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Cafe Dios No Muere

€€ - €€€Cafe, , Cajun & Creole
La Esquina de Flores y Junin, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-257-1995
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Cafe, Ecuadorean, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
La Esquina de Flores y Junin, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I dined at this restaurant on one occasion in May of this year-2018.The only reason I dined there was because of the star rating it got in a review that I had recently read.What a disappointment!!When I arrived I was shown to the outdoor seating...More

Thank Derry M
MATtheEXPAT, Owner at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow....you were generosa with 3 stars. I would hace given us only one! Unfortunately, I was personally not there to confirm this very dramatic ecperience.

Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

a hidden gem! A small 3-storey restaurant in the former cathedral. Low ceilings with heavy exposed wooden beams and white-washed walls adorned with all sorts, dimly candle-lit, all creating such a nice atmosphere. Like old slow-food restaurants i’ve been to italy. We had really nice...More

Thank K S
Reviewed 3 February 2018

This is a very old, very small little restaurant. There are four tables split between two floors, and a couple of outside tables. It is very dark inside. The guidebook describes the restaurant as serving Louisiana-style food. We've been to Louisiana several times, so we...More

1  Thank alaskantravelnut
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Talk about a quirky old building full of history! It's on the corner of the church premises, so is hundreds of years old. It has 3 tiny floors, and with a few tables set outside in the lane it probably seats around 20 people max....More

Thank Rich C
MATtheEXPAT, Front Office Manager at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thanks for coming by and trying the beers.

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was very busy and the meal we wanted to order had sold out. Instead we had prawn sandwich with cajun fries, the portion size was good and it was very tasty. The restaurant is quite quirky and set on three floors. The rooms...More

Thank simply-peregrinating
MATtheEXPAT, Owner at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thanks for coming by. Cone back and we can offer you our new private dining room INSIDE the Monastery where there is more space

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The place looks cool and cosy. Their coffee was mediocre, home grown is not always superior. Prices were fair though, hence the 3 stars

Thank Woutervdl
MATtheEXPAT, General Manager at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

The coffe is organic which has a different flavor. We are not Starbucks.

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Smallest cafe I've ever been in, maybe 20 or so seats over a couple of floors. Charming and quirky place I only found through LP and Rough guides.

Thank kuepper
MATtheEXPAT, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thanks for coming by! Size does not matter!

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Ate here twice while in Quito. First time was OK. Burger was good. Burrito not so much. Neat small seating area. Service was slow. Ate here a second time as we could not find anything else open in the area. It took one hour and...More

Thank Steven C
MATtheEXPAT, Owner at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

We are really sorry for the inconvenience. I will look into this as it must have happened this past Saturday. We normally always have at least 2 workers present. But it Sounds like someone did not come yo work

Reviewed 29 July 2017

We came for lunch. I had a fillet which was well cooked and my wife and son had a surf and turf dish. My daughter had a sandwich. We had researched it and it was nice and authentic. We waited quite some time for the...More

Thank Thomas I
MATtheEXPAT, Director of Sales at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you for coming. We must admit that our service is not the best...perhaps having 3 floors to climb puts us at a disadvantage. But....we do have our famous BELLS on each floor for service. I trust your waiter showed them to you. Even though...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The best things about this cafe are it's quirkiness and craft beers. Set over three floors with a limited number of tables - it has a great ambience ( provided that you don't have a loud American woman on the next table to you as...More

Thank speedwell1028
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 12:00
10:00 - 12:00
10:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Esquina de Flores y Junin, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-257-1995
  • E-mail
Classical traditional Cafe located in the 17th Century Monastery of Santa Catalina. We also own a farm 2 hours from Quito and grown our own lemons, yucca, bananas, oranges, coffee and cacao (chocolate).
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