Eating in Papallacta is bound to involve fresh trout from the nearby fish farms and lakes. The best and most expensive restaurant is at the Termas de Papallacta, which has a dining room in the bathing complex and in the main hotel, and serves excellent food, with much of the fresh produce grown in their organic vegetable garden. For a cheaper feed, try the Hostería Pampa Llacta, whose trout is fresh out of its own pond, or the popular Choza de Don Wilson at La Y de Papallacta, where the well-prepared trout and chicken staples come with good views of the valley and a lively atmosphere.

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