La Retama, Cusco

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    La Retama: Peruvian International

    by kucha Written Jun 8, 2006

    Overlooking the Plaza de Armas from a huge second-floor space, La Retama is one of Cusco's most enduring favorites. The restaurant's walls are lined with the art and handicrafts of Peru. While it can feel a little touristy, the food is excellent.

    Favorite Dish: We loved the classic Peruvian dishes, such as pink trout and king fish from Lake Titicaca, seco de cordero (lamb), anticucho de lomo (beef brochette), cuy (guinea pig), and trout ceviche.

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    La Retama: Dinner and a show on the Square

    by MrRandMcnally Written Aug 6, 2005

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    Sit too close and they might make you join in

    Right on the square this place has good Local fare, though to tell you the trueth I don't remember much about the food. The thing that makes this place stand out is that they have traditional Peruvian music shows at 8:30 every night.

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