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Cafe Mayu

Train Station Platform | Inside Train Station Gates on Platform, Ollantaytambo 00000, Peru
+51 84 204014
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brownie” (10 reviews)
“cookies” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
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5:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Mediterranean, Peruvian, Cafe, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Train Station Platform | Inside Train Station Gates on Platform, Ollantaytambo 00000, Peru
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast here after staying a night in El Albergue (breakfast was included). The pancakes are absolutely delicious. They have a good variety of food and everything is made fresh. There were also fresh fruits and juices.

Thank _steph91986
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was really good. All of the andean hits with quinoa and potato and avocado. etc. Great coffee. Right on the tracks. Usually train stations are not known for a cozy courtyard with some tasty bites, but its Peru so throw all preconceptions out...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Cafe Mayu is the most charming train station café in the route from Cusco to Macchu Picchu. If you are in Ollantaytambo and have not stayed at El Albergue, have a coffee there before your train.

Thank Eduardo F
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Grabbed a brownie each and also a ham and cheese roll heated up. Lovely food - esp while waiting for the train. Went a few times to Mayu.

Thank nzwestie
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Great hot chocolate, coffee, and juice drinks while waiting on the train. Great options for breakfast with everything from yogurts to eggs. Service was fast but we were never hurried.

Thank rapjkp
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

While traveling in Peru I have been very selective in choosing where to eat because of fear of catching a stomach bug. After looking the place over I decided to give it a shot and eat there while waiting for our rail to Aguas Calientes....More

Thank mikeg82
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,...More

Thank lagaviera
Julia S, Manager at Cafe Mayu, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thanks for your review!

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!!

Thank Stephanie782013
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.

Thank Travelwestport
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

Thank RAPP
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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 84 204014
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CAFE MAYU is located on the Ollantaytambo train station platform. Connected to El Albergue Restaurant, we serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as lite fare all-day long, offering the freshest ingredients directly from our farm. Open early til late, come on by and to enjoy the best local beverages while watching trains and people come and go to and from Machu Picchu. We are proud to feature our own coffee and cañazo spirits both produced on-site at El Albergue Finka. Enjoy these unique artisanal products in Cafe Mayu or schedule a visit to the farm for a tour of the coffee roasting facility and cañazo distillery. Cafe Mayu's coffee roasting always uses premium and fair-trade Cusco coffee, purchased directly from the producer. Enjoy a freshly brewed coffee made with the same beans roasted and ground by our master roaster who will tell you about the bean's origin, variety of coffee as well as it's different processes, products and myths.
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