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Mi Patria Ecuadorian Restaurant

1410 22nd St, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1403
+1 515-222-2755
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“plantains” (22 reviews)
“arroz con pollo” (20 reviews)
“pork” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
Latin, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1410 22nd St, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1403
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pork... Oh my is the pork good! The empanadas are all great: beef, cheese and the wonderful pork. Get the pork with the potato and favabeans.

Thank budpaine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is amazing! Love the arroz con pollo and the hornado con mote the best. Great service too. Very casual.

Thank hwemmie
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Thought I would try this restaurant near my hotel. The server suggested two of the favorite dishes and I chose the Hornado Con Mote. ($10.99) Hugh amount of delicious food. Enough for supper too. I highly recommend this restaurant. The server was very nice and...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 4 February 2018

With another couple, we decided to try something different. Mi Patria is located in a strip mall near our friends home. Nothing fancy about the inside but the service was excellent and the food fantastic. Portions were very large allowing for each of us to...More

1  Thank Gerald F
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I shared the sampler plate for two to get a variety of food. It was fantastic. They offer many gluten free options which is a plus as my wife has a gluten allergy. The waitress was super friendly and knowledgeable of what...More

Thank Tyson B
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Stopped for lunch on our road trip and was very satisfied with the staff and the atmosphere. The portions were huge and very authentic - nice place for a taste of Ecuador.

Thank GJG-13
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We went to Mi Patria to discover Ecuadorian food and were very pleased. The appetizers and entrees were plentiful and delicious. The service was outstanding. I highly recommend Mi Patria.

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We tried this restaurant for dinner on Black Friday. We ordered fried ripe plantain, empanadas, a shrimp stew, rice and a couple of items from the kids menu. Unfortunately no pictures were taken. The empanadas and fried plantains were excellent. The shrimp dish - Camarones...More

Thank JoshDad
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Big servings, can definitely share or take some home. The food was very fresh and yummy!!! We will definitely go back next time in town!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Got the big MiPatria for Two. Tasty rice and beans. Meats were decent. Nice to see some South American places in Iowa. Want to try some other menu items soon. Whenever I'm in Ecuador I'm always stunned by how good the set price meals are....More

Thank Cubecritter
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Questions & Answers
10 April 2016|
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Response from Michael A | Reviewed this property |
That may be correct. I would not think an Ecuadorian restaurant would be required to serve only Ecuadorian originated dishes.
15 November 2015|
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Response from Michael A | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't expect a problem, but it is a good idea, none the less, to have a table.
18 July 2015|
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Response from M M | Reviewed this property |
They have a small wine & beer selection. As is typical of many small restaurant owners, they often carry lower-end, less expensive, well-known selections. It would be a boon to business and customer dining experience to have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1410 22nd St, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1403 (Formerly Cazador)
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-222-2755
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