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Restaurant Paititi

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135 Sta Catalina Angosta | Esquina de la Plaza de Armas del Cusco entre la Catedral y la Compañía de Jesús, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 234242
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I last went here 18 years ago for the Cuy. I brought my kids for the first time. This was our first stop in Cusco and they loved it. It is GREAT food. Enjoy!

Thank Djkaufman
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This hidden gem is a must for anyone looking for Peruvian-Italian fusion. The wait staff were incredibly attentive and we had a lovely evening.

Thank Michael R
Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We enjoyed a really nice meal here and thought the prices better than a couple of others we looked at. The house wine was also very smooth. A group of 7 were at another table and the presentation of the guinea pig was much better than a terrible one i had elsewhere. A small ethnic band played 4 songs before... More 

Thank baj2300
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I dropped in here as the first restaurant in Peru. The service was fine, the food reasonable although I only had a soup and drink. However that was fine and accepted. The electrics are however a little suspect and this review is hopefully to be submitted via their fast and free WiFi provided that the last (fifth) interruption to power... More 

Thank deejayeh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

You can easily tell the good restaurants in Cusco, they don't employ hawkers waving a menu in your face as you walk by. I recalled this place from 30 years ago when I was here, and you know it's still good. Great service, good Italian food and a great little local band playing their so he, just to remind you... More 

Thank NeilAustralia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We are on a tour of South America, and our group (20) went to Paititi last night for a group meal. Fortunately, our guide speaks Spanish, although the waiters can communicate a little. First, the menu is in both Spanish and English, which solves a lot of problems. Most of the group had pizza, and they all thought it was... More 

Thank mls_lux
Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We wanted to check out the soccer game and the typical pubs in Cusco center were full or bad. We noticed this place had a huge projection screen up so randomly stopped in here. The prices were a bit cheaper than other places and the pizza was average. The decor suggests a much fancier fare but they seem to appeal... More 

Thank Levi N
Hope Island, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We needed something appetising, nutritious, comforting and safe as I was energy less from cold. One of my friends had potato soup and I had chicken soup, both of which were amazingly delicious! The staff didn't speak any English and we spoke no Spanish, but waitstaff are very kind and thoughtfully brought a plate of seasoned rice to go with... More 

Thank xianli814
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Although it wasn't the same as pizza in the United States, we enjoyed having a pepperoni and a Hawaiian pizza here for lunch. Would recommend it for a place that's covenient as you're in the square area. Can only speak to the pizza. We thought it was decent, and we left happy.

Thank Mike-from-GJ
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

In the main square and looked impressive from the outside. Had the alpaca as main course which was OK however service not great and staff did not seem very enthusiastic. A little disappointing overall and had eaten in better places during visit to Cusco.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Peruvian, South American, Latin, International, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Sta Catalina Angosta | Esquina de la Plaza de Armas del Cusco entre la Catedral y la Compañía de Jesús, Cusco, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 84 234242
The restaurant "El Paititi " (El Dorado) was once part of the palaces of the Inca nobility and was the residence of Tupac Yupanqui, the sovereign tenth Inca and successor of Pachacutec, who took correinado probably between 15 and 20 years. After the death of his father became absolute position of power around 30 years. The place was part of the religious and cultural center of the capital of the Inca empire. After the conquest was occupied by the Spaniards who surrounded him temples and built mansions. Our cuisine is complemented with Peruvian dishes from the region of Cusco , national and international . We also complemented with a proposal of Shushi , pastas and pizzas.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?