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Cafe Mayu

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Adorable cafe
1. Adorable cafe
"delicious pre-train breakfast! You must try the hot chocolate"
Stephanie782013
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2. Sophisticated
2. Sophisticated
"Very ambient place at the train station, it feels like a different era"
Moonbathing
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3. Best coffee in Peru
3. Best coffee in Peru
"make a special trip. Definitely worth it"
Sue C
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About
CAFE MAYU is located on the Ollantaytambo train station platform. Connected to El Albergue Restaurant, we serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as lite fare all-day long, made with the freshest ingredients directly from our farm. Open from 5 AM until 9 PM, stop by to enjoy the best local beverages while watching the trains and people on their way to and from Machu Picchu. We are proud to feature our own coffee and cañazo spirits, produced on-site at El Albergue’s Organic Farm. Enjoy these unique artisanal products in Cafe Mayu or schedule a visit to the farm for a tour of the coffee roasting facility and cañazo distillery. Cafe Mayu's coffee roasting always uses premium and fair-trade
PRICE RANGE
$2 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, Mediterranean, South American
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

Great fresh coffee and pasteries before train. Quick and will pack to go on train. Prices were 6-10 soles for coffee.More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Donna I
Giselle D, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Mayu, responded to this reviewResponded December 21, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in the Sacred Valley. Please keep us in mind when planning future...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

In the early hours before the 6am train to Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu I was not expecting great coffee. This little cafe was the perfect spot and made a killer latte. Part of a restaurant group that includes El Aubergue and Chuncho, it’s a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kelseyrk
Giselle D, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Mayu, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed not only your latte at Café Mayu but also had the opportunity to visit our other restaurants and enjoyed your experiences with them as well. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others....More

Reviewed October 13, 2018

We stopped here many times for coffee, wine, pastries. Very charming. We were also staying at the hotel.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chris V
Giselle D, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Mayu, responded to this reviewResponded December 21, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us feedback and hope that you enjoyed the rest of your time in Peru. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We had the BLT and it was a perfect lunch choice. Adorable hotel attached and all food is from their local organic farm. We recommend visiting! Prices a bit high but it’s next to the train.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank hardytrish
Sonya R, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Mayu, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the BLT. We hope you will stop in again the next time you are traveling through Ollantaytambo.

Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Perfect place to sit and wait with an Americano or cappuccino before getting on the train to Machu Picchu. Great views of the mountains and for people watching. Very reasonably priced. Very nice, clean bathroom.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Nick S
Sonya R, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Mayu, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

Thank you for your review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed our coffee and the location. We hope you will keep us in mind the next time you are traveling through the Sacred Valley.

Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

I don’t really give five star unless it is surprisingly good. We had coffee, salad and soup there. We did not expect much but I would like to use the toilet before getting on the train or taking the car back to Cuzco which is...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank LBBL_Linda
Sonya R, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Mayu, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are glad that you were able to stop in and try a few of the items on our menu. Our soups and salads feature fresh produce from our Organic Farm. We're happy...More

Reviewed February 20, 2018

Being from the US, I assume that all hot chocolate is overly sweetened. Despite my preconceived notion, I decided to order the hot chocolate and I'm so happy I did! I was not sweetened and was so delicious! They provided sweetener for myself and my...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Sonya R, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Mayu, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

We're happy that you were able to stop in for a cup of our hot chocolate. We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed it. We hope you will have the chance again in the future to stop in and enjoy some of the delicious...More

Reviewed February 5, 2018

Café Mayu is a cozy café/bar connected to El Aubergue Restaurant and located right on the platform for trains to and from Machu Picchu. We went there late afternoon after a strenuous day of sightseeing in the Sacred Valley. The café offered espresso drinks, sweet...More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Sonya R, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Mayu, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of Café Mayu. We are happy that you were able to stop in and enjoy a refreshing pint from the local brewery with us. We hope that you will stop in...More

Reviewed January 19, 2018

We sat down and had a cup of hot chocolate while waiting for lunch hour to hit at El Albergue (connect restaurant and hotel). It was GREAT. I usually don't drink hot chocolate, but this one was awesome. They used dark chocolate, and then you...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank LBol9
Sonya R, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Mayu, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2018

Thank you for your great review. We are so happy to hear that you loved the hot chocolate. We hope you will visit us again in the future.

Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast here after staying a night in El Albergue (breakfast was included). The pancakes are absolutely delicious. They have a good variety of food and everything is made fresh. There were also fresh fruits and juices.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank _steph91986
Sonya R, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Mayu, responded to this reviewResponded December 23, 2017

We're glad you enjoyed your dining experience at Cafe Mayu. We always appreciate the positive feedback.

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