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Taco Bello

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Bolivar y Mejia 523, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
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San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
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110 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, being a vegan and eating out is not easy in Ecuador. I was not expecting much when I heard about a restaurant called Taco Bello. Images of that fast food chain by almost the same name in the United States. Was I ever surprised though. The moment you enter you are warmly greeted. Explaining that I was a vegan... More 

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Thank Kenlbroz
Gainesville, Florida
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owner is very nice, speaks english, and has a unique menu of Mexican dishes. worth the visit for sure!

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Thank taddimo
Verwood, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Our group ended up visiting Carlos in his restaurant 3 times, and each time we felt exceptionally welcomed. Serving great Mexican food, at amazing prices, certainly if you visit for an almuzero. I ate tacos, burritos and a hamburger all of which were cooked very nicely and tasted great. The absolutely best thing was the guacamole, which was a hit... More 

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Thank Jacob S
Guayaquil
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The food here is amazing! Everything is made with fresh ingredients. I loved the guacamole and chips. I tried the tacos. Delicious! Carlos is the owner and speaks english as well as spanish. He and his staff are very attentive to their clients. I returned several times and enjoyed everything I ordered. This is definitely a must if you like... More 

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Thank Ecuachic54
Otavalo, Ecuador
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

This isn't your typical "American Mexican" food. Incredibly fresh and delicious and at an unbelievably good price. $2.50 will get you the menu of the day with plenty of options. Fresh tortilla for starters, then a soup, then the main plate of your choice (chimichangas is my personal favorite). You also of the option of the a la carte menu... More 

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Thank Cassie120667
St. Petersburg, Florida
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1,479 reviews
735 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

The guacamole was outstanding to start. I ordered the Fiesta Platter which had tacos, a quesadilla, taquitos and a burrito. All tasted fresh and delicious, this was a great find.

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Thank Les L
Otavalo, Ecuador
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Not the TB your used to in the states. All home made food, delicious and fresh and not expensive. The owner speaks English and he and his staff are wonderful, nice people.

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Thank Chrisnchica1982
Kunming, China
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

I came here for lunch and was pleasantly surprised at the amount and quality of food for $2.50. The owner was very friendly and spoke excellent English. Highly recommended!

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Thank thevexer
Otavalo
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

We ordered the plate with a chicken burrito and enchilada and it was super greasy with no flavor. Certainly not anything close to Mexican food. I hate to write a negative review because the owner was very kind, but the food just wasn't good at all.

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Thank Lisa W
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161 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

We were warmly greeted from the moment we entered the door. The owner and his staff were friendly and very helpful. We hadn't even looked at the menu when fresh made chips, pico de Gallo and homemade guacamole were delivered to our table. It was all flavorful. We ordered burritos and they told us we could get the taco and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bolivar y Mejia 523, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?