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Lo Nuestro Cafe - Restaurant

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Latin, Ecuadorean, Seafood, Spanish
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Av. Estrada 903 | Higueras, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
+593 4-238-6398
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12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Portland, Oregon
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363 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a nice private tour of historic downtown Guayaquil, we asked our guide to join us for lunch, and he brought us to this location. Of course, there was some handshaking going on with the owner, but we were happy to buy lunch for our guide, as well. There was a good selection on the menu with mostly local cuisine,... More 

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Thank Eugene F
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

"Lo nuestro" is a coffe-restaurant that offers the best of Ecuadorian food. It offers the best of our gastronomy in seadfood and typical food. Its menu is very varied, you have many options to choose such as: appetizers, banderas, ceviches, fish, seafood, rices, soups and creams, ecuadorian dishes, and desserts. Also, it offers you an environment very traditional and historical.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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271 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

In search of an authentic dish to mark my last night in Guayaquil, this restaurant sufficed for my needs. It's located in the nicer part of town and has a very good ambiance. The place seemed to be a truly local haunt with the smattering of tourists, so I suppose this is more authentic than otherwise. Food and service were... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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77 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is the most iconic restaurant in guayaquil. The old decor and the ambience is fantastic. The food is to dye for. Always ask for the "Muelitas de Cangrejo"…

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

The menu as well as the decoratio is very tipical ecuatorian or guayaquil style. It is a nice place, not sofisticated but with a warm and friendly decoration. Try all kind of dishes , meat as well as seafood .But all kind of apetizers based on green banana( platanos) and /or corn ( maiz and morocho ) are a must.With... More 

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Lawrenceville
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

There is not a better place in Ecuador for authentic Ecuadorian food. Fish Ceviche and Cazuela are the best dishes. if you want to eat authentic ecuadorian food in a safe place this is the place to go. A must place for all visitors to Guayaquil.

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Milton, Canada
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to Lo Nuestro while in Guayaquil on our way to Galapagos on Saturday, October 15. We took a $5 cab from our hotel, the Oro Verde, and the drive took about 15 minutes. They do speak English and have English menus. Food was fresh, tasty, and service was very good. We went at 7:30 pm... More 

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New York City, New York
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127 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We asked the concierge from our hotel for a typical Ecuadorian restaurant and they recommended Lo Nuestro. The inside of the restaurant was pictures of all Guayaquil with old colonial type furnitures. They served us with delicious garlic bread with salsa sauce with a little tinged of spice. We had the most delicious shrimp ceviche ive ever had that i... More 

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Georgetown, Massachusetts
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

A couple of colleagues brought me for lunch to Lo Nuestro. Enjoyed all of it! The restaurant is authentic Ecuador, the waiters a nicely dressed, know all about the dishes, the dishes are excellent and great service! Can recommend this restaurant.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The walls are appointed with historic newspaper clippings. The staff is knowledgable, polite and prompt. The food was delicious and fairly priced. Could not ask for anything more.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Latin, Ecuadorean, Seafood, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Estrada 903 | Higueras, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Guayas Province  >  Guayaquil
  • Phone Number: +593 4-238-6398

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