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La Trattoria del Monasterio

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Santa Catalina 309, Arequipa, Peru
+51 54 204062
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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204 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our diner, good prepared and well served. The prices were a bit high, the service a bit slowish, may be due to to many waiters around? Anyhow, absoluty a good restaurant to go for diner!

Thank Molen61
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good, solid restaurant. Busy with business people and tourists at lunchtime unlike most other places in town the week after Easter. Immense salad starter with superb dressing and then excellent seafood risotto. Staff correct but not especially helpful/friendly. Pudding menu looked great but didn't try.

Thank Frequenthoteluser101
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was there for lunch. The pasta was very good like you can eat in italy. The price class is high for the zone but even of that there are some dishes for like 20 soles which is good. The service is very accurate and friendly. The toilet good fitted and clean. The place is nice decorated. Cant complain nothing

Thank dave080808
Cannes, France
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The food at this restaurant was very good. A fusion of Italian and Peruvian flavors make for delicious flavors. On top of the great food, the restaurant provides a wonderful ambiance. Separate rooms make the experience both charming and more private with less tables around you. Truly a treat.

Thank Oscar V
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food great service pizza was excellent as was everything! Downside is their hours are not open sometimes! Friendly workers

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Portland, Oregon
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88 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

If you are of the means to visit this cloistered trattoria adjacent to the monastery where nuns once were cloistered, do, do! The dining provides privacy (quiet/romantic) as it is a series of small rooms carved out of the monastery where there is external access. The food is a real standout. To start, the breads, tiny croissants and French rolls... More 

Thank Nancy W
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We had a lasagne and a fettucine with lamb here.This was the best meal outside Lima during our 2 week trip through Peru,beaten only by the ceviche in La Mar,Lima. The lasagne was delicious but the fettucine was outstanding.Go early or book!

Thank GuusLondon
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Cozy restaurant. Have been there several times and always a good meal. Service is good and would recommend highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Jaime Y
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend La Trattoria del Monasterio...the food and service is excellent. I have placed a reservation for my farewell dinner. It must be a very good place when you want to repeat the experience ...don't you think?

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Lima, Peru
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Italian-Peruvian Food, and specifically Typical food from Arequipa... All you can ask for won't be a deception, but a joy for your palate... Enjoy

Thank FMasumura

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$26
Italian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Catalina 309, Arequipa, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa
  • Phone Number: +51 54 204062

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?