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Chicha por Gaston Acurio

calle Santa Catalina 210, int 105 | Frente a la puerta del Monasterio de Santa Catalina, Arequipa, Peru
+51 54 287360
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ceviche” (61 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
calle Santa Catalina 210, int 105 | Frente a la puerta del Monasterio de Santa Catalina, Arequipa, Peru
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The atmosphere was great. Very cosy. The food was good, but not great, given the premium price. We shared appetizers. The portions were huge.

Thank Kayla M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is very popular amongst the tourists and locals alike, so I suggest you book if you want an indoor table. The service is fantastic, very quick and efficient. The Alpaca steak was excellent especially when its accompanied by a Tecama red wine. The...More

Thank Mario M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent regional dishes in a great atmosphere. you can watch dinner being cooked in the open kitchen. Wide range of choices. Great service. Fine for children. Arrive early or make reservations

Thank Harry J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chicha is one of THE places to eat when visiting Arequipa. Good food, good service and one of the best ambiances in the city. Enjoy!

Thank CJvN
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by our local tour guide we were very pleased with the food, service and décor. The food was really lovely and well presented . The staff looked after us very well and we did not have to wait long for our meal

Thank Maurice B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Read all the guide books about this place, which was also recommended by our hotel. We were not disappointed. Many of the dishes we had we never experienced before; prepared in very uniques and delicious ways. The cocktails were spectacular. Desserts were very creative....get the...More

Thank KenNYC150
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don’t think Gaston runs this although it has his name. Don’t expect anything special. Service was ok but food quality was disappointing. We had a similar disappointment years ago at chicha in Cusco. We gave them a second chance and they failed. Caveat Emptor

Thank Dlt1030
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Chicha for lunch and it was everything we expected. Food was amazing and would recommend this restaurant. Was so good we had dinner at Chicha in Cusco as well. Share plates are great if not big eaters and gives you a variety to...More

Thank Nev990
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Compared with some places in Peru this might be described as pricey but considering the cost of Peruvian food in the UK it was a bargain. Really delicious stuff!!

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chicha offers traditional Peruvian food in a classy but still relaxed atmosphere. Portions are very generous and everything we had was quite good. Staff was also very nice. It's very good value for western tourists as it might be expensive compared to Peruvian standards but...More

Thank Gengi5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: calle Santa Catalina 210, int 105 | Frente a la puerta del Monasterio de Santa Catalina, Arequipa, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa
  • Phone Number: +51 54 287360
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