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“Best vegetarian friendly value in the city”
Review of El Encuentro

El Encuentro
Ranked #88 of 806 Restaurants in Cusco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $8
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
Reviewed December 16, 2012

The 5 sole menu every night can't be beat. While the food is only good to maybe very good, the amount makes it worth it. Lots of variety and great atomosphere. They have 3 other locations in town.

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Thank ramonaquimby123
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Reviewed November 29, 2012

There are now at least 3 El Encuentro restaurants in Cusco. The menu of the day at lunchtime is amazingly good value and very tasty. The a la carte food is less impressive although still strictly vegetarian and healthy. If you are looking for cheap, healthy, veggie options, you can't really beat this - although El Shaman is more up market, higher quality veggie place, but also more expensive.

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Thank evieinindia
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Reviewed November 24, 2012

In my search where else to eat, I ended at the Encuentro vegetarian restaurant in Cusco and even if I could eat, was not the best meal, but just a soup full of flour to give the appearance of being great, but we do not need to have oatmeal or similar products to prepare your meals. I went twice to the place and was very much the same. The vegetarian option is very poor and the atmosphere is like the little local restaurants with uncomfortable music and because is cheap in lunch time you have to wait to have a table. I see that some people confuse because is cheap means that you have to eat poor. Vegetarianism need to be as rich as possible. If you are hungry go there, but do not expect a great thing.

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Thank Peter G
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Reviewed November 7, 2012

It's rare to find a wholesome, delicious veggie 'menu of the day' on a budget. I was so grateful when I discovered a veggie restaurant that offers a soup and bread, main and tea for only S/6! I was very impressed. There was a great cozy atmosphere and the place was full. The rest of the menu also looked good and the presentations of the food were nice. Definitely recommended!

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Thank TravellingBurgs
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Reviewed October 24, 2012

We went here in September and were very impressed
Relaxed atmosphere
Excellent food ...tasty...generous ...well presented

Well worth a visit whether you eat veggie food or usually eat meat
Much more appealing to most British palates than alpaca or guinea pig too ?

Thank Rosalind J
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