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Tinkuy Buffet Restaurant at Sanctuary Lodge

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Carretera Hiram Bingham Km 7.5, Machu Picchu 5184, Peru
+51 84 984 816 956
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Northville, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Buffet style with quite a good variety of food. Some of the offerings were really good, some just so so, which is why the rating. It is basically the only game in town however, unless you packed your own food in. There was some local native live music which was kind of fun.

Thank BHartMich
Cookeville, Tennessee
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140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good choices and an easy buffet experience. Only steps from the park entrance. Take a water bottle to fill up.

Thank EARHf
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there twice, just because! Really great service and decent food. Definitely give it a try once :)

Thank bustraveller22
Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour operator booked an afternoon lunch after visiting the ruins. It was a perfect ending to hiking up and down all morning. Great selection and good food. Yeah it's pricey but considering how far everything needs to be transported up the mountain, I can understand. More importantly, it's so close you can re-enter the ruins to burn off the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

My wife and I decided to give it a try because we were hungry, got a discount to eat there for hiring a tour guide, and most importantly because we wanted to use the restroom. There is a restroom that you can use right before entering Machu Picchu but did not want to deal with them seeing as the majority... More 

Thank Sam A
Bangkok, Thailand
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61 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

I was definitely expecting something way better from a property such as Belmond. It's made for the mass, paying 42 USD per head before entering the premises and accessing by a turnstile like in the subway... the food selection can be seen as large but so poor in taste and quality. The drinks are from a fountain like in MacDonalds.... More 

Laguna Niguel, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

At $43 USD a head the buffet lunch option is not really affordable for large groups or families. After hiking MP all day this place is a nice stop for soft serve ice cream or freshly squeezed Orange Juice which is sold at a stand just outside the dining facilities.

Thank Cynthia G
Altamonte Springs, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

what a surprise normally not a buffet person and its $40 a person but well worth it, terrific selections, you can visit as much as you like, appetizers, desserts, great meat selection, soups and salads, and lots of bread varieties, soda included beer and wine extra

Thank TiaHatfield
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

After waiting in line for 30 mins in the rain we entered cat about 14:15. Although very busy the good was OK. Soft Drinks are included in the price. At 14:30 one of the sides of the self serve was closed. There were some different foods on each side so this was very poor. At about the same time the... More 

Thank planesboatscarsbuses
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

The buffet has lot of options but extremely BLAND food. If you're vegetarian, don't even bother going inside. After a long day of hiking we were excited to eat some nice food but it was all very bland and not satisfying at all. The environment is rushed, busy, and crowded. Most of the time the buffet was empty and we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $40
Peruvian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Hiram Bingham Km 7.5, Machu Picchu 5184, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Sacred Valley  >  Machu Picchu
  • Phone Number: +51 84 984 816 956
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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