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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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Jupiter, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was bland at best. We only went there because it was included in our trek. We had a couple of bites and then left and went for a delicious lunch back in town. The roast beef was flavorless and bland and what they called "grouper" was anything but--it was dry and way too flaky to be grouper. Also, they... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This buffet restaurant on the doorstep of the MP site entrance is super convenient by its location and the fare it offers is of good quality. It's worth using one of your three daily entrance rights to have lunch there if you're not too far away out on the citadel site. Bear in mind this is in the context of... More 

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Mermaid Beach, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't expect "fine dining", but it is great to sit down for an hour and have a good selection of food offered. It is not cheap and it is crowded with tourists, but it is convenient.

Thank Dirk W
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most people are here with a sense of anticipation of their visit to MP. A sense of excitement that needs to be well fed. And you will as there is a fabulous choice from the buffet; meat, chicken, salmon, vegetables, sweets, breads, free help yourself coke & lemonade and coffee. The only off putting this is the turnstiles entry system... More 

Thank Relax911
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a delicious buffet lunch at the Sanctuary lodge after our tour of Machu Picchu. It was arranged by our travel agency. Delicious food and all in all very convenient, right there up at Machu Picchu.

Thank Abbyelizabethgreen
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and choice for a buffet. Went back for seconds it was so good! Really enjoyed my lunch. Thank you.

Thank Anwen E
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buffet was mostly meat and bread. Weird food, but we didn't care because we were so hungry from hiking. We considered staying at the Sanctuary Lodge, but after seeing the "cafeteria" in the hotel, I'm glad we saved ourselves the money.

Thank soldbyshahla
Cuenca, Ecuador
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We finished Huayna Picchu and were exhausted so this was a nice reprieve after. It's a little pricey but lots of food and drink. A good selection of food is offered. Perfect if you do Huayna Picchu in the morning and Machu Picchu in the afternoon.

Thank krp87b
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

after hiking up or to Machu Picchu, basically, you're just hungry and a nice buffet fits the bill nicely. Food was very good and the buffet was clean and well presented. The atmosphere was just typical "big buffet", but you cant beat the location!

Thank Bill E
Anchorage, Alaska
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Ate lunch here while on tour for the day. It was very crowded, noisy, tables not clean. The food was ok. Plenty of it but wouldn't eat there if it wasn't part of the tour. It was quick so we were able to maximize our time in Machu Picchu.

Thank 49thstatetraveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $40
Peruvian, South American
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, 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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