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Red Hot Chili Peppers

#80 of 1,138 Restaurants in Quito
Certificate of Excellence
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Foch E 4-314, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-255-7575
12:00 - 23:00
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Austin, Texas
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291 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stopped by here last evening to get out of the rain and have a beer, They had a good looking menu which I will probably revisit in the next couple days. The food looked very good and the chips and guacamole that came with my beer were great! Of note, they have some verifiable home made hot sauce that is... More 

Quito, Ecuador
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Located at "La Zona" or "Plaza Foch", this has been a traditional tex-mex restaurant in Quito, well known for classic margaritas, individual serve or pitcher style, food always fresh and no need to wait to be served, main dishes are Fajitas (meat, chicken or mix), Chimichangas, Tacos, Enchiladas, but we always prefer Combo Menus, which include two main dishes, black... More 

Thank 19Albo75
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Casual Mexican food, try a combo tacos and chimichanga or burritos or enchiladas, we also had a vegetarian enchilada. Good presentation of the plates, located in the tourist are Maniacal. Good and friendly service. The combos cost 8.50 USD.

Thank Bernardo N
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

While the prices were inexpensive, and the service was nice, the food wasn't really good. The Mexican food was really simple, only meat and no vegetables. I would definitely try to search for a different Mexican restaurant in the area.

Thank Michaellkh
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I been to this restaurant for my dinner in Quito as i heard very good recommendations. I love mexican food. I been to many restaurants for Mexican food in Ecuador, this was my best in Ecuador!

Thank Caroline B
Tampa, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

One of the best mexican food restaurants in Quito. I tried the Chimichanga it was really nice. Prices are average, but I think is worth the money.

Thank Christopher B
Denver, Colorado
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43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

The restaurant looks like a typical Mexican joint but the food is pretty bad. I had the beef fajitas. The meat was a tinge grey and over salted. The staff was very nice but the poor food didn't make up for it.

Thank CorneliusClouseau
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

We had dinner here on our first night in Quito. The place looks nice and the feel of it was great until we got our food like 3 minutes after ordering...How is that even possible to cook fresh food in a couple of minutes? Nothing really tasted anything and it felt like everything was microwaved. Start cook as people order,... More 

Thank Marcus J
Phoenix, Arizona
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Food was incredibly bland, and I don't just mean not spicy as other reviewers have said. Ordered the mixed enchiladas - the meat in each one was plain and unseasoned, barely warm, and had a slice of partially melted cheese on top. The enchilada sauce was merely tomato sauce, not seasoned at all. Same with the salsa - no seasoning... More 

Thank SarahLintheCity
Webster, Wisconsin
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76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

They have very nice plate presentation. The food was very good quality. Everything on our plates was very good tasting. If you are expecting spicy Mexican food, this is not the best choice but we thought it was perfect. Service was good and quick. We had the Chicken Enchiladas and Chimichangas.

Thank Bobwis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Foch E 4-314, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-255-7575

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