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Cafe Mayu

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Train Station Platform | Inside Train Station Gates on Platform, Ollantaytambo 00000, Peru
+51 204014
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04:30 - 21:00
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United States
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We went here twice, once while meandering around for food and the second time while waiting for the train. They have a restaurant too, but it wasn't open for lunch so we just sat in the front in the cafe section. We tried the quiche, sandwich, limonada, and latte. All were amazing! So we stopped by the next day and... More 

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Thank lagaviera
Julia S, Manager at Cafe Mayu, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! More 

Montreal, Canada
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75 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely delicious pre-train breakfast! You must try the hot chocolate, it's mind blowing:) Food was fresh, well presented and 2 people ate a breakfast for 57Sôl which is about 18usd. The great service, back garden and resident cat made the experience!!

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Thank Stephanie782013
Alexandria, Virginia
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291 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Coffee and treats are delicious and watching the trains come and go from Machu Picchu was great. They also serve the full menue from the restaurant.

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Thank Travelwestport
dartmouth
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We stayed at El Albergue but ate and had drinks at the cafe several times. Great 2 for. One cocktails at happy hour. Also had coffee and cookies and another time salad wine and drafte beer

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Thank RAPP
Laguna Woods, California
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great food, wonderful dishes, excellent service. Good for all meals or just a drink and a snack. You don't have to stay at the hotel to enjoy this restaurant.

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Thank Joseph M
Lelystad, Flevoland, Netherlands
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587 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Wa had a fast coffee and a sandwich before we got into the train. Quality and speed was good. It's the only coffee spot here.

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Thank IvoDeRooij
Union City, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Right at the station, this cafe had very good pastries and drinks. It got a bit crowded but service was quick and pleasant.

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Thank traveler3212016
New York City, New York
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We had hours to kill before the train so we sat here and had some beers and then an expresso and hot coco. We sat for almost 2 hours and they didn't kick us out which was very nice of them!

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Thank travel1284
Curitiba, PR
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90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

The Cafe Mayu is an incredible place.It's located in the train station of Ollantaytambo.It has very good sweets, pastries, great expresso coffee and draft beers

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Julia S, Manager at Cafe Mayu, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit! More 

Cusco, Peru
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

despite having reservations they made us wait for 30 minutes. two empty tables in the main dining room while we waited. finally offered table in train station cafe not in the main dining room when we asked for seating in the main dining room we were told they were reserved when i comp,ained to the chef they seated us in... More 

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Thank royhoyes
Julia S, Manager at Cafe Mayu, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We apologize for your disappointment with the service and have shared your feedback with our food and beverage team, as we are continually looking to improve our guest experience. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Cuisine
Peruvian, Cafe, South American
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
04:30 - 21:00
Monday
04:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
04:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
04:30 - 21:00
Thursday
04:30 - 21:00
Friday
04:30 - 21:00
Saturday
04:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Train Station Platform | Inside Train Station Gates on Platform, Ollantaytambo 00000, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Sacred Valley  >  Ollantaytambo
  • Phone Number: +51 204014
Description
Cafe Mayu is located on the Ollantaytambo train station platform, offering excellent espresso drinks, artisanal beer, micro-distillery cocktails, sandwiches, wraps, quiches, cookies, brownies and other pastries ready to take with you on your trip to Machu Picchu or to enjoy on site. Our full breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus are available during applicable meal service hours: Breakfast: 5-10am Lunch: 12-3pm Dinner: 6-8:30pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?