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Machu Picchu Restaurant

3856 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-2708
+1 773-472-0471
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good14%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lomo saltado” (5 reviews)
“ceviche” (6 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, South American, Spanish
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3856 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-2708
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 6 August 2017

Very good Peruvian food in an informal setting, without obvious Americanization (ie sweetening the food or making the flavors bland). Lomo saltado, ceviche de mixto, pechuga de pollo and others await those who venture off the beaten path.

Thank EugeC
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I had a chance to ask two Peruvian Americans where they go in Chicago for an authentic meal if they aren't cooking at home. While they offered a few other places, both said to try Machu Picchu. So today we took some time to drive...More

Thank Jon N
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Not a bad try, pretty heavy meat and rice menu, when we went, but what we had was good. They have a nice little outdoor sitting area, but can get a little loud, because it's on the Ashland road side and it's a busy street....More

Thank hart277
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I enjoyed the food at Machu Picchu. The menu is varied and the service is good. They do not sell alcohol , but they allow you to bring your own liquor. Parking is an issue, as it is with most places that are in Chicago....More

Thank R2009AWnickl
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I have not had the chance to try Peruvian food prior to last night. It may have been my first experience, but definitely will not be my last. Machu Picchu has much to offer. First of all street parking is accessible and plentiful, which is...More

Thank Awilda0216
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I was excited to visit the restaurant in a very cool neighborhood. The food was ok and the dessert of chocolate cake was not fresh. The staff was very nice and attentive and most accommodating. I may try again later

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 16 July 2016

My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful meal at this delightful restaurant. I had the Lomo Machu Picchu which was a filet mignon with spicy diced potatoes and steamed vegetables. I ordered rare steak. It was perfectly cooked and it had a wonderful spicy flavor....More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Who knew when my first choice Peruvian place was booked up I'd find something perhaps I'll get my one quibble -- no liquor license -- out of the way. After that, it was great. The person at the grill is a master. Our steak bested...More

Thank PdxMarc
Reviewed 14 May 2016

I had two days to visit Chicago, and I'm not sure how I was able to do so much in such a small time frame. And even so, I still had a bunch of things to see and do! It was late and I wanted...More

Thank TravelerDiscover101
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

We visited Chicago for vacations. We have tasted all traditional Chicago foods and we would like to have something different. So we decided to taste Peruvian kitchen. The restaurant was amazing and the service was great. The dishes were absolutely delicious. The Peruvian kitchen is...More

Thank sotiris k
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3856 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-2708 (Formerly Machu Picchu)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lakeview
  • Neighbourhood: Lakeview
  • Phone Number: +1 773-472-0471
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Peruvian Cuisine, one of the most unique gastronomic experiences. Machu Picchu’s menu has a variety of dishes from delicious Ceviche to savory steaks.Chicago · USA
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