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“Great Visit and Excellent Hotel”

El Rincon de Cantuna
Ranked #162 of 1,552 Restaurants in Quito
Price range: US$10 - US$30
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

The hotel is about a 5 minute walk to the main square with a supermarket and bank right next door.
Hotel was decorated in colonial style as well as the employees clothing attire. Hotel has just over 30 rooms which is an add bonus with all the rooms facing an indoor courtyard in one of two.
The staff was very friendly and helpful when needing directions. The restaurant was exceptional- each time they brought local appetizers (and a welcome drink from the area on the first visit).

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Thank Mark H
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HotelPatioAndaluz, General Manager at El Rincon de Cantuna, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Dear Mark,

Thanks for your review.

We hope to have you here soon again.
Best regards,
Francisco Baca
General Manager

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Ok, this place has some personal history. Happens that my grandmother in her youth years used to attend parties and dances at 'El Patio Anadaluz". According to my mom and aunt those dances took place at the back patio. People used to attend to those dances very well dressed or with costumes, I'm talking around 1950's ish.

So we enjoyed a delicious food at a great place, we got great pics to share with the family.

The restaurant is located in Quito Colonial, and it was a perfect stop for us during our visit.

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Thank Magali M
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

We stayed at this hotel and ate most of our meals here as the food was so good. Dinner starts with a basket of fresh plantain and yucca chips with 3 sauces for dipping. All were quite tasty.

The first night, we sampled pretty much all the tapas. All the empanadas were excellent and I highly recommend the shrimp tapa. Thank you to our waitress for pointing us to that delicious dish (very garlicky).

We also had the steak (ok but they have much better entrees to choose from), langoustines (excellent), Caesar salad (pretty good), and chicken veggie soup (excellent).

They also have grilled cheese and hamburgers if you really want them......but just go with something else.

We also ate breakfast here daily which is a large buffet and made to order eggs. It was very good.

The dining room is in the courtyard (inside) on the main floor of the Patio Andaluz hotel. The only odd thing is that guest have to walk thru this area (on a walkway to the side) to get to their rooms. The dining tables are in the middle of the room.

At least on the weekends, they also have a gentleman playing guitar which was actually nice. I don't usually like music when I'm dining out as it is often too loud. But, this was just right and the music quite lovely.

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Thank WG89519
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

First class restaurant Ecuadorian themed in an enclosed colonial Spanish patio. Gorgeous with good food and lovely service. Ecuadorian food with beautiful table settings. The breakfast was tops.

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Reviewed 5 October 2016

We stayed at the hotel so we had dinner there one night. We ordered a selection of small plates. All were very good and priced well. This is during the off season so the restaurant was not very busy. Compared to some other hotel restaurants in the area, this was as good or better.

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