11633 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA | Directions 9002534.044393 -118.455033
Monday 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Saturday 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Neighborhoods: West Los Angeles, West LA
YUMMY PERUVIAN FOOD! – Peruvian food is always a good choice, but this place seems like it came out of grandma's kitchen. The noodle dish with shrimp was scrumptious. The flan was the best I ever had. Good peruvian beer was a good touch- qusquena.
Being alone was no problem since interesting cartoons played on the wall. The ambience was homey too.
BEST LOMO SALTADO!!!!!!! – My wife and I just love Peruvian food. We never thought it could be so healthy. She fell in love with the quinoa salad and freshest salmon, and I was so HAPPY to find a Good Lomo Saltado, strips of steak and french fries! Friendly staff too.
Authentic Peruvian Food – I've been looking for a good Peruvian restaurant in Los Angeles and finally found it!
I'm Peruvian and have to admit that their chicha morada drink is better than the one at my house.
We ordered the lomo saltado, causa and chupe. All were delicious. If you are looking for a good peruvian restaurant, this is your place.
Amazing saltados and ceviche – I have eaten here for over a year, and can not get away from the food! I went out of town for a week, and could not wait to get back and get my amazing Peruvian food! The ceviche has upped it's game, one of my favorite dishes on the menu. The happy hour food is delicious and unique, especially the stuffed potato and sweet potato fries. Qusqo is definitely one of my favorite places to eat healthy, fresh, and delicious food. On another good note, the lomo saltado and the other 3 saltados aswell are great favorites of mine!
POOR MANAGEMENT- Waste of Money – Poor management... We had an awful experience tonight, so bad that I had to write this review. The owner of this place really ruins the ambiance that she's attempting to create. I don;t think that she's ever run a business before and does not know the meaning of customer service. The food is OK, nothing special and certainly not worth the price for the small plates they serve. Our food was luke warm and our espressos were cold. We didn;t even ask to get the espressos comped, the server offered to ask the owner to comp the drinks, The owner;s response was offensive and rude. We left with a sour taste in our mouths....I think if the owner was a bit more pleasant and smiled/ welcomed her customers, then the place might have some more customers. This place is going definitely going out of business soon, probably due to poor management..... DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY at his establishment.
Delicious and Different – Great food - fresh flavors, put me right back in the Plaza de Armas in Qusqo. The quinoa salad was delicious as was the squash soup. The dulche de leche cookies were homemade, and even better than I had in Peru! The service was great, and the ambience is very pleasant - modern and artful without being stark. Altogether a great experience, definitely worth repeating!
Uniquely fun dining alternative?. – As many of us know?there are a myriad of good, excellent, and superior spots to eat on the Westside. As a disclaimer, I don?t fancy myself a top notch food connoisseur by any means?I simply know what I like. For me it?s a combination ranging from ambiance, price, and of course?food quality and selection. I say selection because I love options?but once I find ?that dish??I usually stick with it.
For Qusqo, I have been here a handful of times since its opening. Honestly in the beginning, there were some small kinks?like the timing of some servers or just organization. Of course those are common probs with a new venues, so over time I feel they got on the right track. One thing I wish they would do is heat up the bread that they serve with the wonderful sauce in the beginning. Mmmm.
The atmosphere?very comfortable. I love bringing friends who haven?t been there or a new date since it is subtlety eclectic. There?s work from local artists displayed (*for sale) which changes from time to time. (Baby Blues BBQ on Lincoln does this as well. *Another favorite ?local color? Westside spot of mine. Baby Blues is also a BYOB. Woooo.) Qusqo also has a projector which typically plays old B&W movies. I was there last Oct and they actually played some ?Halloween? themed movies. Cool.
My evenings there start out with the fantastic sangria. There?s just something about sangria that most people love. (I think it?s just having the variety of fruit floating in alcohol that makes it fun. Lol.) I have been to Spain at least 8 times and although Qusqo?s isn?t the cream of the crop?it?s definitely worth having every single time I visit. (Other top places in LA for Sangria (in no particular order) are Ole in Studio City, La Luna Negra in Pasadena, and believe it or not?Versailles! Really. Oh?how can I forget La Paella in Bev Hills. If I?m not mistaken?it?s Spanish owned.)
Great...i'm out of space to write. Well, I say try this place and you won't be disappointed.
Best Calamari – Qusqo is a GREAT place for a casual dinner with friends and family. The food is light and healthy and the boutique wine selection is awesome. I love the fried calamari appetizer; it's done just right. I also like the parilla with salmon. It's really yummy with rice, beans and platanos. I love that Qusqo features hot, new artists and the movies played on the back wall add to the eclectic ambience. Happy Hour is GREAT, too. With fab drink and small plate specials. Perfect for an evening with friends. Not to mention the owner is super nice and very welcoming.
Good cheviche – I think these guys might still be trying to figure out the menu, but I gotta say, the ceviche is good (almost a meal in itself). This place has solid food and an artsy atmosphere. I'll be back for the ceviche and the lomo salteado!
Best Sangria ever... – I love a restaurant that offers great drinks. I wanted to try some Pisco Sours, but Qusqo only has a beer and wine license, which is why there Sangria must be so dam GOOD; it's not at all too sweet and I was happy to hear that natural fruits and juices are added to the wine. It was also cool to try Peruvian beers; I recommend the "Cusquena" one. The "lomo saltado" was amazing. That is a delicious steak dish that I will always recommend.
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