We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Don Mateo Picanteria Cusquena

) #497 of 607 Restaurants in Cusco €€ - €€€ Peruvian, South American, Healthy
Jr. Pumacahua 202-A | Urb. Tahuantinsuyo, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 232609
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
10 Aug 2013
“A lovely welcoming place”
26 Jul 2013
“Amazing experience!! Expérience fabuleuse!”
Open Now
All hours
Peruvian, South American, Healthy
€€ - €€€
Jr. Pumacahua 202-A | Urb. Tahuantinsuyo, Cusco, Peru
Write a Review
Reviews (27)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 10 August 2013

This restaurant is located right next door to our hostel, so needless to stay it was very convenient to stop by. On the first visit we stopped for coffee to try it out and the second time we took the kids (3 and 8) for...More

1  Thank mkileytupy
Reviewed 26 July 2013

This restaurant was refered to us by the owner of a hostel in Mancora. When my boyfriend and I arrived, we felt very welcomed. One of the chef, Franco, gave us the menu and we asked him to explain the peruvian/ cuscanian specialties. He described...More

1  Thank Emilie G
Reviewed 1 May 2013

1. Had the Meditteranean pizza--muy sabroso! 2. Service was very prompt and friendly! My waiter also spoke near-fluent English. I was very impressed! 3. I couldn't recommend this place enough!

3  Thank skunkgirl
Reviewed 1 November 2012

This place is very charming, it definitely a gem! It's family owned and we actually met the owner's son, whose name is Mateo. So cute! But more importantly the food is just really good, properly cooked and seasoned. I would definitely recommend it to anyone...More

3  Thank ese2012
Reviewed 22 November 2011

A very friendly, non-touristy restaurant with generous portions and the absolute best lomo saltado we've tried in Peru so far! Definitely recommended (particularly if you're staying just across the street at the Recoleta Hostal).

3  Thank emfromellay
Reviewed 18 November 2011

This place is located across from the recoleta hostel and is fantastic. Franco (the owner) has a passion for food and recommended some great dishes. Try the alpaca..fantatstic. Let Franco recommed something and you won´t go wrong.Thank you Franco for sharing some of Peru´s best...More

3  Thank Munster_RFC
Reviewed 6 September 2016
Google Translation


Thank Sil-uy
Reviewed 12 February 2016
Google Translation

Thank marianafer2016
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile
Google Translation


Thank Adolfo V
Reviewed 22 September 2015
Google Translation

Thank CarNoe
Nearby Restaurants
Green Point My Vegan Restaurant
1,551 reviews
.62 km away
Gustitos de Loli
173 reviews
.57 km away
Panaderia Qosqo Maki
71 reviews
.63 km away
Kuntu Coffee Shop
28 reviews
.63 km away
Nearby Attractions
Galeria Martin Chambi en Scotiabank
9 reviews
.21 km away
Paramatma Holistic Healing
270 reviews
.56 km away
Moray Adventure
1,208 reviews
.55 km away
Cusco Therapeutic Massage
68 reviews
.47 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Don Mateo Picanteria Cusquena staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
Restaurant features
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jr. Pumacahua 202-A | Urb. Tahuantinsuyo, Cusco, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 84 232609
  • E-mail