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Restaurant Viracocha

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Calle Independencia 994 | Independencia Esq Lamadrid, San Salvador de Jujuy Y4600AFT, Argentina
+54 388 423-3554
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11:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:59
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 20:00 - 23:59
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the entry to the main course to the wine to the service. We really enjoyed this place. Portions was big enough to leave us a bit ashamed cause we could not handle them. We actually shared an entry and then took one main course each. Unfortunately we were both only able to get through 50% of the main courses.... More 

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Thank Dario M
Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

So glad we went here, as appetizers and all food was so excellent and flavorful. I ordered Locro and wish I could go there for more. Local ingredients, home cooking, traditional and family recipes, nice menu, wine and beer, friendly waitress -- good vibe and place was packed shortly after we arrived.

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Thank Mesmera M
SE Asia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had llama meat, fish,salad and wine. Nothing fancy but solidly prepared. Bread was a little cold. Wish our wait staff would smile more. Restaurant closes on Mondays. Opens in the evening at 8pm.

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Thank lifeduka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very tasty and you do not have to wait for the food for a long time. They serve the best local food or what we call in Spanish "Comida Regional"

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Thank Fernando A
Neuquén, Neuquén, Argentina
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26 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

It was said to be No.1 restaurant in Jujuy, so we really wanted to have lunch/dinner there. On monday night, it was closed by the time we arrived. The waiters didn't even attempt to tell us about the opening hours nor invite us for next day. Next day midday, we went again and same response

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Thank Marce R
Viracocha R, Propietario at Restaurant Viracocha, responded to this review
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Marce lamento que no hayan podido comer en el restaurante por haber venido fuera del horario de atención. Instruiremos a... More 

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131 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

They are serving excellent regional and Argentine dishes and have a fair selection of wines. Empanadas and Llama loin steak were really tasty. Big portions, too! The staff were friendly (we had no problems communicating in English) and efficient and we did not wonder that this place was crowded with locals. Highly recommended!

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Thank stdf62
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Service is good but the food failed from what I was expecting. The bread wasn't at least heated before getting served. The place is lively, rustic, well-situated. Th3 price is also fair. Overrated because the restaurant is well-recommened for really good food. But no. The taste is Just Ok, although the serving is much! I couldn't finish my food.

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Thank Kristine R
Lakewood, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

We spent 10 days in Argentina and this was some of the best food we had. The empandas are yummy, and the quinoa goat cheese dish that my husband had was fabulous. My pumpkin ravioli was good too. Highly recommend this place.

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Thank RubyJane60
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Was a really nice place with lots of atmosphere and great waiter. The price was reasonable and the food very good. Can recommend the llama on Quinoa and for starters the sweet humitas. Three milk desert with sweet wine - name u do not remember only how it was made was sweet and a perfect finish to share.

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Thank D P
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

This was the first time we had tried llama and it was delicious! We had it with quinoa and ricotta and a spicy tomato sauce - and it was so tasty. We are vegetarians most of the time but thought when in north of Argentina we must try the speciality and this was the perfect place to do so. Great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
Cuisine
Latin, Argentinian, South American, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:59
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:59
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:59
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Independencia 994 | Independencia Esq Lamadrid, San Salvador de Jujuy Y4600AFT, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Northern Argentina  >  Province of Jujuy  >  San Salvador de Jujuy
  • Phone Number: +54 388 423-3554

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