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Mangiare Benne Restaurante

Estevez de Toral 8-91 y Simon Bolivar, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 7-282-6233
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (87 reviews)
“garlic bread” (4 reviews)
“tiramisu” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Estevez de Toral 8-91 y Simon Bolivar, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As two women dining without men (which can sometimes lead to bad service in certain countries) we had an excellent experience. The food was world-class, the presentation creative, the service impeccable, and the waiters speak English. And the prices were amazing. We had two glasses...More

Thank CarolynHamilton
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have written a few reviews about this restaurant, no wonder. After nearly 8 years of visiting Cuenca for extensive periods of time, it remains one of my three favorite restaurants here. Consistently good food, consistently great service, reasonably priced glass of wine. Centrally located...More

Thank movingtoEcuador
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This place is outstanding: Food, price, service. Try the surf and turf: A good portion of both lomo fino (filet mignon) and langostinos (prawns). Delicious.

Thank JJH3d
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Place is ok. It is not so freshly made as you would expect at an Italian place. But people are friendly, and wine is ok. Prices are reasonable, though more then average Italian places (with high quality food) in Cuenca.

Thank Willemijn W
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

The location is great! The staff is very nice! The premisses very comfortable and cosy! The food was goos and the prices ok!

Thank adibfarid
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Great home-made pasta and other dishes. A good selection of wines. All to be found in this quaint restaurant run by a brother and sister team, annexed to a wonderful little hotel a few blocks from Cuenca's city center.

Thank Profe_Walter
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

A cozy small restaurant attached to a hotel features homemade pastas of great variety with at least 12 different sauces. Great service. Highly recommended.

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Yummy! We have been traveling in Ecuador for over two months and have found less than a handful of eating places worth mentioning, let alone give them five stars. This place serves real Italian food made fresh as you order it. You can hear them...More

Thank jjtravels2015
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Great Italian food and great service. Friendly staff and atmosphere. A taste of Italy. You’ll be glad you dined here.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Price was fair for delicious, homemade italian food. Great service, kind staff. Even as one person you get a general basket of garlic bread when you arrive! I had the gnocchi and 4 cheese sauce and found it to be very delicious. Worth the price!

Thank Savannah N
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Donald B
27 January 2017|
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Response from 968jann | Reviewed this property |
Saturday can be quite busy, so better reserve! best regards, jan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estevez de Toral 8-91 y Simon Bolivar, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-282-6233
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