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Achiote Ecuador Cuisine

) #15 of 1,235 Restaurants in Quito ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Latin, South American,
Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 593, Ecuador
+593 2-250-1743
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (85 reviews)
“mango salad” (8 reviews)
“pulled pork” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Latin, South American, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 593, Ecuador
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting the Guayasamin Museum, four of us took a $5 cab ride to this restaurant, which I'd learned about on Trip Advisor. We had a lovely seat next to the windows & enjoyed a fabulous lunch with great service. It was fairly quiet for...More

Thank Jennifer E
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear costumer, We are overjoyed to know that the service provided when you visited us was of your approval and you were able to enjoy a traditional Ecuadorian meal. On the other hand, the added service is a tax which is divided for all the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is located within walking distance from the JW Marriott in La Mariscal district. We walked there and felt very safe. I would call this a smart casual restaurant that focuses on local Ecuadorian food. Everything was solid and priced fairly. Staff is English...More

Thank Luvtosafari
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear costumer, We greatly appreciate your opinion about our restaurant and we'd love to learn how we can improve our service to make it not only good but exceptional.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant in May 2017. The food was excellent and the wait staff was very helpful--our server was Mario -- English was excellent.More

Thank Richard2Phila
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear costumer, We thank you for your visit, we hope you have been able to delight and get to know a little more about Ecuadorian food and traditions as well. Mario will be overjoyed to have you back in your next trip in Ecuador, hope...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We hadn't previously found many "lighter dining" options in Quito - lots of good hearty food but not so many places for a light lunch. So we really enjoyed Achiote's offerings. We had yucca croquettes with ahí / sesame sauces, mango salad with tamarind (a...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Both the service and the food were not all that great, but the thing that was the most disappointing was the kitchen. Took nearly an hour and forty min. to get our entrees. And one came late. And the ceviche appetiser we ordered came with...More

Thank john P
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We had such a lovely dinner at Achiote. Everything was great, from the many kinds of ceviches to the amazing pisco sours. Big portions. We also enjoyed the chocolate rice served with some dishes. Service was also very good and friendly. Prices were reasonable. I...More

Thank AnaDeSoto
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We loved the food. Very nice music quietly played. Service was excellent; many local food choices. In the heart of where things are happening

Thank Terry98027
Reviewed 17 June 2017

My wife and I were in Ecuador for about 18 days, circling back to Quito for a total of three visits. This was one of the best meals we had on the trip. One of us enjoyed the shrimp in coconut sauce -- flavorful, cooked...More

Thank Ted F
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Food was mediocre at best. Kitchen was incredibly slow (took over an hour for our food to come out). Service was also only ok. We ordered a ceviche appetizer, which our waitress put in as my entree (even though I also ordered a pork dish)....More

Thank CubsGirl77
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This was recommended by our tour guide who lives in Quito. Food was excellent (roasted plantain, ceviche and grilled seafood) and the service was wonderful! Charming staff and delightful ambience, reasonably priced.

Thank Marjorie E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 593, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-250-1743
  • E-mail
Description
Coming to Ecuador, visiting the jungle, the Galapagos Islands and the great Andes region is an adventure. But this adventure is complemented with the best ecuadorian food offered by us, and our great Ceviche Ecuatoriano, our traditional soups, grilled meat and seafood, and a great selection of wines and drinks. Our modern cozy ambiance will generate an additional great experience in your visit. Call us now!
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