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Benigno Malo 5-54 | Between Juan Jaramillo and Calle Larga, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 99 592 1215
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai noodles” (50 reviews)
“hummus” (25 reviews)
“chicken” (20 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00 Hours
International, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Benigno Malo 5-54 | Between Juan Jaramillo and Calle Larga, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This little bistro has not only wonderful food, but it is presented like art. They have a marvelous Thai Bowl that is enough for two meals. I had what I thought would be a boring ham and cheese sandwich. It was a piece of art...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank bolderbrod
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

I had the bruschetta as a starter ,(recommended by the very friendly waiter, sorry can't remember his name, venezuelien), and they were the best i ever had. The owner is also very nice and recommended me plenty of places to visit in town. Must place...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank donkey257
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The food is great, I have never been disappointed with the taste and freshness. The major problem, and the reason why I do not go there often is that it takes FOREVER for them to serve your meal. I have waited over an hour a...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Caroline E
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Rather limited menu. Thai noodles were very different from traditional Thai food. Seemed healthy and it was tasty. Ordered it medium hot but did not find it to be very spicy warm. Wine was so-so. Creme brûlée was very odd. Kitchen closes at 8 so...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank mark k
Reviewed 16 June 2017

A short walk from the central square/cathedral is this quaint little restaurant with limited seating but excellent food. The hummus plate is delicious and big enough to share - the hummus is accompanied with toasted bread and a big portion of salad. The Thai noodle...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank tommyb079
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The waiter here speaks good English and is very friendly & helpful. We had the hummus with bread which was delicious. We also ordered the Thai noodles, the size was quite generous and it comes with lots of vegetables. The noodles were flavoursome and delicious....More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank WaeHildebrand
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I found this place when I was walking around the charming Cuenca city and it was a really good surprise. I tried the Thai noddles with chicken and it was so good and fresh that I came back the next day and ordered the same...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Michela T
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

If you visit Cuenca, dont forget this little pearl. Amazing food from an amazing Chef! His food is as great as his charm! A must visit!

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Laurens_l_l_
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Our waiter (a tall guy who spoke english) was super nice and recommended the thai noodles which we had, and we were not disappointed. A large portion of fresh vegetebles and noodles with chicken. And not expensive for being a restaurant in this area. The...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank OliviaCan
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We had passed this restaurant multiple times, but didn't try it. Finally, after reading many reviews, decided to give it a try. Very glad we did! I had the Thai noodles and my husband something Italian. They were both fusion dishes, so didn't really fall...More

Date of visit: March 2017
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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