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Zig Zag Restaurant

Calle Zela 210, Arequipa, Peru
+51 54 206020
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef” (179 reviews)
“fondue” (42 reviews)
“salad” (112 reviews)
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12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Calle Zela 210, Arequipa, Peru
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Friendly staff, and delicious contemporary food - I went for the Alpaca filet, it was like beef mixed with chicken ... need to do a reservation

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place specialized in volcanic stone cooking and dishes arrive to the table sizzling on the hot stones. Entress include various meat and fish dishes, as well as fondues. Drinks are ample and well-presented. Our only complaint was a long wait for the food --...More

Thank EmilyMartha
Reviewed 5 days ago

Still, we ran into it by chance, remembered the name and gave it a try, getting the last available table for a delicious lunch. They had gluten-free options for my wife and I got a fresh water fish from the Amazon on the hot stone...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 5 days ago

I went on back to back nights because the appetizer I had the first night (trout carpaccio...awesome) was so big I didn’t have room for the meat dish I went to try. The second night I had the lamb, beef and alpaca grilled on a...More

Thank Shawn K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

With no doubt this is one of the best places to eat in Arequipa. Food is well prepared and the good service of the waiters are highlights for the restaurant. I would not change my mind.

Thank Bob P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the dinner we had here. The food was just so interesting, the presentation was wonderful, the wine was really good and the ambience was really good also. Highly recommend.

Thank lilyroseoz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live with my family of 5 in Arequipa and this is by far and away my favorite place to go to celebrate special occasions in this city. Ambience is romantic and quiet for dinner, but family friendly for lunch. My kids love sharing fondue...More

Thank Rosie0109
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Arequipa and you fancy fine dining don't hesitate one second and go to Zig Zag, it was absolutely amazing! P.s. it is expensive in comparisson to other restaurants in Peru but affordable if you are a tourist

Thank Gabriella C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Zig Zag is a beautiful building with an amazing view of the San Francisco Monastery across the street. I was a bit spoiled after eating at Chicha the evening before, and I was expecting similar service at Zig Zag. The food was good. I had...More

Thank drschoenbrun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I stopped in for lunch and were seated upstairs. The ambiance is very nice but the real treats were the meat dishes. I got a volcanic stone with Pork, Beef, and Alpaca as well as an assortment of delicious sauces. The meat...More

Thank Michael C
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22 January 2018|
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Response from Alpandina | Property representative |
Please write us an email and we send you our menus.
22 December 2017|
Response from SGMac | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the restaurant as I am just s fellow traveller who wrote s review.
17 December 2016|
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Response from Alpandina | Property representative |
Dear Anton van Deuren, Thank you for your message. It is probably too complicated to confirm your reservation over the phone. We can confirm your reservation, if you can inform us the hotel, where you will be staying in... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Zela 210, Arequipa, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa
  • Phone Number: +51 54 206020
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The Alpandina dishes offered by the Zig Zag Restaurant are the result of a creative culinary fusion deeply rooted in the mountains, where the sun endows foodstuffs with energy and balanced components. The dishes most representative of Alpandino gastronomy arise from a marvellous synthesis of unique time-hallowed ingredients from all over Peru, combined with ancient and modern culinary techniques from the Alps and the Andes. One of the results is our great speciality: Volcanic-Stone-Cooked Meats and Fish. This culinary concept was generated specially by the restaurant's proprietor and Chef, Michel Hediger from Switzerland. During the course of many years in Arequipa, Peru, he has developed an original gastronomic proposal which enables one to savour different kinds of food prepared in an exclusive, healthy and very natural style, so that the restaurant's customers might compare and enjoy the country's different flavours. Located in the Historic Centre of Arequipa, opposite the lovely Plaza San Francisco, the Zig Zag Restaurant, with its impressive cast iron staircase designed by the famous French architect Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, is a unique place to enjoy a gastronomic evening with a difference.
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