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El Lenador

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Sucre 10-12 & Juan Montalvo, Cotacachi 100350, Ecuador
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good56%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“pollo” (4 reviews)
“pork” (5 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
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Sucre 10-12 & Juan Montalvo, Cotacachi 100350, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Pretty surrounding don't mask a sub par meal at premium prices. Slow service didn't help either. Too many choices in Cotachaci to bother coming back.

Thank B52Brian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I debated between 3 or 4 stars as one meal was great (chicken and mushroom) and the other was not (grilled beef loin). I opted for potatoes instead of fries and they were not cooked (although fries were excellent). The veggies were cold. The waitress...More

Thank shelley2016
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I have been to this restaurant on different occasions in different years and it has always been superb the food is delectable and the best choices very sophisticated fine dining for families and everybody

Thank Jennyfromtheblock198
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This was our first restaurant meal in Ecuador and we really liked it. The food was copious and fresh. I had what would become my favorite dish--pollo con champignon. The soup was very tasty and filling as well.

Thank pcmasuedu
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We ate here twice during our stay in Cotacachi. The staff is friendly, the restaurant is clean and there is a fun (small) playground outside for kids which my son enjoyed! I had chicken with mushroom sauce both times and it was delicious. Other family...More

Thank CarmenDBL
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This place is pretty good. The portions are pretty big!I had the steak with bacon. It's a good option if you want bbq.

Thank Marjorie B
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped by El Lenador for dinner one evening. After a long day of hiking we were craving a good meal. I had an excellent filet mignon and my husband had a delicious meal of breaded shrimp. Portions were generous and prices reasonable. The restaurant...More

Thank bafferella
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Our guide recommended El Lenador in Cotacachi. The restaurant has an extensive menu so there is something for everyone. The staff was eager to serve and accommodated groups as well as smaller parties. After walking around the town while shopping for Ecuadorian leather goods, El...More

Thank klmaestra
Reviewed 8 October 2017

When we first came to Cotacachi several years ago, this was our favorite restaurant, but it has doubled its prices. Maybe because their main business is weddings, and other functions, so they do not depend on the restaurant business. We would eat there more if...More

Thank WJD_CO
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Stopped here for lunch. It was quite tasty, and was typical Ecuadorian cuisine. The staff was very attentive. The fresh orange juice was delicious. If you are feeling adventurous, try the guinea pig, it's presentation is quite a jaw dropper. I just could not bring...More

Thank I5787BOadamm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sucre 10-12 & Juan Montalvo, Cotacachi 100350, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Cotacachi
  • Phone Number: 291-5509
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