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Although most visitors eat all meals at their hotels, several restaurants, mostly in Chivay, host the lunchtime tourist groups that come through town. Witite, Calle Siglo XX 328 (tel. 054/531-036), named for a locally famous dance competition, serves a general Andean menu. Solar Rosario, Calle Arequipa 504 (tel. 054/531-133), is a good-looking spot that offers a pretty good buffet lunch, and Casablanca, Plaza de Armas 705 (tel. 054/521-019), serves a good-value menu and boasts a handful of vegetarian dishes. If you stay the night, you may want to check out a little peña action (served up with dinner) at El Encanto del Colca, Calle Mariscal Castilla 500 (no phone), down a little side street. Good folkloric peña music can also be found at El Nido, Zarumilla 216 (tel. 054/531-010), around the corner from El Encanto.

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