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Restaurante Merienda

) #1 of 4 Restaurants in Chinchero $$ - $$$, Peruvian, Latin, International
Calle Albergue, Chinchero, Peru
+51 959 418 084
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“cake” (2 reviews)
“empanadas” (2 reviews)
“quinoa” (2 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, International, Spanish, South American
$$ - $$$
Calle Albergue, Chinchero, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for a break and a coffee here. Very nice clean spot with very good coffee. They also had empanadas for a snack. A great place to spend some time

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

our first day on our tour; After visiting the Chinchero site, our guide led us to this restaurant for lunch. Wonderful. Serene, Friendly, and very local. . When the tour guide told the staff it was my birthday, they prepared a wonderful birthday cake that...More

Thank danthearchitect
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

The food was nice but after a minute on the table it was cold. We asked for lemonade multiple times but it way too long.

Thank Ziggy i
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

We are not exaggerating to say this is the best meal we had. For S/30 each, we got the 'nicer' 3 course set meal and it was amazing!!!! Totally creative and with local ingredients. Native potato soup, corn soup, fresh trout, and the desserts were...More

1  Thank julieanneweaver
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Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Reviews are accurate. Great SERVICE, I asked for manzanita tea and I actually receive the real manzanita herb in hot water. My son liked the fettuccine so much he ordered it twice. Fresh ingredients for sure. Good mango juices Great service from server Trinidad. They...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed August 23, 2016

After traveling to Moray and the salt fields of Maras, we decided to try this place nearby based on the reviews in TA. Truly magnificent food from a young Peruvian chef. The fixed price menus were an exceptional value. The salad with avocado and the...More

1  Thank hrk_9
Reviewed August 5, 2016

We had a great meal with 8 people here. Compared to other restaurants on this price level it was a really outstanding menu. I personally recommend the pumpkin soup, a must try.

1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed July 28, 2016

We went to Chinchero as part of a taxi tour from Ollantaytambo to Cusco. After visiting Moray and Maras our drivier tried to persuade us to eat at the salineras de Maras and said that there were only local restaurants in Chinchero. I'm so glad...More

Thank Cheshirewoman
Reviewed July 9, 2016

My wife and I were visiting Chinchero to see the ruins. We had a driver with us who was showing us the sights. We asked a few locals where to eat and the recommended Merienda Restaurant. They serve classic Peruvian food with a fun flare....More

3  Thank senormorgan
Reviewed June 27, 2016

It is hard to find bad food in Peru. That said, the hosts at this restaurant were extra nice to parents with very active boys (one 3 yrs and a 16 months). Good point to rest and eat an Empanada, a Muña Sour or even...More

1  Thank MoondogZ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Albergue, Chinchero, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Chinchero
  • Phone Number: +51 959 418 084
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"Restaurante Merienda" is a new touristic restaurant located in Chinchero and offers high quality local Andean/Peruvian as well as international cuisine. Merienda serves a variety of breakfasts as well as lunch and dinner menus and "a la carte". We prepare our dishes from scratch and we use as much fresh and local ingredients as we can.