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Achiote Ecuador Cuisine

#16 of 1,302 Restaurants in Quito}
€€ - €€€Latin, South American,
Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 593, Ecuador
+593 2-250-1743
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Latin, South American, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 593, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had live music, white table cloths and linen, ~$5-8 drinks, had apps and dinner. Lovely. Entrees $15-28. Memorable flavors. Nice treat.

Thank Nancy R
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear customer, we really appreciate your time to leave a review on Tripadvisor. We are glad you had a good experience with us. It will be a pleasure to serve you next time.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a tourist restaurant, but the dishes are authentic and the service, while slow, was very good. We treated the menu like a tapas selection and ordered a bunch of plates to share. Every dish was well presented and tasty. When we asked about...More

Thank giffenk
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear customer, we are glad you enjoyed your experience in our restaurant, the seeds you saw are very commonly used in most of our dishes and honor the name of the restaurant, these are called "Achiote" seeds. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 19 August 2017

After a very tiring day we wanted a little treat, but certainly we did not expect to spend more than 1 hour in a restaurant just for a main course. Even serving the drinks took a long time and we were only 2-3 tables, so...More

Thank Therugbygirl
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear customer, we apologize for the general delay you experienced, our personal is permanently submitted to training in order to guarantee an excellent service. The pricing of our dishes is based on the quality of the products we employ, in consequence, we hold similar average...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

While vacationing all over Ecuador, this restaurant was the best thing I experienced in Quito. The food was all great, I have no complaints!

Thank Carlos M
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear customer, we are glad you enjoyed everything, we appreciate invested time on your comments, hope to see you again soon !

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Everything was excellent. The main dish took a bit long to come but the service was really nice. I would have tried everything, and I will probably return.

Thank Mariano S
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Dear costumer, Thank you very much for your feed-back, we are going to take into account your appreciation about timing. We hope to have you back soon to share more traditional plates with you.

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful experiece. Delicious food, un-matched service, best ambiance and entertainment.

Thank Bongocuba
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Dear costumer, We are thankful for you feed-back, Arnaldo and all the members of Achiote team will be proud to have you back in your next trip in Equator!

Reviewed 31 July 2017

. There is no doubt that Achiote has developed a successful formula. Good quality food, friendly service and reasonable prices. Like all good Bistro’s it uses fresh local ingredients, and caters to the local demand. For us that meant a chance to try Ecuadorean food...More

Thank Bearded_Beast
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Dear costumer, Thank you very much for your outstanding review about our restaurant. We know how essential is to taste and get to know the traditional plates of the country your visiting, so we found important to let this kind of costumers know us by...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017

Before going to Achiote, 3 people recommended it! We had a group of 10 which they easily accommodated and serviced. They also easily accepted the coupons we brought which helped keep the bill down. And the prices were very decent. Everyone enjoyed what they ordered....More

Thank Cynthia O
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Dear costumer, We are absolutely glad you had a great time in Achiote Ecuador Cuisine. Your wonderful comment let us know that we are reaching our objective which is to make your experience in Quito extraordinary and make you fell harmonious to enjoy properly your...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017

This is a wonderful restaurant. The food and drinks were outstanding. Great customer service and it was in a nice neighborhood on a nice street. Highly recommend.

Thank HeyKell
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Dear costumer, Thank you for you appreciation about our restaurant, we are grateful to know you had a delightful time at your dinner. We hope to have you back in your next trip to Quito!

Reviewed 28 July 2017

While we did not walk away with quite the rave reviews about the food that others had, it was very good and the environment is quite lovely. The potato soup, an Ecuadorian standard, was yummy and all of our entrees were delicious. There was a...More

Thank Gail L
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Dear costumer, We are absolutely glad to know your dinner in Achiote restaurant was pleasant. We work every day to improve our service and to make your experience in Quito unforgettable. Thank you very much for your feedback, we hope to see you again if...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 593, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-250-1743
  • E-mail
Description
Coming to Ecuador, visiting the jungle, the Galapagos Islands and the great Andes region is an adventure. But this adventure is complemented with the best ecuadorian food offered by us, and our great Ceviche Ecuatoriano, our traditional soups, grilled meat and seafood, and a great selection of wines and drinks. Our modern cozy ambiance will generate an additional great experience in your visit. Call us now!
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