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“You will not be disappointed”
Review of Zig Zag Restaurant

Zig Zag Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 428 Restaurants in Arequipa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: European, Peruvian, Fusion
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Alpandina dishes offered by the Zig Zag Restaurant are the result of a creative culinary fusion deeply rooted in the mountains, where the sun endows foodstuffs with energy and balanced components. The dishes most representative of Alpandino gastronomy arise from a marvellous synthesis of unique time-hallowed ingredients from all over Peru, combined with ancient and modern culinary techniques from the Alps and the Andes. One of the results is our great speciality: Volcanic-Stone-Cooked Meats and Fish. This culinary concept was generated specially by the restaurant's proprietor and Chef, Michel Hediger from Switzerland. During the course of many years in Arequipa, Peru, he has developed an original gastronomic proposal which enables one to savour different kinds of food prepared in an exclusive, healthy and very natural style, so that the restaurant's customers might compare and enjoy the country's different flavours. Located in the Historic Centre of Arequipa, opposite the lovely Plaza San Francisco, the Zig Zag Restaurant, with its impressive cast iron staircase designed by the famous French architect Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, is a unique place to enjoy a gastronomic evening with a difference.
Reviewed August 15, 2013

Like many already said very nice place to eat. We had an excellent dinner here. I had the sampler of 3 meats besides that others had fish and salads all were very good.
The only point in the restaurant is the ventilation. Mainly because of the stone grill you will leave the restaurant smoked. But is was a minor inconvenience.

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Reviewed August 14, 2013

Zag is one of the best place to eat. The food was delicious. Attention is great. You have to ask for reservations as its always full.
The gnocchi was to die for.

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Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

We ate the trilogy of meats - delicious and excellent. Atmospheric dining room (downstairs or balcony best) friendly service, great stop for dinner.

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Reviewed August 10, 2013

Compare to their main menu, the set lunch menu we ordered from was about 10-20 soles cheaper and we didn't feel like we compromise on quality. It was one of the best lunches we had in Peru. A great introduction to Peruvian food.
The steak sampler (alpaca, beef and pork) I ordered came out on a sizzling volcanic stone with an array or sauces. The trout, my husband ordered, came out with the same presentation.
The quinoa soup and desert was equally delicious. Their pisco sour was excellent!

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Reviewed August 9, 2013

I eat here every time I travel to Arequipa (once or twice/year). Can't beat the food. Also the place is lovely. Try to get a table by the window overlooking the plaza!

Thank Brian P
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