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La Cigale

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Bar, Pub
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Honorato Vasquez 7-80 Y Luis Cordero, Cuenca, Ecuador
+593 7-283-5308
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Cuenca, Ecuador
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I was going on a buseta to Vilcabamba and while waiting I had a salad and an orange juice at La Cigale. I have received prompt and courteous service from a young server. I was amazed by the taste and a quality of the salad. There was a variety of vegetables in it e.g. a very fresh and crispy lettuce,... More 

Thank JagainCuenca
Austin, Texas
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321 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

La Cigale is a worthy place to check out, comfortable hostel, but this is about the restaurant. Their breakfast is delicious, I am bouncing between fruit salad with granola and yogurt plus fruit juice and their Desayuno sale with eggs, bread fruit juice. A coffee Tea bar with self service is great instead of having to wait on somebody. The... More 

Carrboro Nc
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

After a horrible Airbnb experience, I found this lovely little hotel. The private rooms/private bath are nice. There's a pretty little courtyard space in the center and a restaurant attached. Breakfast is included. The only reason I didn't give 5 stars is because you can definitely hear the sounds from the restaurant and people walking up the stairs. Also they... More 

Thank Rhea C
Vienna, Austria
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We were looking for a nice bar in Cuenca. And we found it. All other places we have been, were really empty, but this was full, nevertheless both times we quickly got a table. It was a very nice athmosphere for drinks and also the food looked nice. People are mixed, locals and tourists, but I would say more tourists.... More 

Thank Martina B
Cuenca, Ecuador
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105 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I had dental surgery recently and stayed at La Cigale. They provided ice for me and good creamed vegetable soup. The room was clean and sufficient for my needs. This is a good restautant and hosteria.

Thank Peggy F
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

a place where you will find all kinds of people, lots of tourists, very chill kind of laid back place. Food is ok and not pricy at all. good cocktail promos most days

Thank Valeria A
Erie, Colorado
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216 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is a wonderful place to stay near the centro. They are helpful,and have good breakfast and lighter fare. It can be quite busy in the evenings, especially on the weekend, but if you get a room in the back, away from the street, and cafe, it is quite nice for the price, and is convenient and comfortable. Have stayed... More 

Thank WJD_CO
St. Albert, Canada
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75 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

The hotel manager recommended this place. were a big group of tourist and arrived very late at night (to the town and to the restaurant), with the kitchen almost closing. Despite that "bad time" the quality of the food was great and the service excellent. I perceived a French touch in the way the plates were prepared and presented, despite... More 

Thank Canuck5711
White Rock, British Columbia, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

La Cigale was recommended by a local so we stopped in on a Sunday for a light lunch. The place was quite quiet but filed up before long. I had an excellent rattatoille and my wife had a wrap. Both were delicious and the other plates that came out of the kitchen loked great too. I definitely recommend the this... More 

Thank Rick K
Winnipeg, Canada
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216 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Simply good food, no frills just well prepared and well served food. I haven't worked my way through the menu but so far not a single disappointment. Another must do are the mojitos, they are some of the best I've had anywhere.

Thank Travellingfool2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Honorato Vasquez 7-80 Y Luis Cordero, Cuenca, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-283-5308

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?