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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 #7 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

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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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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11 restaurant reviews
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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220 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We had lunch here after a morning exploring the archeological site and climbing Wayna Picchu. Around lunch time the place was packed and not easy to find a table. The buffet was ok, not outstanding, with an acceptable range of food groups so there should be something for everybody. We were not aware of the price as it was included... More

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Miami
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

To be fair, this is the only restaurant in MachuPichu, except for a hamburger joint. So: It's expensive (around US $50 per person) and the ambiance is so touristy that you can feel it from outside. Also to be fair, the food, buffet style wasn't really bad. The have a good variety of ceviche, fish, sea food and some cuts... More

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Toronto, Canada
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Had my lunch there after completing my 4d/3n Inka Trek plus climbing Huayna Picchu. Needless to say, I was very hungry and thirsty! Even though I had my meal voucher purchased 6 months in advanced through South Adventure Peru Tours, I was made to wait in line for about 35 mins before I was seated, therefore I only had 1/2hr... More

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northern california
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118 reviews 118 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Way overpriced at $40 US for lunch, they are definitely taking advantage of tourists for whom this is the only option for eating on the mountain. (Otherwise, you must wait on line for the 20 minute bus ride to town, then same to return.) That said, it is a delicious buffet with abundant selection of typical Peruvian dishes as well... More

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Nova Scotia
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42 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Tinkuy Buffet Restaurant offers a varied selection of appetizers, cheeses, breads, mains and desserts to satisfy the huge appetite you'll acquire while visiting Machu Picchu or climbing Wayna Picchu. Unfortunately, we missed out on some of the serenity offered at Machu Picchu as we ate our lunch because our window opened up onto the bus parking lot so we could... More

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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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