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A pedir de Boca

Benigno Malo 5-54 | Between Juan Jaramillo and Calle Larga, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 99 592 1215
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai noodles” (46 reviews)
“hummus” (24 reviews)
“chicken” (20 reviews)
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International, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Benigno Malo 5-54 | Between Juan Jaramillo and Calle Larga, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here twice in a row because we loved it that much. We would really love to eat the Thai noodles and the pasta inferno again someday. Thanks to the chef who used to live in our hometown in Belgium, by the way!

Thank 620astridv
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We are dutch ourselves and we heard they had good thai and italian food, so we went to check it out. It has a very out-dated and a tacky decoration. There is a very limited amount of dishes you can choose from and the italian...More

Thank casgoossen
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Food was excellent, service a bit slow.... Excellent vegetarian dishes! Very much recommend it. Open on Sundays, which can be tricky in Cuenca.

Thank SofiaSpSi
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Quaint establishment with very friendly staff. The food was uniquely presented and all items were fresh. I think they should have item descriptions on the menu. What I thought I was getting and what I received were completely different than my expectations.

Thank dmb91
Reviewed 14 June 2018

A Pedir de Boca always makes me smile with the food presentation. The lunches and dinners are both excellent and priced reasonably. I always enjoy whatever meal I choose....and sometimes let them choose for me! Felip creates masterpieces with the food and the taste matches....More

Thank Curlskim
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

It is not a secret, that when you travel in Larin America, with very few exceptions, the food is bland. And there are not many veggies included in your almuerzos, unless your budget allows you to splurge. If you are craving a flavorful healthy meal,...More

Thank Lolita M
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely service and the Thai noodles and desert cake are outstanding! Will definitely be back one day

Thank sebwaIIat
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely lunch in the centre of Cuenca. We ordered the vegan burger with cheese and shared between 2 (enough for 2 if you're just peckish). Good value with some nice complimentary juice shots.

Thank Chloe B
Reviewed 14 May 2018

A meal here is an adventure to those with a narrow palate for flavors. I had the most Artistic bowl of Vietnamese soup ever but I didn't like eating it. This is not Pho. It is topped with massive amounts of shredded basil and other...More

Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Nicely spiced. Generous portions, enough for two to share. Small, friendly place. Diverse menu, lots to choose from.

Thank Laura J
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6 October 2016|
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Response from Joan V | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember exactly but they were significantly less expensive than any other quality meals in Cuenca...and that's what brought us back again and again, as well as the great service and ambiance.
Laurie L
6 March 2016|
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Response from Jnanayog | Reviewed this property |
Can't speak for Sunday morning or at what time But we have been there on Sunday pm around 1'ish. Trust this is helpful for you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Benigno Malo 5-54 | Between Juan Jaramillo and Calle Larga, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 99 592 1215
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