5 Plant-based restaurants to visit in Cusco


Plant-based restaurants are becoming more and more popular by the day and Peru is right behind the growing trend.

As many people opt for healthier lifestyles, plant-based diets become a part of that. If you’re visiting Cusco and looking for lighter and more colorful dishes to try, below is a list that I have compiled of 5 restaurants that might grab your attention.

Chia Vegan Kitchen

Chia Vegan Kitchen (Photo: Facebook)

This vegan joint is located just 4 minutes from the Plaza de Armas and has savory dishes that won’t hurt your wallet.

Price: $
Where: Calle Tecsecocha 466, Cusco
Telephone: 51 (84) 599055


Greens Organic 

Greens Organic (Photo: Facebook)

This healthy restaurant has a beautiful view of the Plaza de Armas from its balcony. The menu at Greens has mainly vegetarian options but also includes meat and some of its ingredients even come straight from their organic garden in Lamay.

Price: $$ – $$$
Where: Santa Catalina Angosta 135 2nd floor, Plaza de Armas, Cusco
Telephone: 51 (84) 243379


Shaman Vegan Restaurant

Shaman Vegan Restaurant (Photo: Facebook)

Enjoy a spiritual awaking at this raw vegan restaurant that is located near the San Blas area. Shaman Vegan also offers conferences that are held in the restaurant itself.

Price: $$ – $$$
Where: Santa Catalina Ancha 366 B, Cusco
Telephone: 51 (84) 261419


Loving Hut Vegan Cuisine 

Loving Hut Vegan Cuisine (Photo: Facebook)

This international chain restaurant offers dishes with a hint of Asian flavors. If you can’t make it to their Cusco location they also have restaurants in Chiclayo, Puno, Lince, Surquillo and a pastry shop also located in Surquillo.

Price: $
Where: Avenida Tullumayu 546, Cusco
Telephone: 51 (84) 267503


Vida Vegan Bistro 

Vida Vegan Bistro (Photo: Facebook)

This Peruvian-Italian cuisine bistro is located near the Santa Teresa convent and is close to the beautiful Sacsayhuaman ruins.

Price: $$ – $$$
Where: Tambo De Montero 508, Cusco
Telephone: 51 (84) 612189



Natasha grew up in a suburb of Chicago and moved to Peru two years ago and studied Bilingual Administrative Assistance and General Management at the British Academy. In her spare time she loves to be with family and her maltese, Maya.