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El Tigrillo

Main Street | Down the Plaza, Where the Buses Stop, Mindo, Ecuador
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (62 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
“trout” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Main Street | Down the Plaza, Where the Buses Stop, Mindo, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the best garlic bread ever here for $3.50! The owner even gave us pasta sauce to dip it in. Make sure to ask for pasta de tomate not salsa de tomate or you will get ketchup! The garlic bread was incredibly tasty and...More

Thank Annalynnvegan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought $17 was a bit steep for a medium-sized thin crust veggie pizza, but the service was excellent and the pizza really tasty (by Ecuador pizza standards). Great atmosphere, with extremely friendly and fast service, nice big windows facing the street, and super-clean bathroom...More

Thank TheGrinchesDogMaxx
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I really enjoyed my meal here. Big bowl of soup, a plate filled with rice, salad, chickpeas, and yummy trout. Came with a tamarindo juice. $3.00 all day. Can't beat that! Good service as well. The pizza are tasty as well!

Thank jaimeohmtree
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

This place you should definitely visit when you stay in Mindo. The pizzas are big are very tasty. They prepare the food in front of you so you can see that they are very clean. Not expensive and good service

Thank Gijs P
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We stumbled in here after hiking in Mindo and we loved it. We had rice and lentils, the cheese sandwich (loved it!), salad and fries. ALL of it was good. Our kids especially loved the food. Great spot.

Thank bklynyoga
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The pizza here is pretty average for Ecuador. It's good, but not what you would expect if coming from a gourmet pizza place in the States. The service is really fast and super friendly! I recommend trying a humita (mashed corn wrapped in banana leaves)...More

Thank Travelerchic123
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We got a pizza here and it was just OK. Some people rave about it, and maybe its because it was our first pizza in south america, our standards were too high. The garlic bread appetizer was delicious though!

Thank uclastarr
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Our first night in Mindo the power went out all over the city. El Tigrillo was all lit up and packed with people, so we joined the crowd. Wonderful pizza, wood fired. Friendly service. Came back 2 more times for pizza and the fish platter....More

Thank asenior
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Excellent pizza.... The wood fire pizza oven give the pizza a lot of flavor.. If your in Mindo for the night i recommend dinner here...

Thank travelingfemale
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Not cheap but excellent pizzas. Guys serving ok but not particularly friendly or welcoming. G to watch pizzas being made.

Thank Bolton508d
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Down the Plaza, Where the Buses Stop, Mindo, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Mindo
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