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Tinkuy Buffet Restaurant at Sanctuary Lodge

Carretera Hiram Bingham Km 7.5, Machu Picchu 5184, Peru
+51 84 984 816 956
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Ranked #8 of 12 Restaurants in Machu Picchu
Price range: $30 - $40
Cuisines: Peruvian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet
Description: Tinkuy Buffet Restaurant offers a daily lunch buffet which is open to the guests of the Lodge and visitors to Machu Picchu. The restaurant, with a capacity of 200, offers pleasant surroundings to relax in and enjoy a delightful lunch. The lunch buffet offers a wide variety of Internatinal and Peruvian dishes, a selection of salads, main courses and desserts. The soft drinks and hot drinks are included in the price.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

The place is well located just at the entrance of the arqueological site but when you enter you discover the nightmare. The place is extremely overcrowded and the staff clearly can not handle it, toilets are dirty and they take years to clean up the table and did not even set it properly afterwards. For the price I can surely... More 

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Redwood City, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

My dad and I had been climbing all over Machu Picchu and Wayna Picchu since 6am when we decided to bite the bullet and have lunch here at 2pm. For 2 people, the price came to $80, very expensive considering what you can get in Aguas Calientes for that price. The food was so-so and I was a bit disappointed... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We visited this restaurant after having visited Machu Picchu and it was very nice to sit down at a table and have a meal at that point. The food was very good and it was the first time since I was in Peru that I had any food that tasted a little bit like what we eat at home. (You... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

After climbing Huayna Picchu in the rain for 3 hours it was nice to sit down to a hot meal was worth the extra cost of this buffet. We enjoyed it and We Deserved it!

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Virginia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Not cheap but there's not too many other choices (the other option is taking the bus back down the mountain). Clean bathrooms. Live entertainment while we were eating. Especially nice was the serve-yourself soda fountain. The food was good and we left pretty stuffed - no stomach issues following this meal and we tried just about everything. Overall we thought... More 

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SE Asia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

After several hours hiking up and down Montana Machu Picchu, there was no way we'd wait in the long queue for the bus down to Aguas Calientes for lunch. Tinkuy is the only game in town if you want to have lots to eat, a comfy place to sit down, and clean toilets. -- all this for USD40. The selection... More 

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canberra
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I was disappointed with the buffet selection at the Sanctuary Hotel (SH). We had buffet lunch in some wonderful little hotels along the Sacred Valley which were so much better than SH both is selection and quality. They also had pan flutes playing but no entertainment at the SH. However the worst was to come as a couple of hours... More 

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Trinidad WI
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The buffet was really worth every penny paid. The pork was awesome, just melted in your mouth. In house entertainment was great.

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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68 reviews 68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

After walking up and down stairs all day at Machu Picchu, it is very nice to exit the park and be able to immediately walk into a nice buffet where you can relax and enjoy yourself. Good, almost gourmet food, and unlimited fountain sodas included. We purchased the buffet when we bought our Vistadome train tickets.

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Davao City, Philippines
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Fortunately, my tour ended at 2pm, so I had my lunch after the crowd was gone so it turned out to be a pleasant excperience. There was ample selection of salads, main dishes, desserts and drinks. I particularly liked the Oven-baked Tenderloin that was white and so tender. I had a long leisurely lunch by the window so I had... More 

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Additional Information about Tinkuy Buffet Restaurant at Sanctuary Lodge

Address: Carretera Hiram Bingham Km 7.5, Machu Picchu 5184, Peru
Phone Number: +51 84 984 816 956
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Sacred Valley  >  Machu Picchu
Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
Cuisine: Peruvian

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