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El Zarco

Jr Del Batan 170, Cajamarca, Peru
+51 76 363421
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good34%
  • Average26%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible12%
7 Nov 2017
“Disgusting bathrooms”
27 Jul 2016
“delicious variety of food for every taste.”
Restaurant Hours
Peruvian, Latin, Soups
$$ - $$$
Jr Del Batan 170, Cajamarca, Peru
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Considering the price of the food charged here I would have expected that the staff would have made some sort of effort in keeping the bathrooms relatively clean. I guess not though which made me wonder about the hygiene standards involved in the food preparation....More

Thank Mik O
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We enjoy eating there, good and delicious variety of peruvian food, my favorite was the lamb stew. Prices are very reasonable, the environment is clean and very well located .Service was good. We visited it 3 times.....

Thank acostareyes828
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Something of a local institution, located on the corner of the Plaza de Armas, in large premises. The menu is extensive, including such local delicacies as guinea pig and rabbit, and the portions are large and good value. Accordingly, the place is busy with locals...More

Thank PeruNorth
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for Peruvian food this is the place to go! My parents tried cuy for the first time here and loved it. The humitas and lomo saltado are my personal favorites. This isn't a fancy place, but it very authentic!

Thank Brooklynn A
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Most of the food served here is brown, as if everything would have been just fried. This restaurant used to be one of the best places to have lunch, nowadays it's not.

Thank Andres S
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Zarco was our place for perfect breakfast, great afternoon coffee break and nice luches. TO beging with breakfast, El Zarco serves great sandwich with asado that is a special kind of meat very flavory and soft, perfect coffee and good juices. For lunch you can...More

Thank Toti O
Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

The place is dirty. The services is bad. It took many minutes to have a waiter. Also, the food is terrible. I ordered a parrilla. The meat was not good, just over cooked. Dont go!!!!!

1  Thank Miguel L
Reviewed 18 July 2014

We go there every time we go to Cajamarca. The food is more expensive than other restaurants, but the caldo de Gallina is quite good. If you go early enough, you can get great pan serrano (mountain bread) to go with el caldo.

Thank D S
Reviewed 27 June 2014

Founded by a cook who worked in traditional Salas restaurant, today is a good option to eat! have a juice and connect to Internet. OK prices and service.

Thank andeantonio
Reviewed 13 January 2014

We went in, I sat on a wet chair. The ambiance is 1960s industrial communist food, steamy, big vats of soup and stew and dingy old tables. The menu is peruvian, we looked at it, didnt like the vibe, our kids hated all the choices...More

1  Thank Aegir101
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jr Del Batan 170, Cajamarca, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cajamarca Region  >  Cajamarca
  • Phone Number: +51 76 363421
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