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El Huacatay

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Jr. Arica 620 | First paralel street to the main street mariscal castilla, Urubamba, Peru
+51 84 201790
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our first meal in Urubamba, fine dining food, with trout tartare, alpaca carpaccio, pollo seco and steak, all fabulous and interesting. Lovely entry through the garden, great drinks list, overall a very pleasant place.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This establishment is tucked away in one of the small alleys in Urubamba center but not so hard to find. We got there even before they opened but a sweet and friendly waiter on his way in promised to book us a table even if the restaurant was quite full that evening. Half an hour later we returned and sure... More 

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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful dinner at a reasonable price. Not the best restaurant in Peru but probably the best we experienced in MP/Sacred Valley.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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338 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Huacatay for lunch after visiting towns and Inka ruins for the day and loved it. The place is charming with both indoor and outdoor seating (we opted for the later). The service is simple but excellent and the food was very good with new twists in traditional local fare. The gnocchi was excellent and the Alpaca Carpaccio was different... More 

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Long Beach, California
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68 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are three restaurants Tambo del Inka recommends and El Huacatay is one of them. It has garden seating, patio seating and inside. Now, the first thing I am going to tell you is to Chill Out about the slow service. You will make it worst for your experience there. You start with bread and olives, really good. I had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is very exlcusive for peruvian standards...a must go...priced reasonably! Excellent for a chic night!

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant gave us a really nice a presentation of variety of food including fish shrimp and a many other appetizers we enjoyed the lemonade a lot however their service was not very friendly or up to standards

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Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

El Huacatay is situated on a quiet street in the middle of town, but when you walk through the door, you effectively walk into a g garden, which is a nice oasis. There are inside and outside seats, depending on your group's wishes. The vibe is definitely on the funkier side, which is great, although the service seems to follow... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

great food well prepared. the price is reasonable and the artesanal as well as Cusquena beers and wines quite good. It's close to the Tambo Delhi Inca Hotel

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Clare, Michigan
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Pisco Sours were superb, the Peruvian dishes were beautifully presented, and the ambience was romantic.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Cuisine
International, Mediterranean, Peruvian, Latin, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
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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West Grove, Pennsylvania
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?