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Zig Zag Restaurant

Calle Zela 210, Arequipa, Peru
+51 54 206020
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (170 reviews)
“fondue” (37 reviews)
“meat tray” (29 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Calle Zela 210, Arequipa, Peru
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541 - 550 of 1,432 reviews

Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

The atmosphere was great, the service was okay-we waited a while to be greeted by our server (even though our section was empty). The bread was good that they start you with. We shared the fondue which was far too large of a portion for...More

1  Thank katiemccoy624
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

This resturant is relatavly expansive but the dishes are served very nicely with a beautiful design. The food itself was good but not amazing.

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 21 October 2015

All of the food served here was exceptional, especially the hot volcanic stone plates (meats and fish) and smoked salmon appetizer! The atmosphere is great, the only thing lacking was the friendliness of our server, she barely said a word to us. Also, they had...More

Thank Mallary J
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We had a lovely meal that included chicken, beef, trout, alpaca and a must-try shrimp cocktail. Truly a wonderful dining experience with unique presentation.

Thank ENTinHouston
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

Being Trip Advisor number one restaurant we arrived at Zig Zag with big expectations and in my opinion those expectations were not fulfilled. Yes it is a great place but I have been to more interesting places. The reason why I believe there are better...More

1  Thank Rodriguescac
Reviewed 19 October 2015

This restaurant was an excellent choice for our group. We of course started with a pisco sour. I chose the quinoa soup (delicious), trout with baked potato and the trout was cooked perfectly. Service was great and and atmosphere warm and comfortable.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

I came to grab some dinner solo..they said there were no seats available even though I could see the bar empty... Apparently reservation is a must...

Thank Jordan A
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Four of us dined at Zigzag for dinner and enjoyed delightful service and excellent food. I ordered trout cooked and served on volcanic rock with mashed potatoes and ratatouille as sides. Sauces were offered including compound butter, a creamy sauce, and a creamy olive sauce.i...More

Thank NancyNordicrun
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Nice, comfortable atmosphere. There is a little bar in a side room to wait if you need to, and there is a nice feel to the place, both upstairs and downstairs. I had the three meats signature dish--I had alpaca, beef, and pork--which was nicely...More

Thank wymanz2go
Reviewed 14 October 2015

We came to Zig Zag after a long bus ride from Colca Canyon and had a very nice meal in a calm atmosphere. I had the grilled trout with 4 different sauces on the side, quinoa and a salad. It was very tasty, and served...More

Thank Grace A
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avdeuren
17 December 2016|
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Response from Alpandina | Property representative |
Dear Avdeuren, I have taken note of your reservation, but we don't have a reservation system on TripAdvisor. Please confirm your reservation by pone: 054 253586 or 054 206020 o by email that you can find on our... More
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Jinu C
14 December 2016|
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Estimado Jinu, le agradecemos realizar su reserva por teléfono al 054 253586 o 054 206020 Necesitamos tomar sus datos para confirmar la reserva.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Zela 210, Arequipa, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa
  • Phone Number: +51 54 206020
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Description
The Alpandina dishes offered by the Zig Zag Restaurant are the result of a creative culinary fusion deeply rooted in the mountains, where the sun endows foodstuffs with energy and balanced components. The dishes most representative of Alpandino gastronomy arise from a marvellous synthesis of unique time-hallowed ingredients from all over Peru, combined with ancient and modern culinary techniques from the Alps and the Andes. One of the results is our great speciality: Volcanic-Stone-Cooked Meats and Fish. This culinary concept was generated specially by the restaurant's proprietor and Chef, Michel Hediger from Switzerland. During the course of many years in Arequipa, Peru, he has developed an original gastronomic proposal which enables one to savour different kinds of food prepared in an exclusive, healthy and very natural style, so that the restaurant's customers might compare and enjoy the country's different flavours. Located in the Historic Centre of Arequipa, opposite the lovely Plaza San Francisco, the Zig Zag Restaurant, with its impressive cast iron staircase designed by the famous French architect Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, is a unique place to enjoy a gastronomic evening with a difference.
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