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Ima Sumaq

#192 of 607 Restaurants in Cusco
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Calle Triunfo # 350, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 224893
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Vancouver
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for dinner last week on a Saturday night. It was not busy at all. In fact we were the only diners. Even though we were the only diners, we felt ignored by 3 people working there. They were kinda busy doing something else. We ordered a salad for appetizer and 2 main. We got our 2 mains... More 

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Thank Larry B
Toronto, Canada
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494 reviews
376 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

So their menu was 30 soles for 3 courses - I had the salad very good - others had the soup - very large portion and tasty. The main course was Lomo Salato average and the yellow chicken meal - also average. Meat was too rare for beef - so sent back and cooked as desired - no issues. Dessert... More 

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Thank Elizabeth M
Zurich, Switzerland
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Nice outside terrace Menu choice quite big with Peruvian, international food Had the lunch menu with aji de gallina, okay... There are much better ones. My partner had salad with alpaca stripes, avocados, tomato, etc. Meat was five tiny stripes of meat, no more than 20g of meat on the plate, dressing was some kind of fruity reduction soaking the... More 

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Thank Oliver O
Florence, Italy
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

they had a 30 soles menu, VERY VERY nice.. went there for a couple meals and the food was affordable and delicious

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Thank fleurentina87
Munich, Germany
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Went here as part of an organised tour, if I had my own choosing I would have looked up something on trip advisor and chosen that way, but I didn't have a choice in this instance. My partner and I got 2 entrees. The soup was so salty and the alpaca salad had 3 1cm slivers of alpaca with some... More 

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Thank World-travel-MS
Manchester
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654 reviews
367 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I think I have only ever given one 1* review before on TripAdvisor but this place more than earned it. We ordered from a set menu and it took us over an hour for our bowls of tepid, salty soup and alpaca-less alpaca salad to be bought out. In the meantime another large group who came in a long time... More 

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Thank Howellsey
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

First day in Cusco on holiday. The tour guide recommended the restaurant. The guide tools there. Most people already there were tourists. We just order main courses and drink. It took over 90 minute for the food to arrive. When they finally arrived my dish and my friend's beef were tough and not very hot. Staff didn't off an apology... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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436 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We came here on the recommendation of a local who even came with us and sat with us during the meal. Great. They recommended the alpaca and it did not disappoint. Lovely Peruvian Cabernet Sauvignon and local beer to go with it. A lovely night out. Excellent service and very well priced. A hidden gem.

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Thank CraigandTania
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The food was delicious and the atencion was really good. Its not so expensive as the other restaurants in the centre. 100% recomended

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Thank Fabian T
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We stumbled into this hidden gem during our first day in Cusco. Service was good, albeit slow and unhurried. We ordered the trout ceviche (delicious), aji gallina (mediocre) and a bottle of vino tinto (very reasonably priced and also very good). We would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, South American, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Triunfo # 350, Cusco, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 84 224893
Description
Just off the Plaza de Armas, upstairs in a courtyard, with a welcoming staff, terrific menu featuring Peruvian specialties as well as pastas, fusion appetizers, the BEST pisco sours and a nice wine list. Beautiful service tops it off.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?