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Vilcabamba, Ecuador
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2013

We had an ok dinner. Dinner: Good thai curry, although not very tasty/spicy. Nice but a little bit small Thai salad. Both for around 7 USD/each. Dessert: Good cheesecake with figs, excellent with a cup of coffee. The carrotcake - not that much to remember. Around 4 USD each. Nice location in a garden, with candle-lit table.

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

The woman who owns (?) the restaurant/hotel is from Guadalajara and knows how to prepare excellent Mexican cuisine. The food was so good we went back two days in a row, as we love good Mexican food which is difficult to find in Ecuador! The fajitas, burritos and mole sauce were wonderful! Eating in the big garden area was an... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2012

Found this off the beaten path restaurant by accident and liked both the Garden setting and the food.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2012

Had lunch there and ordered the vegetarian enchilada with mole, it was superb. The setting is beautiful too. Prices are a little higher than other places in Vilcabamba but so worth it.

Thank Helen W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vilcabamba, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Loja Province  >  Vilcabamba

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