Peruvian food restaurants in Machu Picchu

Peruvian food is considered one of the best cuisines in the world. Its most famous dishes are the ceviche, the lomo saltado, the stuffed cause, the ají de gallina and more. In Cusco there are also representative dishes such as baked guinea pig or grilled alpaca. During the trip to Machu Picchu there are quality restaurants that offer Peruvian food. Most are in the town of Aguas Calientes, located at the foot of Machupicchu.

Peruvian hike in Machu Picchu
Peruvian food in Machu Picchu

Tinkuy restaurant

This restaurant belongs to the prestigious Belmond hotel chain. It is the only one on the list located next to Machu Picchu. Its facilities are also part of the Sanctuary Lodge hotel. The buffet lunch includes Peruvian dishes but also international ones. It is an excellent option although not so cheap.

  • Dishes: stuffed cause, trout ceviche, lomo saltado and more.
  • Price (approximate): 30 USD per person.
  • Address: Hiram Bingham Highway Km 7.5, Machu Picchu town, Peru.

El Indio Feliz restaurant

One of the most prestigious restaurants in Machupicchu town. It is a few steps from the main square of the town. It is famous for its tastefully colored decoration. Also for the quality of their dishes. In addition to Peruvian food, it also offers gourmet options and fusions.

  • Dishes: ceviche, fried trout and baked alpaca.
  • Price (approximate): 20 USD per main dish.
  • Address: Calle Lloque Yupanqui 103 Machu Picchu town, Peru.

Chef House Peruvian Food

One of the few restaurants in Machupicchu town that offers the best of Peruvian and Cusco cuisine. An excellent option is to taste the crispy baked guinea pig. There is also the best of typical drinks such as chicha or Cusco beer. The quality of the service is also remarkable.

  • Dishes: ceviche, lomo saltado, baked guinea pig, stuffed cause, baked alpaca and more.
  • Price (approximate): 15 USD per main dish.
  • Address: Avenue Imperio de los Incas 616, Machu Picchu town, Peru.

Julian restaurant

A good inexpensive option although with good quality dishes. It also stands out for the good service of its staff and its delicious desserts. In addition to Peruvian food, it is worth mentioning its pizzas and chicken pieces. It is located at the top of the town, on the way to the thermal baths of the place.

  • Dishes: Ceviche, lomo saltado, fried trout and baked alpaca.
  • Price (approximate): 10 USD per main dish.
  • Address: Avenue Pachacutec 601, Machu Picchu town, Peru.

Inti House restaurant

This famous and striking restaurant is in the main square of Machupicchu town. Its neon lights call to try its delicious dishes of Peruvian food. But it also offers the best in pizzas, pastas, fried foods and alcoholic beverages. Its spacious venue also has an Andean music show.

  • Dishes: Trout ceviche, grilled alpaca, lomo saltado, fried guinea pig and more.
  • Price (approximate): 20 USD per main dish.
  • Address: Avenue Pachacutec 703, Machu Picchu town, Peru.

El Mapi by Inkaterra restaurant

This restaurant is part of the Inkaterra hotel chain. Its buffet lunch service stands out for its delicious and varied dishes where, of course, Peruvian food stands out. El Mapi also has a bar with a good atmosphere where Peruvian cocktails are famous: pisco sour, chilcano and more.

  • Dishes: ceviche, lomo saltado, stuffed cause and more.
  • Price (approximate): 25 USD per person.
  • Address: Avenue Pachacutec 109, Machu Picchu town, Peru.

Enjoy the trip to Machu Picchu with the best services

Choose one of the 5 types of tickets

The entrance to Machu Picchu offers discounts for university students, those under 18 years of age and citizens of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia. Children under 3 years enter free! Get your entry to 'mapi' here.

We take you wherever you want in Cusco

The private transportation service takes you to any tourist destination in Cusco. Travel with total security in a private service for you, your partner, your friends or family. Includes pick up service from the airport or transfer to Machu Picchu train station, book here!

An unforgettable train trip to Machu Picchu

In total there are four tourist train services to Machu Picchu: Expedition, Vistadome, Vistadome Observatory and the Hiram Bingham luxury train. They all belong to the prestigious Peru Rail company. Buy the tickets here! Take advantage of the discounts!

Get on the final bus to Machu Picchu

The train trip will leave you in the town of Aguas Calientes, 10 kilometers from Machu Picchu. For this last section you must get the bus to Machu Picchu, a comfortable service that takes care of the environment of the wonder of the world. Buy your bus ticket here!

Tour Machu Picchu with a professional guide

In Machu Picchu the tour guide service is not mandatory. However, most tourists decide to go accompanied by a guide. This way they will be able to fully understand the history and importance of the wonder of the Incas.

Machupicchu all inclusive 1 day

If you do not want to buy each ticket to Machu Picchu separately, it is best to hire an all-inclusive tour. Includes: transfer to the station, train ticket, tour guide, entrance fee and lunch option at the best ‘mapi’ restaurant. Book the tour here!