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) #10 of 442 Restaurants in Cuenca €€ - €€€ , South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Benigno Malo 8-59, Cuenca, Ecuador
+593 7-283-4159
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“potato soup” (24 reviews)
“ceviche” (24 reviews)
“trout” (16 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 23:00All hours
Ecuadorean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Benigno Malo 8-59, Cuenca, Ecuador
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1 - 10 of 401 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the heart of town this place offered local dishes and had many choices. Good service and nice atmosphere.

Thank 0505LiveLife2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very nice restaurant with good local food but it isn't cheap. At other places you can try good local food too which is less pricey. But the atmosphere is very relaxing.

Thank staebi83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and a lot of variety on the menu! The place is super cute and buzzing with people! I would DEFINATELY recommend it if you are in that area!

Thank vdirani
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfectly situated next door to the cathedral, serving typical Ecuadorian food with a decent salsa at a reasonable price. The place was crowded the two nights I was there (it was during the Corpus Christi celebrations, with fantastic fireworks displays outside) and the staff were...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant sits next to the main Cathedral right on Parque Calderon. For location in the heart of the city, this probably can't be bettered. The food is pretty average and the prices are slightly higher than you'd expect, but that's almost certainly because of...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Outstanding. My favorite lunch is Seco de Pollo:)) Breast of chicken served on a large platter covered with gravy, with French fries, vegetables and a salad. Excellent meal for a hungry appetite. Over the years, very consistently the service is friendly, prompt and the food...More

Thank 8Shar8
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Very touristy due to location. However both the service and food were good. Not outstanding but good.

Thank Jullisa
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

A staple in the heart of El Centro in Cuenca. Their locra de papas sopa is the best in town. It is potato soup with a thick slice of cheese and slices of avocado on top. It's nice when I hv errands to run in...More

Thank Suziebug98
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is a restaurant from about 50 years ago. Located at a corner of the “Plaza Grande”of Cuenca. Set at a big nice corridor at the plaza, with big windows from ceiling to floor, so it´s very charming to get a table with the view...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I've gone to this place many times before because of their good food and wide variety of offer but the service was poor, it was slow and they got the order wrong twice, but the location of this place is great (Parque Calderón - center...More

Thank ga_mosquera7
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Alanna l
7 November 2016|
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Response from Emmy A | Property representative |
Hello Alanna!!! Yes, we do reserve for groups, please, can you write us to our e-mail address (raymi859, at hotmail. or whatsapp 0991284311, and tell us the date, time, etc. thanks !!! Emilia Alvarez
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Benigno Malo 8-59, Cuenca, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-283-4159
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