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Cafe Mosaico

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , International
Manuel Samaniego N8-95 Near Antepara, Itchimbia | Itchimbia, Quito, Ecuador
+593 2-254-2871
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“thai curry” (2 reviews)
“pancakes” (2 reviews)
“octopus” (3 reviews)
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American, Ecuadorean, International, Vegetarian Friendly
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Manuel Samaniego N8-95 Near Antepara, Itchimbia | Itchimbia, Quito, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The view from the balcony is indeed spectacular, especially if you are there at sunset and watch the lights come on all over the city. This Cafe is famous for it since 25 years or more but by now it is no longer the only...More

Thank MB13377
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our first dinner in Quito here, drawn by the wonderful view and the promise of music. We came early to see Quito fade into the sunset and the lights of the city come on, so beautiful. We didn't expect to see so many...More

Thank dbett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were told to go here because of the views. Well, it was better than that. The restaurant has two levels, both with calm & friendly dogs napping and greeting guests. We spoke with Alex the owner for some time and had a great visit...More

Thank kbernh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to grab a snack, or drinks, and view the city from a great spot. The food is okay, but a bit pricey, I guess you are paying for the view, which is spectacular. It can be a bit chilly from...More

Thank WJD_CO
Reviewed 25 December 2017

We booked a table online and we were given the worst spot ever! No table cloth, no candles, but the tables next to us were with these things. Waiters were seldom around, from the moment we sat down until we left, we were not even...More

Thank Evinaliu
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

It's a hike up and pricier than the average but the views from the terrace here are just lovely. I had a tasty thai curry and we shared a nice bottle of wine, service was good and seeing all of Quito lit up at night...More

Thank SDRJvoy
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Enjoyed a couple of visits here during my Quito stay. The views from the cafe are quite amazing. Definitely a chill place to enjoy easy conversation and drinks on the upstairs level. Street level features music, which may/may not be to your liking.

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant on the recommendation of our tour guide. The view was spectacular on a beautiful clear night. We ordered shrimp cerviche that was rotten. My partner got sick immediately after eating it. The manager tried to convince us it was an...More

Thank Hrvnyc
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We visited Cafe mosaico during our stay in quito. It is a bit far off but you can get there easily by cab. To go back, you can ask the staff to order a cab for you. We were lucky and had a table with...More

Thank lena m
Reviewed 16 October 2017

You MUST get to this restaurant before sunset so you can get a balcony seat and watch the terrific sunset. Then, watch the city lights come on.....wonderfult! The view and the vantage point are just perfect. Upon arrival, as you are waiting for the sunset...More

Thank TheWoodlandsMom
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manuel Samaniego N8-95 Near Antepara, Itchimbia | Itchimbia, Quito, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-254-2871
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By far the greatest view of Quito, with excellent menu offerings and the best coffee in town. A must visit for locals and foreigners alike to enjoy coffee or a full meal while witnessing Quito in its fairest light.
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