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Total Score

8.8
2391 reviews
Recommended
(9.2)
Food
(8.9)
Service
(8.8)
Value for money
(8.1)
Atmosphere
(8.7)

dined on Fri, 15 Mar 2019

(9)
At the end of the very ‘melbourne’ graffiti’d AC/DC lane is a Peruvian gem in Pastuso. Ceviche is fantastic, particularly the kingfish. The alpaca carpaccio is something a bit unusual, but actually pretty damn good. But the cherry on top is their beef cuts. We had the striploin which was cooked to perfection, each bite a melt in the mouth. Fantastic place, great food, good wine list and good atmosphere. Would highly recommend.

dined on Sat, 2 Feb 2019

(10)
Great experience. Like having a quick flight to Peru for free. Loved it.

dined on Mon, 31 Dec 2018

(9)
Price reflects NYE dining experience - we would normally spend less that that.

dined on Mon, 31 Dec 2018

(10)
The food was sensational with so many amazing flavours. Had the set NYE menu and enjoyed every course. The service was great and would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone wanting a truly great experience.
Brigitte Fang

dined on Mon, 17 Dec 2018

(10)
The food was great!
Max bournazel

dined on Mon, 10 Dec 2018

(10)
Great food, great menu. Very consistent for years.

dined on Sat, 8 Dec 2018

(10)
Seriously ahhhhhhmazing restaurant!!! The food was deliciously divine, the service was fantastic and fast, the drinks were all tasty and spectacular. Cannot recommend this restaurant enough. I look forward to enjoying another feast at Pastuso vry very soon!!!
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Specials

MOTHER'S DAY

Celebrate Mother's Day at Pastuso! Spoil your mamá the Peruvian way with our indulgent lunch set menu, including specially designed dishes for mom and a complimentary glass of Spanish sparkling cava to start. $80 per adult // $35 per child. All dietary requirements available. Credit Card details are required to secure this reservation. We request that you provide your credit card details as a guarantee. It is important to let us know if you are going to cancel or if your numbers change. If you fail to show up or if your numbers change and you do not advise Pastuso you may be charged a 'no show' fee of $40 per person.
When
12 May 2019
Sun 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
When
12 May 2019
Sun 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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$40 Express Lunch

Enjoy a two-course meal with a glass of Victorian wine or a pot of beer. Maximum for 7 people.
Max. people
4
When
11 Feb 2019 - 13 Feb 2019
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
When
15 Feb 2019 - 11 May 2019
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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$40 Express Lunch - Groups 5+

Enjoy a two-course meal with a glass of Victorian wine or a pot of beer. Maximum for 7 people. We request that you provide your credit card details as a guarantee. It is important to let us know if you are going to cancel or if your numbers change. If you fail to show up or if your numbers change and you do not advise Pastuso you may be charged a 'no show' fee of $40 per person.
Min. people
5
When
11 Feb 2019 - 13 Feb 2019
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
When
15 Feb 2019 - 11 May 2019
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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About Pastuso

Peruvian perfection at Pastuso Walk down the end of AC/DC Lane in Melbourne and you’ll instantly know that you’re heading somewhere special. Cruise past the famous Cherry Bar and out pops Pastuso, a restaurant with a real buzz that’s dedicated to serving mod Peruvian food. Order the beautifully textured flamed Crystal Bay prawns to start and you’ll be contemplating seconds after only one bite. A special mention has to go to the Pollo a la braza (roasted Peruvian chicken) that’s slow-cooked after a lengthy bath in a brine-like sauce (a fusion of cumin, soy sauce, red wine vinegar, coriander and Sichuan pepper). But it’s not just the food that’s kicking serious goals, the fit of fit-out is spot on too with a riot of colourful nca-inspired floor tiles, contemporary neon posters and melty, Dali-esque light fittings. If you’re in the city and looking for a feed, it would be silly not to check out Pastuso. Best dish: Pollo a la braza (roasted Peruvian chicken) that’s slow-cooked after a lengthy bath in a brine-like sauce (a fusion of cumin, soy sauce, red wine vinegar, coriander and Sichuan pepper).

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