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“Healthy and vegetarian food for a bargain price!”
Review of El Encuentro

El Encuentro
Ranked #98 of 727 Restaurants in Cusco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$7
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Nederland
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Healthy and vegetarian food for a bargain price!”
Reviewed 4 May 2014

We were really surprised with this find, actually recommended by another veggie tourist who I ran into the day before. The set menu is really a bargain and although not so big, it still fills you up really with together with a fresh juice. If you don't like the set menu there are plenty of menu options to choose from. We have never had to wait long for our food and also the side dishes are pretty big. We have been back here for two other nights during our stay in Cusco.

  • Visited November 2013
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Sydney, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Cheap. Healthy. All veg. Options galore.”
Reviewed 25 April 2014

A rare find - good value and heaps of all vegetarian menu options from burgers, soups, salads. I couldn't finish having ordered a Royal Burger which had fried egg and a double patty and a mountain of veggies plus chips.I also had a decent hot chocolate. The decor is basic but reflects their ethos well. Central location.

  • Visited January 2014
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Decent vegetarian food”
Reviewed 22 April 2014

Cute little restaurant conveniently located near Plaza de Armas. My friend and I ordered veggie burgers which were both huge portions, although the soy patties were a bit tough. The strawberry juice with milk was delicious though.

  • Visited April 2014
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Vienna, Austria
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“8 Soles Lunch!”
Reviewed 2 April 2014

Well, there's another location at Choquechaca 136 (walk straight up the street and turn left). And there the lunch is 7 soles. It comes with a mate, a soup and a daily special. Perhaps you'd want to avoid the pasta as they can't cook it right at this altitude (because the water boils at around 86c/187f) Otherwise, the food is decent and pretty filling. It's definitely one of my favorite places to have a lunch in the center.

  • Visited April 2014
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Vienna, Austria
Level 6 Contributor
109 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Amazing Veggie Food”
Reviewed 28 February 2014

The Menu of this place is varied, besides classic Veggie dishes, they also sell Peruvian classics, replacing meat with soy-based "meat". The menu, consisting of soup, main course and a tea for 5 Soles at night is the best you can get for this unbeatable price.

Visited January 2014
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