We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

California Kitchen - CLOSED

Luis Cordero 5-65 y Honorato Vasquez, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 98 311 1740
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
17 Feb 2015
“California Kitchen is no more.”
30 Sep 2014
“California Kitchen....the great demise”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Luis Cordero 5-65 y Honorato Vasquez, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
All Details
Reviews (150)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 138 reviews

Reviewed 17 February 2015

California Kitchen closed it's doors about three months ago. I have heard good rumors about a new restaurant in the same location and will review it sometime later.

Thank WNLight
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Regrettably this once hallmark restaurant has fallen on hard times and recently (or very soon) will close once and for all. The original owners built a reputation for great food and service. Alas the gringo who was the driving force behind the restaurant contracted some...More

1  Thank tntjd911
Reviewed 30 September 2014

I only went to California Kitchen once and it was in the weeks leading up to it's closure, so I won't venture a review, but just let you know that it no longer exists. The owners have moved on and I'm not sure what will...More

Thank danrobe2007
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Sadly, as of June 29, 2014, California Kitchen has closed. This was an excellent restaurant in El Centro with consistently good food and service. It was extremely popular with norteamericanos. We wish the owner, Pablo the best.

Thank CarolynHamilton
Reviewed 18 June 2014

This restaurant has been at the top of everyone's list from North America as a must since opeing several years ago. Having dined here over the years, consistency is maintained, quality more than good, English spoken... and menu offerings very recognizable to those visiting from...More

Thank oca007
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Wound up dinning there on numerous occassions (breakfast, lunch and dinner). I was informed that it was under new ownership. The service was excellent and the food was excellent in presentation and flavor. Some people commented that it was pricey, but I felt pricing was...More

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 27 May 2014

I was there last year for an American Breakfast and it was more than I could have hoped for, but the last visit, the hash browns was a big rectangle of potatoes that were mushy and the eggs were over done and the biscuits not...More

Thank jujuwin
Reviewed 17 May 2014

Clearly caters to "Americans" you know..."them." The food is passable say, in Omaha, Nebraska, but hardly anywhere else.

Thank Dennis A
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Went for lunch. Just fair & somewhat overpriced. Failed to give my credit card back, but in spite of the restaurant being closed I went in never the less & found it stuck in one of the "bill holders" that present at the table

Thank CharlieRVA
Reviewed 26 April 2014

This restaurant exists only as a place for finding American ex-patriots and American style food. While we prefer ethnic foods of many Nationalities we went to this one because American friends invited us. It is upstairs with no elevator, which was a slight turn-off for...More

Thank drushton
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Luis Cordero 5-65 y Honorato Vasquez, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 98 311 1740
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing