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Chicha por Gaston Acurio

calle Santa Catalina 210, int 105 | Frente a la puerta del Monasterio de Santa Catalina, Arequipa, Peru
+51 54 287360
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ceviche” (54 reviews)
“peking duck” (8 reviews)
“bread” (41 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
calle Santa Catalina 210, int 105 | Frente a la puerta del Monasterio de Santa Catalina, Arequipa, Peru
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

Location is central if you are staying near the Plaza de Armas. Service was outstanding. Food was simply divine. The waiter went out of his way to introduce us to craft made chichi. The pisco sour was delicious and the wine selection included the best...More

Thank Griselda C
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Truly wonderful tasting food and nice ambiance. I had the swordfish which melted in my mouth and had wonderful taste. I also had a Peruvian Sauvignon Blanc which was a perfect compliment. The group of people I was with all loved their meals, as well....More

Thank David S
Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

Great local food with a modern twist. Definitely high standards, and price to go with it - but worth it. Sadly the waiter in his attempt to provide top quality service ended up sticking to English all the way despite us speaking spanish (mostly trying),...More

Thank Hypersphere
Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

After trying Panchita in Lima, we were looking forward to have the same excellent food in Arequipa as Chicha is from the same owner. However Chicha was not as good as its sister in Lima. The food was ok but nothing spectacular, just average. The...More

Thank Omrca
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Being aware of this restaurant's reputation we were really looking forward to having dinner there. Thankfully, the hype and high ratings were met or exceeded by our dining experience. The food and wait staff were excellent, and the dining room is lovely.

Thank pgunnels
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Stopped by for lunch (fantastic and filling) decided to return later for dessert. The attentive staff were very helpful explain in the menu options and making recommendations. Watching the staff prepare everything from drinks to main dishes lets you know that they believe presentation is...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 2 June 2015

One of our party made advance reservations in order to try this restaurant, which was reputed to be one of the best in Arequipa. Upon arriving we were seated at a table in the covered indoor/outdoor dining room, which was cold (nights are quite chilly...More

Thank AshesToProveIt
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Knew this was one of the most highly recommend restaurants in the city. We enjoyed a full 3 courses and was really pleased with the balance of tastes and the uniqueness of the dishes. Of note the crème brulé was excellent with the purple corn...More

Thank Blair R
Reviewed 31 May 2015

we were happy to find this place right on a central square. Pre-incas food, as they called it, very interesting, tasty. Very good service, take credit cards. Owner suggested to go on a roof after we were done to make great photos ant he was...More

Thank iglana
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Aware of its reputation before setting off on holiday, we made a reservation by email. It turned out the the restaurant was only a couple of blocks away from our hotel. We were greeted in a friendly manner and taken through the main part of...More

Thank Bill R
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 18
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: calle Santa Catalina 210, int 105 | Frente a la puerta del Monasterio de Santa Catalina, Arequipa, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa
  • Phone Number: +51 54 287360
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