Where to Eat in Machu Picchu?


In Machu Picchu town, you can found cheap restaurants, pizzerias, and Peruvian cuisine restaurants.


The main hotels in Machu Pichu offers for guest and non-guest international, Peruvian and Andean cuisine - buffet lunch.


Typical cuisine of Cuzco


"Timpo" (Quechua language timpu = to boil), Delicious soup, boiled with a piece of chest beef, lamb head, bacon, besides cabbage, potatoes, chickpeas, rice, yam, peaches, pears and yuccas. The broth is served separately from the rest of the stew that is covered on the plate with the cabbage leaves.


"Chuño Cola" pottage of Inca origin. Delicious pottage elaborated with a meat broth, rice, sausages, chickpea, potatoes and potato starch. This plate is eaten with a stick spoon, called huisilla. The potato starch, is a sun-dried potato.


"Queso Kapche" (Kapche Cheese), pottage preferred in the months of November and December, prepared with green beans, potatoes, milk, eggs, cheese, and pepper, with an onion seasoning, garlic and butter. It is served with rice.


"Pepián de Cuy o Conejo" (Pepián of Guinea pig or Rabbit): Dish prepared with guinea pig pieces (or rabbit) fried in abundant oil, it is cooked with an onion seasoning, red hot pepper, and peanut. It is served with rice and boiled potatoes.


"Chicharrón con Mote" (Pork with mote - maize): meat of pork fried in its own fat accompanied by mote or shelled maize.


"Humita" Is made with fresh mass of maize, it can be sweet or salty, wrapped in a banana leaf. It can be cook by steam or oven.


"Adobo de Chancho" (Pork stewed): meat of pork marinated with chicha de jora and spices, cooked on a pot. It is served with rice.


"Olluco con Carne" (Olluco with meat): Olluco tuber and potatoes stewed with dried alpaca meat.



  • Indio Feliz ($$): Lloque Yupanqui St.
  • Pueblo Viejo ($$): Pachacutec Av.
  • Toto´s House ($$): Imperio de los Incas St.
  • Pizzeria Manu ($): Pachacutec Av.
  • Govinda ($): Pachacutec Av.
  • Chez Maggy ($): Pachacutec Av.
  • Pizzeria Sayacmarca ($): Hermanos Ayar St.


Recommended Restaurants:

  • Qunuq Restaurant / Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel - Lunch or Dinner ($$$)
  • Café Inkaterra / Inkaterra Machu Picchu Hotel ($$$)
  • Hatuchay Tower Machu Picchu Hotel - Buffet lunch ($$)


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