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Valle de Colca | Esta ubicado en Yanque, Chivay 04140, Peru
+51 958 814 893
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Switzerland
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Chef and old lady with great emotions for Peruvian food offers the best buffet service with good variety in the Colca Canon I ever had. Everything is fresh and authentic. The only problem is that you have to make a reservation in adavance, but it is worth doing it.

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Rochester, NY
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455 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Our tour group stopped here for a pre-arranged lunch buffet. We really enjoyed the wide variety of Peruvian dishes including a number of potato and quinoa dishes. The alpaca was a bit tough but the rest of the selections were great like the avocado salad, chicken with rice, and the frijoles. Even the pasta was good. The locals who run... More 

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Alpaca_Chef, Propietario at Alpaca Chef, responded to this review
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Estimado amigo reciba usted un cordial saludo desde el valle del Colca Arequipa- Perú mediante esta vía le agradezco sus... More 

Ireland
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016

First of all the village is incredible! And when you arrive to the Alpaga Chef restaurant it transforms your journey to the perfect one!! The food in amazing, there is a lot of choice for vegetarians and non vegetarians, and it's really a high standard, the quality of the food and of the service is incomparable! Don't miss it!

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Muchas gracias por su visita amigo mio esperamos vuelva pronto a nuestro hermoso valle de colca. Un fuerte abraso desde... More 

Great Falls, Virginia
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373 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015

If we had not had a tour guide, I doubt that we would have found this restaurant---let alone stopped at it. This would have been our loss since the food was interesting and very good..The restaurant lives up to its name; the alpaca was among the best we had in Peru. We recommend.

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2014

This restaurant seems to be in the middle of nowhere, but it's a lovely little place, clean and cheerful inside. The staff are friendly, and the food is very good. I usually don't enjoy buffets, but there was so much to choose from. Here, you can taste alpaca without having to order a full meal of it from a menu.... More 

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Ontario
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221 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2013

The food was excellent, as was the variety and presentation. The dining room is bright and cheery. It probably should be a 3* rating, but considering where we are, they deserve the 4*.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Peruvian, South American
Meals
Lunch
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
Monday
10:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 15:00
Thursday
10:00 - 15:00
Friday
10:00 - 15:00
Saturday
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Valle de Colca | Esta ubicado en Yanque, Chivay 04140, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Colca Canyon  >  Chivay
  • Phone Number: +51 958 814 893
Description
environ de chivay

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