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Gran Restaurant El Zarco

Jr Del Batan 170, Cajamarca, Peru
+51 76 363421
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
27 Jul 2016
“delicious variety of food for every taste.”
14 Jun 2016
“Good, wholesome food in popular local eatery”
Restaurant Hours
Peruvian, Latin, Soups
££ - £££
Jr Del Batan 170, Cajamarca, Peru
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

We enjoy eating there, good and delicious variety of peruvian food, my favorite was the lamb stew. Prices are very reasonable, the environment is clean and very well located .Service was good. We visited it 3 times.....

Thank acostareyes828
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Something of a local institution, located on the corner of the Plaza de Armas, in large premises. The menu is extensive, including such local delicacies as guinea pig and rabbit, and the portions are large and good value. Accordingly, the place is busy with locals...More

Thank PeruNorth
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for Peruvian food this is the place to go! My parents tried cuy for the first time here and loved it. The humitas and lomo saltado are my personal favorites. This isn't a fancy place, but it very authentic!

Thank Brooklynn A
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Most of the food served here is brown, as if everything would have been just fried. This restaurant used to be one of the best places to have lunch, nowadays it's not.

Thank Andres S
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Zarco was our place for perfect breakfast, great afternoon coffee break and nice luches. TO beging with breakfast, El Zarco serves great sandwich with asado that is a special kind of meat very flavory and soft, perfect coffee and good juices. For lunch you can...More

Thank Toti O
Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

The place is dirty. The services is bad. It took many minutes to have a waiter. Also, the food is terrible. I ordered a parrilla. The meat was not good, just over cooked. Dont go!!!!!

1  Thank Miguel L
Reviewed 17 July 2014

We go there every time we go to Cajamarca. The food is more expensive than other restaurants, but the caldo de Gallina is quite good. If you go early enough, you can get great pan serrano (mountain bread) to go with el caldo.

Thank D S
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Founded by a cook who worked in traditional Salas restaurant, today is a good option to eat! have a juice and connect to Internet. OK prices and service.

Thank andeantonio
Reviewed 12 January 2014

We went in, I sat on a wet chair. The ambiance is 1960s industrial communist food, steamy, big vats of soup and stew and dingy old tables. The menu is peruvian, we looked at it, didnt like the vibe, our kids hated all the choices...More

1  Thank Aegir101
Reviewed 27 August 2013

If you think that whistling for your waiter is inappropriate then quite simply, don't go! It gets busy with the local crowd because the food is good enough and its cheap. they have wifi and the beers are cold. The ambiance is relaxed in a...More

Thank markaschmitt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jr Del Batan 170, Cajamarca, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cajamarca Region  >  Cajamarca
  • Phone Number: +51 76 363421
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