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Don Paco

Puga 726, Cajamarca, Peru
+51 76 362655
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good39%
  • Average24%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
23 Aug 2016
“Very long waiting time and poor service”
18 Aug 2016
“2 hours for pizza”
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Peruvian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Puga 726, Cajamarca, Peru
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This restaurant was recommended in a French travel guide, but it already said that service was long. When we entered there were only 2 tables, so we decided to give it a try. - We waited one hour for 3 salads and 1 Lasagne, they...More

Thank Martina_Nord_Perou
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived in a 15 people group and waited for over an hour for regular dishes. Pizzas took about 2 hours. Terrible service. They took over 30 mins to bring drinks. We are so angry we cant even write the review. Never again.

Thank Jc_Sala
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The promise of fresh local, typical ingredients with a gourmet interpretation was exciting. But the quality of dishes varied. The sopa verdura (vegetable puree) was excellent, but part of the portion of cecina (dried beef) was overcooked; the vegetables were wonderful, the service was gracious

Thank Sherr M
Reviewed 4 July 2016

The lunch menu is tasty and plentyful (and very cheap). Have also a look at the section "specials" of the menu. We tried several of these: all very delicious!

Thank Celine G
Reviewed 1 April 2016

The owner was hard at work as manager, server, cashier, and probably in the kitchen. He made sure that we were satisfied. I enjoy everything in this small place.

Thank elcholon1
Reviewed 14 February 2016

After over 12 years of eating at Don Paco's it still remains my favorite place in Cajamarca. The rocotto sours are a great start to the meals. Both the Peruvian standards (lomo saltado and rocotto rellenos) and nuevo-Cajamarquino dishes are excellent and more than fairly...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We came here because it was highly recommended by our tour guide, what a mistake! I had the wild mushroom ravioli in cheese sauce and my husband a lomo saltado. The ravioli dish, which was out of their specialities menu, has the potential to be...More

1  Thank Marie T
Reviewed 9 December 2015

There were 2 people for service, one watching a very load telenovela and the other beyond nonchalant. They had no idea what was on the menu and were extremely disinterested in doing their job or answering questions, although we were the only people in the...More

Thank ABtz
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Definitely a very interesting alternative. Enjoy classic international dishes with a special turn, using Andean products and local foods. Reinventing food is in!

Thank Dante R
Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

I only spent the day in cajamarca and randomly stopped there to eat a bacon and cheese burger. Wow! The meat was incredible, one of the best burgers I had in south america! Plus, I did not have a place to put my bag for...More

Thank Mgiaco
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 PM - 1:30 AM
8:00 PM - 1:30 AM
8:00 PM - 1:30 AM
8:00 PM - 1:30 AM
8:00 PM - 1:30 AM
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Puga 726, Cajamarca, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cajamarca Region  >  Cajamarca
  • Phone Number: +51 76 362655
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