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Buena Vista

) #4 of 61 Restaurants in Otavalo €€ - €€€ Italian, Mexican, American
Salinas 5-11 | Indian Market, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
+593 6-292-5166
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“nachos” (11 reviews)
“fruit juice” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mexican, American, South American, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Salinas 5-11 | Indian Market, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

The Buena Vista restaurant is wonderful! After walking around looking for someplace to eat, we came upon the Buena Vista. The first thing we noticed on the sign, was was that the food is organic! From the time we entered to the time we left,...More

Thank Sandra A
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Stopped in here randomly our first night in Otavalo and were not disappointed. The place is small but if you can sit outside it has a great view of the main plaza. The menu is top notch if you don't fancy typical local meals (garlic...More

Thank Sophie S
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

I had the chicken sandwich (came with nachos and salsa) and the freshly made lemonade. It was all delicious. Thus restaurant is on the 2nd floor and just off of the main market. The balcony seating is lovely and you can people watch.

Thank roamergirl
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

I will without a doubt come back here every time I am in Otavalo. So many options (for both vegetarians and meat eaters) all carefully prepared, and it really shows. their fresh juices are incredible as well. pleasant ambiance, overlooking the market. 5 stars, great!!!

Thank okhumyn
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We stopped here for lunch. My friends ordered the trout (this was their big meal of the day). I ordered the ham and cheese sandwich. The food was tasty; the view of the market below was nice. For those who are interested in diet soda,...More

Thank DrWJW
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Our Footprint guide had recommended this place and we were glad we went. Good food at very decent prices. My partner had the humus sandwich, which was okay, and I had the trout (nice). The nachos with frijoles were very nice. Try the fresh fruit...More

Thank Mariekje
Reviewed 26 January 2016

This was a fun place. We enjoyed relaxing here after wondering around the market. Would love to go back but out of time.

Thank jsharpton
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

In Holland we say: "gezellig" to this atmosphere, little dark with candles and nice music! The girl that served us was very kind, even when she had to serve many people on her own. We loved the lomo and the brownie with ice cream.

Thank Joland W
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

The reason to come here is not the great food or the cheapest lunch, it is to prevent your girlfriend going into food crisis during shopping at poncho plaza in a slight drizzle. Or in the hot dun. The nachos are good, the cheese sandwich...More

Thank Roger H
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Began by sitting on the balcony sipping our beer (hubby) and glass of wine (me). Watched with fascination as the people loaded their goods onto their backs as the market wound down at the end of a busy day. Soup here was outstanding! We also...More

Thank RuthC691
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$6
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View
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
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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