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Restaurante Merienda

Calle Albergue, Chinchero, Peru
+51 959 418 084
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (8 reviews)
“potato soup” (2 reviews)
“empanadas” (3 reviews)
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9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Peruvian, Latin, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Albergue, Chinchero, Peru
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1 - 10 of 25 reviews

Reviewed April 27, 2018

Had an excellent breakfast and coffee after visiting the Inca Ruins and the Church. Lovely atmosphere and waitstaff

Thank Martin H
Reviewed November 2, 2017

We just had lunch at Merienda and highly recommend it. Spotlessly clean and very friendly. We had Choklo Soup ( cream of corn soup with cheese), mushroom and cheese empanadas and chicken empanadas- all excellent. The empanadas pastry was light as a croissant and both...More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

ABSOLUTLEY loved this place! Was in Chinchero for a week and actually came here most days. Food exceeded expectations every time. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

2  Thank James B
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Had lunch here at 12pm as were passing through. One of the only spots open in town. Best Lomo Saltado we had in Peru! Prices are typical for tourist areas and the same as other places in sacred valley. They took our Visa, which was...More

2  Thank 5280Tiffany
Reviewed September 7, 2017

We really enjoyed the food from the restaurant. I shared a meal with my wife because I was not feeling my best. The food was so good I wish I would have gotten my own meal. The owners, a young couple, were very sweet. I...More

2  Thank Pittfan18
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Very simple recipes but a nice range in this restaurant in the streets of Chinchero. The owner is kind and solicitous and the cooking is very good. I particularly remember the boiled potatoes - even a "plain" dish as this can be made unforgettable!

1  Thank roseglobe
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Stopped for lunch prior to walking around the ruins at Chinchero - this place was recommended by our guide. The food was excellent although slightly overpriced for the area if ordering off the menu. However, they did offer a limited 3-course lunch for 40 Sols...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed August 24, 2017

We are a family of travelers witha 4 year old boy. The restaurant is clean and serves delicious food. It is significantly more expensive than many other restaurants in the Sacred Valley (x2 more), but you get better quality food, service and hygine. After traveling...More

Thank MrDragunov
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

We stopped at Merienda for lunch during our introductory tour of Cusco and the Sacred Valley. What a fantastic break from a busy travel day! Our guide informed us that our husband and wife hosts were trained in a Peruvian culinary institute and it showed....More

2  Thank LStokes521
Reviewed May 12, 2017 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

1  Thank Keith H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Albergue, Chinchero, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Chinchero
  • Phone Number: +51 959 418 084
  • E-mail
"Restaurante Merienda" is a 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.
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