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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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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (65 reviews)
“puttanesca” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Estevez de Toral 8-91 y Simon Bolivar, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of six, and had great service with a friendly waiter. The restaurant has a good selection of Italian dishes, and tremendous ambience. Don´t leave without trying the desserts, great flan....

Thank daviddP334LW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to ensure everyone is happy, then Mangiare Benne is a great choice. There is an ample menu with all kinds of pastas and meat dishes, which will satisfy everyone in your party.

Thank TerraDiversa
Reviewed 14 March 2017

It´s a lovely place inside the historical center of town, good food Italian specialties and many more traditional ones to choose from. The prices are quite reasonable and the service is fine. Just minutes away from walking along the best sites in the old centro...More

Thank 450ginog
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This place knows hiw to make the best sauces on rheir pastas! It is one of my favorite places to eat. But the graciousness of the staff and their willingness to do anything to help their customers is what brings me back. Two examples- the...More

Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

As you enter this beautiful colonial house, you know this placed was imagined as a place to enjoy. Fortunately, the food was up to the first impression and was even more enjoyable than expected. I had the pasta filled with beef and bolognese sauce on...More

Thank Jimmy C
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We have lived in Cuenca for several years now and have found many good restaurants, but few have been as consistently good as Mangiare Benne. The service is attentive, professional and friendly and the Italian food is always delicious. We make a point of going...More

Thank Vinnie P
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The staff here are wonderful - attentive, knowledgeable, happy and friendly,, and they speak good English. Excellent, authentic Italian food, big portions, everything is fresh. Cozy atmosphere.

Thank LakeLady49010
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Some of the best Italian Food served in a friendly family style environment. Be sure to visit this restaurant.

Thank Phil A
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The food and service are consistent, time after time. The food is always delicious and the service is spot on. This is the only restaurant we have been to where they come back to the table to see if everything is OK and if there...More

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I was here 3 times and every meal was excellent. Located in Posada del Angel Hotel, and the food is mostly Italian. Rather entertaining too to watch the kitchen activities from the restaurant. Staff are great too and speak English very well.

Thank BenefacTours
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Donald B
Are reservations required or recommended on Saturday nights?
27 January 2017|
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Response from Jan N | Reviewed this property |
Saturday can be quite busy, so better reserve! best regards, jan
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Muchas gracias.
28 March 2016|
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28 March 2016|
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Response from lensmanct | Reviewed this property |
Creo que es abierto de las 12:00 - 15:00 y 17:00 -22:00, lunes a sabado.
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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, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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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