The best restaurants in Ollantaytambo

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Huchuy Qosqo was a population located at over 3,550 masl on a small plateau at the top of a mountain. From here you can take beautiful views across the valley, it is possible to see snowy mountain of exuberant beauty like the snowy Pitusiray and to the bottom of this privileged view, the town of Calca.

It is known by the chroniclers that it was the Inca Wiracocha who ordered the construction of the city of Huchuy Qosqo; It is said that in his old age he felt tired and wanted to leave the government and move away from the movement of the empire capital of Tahuantinsuyo (Cusco) and seek peace and tranquility in this place; Is built on a territory occupied by several human settlements, over time, these would be dominated and incorporated into the empire of the Incas. One of these settlements must have been precisely on Huchuy Qosqo.

Restaurants in Ollantaytambo

Mayupata (Peruvian fusion cuisine)

It is one of the most luxurious restaurants in the city of Ollantaytambo, offering a wide selection of international dishes with Peruvian touch. Here you can enjoy delicious trout dishes with a spicy pisco sour cocktail. We especially recommend the Mayupata trout; In this restaurant you will find edible art.

  • Address: Jr. Convention (In front of the Temple of Santiago Apostle)
  • The average price is $ 10 per plate
  • Phone: 084 204 009
  • Hours: from 10 am to 9 pm

Note: The pizzas are quite large and ideal for at least 2 travelers with a lot of appetite.


Blue Puppy Restaurant and Lounge (Peruvian Mexican and Italian fusion cuisine)

El Perrito Azul is a restaurant that offers appetizers, soups, quesadillas, pastas, pizzas and salads, but also has a selection of vegetarian dishes (ideal for large groups). This two-level restaurant offers great views of the city landscape and the mountain behind it. It has chairs and lounge sofas, making to Blue Puppy one of the most comfortable options when compared to other restaurants in the area.

  • Address: Central Square, Calle del Horno
  • The average price is $ 10 per plate
  • Phone: 084 630 464
  • Hours: 7:30 am – 11:30 pm

Note: Blue Puppy is also a great place to drink a cocktail, a fresh fruit juice or a milkshake.


Puka Rumi (Mexican fusion cuisine)

In this restaurant they boast of serving good Mexican food; However, in its menu you will find a mix of international flavors, as burritos, to a variety of dishes made from chicken and meat. It is a good place to enjoy a cold beer on the small terrace, outdoors.

  • Address: Street Ventiderio
  • The average price per plate is $ 7
  • Phone: 084 204 151
  • Hours: Every day 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Note: Try the burritos.


Coffee Mayu (Coffee)

This small cafe is part of the hostel and is located right next to the train tracks. Here you can enjoy pasta, salads or hot sandwiches. It is a great place for breakfast and bakery.

  • Address: Ollantaytambo train station
  • The average price per plate is $ 8
  • Telephone: 084 204 014
  • Hours: Every day from 7 am to 7 pm

Note: You will need to pay in cash as this place does not accept credit cards.


Pachamama (pizzeria)

You can find this pizzeria right in the Plaza de Armas; Offers the opportunity to relax with a hearty plate and a glass of wine. You can find varied alternatives, meat dishes, pastas, pizzas and salads. This place is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

  • Address: Central Square of Ollantaytambo
  • The average price per plate is $ 8
  • Phone: 084 204 168
  • Hours: Every day from 8 am to 10 pm

Note: It has outdoor tables that allow you to watch some of the locals in typical costumes spend quietly.


Hearts Coffee (Coffee)

This coffee was created by the British Sonia Newhouse; She also created an NGO to help women and children in this part of the Peruvian sierra. All the benefits generated by coffee, are destined directly to the NGO; Here you will not only enjoy a good coffee, but you will be contributing to the cause of help. You can also find delicious breakfast dishes.

  • Address: Avenue Ventiderio
  • The average price is $ 5
  • Phone: 084 436 726
  • Hours: Every day from 7 am to 10 pm

Note: You do not accept credit cards.

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