Peru is known for a lot: Beautiful landscapes, amicable and passionate people. And a diverse cuisine. Being vegan or vegetarian doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the full flavor of the Andes culinary art. We have a list of the best vegan and vegetarian restaurants beautiful Cusco holds. Trendy restaurants meet multifaceted dishes. Bon Appetit!
Green point is a fully vegan restaurant in an extremely cosy atmosphere. It is situated in the city centre and has a diverse menu to cater all tastes. Cream soups, vegan sushi and Peruvian-Asian fusion dishes. If you want to have the delicious Green Point taste on a daily basis, you should consider to sign up for one of their cooking classes.
The family restaurant welcomes you in a trendy atmosphere, located close to the main square. They use organic ingredients from their own fields. Jardin Organiko offers food for everyone, including a huge selection for vegetarians and vegans. From Pizza to vegan Ceviche, a choice for everyone. Expect beautifully decorated plates and exquisite Cocktails!
The Shaman Restaurant is the description of healthy food. On their menu you will find raw food and antique, traditional Peruvian dishes, prepared in an old fashioned way, and all vegan. They only use ingredients from their own organic garden, like avocados, quinoa, and all sorts of fresh fruit and vegetables. Delicious!
Organika is in the historic centre of Cusco and offers food for everyone. The restaurant only uses organic products and beautiful vegetables for all of their plates. They put a lot of emphasize on the presentation of the dish. Take a photo, this place is definitely Instagram-worthy!
Another organic restaurant with a whole load of options for non-vegetetarians to vegans. Their food comes from the Sacred Valley, the holy land of the Incas. Greens Organic has exquisite curries and quinoa bowls, and dishes with great sweet-savory combination. If you have dinner come early or book in advance, this place is always full!
This tiny treasure is hidden in a narrow alley close to the San Blas Market, you might need a bit to find it. A hole in the wall as New Yorkers would say. On their only vegetarian and vegan menu you will find traditional Peruvian dishes for an unbelievable cheap price. A full vegan lunch costs about US$2. If your stomach lets you, make sure to have a soup, main and dessert. For that price all of them are worth a try.
If you feel like vegetarian and vegan fast food you simply have to go to Prasada. They have two stores in San Blas, close to each other. On the first sight both of them seem like simple cafes, but once you have a bite of their Burgers, Falafel, Salads or Sandwiches you will melt away. Make sure to try a freshly made juice!
Prepare to have traditional Peruvian dishes with a European twist, prepared by the German couple owning Granja Heidi. In thirty years of living in Peru, they have perfectionized their fusion cooking. They have food for everyone with a big selection for vegetarians. Their daily lunch menu includes a main dish, a dessert and a drink for a fair price. Bring cash, because cards are not accepted.
Seledonia’s Mesa is a small, traditional Peruvian and Cusqueño restaurant, run by a family. They have heaps of vegetarian and vegan options, turning traditional dishes meat free. Try one of their cream soups to delight your taste buds. They offer cooking classes as well. And what would be better than learning to cook from a Peruvian family?