32 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Calle Saphy 584 (at downtown), Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan, Indian, Western, Hare Krishna, Peruvian
Little vegan restaurant inside a corner stall at the Mercado San Blas. A complete comes with soup, hot drink, and main entree. A few tables for seating inside. Garlic and onion used.
Carmen Bajo 235 (at San Blas), Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan, Western, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Bakery, Latin American
Vegan food restaurant with 2 locations; this one opened May 2013 and offers a larger menu. Offers cakes and baked goods and a mix of international foods.
Av Tullumayu 546-A, Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Chinese, Juice bar, Take-out, Fusion
A branch of Loving Hut, an international chain of vegan food restaurants inspired by Supreme Master Ching Hai, an advocate for veg living. Each location is individually owned. Serves all-vegan food and non-alcoholic beverages. (Please note this listing was mistakenly called "Loving Vegan" but has been changed to Loving Hut by HappyCow admin 6/30/17.) Previous description: Healthy food prepared with fresh ingredients following the precept of "let your food be your medicine." Holds yoga, tai-chi, and other workshops.
Santa Catalina Ancha 366-B, Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Raw, Western, Salad bar, Juice bar, Peruvian
A shamanic restaurant dedicated to ancient shamanic food practices. Offers vegan and raw food with salads as well as traditional Peruvian dishes like stuffed avocado and Andean potatoes. The plate of the day might include soup, bread, beans, rice, quinoa, seitan, salad bar, and tea. Feb 2016 reported no longer using dairy and is now all vegan (although reported to use woollen place mats, July 2017).
Plaza San Francisco, Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan, Western, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out, Bakery, Latin American
Its 2nd restaurant, opened 2015 formerly as Green Point 2. Menu is similar to its 1st restaurant but more concise and prices a lower here. Everything is vegan, from breakfast to spaghetti, burger, cake, waffles, smoothies and fresh baked bread.
Siete Angelitos 619, Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan, International, Italian, Beer/Wine, Peruvian
Small vegan restaurant offering Peruvian and Italian dishes located in San Blas. The owner is also the chef and prepares everything fresh (for example house-made pasta). While he preps your food you can use his board games collection and have some fun with your friends. Menu including starter (soup), main and lemonade or tea for 20 Soles.
Mercado San Blas, corner stall, Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Peruvian
Tiny place inside the San Blas market serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Local cuisine, healthy options. Around 5 soles for a full meal including main dish, salad, soup, juice. Look for their sign inside the market.
Carmen Alto 146, Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, International, Western, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out, European, Peruvian
Vegetarian place serving burgers, desserts, smoothies, and more. Gives economic support to The House of Culture in Cusco. Employees are volunteers from different countries.
Qanchipata 269, Barrio San Blas, Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Western, Fast food, Take-out, Peruvian, Latin American
Small vegetarian restaurant in San Blas neighborhood at this space since 2015; previously a snack bar at Choquechaca 152. Offers a weekday lunch menu set that includes soup or salad, main dish, and small dessert. A la carte menu offers veggie burgers plus pasta, pizza, salad, and fresh juices. Has Wi-Fi.
Avenida Pardo 1079, Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Pizza, Organic, Western, Take-out, Fusion, Peruvian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Offers gluten-free and some vegetarian dishes like quinoa burger, vegetarian Thai curry, veggie pizza, salads and fruit smoothies. A 15-minute walk from Plaza de Armas (Main Square), take Avenida El Sol to the Paccha (water fountain) on Avenida El Sol, turn right on Avenida Pardo.
Calle Chocquechaca (at opposite Hotel Rumi Punku), Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Western, Peruvian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Has vegan appetizers like vegan kebabs, vegan 'meatballs' made with tofu and spinach, vegan entrees, and several vegan burgers and sandwiches.
Sta. Catalina Ancha 384, Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Western, Peruvian, Non-veg
Serves fish, vegan options available. One of a few outlets this one is situated 2 blocks from Plaza de Armas. Menu is vegetarian, vegan, and fish (added 2014). Kitchen breaks in the afternoon before dinner service.
Tigre 130, Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Western, Beer/Wine, Peruvian, Non-veg
Serves fish, vegan options available. One of a few outlets in Cusco, this one offers a range of vegetarian, vegan, and pescatarian meals including tofu burger, pancakes, spaghetti, salads, fries, falafel, whole wheat bread, cocktails and juices. Complimentary salad bar with meal. Quick service. Weekday movie afternoons 3-6pm.
Plazoleta Nazarenas 221, Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: International, Fusion, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Chef offers a varied menu with plenty of vegetarian and vegan choices, with the ability to improvise for vegans both on and off menu. Decor is unique. Located close to Plaza de Armas. A 4-room guest lodge is also available.
Santa Catalina Angosta 135, 2nd Floor, Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Peruvian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Organic food restaurant in Cusco. Prices are about S/.35.00 per plate. Has veg options but not fully vegetarian (please confirm and let HappyCow if inaccurate).
Tecsecocha 415, 1st floor, Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Ovo, Thai, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Primarily Thai food such as pad thai, satay, curry, with choice of tofu. Also has veg sandwich, salads, and fries. Casual atmosphere. Vegans could order the yellow curry with rice and tofu, green curry, red curry, masaman curry, salads.
Plazoleta Santo Domingo 259, Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Western, Peruvian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Restaurant at Hotel Palacio del Inka has a 2-page vegan menu with starters, mains, and desserts.
159 Calle Espinar (at Plaza Regocijo), Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, International, Italian, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out, Catering, Fusion, Peruvian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Small restaurant offering dishes such as breaded eggplant and fresh vegetables, spaghetti and sauteed vegetables and sauteed vegetables over rice. Will also help accommodate and prepare requests for vegetarian or vegan dishes not listed on the menu - ask.
Cuesta San Blas 525 (at Carmen Bajo), Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Peruvian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Owner-run restaurant providing local food that can be made vegetarian or vegan by request. Try the rocoto relleno. Set lunch menu til 3:30pm. Re-opened June 2016 post renovation.
Av. El Sol 106 (at Mantas), Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Indian, Buffet, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. The all-you-can-eat buffet from 12-2pm features 5 vegetarian dishes (4 of which are vegan), 5 non-veg, 2 kinds of rice, plus salad. Cost 15PEN. Seating on 2nd floor.
Santa Catalina Ancha 342, Cusco, Peru
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Western, Buffet, Juice bar, Fusion, Peruvian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Upscale cafe on a 2 level contemporary space, connected to Maytaq Wasin Boutique Hotel. A mural illustrates the Incan traditions towards the land, the farmers and mother earth (PachaMama). Offers a varied menu based on local and seasonal produce with around 19 or so vegetarian dishes of which 6 or so are vegan; could ask to omit cheese. Has street access and is 2 blocks from the main square in Cusco.