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Macondo Cafe-Restaurante

#116 of 593 Restaurants in Cusco
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Cuesta San Blas 571, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 227887
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Escape the crowds and the heat in this dark oasis offering good coffee and music in a pleasant and comfortable setting. Loved the decor especially the murals.

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Thank munrotop
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Love the intriguing art in the entry way (for sale) but the Pisco Sours in Happy Hour are what kept us coming back. The decor is some combination of Chinese-Inca filigree and they do great food as well.

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Thank WanderingDavy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

This places is really stylishly decorated and each dish is super tasty. We came back again and again during our time in Cusco. Always playing nice tunes. Some dishes. At sound simple but they are all full of flavour. Love the mulled wine on a chilly Cusco evening. Yum!

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Thank Lmosst
Alaska
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Pumpkin soup and pepper steak were both great! Love the ambience. Need more words to reach the 100 word minimum but it's simply good.

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Thank Jessica M
Singapore River, Singapore
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Eclectic place with s pricey gift shop at the front. Small menu but great salads , also had the veg curry which was average. We were only guests eating and service was slow. Also had radio on with some load and grating music.

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Thank ponnoiyee
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We came by this place going uphill to Plazeta San Blas. The decor is very nice fusion of modern and andean styles and the music was great. The waiter/barman is kind and you'll never be neglected, as there are only four tables at this tiny restaurant. We ordered the combo for pisco sour and alpaca ceviche, and they were both... More 

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Thank Rodolfo S
Panama
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

What a refreshing change of pace from the usual huge, boring menus most restaurants have in Cuscu. The Macondo Cafe has a smaller menu with delicious offerings appealing to all tastes. We had a delicious dinner of Bacon wrapped Alpaca, baked potato and salad. The drinks were good and the atmosphere was comfy and romantic. I highly recommend this restaurant!

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Austin
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79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Okay, we didn't eat here (kitchen was not open yet) but we did have 2 for one pisco sours twice at 16 soles total. They were good, they were strong, the seating is comfortable and the music at just the right volume. Good place to start an evening.

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1 Thank preironic
Nemoli, Italy
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Nice place, good cocktails, atmosphere and... nice music. I've tried the "mochatini" cocktail: very well made.

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1 Thank emidiobianco
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

The great issue here is that is has no concept at all. They tried to make a souvenir and art store besides a bar that pretends to be a restaurant. The result: it is nothing. The staff is sometimes in the bar, sometimes in the Art store and when they remember the customers seated for food, go to the kitchen... More 

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Thank Guillermo P

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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
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cuesta San Blas 571, Cusco, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 84 227887

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