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Cafe Wunderbar

) #83 of 449 Restaurants in Cuenca €€ - €€€ , German, International
Escalinata 3-43 | Hermano Miguel and Calle Larga, Cuenca, Ecuador
+593 7-283-1274
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“german food” (4 reviews)
“the river” (7 reviews)
“board games” (2 reviews)
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Bar, German, International, European
€€ - €€€
Escalinata 3-43 | Hermano Miguel and Calle Larga, Cuenca, Ecuador
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

I have gone to Wunderbar many times and plan on going back many more. It is a great little bar with book exchange, pool table (for a fee), foosball (") and board games (you have to request). Good variety of drinks. The young waiter who...More

Thank Caroline E
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We have visited Wunderbar several times. We like sitting outside and have cocktails or a beer...maybe an appetizer. They have a cute garden setting outside. On this visit we ate dinner inside the restaurant and were a little underwhelmed with the food. I ordered a...More

1  Thank krp87b
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I had read about this place and we happened to stumble upon it at dinner time. It’s centrally located in the old part of town along the steps from the river. I ordered the meat lasagna while my wife ordered the spaghetti Bolognese daily special....More

1  Thank infolific
Reviewed 17 July 2016

My friend and I went there twice. The first time was OK, the terrace is pleasant and the mixed drinks were average (the glasses were not very full). The second time, we sat at the bar and ordered screwdrivers (vodka and orange juice). The bartender...More

1  Thank Sophia C
qenk, Propietario at Cafe Wunderbar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2016

Seems there has been some misunderstanding due to language problems on both sides which I would like to put clear: The local guy who was accompaning you at the bar (which I happen to know well and who is a regular customer) ordered a screwdriver...More

Reviewed 22 June 2016

Funky little bar halfway down the escalantes steps. I have sometimes stopped to go in, only to find them closed, regardless of the door hours say. Othertimes, I have gone and had a pleasant meal, or not... Seems too much variability to recommend people to...More

Thank MindStorm00
Reviewed 18 June 2016

I have been in Cuenca for a long time, with the first time being in 1997. Wunderbar was around then, probably one of the only bars in town at that point, and it's amazing that it has stood the test of time. It remains a...More

1  Thank Gringo_Diner
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We just happened upon this restaurant walking up the stairs to Calle Larga (Hermano Miguel). Located about halfway up. The entrance is a little deceiving. Usually, there are a couple of throwbacks to the 60’s sitting outside the entrance selling braided bracelets and playing the...More

1  Thank krp87b
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Marisol who tends the bar speaks English and was a wonderful help! The food was delicious and I would say"comfort food"!

Thank smalljeanette
Reviewed 30 January 2016

This place is great for some things, interesting folk hanging around entrance, outdoor tables in a kinda cool backyard area. Also not cool in other areas, really weird opening times that are often not honoured. Staff that seem to not really care about life let...More

Thank zantonsus
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Love the food and atmosphere. A great place to watch a futbal game or just sit and relax with friends. It gets busy at night but then go play a game of pool and listen to the music.

Thank Gary H
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27 April 2017|
Response from Wachi D |
we have 1 Lowen-Soccer tournament foosball table directly imported from Germany which is in perfect shape
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Escalinata 3-43 | Hermano Miguel and Calle Larga, Cuenca, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-283-1274
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