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Cafe Dios No Muere

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Cafe, Ecuadorean, Cajun & Creole
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La Esquina de Flores y Junin, Quito, Ecuador
+593 2-257-1995
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08:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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177 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Dios No Muere is a gem of a little place in the oid town of Quito. Several tiny floors connected by a steep staircase. Only a few small tables per floor. Very friendly service and nice food. Had excellent beef. Very eclectic decorations. Very much enjoyed our time there.

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Thank Malte S
Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

TripAdvisor reviews and proximity to our hotel got us there, but the food and atmosphere brought us back. Darling little place tucked in a very picturesque alley! We were surprised at the menu not being very "local" (not typical Ecuadorian), but the food was exceptional and so we overlooked that!

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Thank Sandy T
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

When I can't make it to New Orleans I come to Quito to get my New Orleans "fix". Po' boys and barbecue shrimp. Over the years I have never had a bad experience at Cafe Dios No Muere. Mathieu runs a tight ship and it shows. Sit back, listed to some jazz and enjoy.

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Thank Anthony706
Quito, Ecuador
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Café Dios No Muere is located in San Marcos, one of the best places in the historical center of Quito, it is also close to La Ronda and Plaza de Santo Domingo. The food is a rich fusion between Louisiana's Cajun cuisine and Ecuadorian traditional cuisine. The mix of these two types of cuisine is amazing. We have visited Café... More 

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Thank Gaby D
Rome, Italy
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

The location is nice as well as the space. However the food quality is rather poor and the price far too high with respect to the quality. It might be a nice place for a coffee, but there are several farbetter alternatives for dinner or lunch.

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186 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped by for a quick break and to refresh. I ordered a black tea with cold milk separately (in perfect Spanish), my partner ordered a cafe mocha. Although the waitress seemed to accept this she then returned to retake the order, and we once again explained what we wanted. 15 minutes (15!) she returned with the wrong order. I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

This place can be found behind the old monastery of Santa Catalina. Here you can taste some influences from the American South. The Shrimp was delicious. Very comfortable and warm atmosphere.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

The place itself is really unique and cozy. The service was a little hit and miss and to be fair the waitress was new and hadn't worked in a restaurant before but that wasn't a problem. My dish was off the main menu and was good. However, my husband ordered the fillet mignon. Whilst waiting for this there was a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

A lovely little pub/restaurant. Really small place with tables outside and up on two floors. Only a few tables so I imagine they fill up quickly at busy times. We had an early dinner at 17:30 after a long day of travelling and there were already several others filling table having dinner. The food is good, but it seems to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped in this adorable place for some drinks & snacks. We had choices to sit outside or 2 of 3 levels. Small, quaint, welcoming. We spent 3 hours in this comfortable place. We asked the owner what he recommended for drinks & appetizers. The appetizers were yummy & the drinks were special. We had a fabulous time. The owner... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Cafe, Ecuadorean, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Esquina de Flores y Junin, Quito, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-257-1995
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?