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) #6 of 1,215 Restaurants in Quito €€ - €€€ Chinese, Japanese, Sushi
Av. Paul Rivet, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-252-3496
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (22 reviews)
“pad thai” (14 reviews)
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Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Av. Paul Rivet, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered 2 sushi rolls and pad Thai. Everything was fresh and delicious. Great service, nice atmosphere- will definitely come here again to try more things on the menu!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Probably we had higher expectations and those were not lived up. Mediocre service, average meals. Something I would not return.

1  Thank winylake
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great time at Zao. We came to celebrate my daughter's birthday... food was delicious!! Pad Thai, curry chicken, and spicy ginger rice...10!!! Great service and nice surprise since the birthday girl ate for free!!

Thank susanga19
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We couldn't be happier with our choice for Saturday lunch! I had Thai curry and my wife had a pad thai both delicious and very rich in flavours. Plus some sushi as a starter! Yummy!

Thank enderjjk
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

One of the guides on our Galápagos cruise recommended Zao as one of his top choices for restaurants in Quito. We will be here only 3 nights so we wanted to not waste any meals. Javier was spot on. The restaurant was great. I'm always...More

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 20 March 2017

By far the BEST place to get a great meal and a fair price. I went here on Saturday for my birthday, and it is and has been the best decision by far in Quito. Service is great A+, food A+, and overall experience A+....More

Thank Alexander Y
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The restaurant has a modern/Oriental décor in keeping with the fusion theme of the food that is served. We both had the tuna, which was well prepared to the right degree of doneness. The veggies and rice were average. Nothing wrong and nothing special. In...More

Thank Semibum
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Nice place to eat with friends or business, there are a variety of good food in the menu and its not expensive.

Thank Caro A
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My girlfriend and I were here yesterday for her birthday dinner... everything about Zao was absolutely perfect! I cannot recommend this place enough. The food was phenomenal, the service even better, and the ambiance among the best in Quito. The music was chill electronic, which...More

Thank manbearhorse
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice place and the food is pretty good. There are promotions for birthdays. The waiter made us feel very welcome and was very friendly. There are good meals for kids as well. I recommend the place.

Thank Eric M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
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19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Paul Rivet, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-252-3496
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