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Benigno Malo 8-59, Cuenca, Ecuador
+593 7-283-4159
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (26 reviews)
“potato soup” (20 reviews)
“trout” (19 reviews)
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8:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Benigno Malo 8-59, Cuenca, Ecuador
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a long established busy restaurant in the heart of Cuenca, just by the new Cathedral. It is a great spot for both people watching and decent food. The choice is wide, the portions hearty and the prices surprisingly modest for such a location....More

Thank AlanofLondon
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a busy restaurant near the cathedral and Calderon Park. Extensive menu and the food is good. The service is good and the tables turn over quickly. This is a very popular restaurant with locals, expats and tourists. The prices are a little higher...More

Thank Gene S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Place was recommended to us so thought we’d give it a try. Slight problem, my wife likes rare steak, I like mine very well done, also we don’t speak Spanish, so when we both decided to order steak there was always likely to be difficult....More

Thank cascboss
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the local cuisine one night and had a burger the next - good house wine too at a reasonable price.

Thank janeywhite
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is located on the main square where there’s a lot of activity. It’s popular and busy but there wasn’t a wait for good Ecuadorian cuisine. The local dishes are well prepared and we’re quite tasty. It’s not elegant and it not just for...More

Thank ceramics_artist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This venue is recommended by trip advisor and lonely planet as a top pick, this confuses me a lot as the food was okay, atmosphere dry, and the venue is a bit of a tourist trap. Clearly good restaurants in Cuenca are hard to come...More

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is one of my favorites in Cuenca. The location is right across Parque Calderon and right in the middle of the core of the city. The food is typical Ecuadorean and it is very well made. Ingredients are fresh etc. You can go...More

Thank Pablo P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A number of restaurants have irregular hours and are closed on Sunday, but not here - always open! Great food local Ecuadorian style and the best Shrimp Ceviche in Cuenca. Family run for generation, great location across from Parque Calderón and the Cathedrals. Highly recommended!

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were 4 adults and one 4 year old child when we went there for dinner on January 8th. We sat upstairs where it was less crowded and had great service. They have done a wonderful job of showing the great architectural aspect of this...More

Thank Happy-seniors2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was good, not mind blowing but satisfying and the service was fast compared to our other experiences in Ecuador.

Thank Shojo22
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Alanna l
7 November 2016|
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Response from Emmy A | Property representative |
Hello Alanna!!! Yes, we do reserve for groups, please, can you write us to our e-mail address (raymi859, at hotmail. or whatsapp 0991284311, and tell us the date, time, etc. thanks !!! Emilia Alvarez
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Benigno Malo 8-59, Cuenca, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-283-4159
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