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El Huacatay

Jr. Arica 620 | First paralel street to the main street mariscal castilla, Urubamba, Peru
+51 84 201790
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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International, Mediterranean, Peruvian, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Jr. Arica 620 | First paralel street to the main street mariscal castilla, Urubamba, Peru
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Reviewed October 1, 2015

Surprising and original food.. from a tiny kitchen with an earnest and well meaning (but slightly disorganized) staff. We enjoyed 4 dishes, each better than the last. Go and share everything so you can taste as much of the diverse menu!

Thank Tony C
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Very nice hole in the wall with surprisingly delicious food and a lovely terrace ...nice selection of regional dishes seasoned well and served attractively

Thank Leslee M
Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

I am not sure how many readers were fans of Fawlty Towers, but our waiter here reminded us very much of the inept bus boy from that show, Manuel. Fortunately my husband and I spoke enough Spanish to get our order placed, and to tell...More

Thank jjfiona
Reviewed September 13, 2015

We always use tripadvisor to find the best rated food, lodging and activities. El Huacatay had great food and service. We ate there twice which in our books means it was really good because with all of the options we don't like to eat at...More

Thank wanderlustDavisCa
Reviewed September 9, 2015

Such an Authentic place! Very romantic!!! Food is delicious, the presentation of dish is a work of art!

Thank Svetlana H
Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant's presentation and decoration are a little unusual, a bit different from what we are normaly expecting, and that made us a little uneasy about what we would get. However, for our delightful surprise, the food was great! I had a filet with blue...More

Thank Guilherme G
Reviewed September 7, 2015

Both travel guidebooks I purchased highly recommended the food at El Huacatay. We were not let-down. The restaurant is about a few blocks away from our hotel, Tambo del Inka. Though the hotel staff claimed Urubamba is safe to traverse at night, my husband and...More

1  Thank Ana Marie L
Reviewed August 31, 2015

Everyone says this place is so great. I guess it is noteworthy considering it's Urubamba. However, there are plenty of places that are more fun, colorful and worthy of exploration. I'll give this restaurant a pass next time. My alpaca tenderloin was much anticipated, but...More

Thank markmcl2015
Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

This is my first review but read tonnes. We were staying at a nearby higher end hotel and this place gave us two best-evers. Firstly, the passion fruit pisco sour is unbelievably good!! Secondly, they produced an all-time top three dessert. A fried chocolate, cointreau...More

1  Thank simon h
Reviewed August 25, 2015

As of today,8/25/2015 we have eaten there twice.Once for dinner and once for lunch.In Peru "lunch" is more or less "dinner".The menu is the same for either.Menus are available in English and Spanish.Vert extensive food.wine and cocktail menus.Wait staff are a little short on English...More

1  Thank Luv2roam8823
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Response from NACRAC | Reviewed this property |
So sorry I didn't respond. Haven't been on this site since reviewing. I couldn't help, however, since we were with a guide. Hope you found it and enjoyed.
August 12, 2015|
Response from J Miles C | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jr. Arica 620 | First paralel street to the main street mariscal castilla, Urubamba, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Sacred Valley  >  Urubamba
  • Phone Number: +51 84 201790
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