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Buena Vista

€€ - €€€Mexican, American,
Salinas 5-11 | Indian Market, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
+593 6-292-5166
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (14 reviews)
“trout” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, American, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Salinas 5-11 | Indian Market, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
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1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 14 March 2018

Wide variety of Ecuadorian and natural food dishes at reasonable prices. Located on second floor with some balcony seating to look over the Otavalo market square.

Thank Monica D
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Really like this little dinner spot in the heart of the city. If you are lucky to get the one table outside or 5 bar stools you will have a great view from the plaza below. The spicy shrimp was pretty good except for 30%...More

Thank Jack V
Reviewed 25 January 2018

We had lunch here after shopping at Poncho Plaza and Otavalo Market. The restaurant is upstairs, and gives a good view of the market, and serves good food. It is convenient for taking a break from shopping or after you are shopped out. The owners...More

Thank WJD_CO
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Nice atmosphere with good food and English speaking hosts. They have a nice selection of items on the menu. We had the Buena Vista special nachos which were really, really good.

Thank Angelhims50
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Escape the busy market, yet view it all steps away. Organic, well prepared dishes with a variety of hot drinks, beers and cocktails. Enjoy a quiet and tasty lunch or dinner, then stop by for hot tea or cocoa as we did on 3 different...More

Thank Cassandra G
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The attractive part, the balcony overlooking the Otavalo market is small and therefor always full and you need to come back several times to secure a table and enjoy the view. If you are sitting inside restaurant is just like every other tourist restaurant in...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I am very glad our guide sent us to Buena Vista, bc it was a clean restaurant that knows how to handle tourists. The menu has a touch of everything, but we found the nachos and beer to best fit our hungry bellies.

Thank Farrah H
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Upon entry the place was busy and we were told that we could eat on the balcony. Not so bad with a mulled wine but for the next hour we were there (we waited an hour for our food) there was a free table but...More

Thank Philip P
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Well after shopping and visiting a lot of places near the city this restaurant is not a bad option. Food is okay, not the best but is decent enough. If you want you can even eat at the balcony of the place and see the...More

Thank Benjamin P
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This has become our favorite "date day" cozy spot. The outdoor seating is perfect for watching the bustle of the Otavalo market. Good food and a great selection of artisan beer and I order a large glass of wine with a very generous pour. Nice...More

Thank Cassie120667
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$6
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salinas 5-11 | Indian Market, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo
  • Phone Number: +593 6-292-5166
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Description
Established in 2001, Buena Vista has a fabulous location with great views of the surrounding mountains and a balcony where you can sit and watch the busy Indian market below. With its cozy lounge-style atmosphere, you can relax with family and friends and enjoy a great variety of food and cocktails at reasonable prices. Our menu offers a wide selection of Italian, American, Mexican and vegetarian-vegan food made with fresh, organic ingredients.
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