Restaurants

Top Choice International in Ollantaytambo

El Albergue Restaurante

This whistle stop cafe serves elegant dinners of well-priced, classic Peruvian fare. It’s inviting, with an open kitchen bordered by heaping fruit bowls and candles adorning each linen-topped table.Start with the ca…
Top Choice Peruvian in Urubamba

Huacatay

In a little house tucked down a narrow side street, Huacatay makes a lovely night out. Though not every dish is a hit, the tender alpaca steak, served in a port reduction sauce with creamy quinoa risotto and topped …
Cafe in Urubamba

Kaia

A great addition to Urubamba, this garden cafe offers flavorful vegetarian fare, a lunchtime set menu (S18 to S24) and even homemade baby food (S8). There's also lentil burgers, tacos, homemade hot sauce and sides o…
Cafe in Ollantaytambo

Hearts Café

Serving healthy and hearty food, beer and wine and fabulous coffee, Hearts is a longtime local presence, with some organic produce and box lunches for excursions. Breakfasts like huevos rancheros (fried eggs with be…
in Urubamba

La Alhambra

This novoandina buffet place 2km west of town is the place to be if you’re hungry. Set amid charming gardens where pet alpacas roam, it serves up a dazzling array of cuzqueño dishes, stylishly done. Saving room for …
Peruvian in Ollantaytambo

Uchucuta

Forgive the stark setting with cafeteria lighting. This unassuming restaurant serves wonderful, artfully presented Peruvian fare. Their version of chicken cordon bleu is stuffed with spinach and served with a timbal…
Fusion in Pisac

Mullu

The balcony may be the best spot to watch market-day interactions in the plaza below. Chill and welcoming, the menu is fusion (think Thai meets Amazonian and flirts with highland Peruvian). Traditional lamb is tende…
Cafe in Ollantaytambo

Puka Rumi

A tiny locale where locals rave about the steaks, travelers melt over the breakfasts, and everyone enjoys the fresh but nontraditional burritos, which could feed two with pancake-like tortillas and a wide array of i…
Cafe in Pisac

Ulrike's Café

This sunny cafe is consistently tasty, serving up a great vegetarian menú, plus homemade pasta and melt-in-the-mouth cheesecake and a fluffy carrot cake that is legendary. There’s a book exchange, DVDs and special e…
in Pisac

Blue Llama

Blue Llama’s surreal, dream-like interior with a children’s-story theme is inviting enough. Happy staff, unusually Western-minded vegetarian dishes (steamed vegetables!), desserts to die for, and some funky jewelry …