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Restaurante Cafe Detras de la Catedral

Jr Ancash Nr. 335, Huancayo Junin, Peru
+51 64 212969
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Sep 14, 2017
“Friendly owner and staff and good food!”
May 25, 2017
“Great Place”
Closed Now
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Peruvian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Jr Ancash Nr. 335, Huancayo Junin, Peru
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Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

We went here twice. The pasta and beef was very good! And they have good wine and beer. We was lucky and met one of the owners, he helps us a lot with both food orders and local knowledge how to travel around huancayo! Only...More

Thank Roar N
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Finally somewhere you can get a vegetarian dish if you ask for it. The owner also gave tips for where to go. Not very warm inside though.

Thank AndreaHooymans
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Good food, pleasant atmosphere, excellent service and a convenient location . . . Detras de la Catedral has it all. Every meal we have had there has been superb. They combine traditional Peruvian dishes with a chef's flair for making them just a bit better...More

Thank SojournerScholar
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Tucked away on the back street behind the church may not make it easy to find but it is well worth seeking out. Lovely ambience and excellent service this traditional restaurant serves high quality, but not expensive, food. Definitely worth a visit when in Huancayo.

Thank Jules B
Reviewed October 8, 2016

We ate lunch here on our first day in Huancayo and were so impressed that we went back for dinner the following day! The food is quite varied; a real Peruvian experience can be had, or there are alternatives for those that want otherwise. The...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Detrás de la Catedral was recommended by our hotel clerk, so we took off in search of it. Having no luck locating the restaurant, we asked a secruity guard at a bank directions. He brought us inside the bank and after his 3rd attempt(see pics),...More

Thank ChefRichard3
Reviewed June 15, 2016

This place really is behind the cathedral and it's a great find. The atmosphere is comfortable and welcoming and there are several rooms to choose from. They had some of the best lomo saltado I had anywhere in Peru (pieces of steak with sautéed tomatoes...More

Thank Chelsea42
Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

The traditional food from huancayo you can find its behind the catedral and around the market. Its just 7minutes walking from plaza constitution and plaza huamanmarca . I find fresh products like fruits and soups. Very Inexpensive and best quality . If you looking for...More

Thank Sa B
Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

A very charming restaurant in a great location with a nice atmosphere and array of local and Peruvian cuisine. The Trucha al Ajo and Fettucini with Lomo Fino were both delicious.

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed February 16, 2016

We were a group of 10 for lunch. Despite the size, service was efficient and we didn't encounter the same confusion in ordering we did at so many other places. I had tacu tacu, think Peruvian fried rice with beans, and a trout filet. The...More

Thank CANJGirl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $12
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jr Ancash Nr. 335, Huancayo Junin, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Junin Region  >  Huancayo
  • Phone Number: +51 64 212969
  • E-mail
Warm and inviting restaurant located in a colonial house, just behind the Cathedral. Excellent local dishes and international cuisine. Full bar. Recomended in local and international travel guides. Fair prices. Credit cards accepted. WiFi. Can host events and buffets in separate romos, seating approximately 150 guests. Open daily for lunch, and Monday through Saturday for dinner until 11 p.m.
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