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Kintaro

#126 of 584 Restaurants in Cusco
Certificate of Excellence
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2 Piso 334 Calle Plateros | 2do-Piso, Cusco 0000-0000, Peru
+51 84 260638
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12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
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Durham, United Kingdom
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386 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

My friend and I wanted a light lunch, and being Cusco-born and bred chose this restaurant as the one to go to. The entrance is a little way down an alley full of stall vendors, and immediately you enter you get the feel of the place - Lots of wood, carefully placed Japanese ornaments and pictures, and a sense of... More 

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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

I was very excited for this place, since I really needed a break from South American food and I had been craving Asian food forever, but this didn't quite hit the mark. I had the oyakodon and in all honesty it tasted like it had been made without dashi, and you just can't make Japanese food without dashi. I wouldn't... More 

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Flims, Switzerland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We had the lunch menu and couldn't have left the place happier. The food was delicous, well and freshly prepared and the location is a nice, quiet and simple get away from the busy streets around Plaza de Armas.

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Thank Simona M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

If you want to eat some healthy, fresh cooked food you have to choose kintaro. The staff was friendly and the soups delicious!

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Great Japanese just off the main square in Cusco. Can get very busy with large groups, so consider booking. Have some great vegetarian options. My partner and I enjoyed a huge Udon soup, great food for cool nights after days of strolling up and down Cusco

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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92 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Was craving for some japanese food and decided to try this place out. Had the curry udon, tasted delicious; the only let down was the portion. I was not satisfied due to the small portion. Other than that, everything was perfect. Staff was friendly and smiley, great ambience. Price is reasonable (tourist price)

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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Kintaro is an excellent choice for vegetarians staying in Cusco. I went there probably three or four times during lunch. For 20 soles, you get miso soup, a small side salad and main course. Everything was excellent and very, very fresh.

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Thank Herbert S
Cusco, Peru
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

This is a nice Japanese restaurant with a cool atmosphere. It's a little hard to find, but worth it once you do. I've been twice: the first time I ordered sushi. It was good but not prepared well--the rolls were WAY too big to eat and it was actually quite uncomfortable to eat sushi that way with a group of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Randomly stumbled past this restaurant after eating at every high rated place in Cusco. So happy we found it on our second last day in cusco. Every dish was on point. Authentic miso, beautiful fresh salads, 10/10 karage chicken and tasty sushi. It took us back to some of the top Japanese restaurants we use to eat at back home.... More 

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Shanghai, China
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

In a minimalistic but fantastic designed setting authentic japanese food is served. We had lunch menus for 20 soles each including chicken teriyaki with pickles and soupe and cold noodles with pickles and salade plus tea. There is also sushi available and noodle soups.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fujian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Piso 334 Calle Plateros | 2do-Piso, Cusco 0000-0000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 84 260638
Description
Hours:Mon-Sat 12:00pm - 3:00pm (L.O. 2:45pm) 6:30pm - 10:00pm (L.O. 9:30pm)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?