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El Meson de Espaderos

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Espaderos 105, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 235307
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South Perth, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Food was pretty good. The prices are very reasonable. The restaurant has a pleasant atmosphere and friendly, attentive staff.

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Thank Emilyglanville
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend had just arrived in Cusco and were really hungry. We entered the first place we saw. We ordered a plate with different kids of meat. There were steaks, heart, sausage, chourizo and others. The food overall were not excellent, and the buffet with salad was terrible. The vegetables were just lying there (seemed like forever by... More 

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Thank Giovanna P
usa
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This place was recommended by the hotel that we were staying. It is a tourist trap. The food was below mediocre. Also, the hygiene is not their strength. The view is nice.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This was my worst experience of eating out in Peru in the three weeks that I have been here. We waited nearly an hour for our pizzas, they have one type of beer and the facilities were shabby and the toilets filthy. I maybe caught them on a busy Saturday night (unfortunate) but wouldn't recommend this place at all, even... More 

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Cusco, Peru
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We just came off a bus tour trip and we were tired as well as hungry. A person on our bus trip mentioned this place. Great for their meats she said, she was right, we had lomo brochetas as well as pollo brochetas, a great soup and dessert. Accompanied by a pitcher of lemonade. We walked in at 7 pm... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We ate here twice. The menu consists of grills, pizza and pasta which is a little restricting, but the meals are generous and well-cooked and the service is friendly and efficient. A free salad bar is a bonus in a country which rarely serves veg in its mains. Plus the cuy (guinea pig) is reasonably-priced, unlike other establishments in town.... More 

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tularosa, NM
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

great grilled platter--Parrillada Inca. Good for two people with salad bar. Cuy, Alpaca Steak, Lamb and potatoes and a stuffed pepper. Might even be too much for two...we took some back to the hotel. They have other entrees too but they are known for their grilled platters.

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Queanbeyan, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This restaurant has a view over the main plaza in Cusco. I was lucky to be seated by the window but discovered that as the window had not been cleaned for some time, it was difficult to see out. The restaurant offers a buffet for vegetables, which I eventually realised after watching other guests - the buffet was quite OK,... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We had just arrived in Cusco & my husband was quite hungry and needed food before we could explore. Unfortunately we decided to try here. The place has a nice view of square, but inside dinning room is dark & not very clean. After a bit the waiter came to take our order, they were out of our 1st choice,... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend both ordered pasta and it was horrible. The sauce looked like it had curdled and it just tastes of eggs. The meat looked much nicer but wouldn't want to go back when there are a lot more nicer places to eat!

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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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Steakhouse, Peruvian, Latin, Barbecue, South American, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Espaderos 105, Cusco, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 84 235307

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