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La Retama del Che

Av.Imperio De Los Incas | Imperio de Los Incas 534, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Peru
+51 84 211324
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good28%
  • Average33%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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“nachos” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“local band” (2 reviews)
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Peruvian, South American
$$ - $$$
Av.Imperio De Los Incas | Imperio de Los Incas 534, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Peru
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

If you can...and you can...skip it. The meal is cold, without taste, incan potatoes with vegetables are...actually without vegetables. Bah.

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 23 September 2017

My husband and I had dinner here and shared a mixed fajita with chicken and beef. It was nothing special. They gave us complimentary garlic bread which was good. We sat at one of the tables in front of the restaurant facing the train tracks....More

Thank Nancy s
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Alpaca skews are a great choice and I definitely enjoyed it. Service was nice although it took sometime to reconcile the bill due to the group's size. The place is on one of the streets of Macchu Picchu Pueblo that you can then walk for...More

Thank roseglobe
Reviewed 25 July 2017

On very short notice Eddie arranged an excellent group dinner with fabulous guacamole and nachos, salads and pizza. The Argentinian malbec/merlot wine was an excellent accompaniment. Some people enjoyed freshly made quinoa soup. The manager brought us candles to add ambience to the sound of...More

Thank Laurie Y
Reviewed 18 July 2017

After hiking around MP for several hours we were thirsty and a little hungry. Our tour group convened at the tour guide recommended restaurant. We were seated at a table in the back, overlooking the Urubamba river. The menu consisted of options that cater to...More

Thank Curtis S
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Excellent meals at reasonable prices combined with a very friendly courteous service. Very highly recommended.

Thank Denis K
Reviewed 26 June 2017

There are many, many restaurants in the little town of Aguas Calientes and this one suited us fine for lunch. The restaurant faces onto the main street which quite strangely is also the railway route through town, so you can have lunch watching the locals,...More

Thank SevenoaksSinjun
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We were very tired after hiking through the rain on Macchu Picchu and when we got back to town were tired and wet. We stopped at this place as it is one of the first ones you get to. We sat outside under the awning...More

Thank Gary1836
Reviewed 5 May 2017

After our descent from Machu Picchu and a short walking tour of Aguas Calientes, we stopped at La Retama for lunch. We dinned outside and had a good view of foot traffic going down the train tracks, the Peruvian hounds and city life. We ordered...More

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Gimmicky restaurant with "typical dishes" on their menu - oven baked cuy (guinea pig), grilled alpaca steak, pisco sour, etc. We tried it all, just to get a feel for it. The food was awful. The alpaca steak was lukewarm and totally overcooked. The cuy...More

Thank Javier M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av.Imperio De Los Incas | Imperio de Los Incas 534, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Sacred Valley  >  Machu Picchu  >  Aguas Calientes
  • Phone Number: +51 84 211324
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