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La Quinua Restaurant

Historic District, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
2832370
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fresh juice” (2 reviews)
“the owner” (7 reviews)
“cesar” (3 reviews)
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South American
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Historic District, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We went to lunch at La Quinua 3 of the 8 days we spent in Cuenca. Almuerzo (lunch), which includes a fresh juice, delicious soup, platter of healthy vegetarian delights, and dessert, is only $3.90. I am not a vegetarian but found each of the...More

Thank MaryoNC
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Popped in for late lunch. We both wanted something light so opted for a chunky vegetable and creamed spinach soups together with herbal teas. Both were freshly prepared and excellent . Had a chat with Cesar the owner who informed us he lived in England...More

Thank T-SGlobetrotters
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

La Quinua is nicely decorated with a comfortable atmosphere. The menu is extensive and includes wine and beer. The vegetarian, mostly vegan food is made from scratch from natural ingredients. It is delicious! They also serve a veggie almuerzo (complete meal) at lunchtime. The owner...More

Thank Charlett B
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This restaurant makes all dishes fresh each day. The owner says he goes to the market every day and rarely uses his refrigerator. Prices and service are good.

Thank Peggy F
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

We were very disappointed. We went there for dinner and were the only ones the whole time. The prices changed and are higher around 7$. My friend ordered the special hamburger and received 2 slices of toast with a small Patty inside and fries. I...More

Thank Johannes S
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We were fortunate to meet the owner, Cesar, quite by accident outside of his restaurant. My husband i were lamenting that the restaurant hours listed were 10-4 and we had agreed to meet another couple, by their suggestion at 6:00! Not knowing that ceasar was...More

1  Thank Debra B
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

I have eaten here twice, more impressed each time. Bi-lingual menu English & Spanish, offers traditional Ecuadorian dishes with a very pure vegan sensibility. Cesare the owner cares deeply about health & nutrition. Each day's menu is based upon what's most fresh and appropriate for...More

Thank Zenby
Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

Excellent place its a little rustic and warm healthy food ...good prices im always visit this restaurant at least twice a week ill recommend

1  Thank Charlie O
Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

Vegetarian and vegan friendly restaurant in the middle of Cuenca. We found this wonderful restaurant whilst hunting for Nectar Tea House (pro tip: Cuenca closes down completely over the week of new year). Run by the inimitable and talented César, the food is refreshingly healthy...More

2  Thank larister
Reviewed 1 October 2014

La Quinua is a quaint vegetarian restaurant just two blocks from Parque Calderon. The food was fresh, festive, and tasty. Our main courses rice with mixed vegetables and quinoa with vegetables were only $6.00. The restaurant also offers an almuerzo that sounds great. The restaurant...More

1  Thank Rene M
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Historic District, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: 2832370
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