The main hotels
offers you international and local cuisine. In Machu
Picchu town, you can found cheap restaurants, pizzerias,
and Peruvian cuisine restaurants.
Typical cuisine of Machu Picchu - Cusco
"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
"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
"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
"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.
Also in Machu
Picchu town (Last called: Aguas Calientes), located in
the lower valley, from where we start our climbing to
Machu Picchu citadel, has services of 3 stars hotels and
- Indio Feliz: Lloque Yupanqui lote
- Toto´s House: Imperio de los Incas
- Inkaterra Machu Picchu
- Sumaq Machu
- Pizzeria Manu: Pachacutec,
- Govinda: Pachacutec
- Chez Maggy: Pachacutec, mains
- Pizzeria Sayacmarca: Hermanos Ayar, mains