italian wine by the glass, excellent pizza - thin...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TheOFins
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I discovered this gem roaming around Cusco, and I can say that this is a truly Italian place run by Italian people that know what to do. The homemade Limoncello was amazing.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gabriele M
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

It’s like Italy in Peru! Pizzas were huge and thin and with plenty of toppings. The cheese selection was extensive too and I wanted to eat it all! My friend had the lasagne which was also exquisite.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank bluescarlett
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We walked by when checking in to our apartment. We said we would drink at least one wine here during our stay in Cusco. Eventually we did more than one, accompanied with a charcuterie plate and pizzas. Our tastebuds were having a treat and the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bram S
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

This place is fantastic! The staff is really nice. We had a combination of cheese and charcuterie that was delicious. The wines were very good. A place which I would like to come back and which I would recommend. You feel the atmosphere of Italy...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 925nynkev
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Amazing pizza place, thin crust, just enough and authentic ingredients and personalized service. Francesco does an awesome job suggesting your best options and wine pairing (their selection always surprises)

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cmanriquem
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $18
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saphi 554 | Centro Storico, Cusco 00000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 993 061 612
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A small Italian wine bar, with a good selection of wines from various regions of Italy, accompanied by tablets of mixed salami and cheeses purely Italian, pizza, lasagna, bruschetta, caprese salad, tiramisu made by us as well the limoncello. A warm, friendly service in a nice family atmosphere.
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