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“Only Greek thing is the name”
Review of Grecia

Grecia
Ranked #271 of 665 Restaurants in Cuenca
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

The menu is more Italian than anything else, and the decor ethnic Cuenca, so not sure why the name!?!? They have a lunch special, that again, was pure Ecuadorian. The soup was good, thick pasta and veggies. You get a juice and rice with either grilled chicken, beef or pork. Loads of rice on the plate and a really small, but tasty cut of meat. The salad was a slice of tomato, really? Not sure why they would bring the dessert, an undefineable fruit, at the start of the meal, particularly when we were the only clients in the place. Not bad, but not good either!

Thank lee9
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Fanesca is a traditional Ecuadoran soup served only during the Easter holidays. I tried the Fanesca at Grecia and enjoyed it. It's full of grains (supposedly 12 different grains to symbolize the 12 apostles), beans, potatoes, a creamy broth, avocado, and salted fish. I'l try it again. Prices at Grecia are reasonable and the service was good.

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

We came in for lunch special and for $3 we got soup, a plate lunch with chicken and pork with a small salad. They served it with a fruit drink that was unfamiliar to me but good with the meal. It was good and came back for an evening meal. Again the service was perfect. We shared an awesome Greek salad, Spaghetti Carbonara, and a seafood mix spaghetti and cervechi. All was cooked/served to perfection and very affordable. Servers were attentive and not intrusive.

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Thank Robert H
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Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

Nothing Greek about it. We ordered chicken and fish both came pounded looking like a piece of cardboard the sauce on the fish didn't help.

Thank HTSSS
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Reviewed 22 September 2014

I usually try and avoid writing poor reviews, but a week ago Saturday we stopped in for their almuerzo, and for the first time ever in Cuenca we had very poor soup as a first course. It was a very thin, tasteless broth with a chunk of 'mystery' beef - really, could not eat it. Second course was a bit better - a chicken dish with rice. Strange - the postre was a tablespoon of jello covered by a tiny scoop of ice cream. The waiter brought it while we were eating the soup. I'm a bit puzzled by this meal - wonder if anyone else has had a good lunch there and can write about it?

Thank sburkerd
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