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“Great food and service!”
Review of Casa Qorikancha

Casa Qorikancha
Ranked #85 of 732 Restaurants in Cusco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$15
Cuisines: Peruvian, Bar, Fusion
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Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Casa Qorikancha is located in an ancient republican house in the main historical center of Cusco. we specialize in Peruvian haute cuisine offering a wide variety of dishes and traditional tapas. The restaurant is divided into three internal areas: Two dining rooms, one of them could be used as a private area, and an picturesque bar who offers classical drinks, wines and creative cocktails, most of them using tradicional Peruvian ingredients. Also, diner can sit on the terrace and admire the beautiful architecture of the central patio of the house while enjoying our food and drinks.Casa Qorikancha esta ubicado en una antigua casa republicana en el mismo centro historico de Cusco. Nos especializamos en alta cocina peruana ofreciendo una amplia variedad de platos y tapas tradicionales. El restaurante esta dividido en tres areas internas: Dos comedores, uno de ellos puede utilizarse como salon privado, y un pintoresco bar el cual ofrece bebidas clasicas, vinos y cocteles creativos, la mayoria de ellos preparados con insumos tradicionales peruanos. Tambien, el comensal puede sentarse en la terraza y apreciar la bella arquitectura del patio central de la casona mientras disfruta de nuestra comida y bebida.
Miami, Florida
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Great food and service!”
Reviewed 25 November 2013 via mobile

Located right next to the Temple Del Sol. Very attentive staff, the manager Angelo, was very friendly and we had a nice conversation about Cusco, the weather and where my wife and I were from. Food was excellent (Lomo Saltado) was amazing! Thanks to the staff for a great lunch!

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Thornton-le-Moor, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
385 reviews
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“A great disappointment”
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Had been advised the restaurant was Asian fusion nouvelle cuisine.
About 36 of us booked in. Service was chaotic, had to ask 5 times just to get some water.
Tried two of the tapas and enjoyed . Ceviche de champignons and quest Fritos which were fine. Others on the table didn't fare so well.

  • Visited November 2013
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PA
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“Worth the effort of seeking it out”
Reviewed 17 October 2013

The entrance is on the main thoroughfare next to the Qorikancha convent, but the restaurant itself is tucked away on the second floor, through a courtyard, up some stairs, down the balcony. That said, it is well worth wandering around looking for a table. I went twice; once by myself for lunch (the service was rather slow although the restaurant was empty), then with a group a week later for dinner. The staff that evening was ncredibly attentive and prompt. The food was unbelievably good, the presentation worthy of $$$$ restaurants, but without the commensurate cost. The alpaca with quinotto was perfect; on my second visit I tried the pumpkin ravioli - sublime. There's a decent wine selection, mostly consisting of Chilean vintages.

  • Visited September 2013
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Lisbon, Portugal
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
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“Excellent soups and cuy!”
Reviewed 27 September 2013

We went there two nights in a row during our August trip. The service is a little bit slow, but the food was great!! I just loved the corn soup with trout, it was delicious! My husband had cuy (guinea pig) and he loved it! It is a bit more expensive than the other local restaurants, but if you enjoy a nicely prepared and decorated dishes, it´s a place to go! They just need to speed up the service a bit..

  • Visited August 2013
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Overland Park, KS
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“Food Was Good, Service Was Bad”
Reviewed 23 September 2013

My title says it all--while there were some very nice items on the menu (and everything our group ordered was good), the service was painfully slow. If you have plenty of time to kill, I would consider this place. If you are in a hurry or don't want to spend your vacation time sitting in a restaurant, I would likely avoid this place.

  • Visited September 2013
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