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Heladeria San Agustin

) #18 of 39 Dessert in Quito #202 of 1,279 Places to Eat in Quito ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ South American,
Guayaquil 1053, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-228-5082
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (10 reviews)
“arroz” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (17 reviews)
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South American, Ecuadorean
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Guayaquil 1053, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviews (115)
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11 - 20 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 3 October 2015

Recommended as their Ecaudorian specialities and fruit juices are delicious. The restaurant is upstairs from the ice cream parlour.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Heladería San Agustín is one of the Iconic places in Downtown Quito. You'll learn about some of the "Quiteños" culture, slang, and gastronomy. Food is nice and not very expensive (relative to international standards)

Thank Enrique_Reyes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

How's your Spanish? No bueno? Then if you really want to go here, you have one option: take a look inside. If you see an older fellow with a moustache running frentically about the place "serving" people, forget it. He will take over your table...More

Thank Travel_Monger53
Reviewed 29 July 2015

I have been customer for 30 years. “Heladería San Agustín” is well located and offers for more than 150 years traditional local Ecuadorian dishes. San Agustín is a place where many locals go with their families to eat. In the last years, it has become...More

Thank Michel W
Reviewed 11 July 2015

We had a wonderful meal of goat stew in this charming restaurant -- available with or without bones! excellent sides of potatoes and avocado. Ask for a table upstairs by the window.

Thank DishesToDieFor
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

This charming little cafe located just one block north of Plaza Grande (get off the trolley line headed south from Mariscal/parque Ejito combines all of the elements: old world charm, with all of its colonial art, intimacy and grace, with its flowered balconies and welcoming...More

Thank Reginald W
Reviewed 29 May 2015

We went here for lunch and the food was excellent. Everything appeared to be authentic food with very large portions. It started to get busy with locals after 1-1:30, so arrive before then if you can. I believe we were the only tourists in the...More

Thank angusm9410
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Really good Ecuadorian lunch in authentic setting in the Old Town. Packed with locals so get in before 1:30 or so. Good fast service and really tasty food. We had the arroz marinara and the lamb stew and both were excellent! We were too stuffed...More

1  Thank GM8868
Reviewed 28 March 2015

This busy lunchtime restaurant is usually packed with locals and it is best to reserve a table. And not without good reason. It is located in the heart of the old Quito town. The food and service was impeccable by any standard but best of...More

Thank OscarWilde1
Reviewed 3 December 2014

As Americans wandering around Quito, we were lucky to find this quaint restaurant where the staff managed to understand our limited Spanish and served us excellent food. The seafood and rice dish that I had was plentiful and very tasty. Others in our party of...More

Thank haleabrams
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
South American, Ecuadorean
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:45
10:00 - 22:45
10:00 - 22:45
10:00 - 22:45
10:00 - 22:45
10:00 - 22:45
10:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Guayaquil 1053, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-228-5082
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