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El Secreto de Jeanine

€€ - €€€French, , Barbecue
Sucre y Garcia Moreno | Esquina/Corner, Cotacachi 100350, Ecuador
+593 93 978 2061
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  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
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10 Sep 2018
“Great bar and cafe”
30 Oct 2017
“Fun place to visit”
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French, Bar, Barbecue, European
€€ - €€€
Sucre y Garcia Moreno | Esquina/Corner, Cotacachi 100350, Ecuador
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Lovely place to have a meal and a nice glass of wine they have live music sometimes the owner is very lovely and accommodating and the food and wine is delicious

Thank Jennyfromtheblock198
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Jeanine makes great marguaritas and is friendly. A nice place to go if you are from out of town and want to mingle with other expats

Thank audreylewan
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We discovered Jeanine's place in a funny set of circumstances. Once there we felt right at home. My boyfriend used to own a bar in Salinas, and I owned restaurants in the USA so we know what it takes to run great places, and Jeanine...More

Thank lynn258
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I stumbled upon El Secreto de Jeanine and immediately felt like I was in an episode of Cheers - not surprising as it is an expat hangout! Everyone is so friendly and willing to share information. This is not a restaurant - it is a...More

Thank GiselleCota
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This is a very friendly gathering place for expats and more. Great owner/host. Wonderful Margaritas and more.

Thank Suzanne G
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Excellent food - best steak in town. A fixed menu and a bit pricier than other places in town, but worth the occasional splurge.

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Jeanine is a very welcoming and gracious host. This cozy environment is a relaxing stop with a regular group of expats and nationals. Jeanine is very educated regarding Ecuadorian politics and customs-a wealth of knowledge! She also makes an outstanding Cuba Libra!! A must stop...More

Thank sal32016
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We had some drinks here a couple of nights and found Jeanine to be a great host. Jeanine and her friend drove us to lasso on our next journey to see Cotapaxi National Park. This was a 4 hour drive. Very nice Jesture. We were...More

Thank RobGSherwoodPark
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Great little out of the way spot with all kinds of local and imported alcohol. Owner is super nice. Didn't get a chance to try the food but enjoyed the atmosphere

Thank Julie K
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Open at 2pm for drinks and food, this bistro has a unique niche in Cotacachi. Weary from touring and travel? Have a late lunch/early dinner, drinks, or both. Plentiful portions of many tasty dishes including soup, salad, and delicious bread. Save room for flan! Prix...More

Thank Lisa L
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US$5 - US$20
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sucre y Garcia Moreno | Esquina/Corner, Cotacachi 100350, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Cotacachi
  • Phone Number: +593 93 978 2061
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The main ingedients for our restaurant are good food, a great atmosphere, nice people and lots of fun in multiple languages.
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