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Moliendo Cafe

Honorato Vasquez 6-24, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 7-282-8710
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (40 reviews)
“arepas” (37 reviews)
“beans” (22 reviews)
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09:00 - 21:00 Hours
Latin, South American, Colombian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Honorato Vasquez 6-24, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This a nice little restaurant directly across the street from Hotel Oro Verde Cuenca at Av Ordonez Lasso S/N, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador. I don't know the exact address, but the GPS coordinates are 2° 53.357'S 79° 1.941'W. The address for the restaurant is in the...More

Thank P30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small restaurant located on the very busy Av. Ordóñez Lasso is a Little gem of a place.We had the special of the day which includes juice, main meal which included a choice of meat served with rice, salad and guacamole and a very tasty...More

Thank Happy-seniors2
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arepas are the specialty at this family-owned restaurant near Calle Larga in El Centro, Cuenca. Service here is friendly and personal and the food preparations are as fresh as they can be. I've never been disappointed with a meal here. Portions are large and the...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having studied in Bogota, Colombia for six months (50 years ago this year), I was thrilled to find this special restaurant on Honorato Vasquez in historic Cuenca. It is packed at lunchtime which starts at noon for the "official" almuerzo for about $3.00. The food...More

1  Thank LowellandLowell
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Javier and his friendly crew offer up fresh and delicious Colombian food in Cuenca's El Centro. The specialty is arepas with many toppings of choice. Vegetarian friendly!

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

My family had the fortunate luck to eat at this restaurant when another we were going to was closed. This was on the try list and we were glad we did. Everything was tasty and the service was good considering how crowded the restaurant was....More

Thank drakave
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We went for a supper at this Café and the food was very good. We only paid $3.50 for supper which included juice, a plate of chicken, rice and veggies and it was all very tasty. We definitely go back again.

Thank da50
Reviewed 30 December 2017

After looking at trip advisor I decided on this place and was not disappointed. It was easy to find, service was excellent and my waitress spoke and understood English very well. I had the set dinner of rice, salad, fries and a taste beef strip...More

1  Thank rlhatton
Reviewed 13 December 2017

One of our favorite restaurants in Cuenca we ate at the Moliendo Cafe a number of times during our three week stay in the city. The food is tasty and inexpensive. The owner and his staff are friendly and efficient. If you go for lunch...More

1  Thank bryjak
Reviewed 25 November 2017

I've come here twice in the past several days and it's very nice! The set dinner with juice is $3.50 for the meat of your choice, rice, beans, plantain, and salad. The other dishes going out looked really great, so I will try a more...More

1  Thank elijah c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Honorato Vasquez 6-24, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-282-8710
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