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Esmeraldas Oe3-119 y Venezuela | Centro Historico, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-295-7849
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (20 reviews)
“soup” (11 reviews)
“juice” (8 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Esmeraldas Oe3-119 y Venezuela | Centro Historico, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole vibe here is wonderful even if it is very hippy. The food was gorgeous and cheap. The ambience lends itself to people just starting to chat to each other as they sit down to lovely food. There is a cultural element etc too,...More

Thank SiobhanS
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

I am vegan and we had come across three closed restaurants by the time we found this place. We got shunted to the small place next to the nicer garden dinning area. The meals cost 2.60 each and it wasn’t worth it. I used to...More

Thank esopus35
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

My partner and I decided to eat here yesterday based on the mostly glowing reviews, and it was by far the worst dining experience we've had on our South American trip yet. For $3USD (which doesn't sound like much, I know, but is more than...More

Thank Karl F
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We got a full lunch for around $3 per person. Set menu of Indian-inspired food. On the day we went, the lunch included chickpeas, vegetable soup (not very flavorful), a fruit dessert, and salad bar (I wish there had been a better array of vegetables),...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We ordered two menus del dia- one spaghetti and one churrasco con papas. Spaghetti was unseasoned and very, very overcooked. Churrasco meal was quire small andbusiness the only vegetable on the plate was a piece of tomato. Too little as for vegetarian restaurant, in my...More

Thank Natalia H
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Had the pasta primavera in a tomato sauce instead of a creamy sauce and it was excellent. RestuRant was very cramped but had a somewhat homely/intimate feel to it

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Great buffet-style food with plenty of choices at a good price, although not super cheap. The wrap I had was a bit dry, but tasty, the quiche was amazingly good. The chocolate dessert (1.25 USD each) were not that great.

Thank Jenstin
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I love Govinda's. It is a chain and they have a location in Cuenca as well, which we also frequented. The value is absolutely incredible. For $3, you get an entire lunch buffet of a soup starter and main with salad and three different types...More

2  Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This vegetarian place is one of the few you can find in the old town, it is good, nothing spectacular but you will find veggie food for your needs.

1  Thank lahueca
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The people that run this place are very friendly. They serve a vegetarian lunch everyday for $2.75 which includes soup and juice. Get there before two as they run out sometimes and close at 2 PM. It is a few blocks outside of the old...More

1  Thank MichelleGee8
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esmeraldas Oe3-119 y Venezuela | Centro Historico, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-295-7849
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