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Mangiare Benne Restaurante

Estevez de Toral 8-91 y Simon Bolivar, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 7-282-6233
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (69 reviews)
“puttanesca” (9 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Estevez de Toral 8-91 y Simon Bolivar, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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1 - 10 of 223 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with locals who dine there often. We must have hit an off night, our hosts ďidnt enjoy their meals. I had the ravioli with seafood which was fine, and a big portion. They give you a variety of sauces for your pasta, but only...More

Thank DebG2012
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Great food, open kitchen, nice wines. The atmosphere is nice. I have gone with family and for romantic dinners. Just as good for either, although not very good for children.

Thank Caroline E
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We chose the restaurant because the menu (Italian food) looked nice and the restaurant was in/next door to our hotel. The food is reasonably good, portions are large so if you’re a small eater no need to order both soup and main dish. The service...More

Thank GuidoReist
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I live in another part of Ecuador, but like to visit Cuenca several times a year. This trip, several friends recommended this restaurant and I was not disappointed. I'm not sure what I could add to the other reviews, but the food was amazing. There...More

Thank Traveling_Doodle
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Delicious fresh pasta and a large selection of sauces offered in mix-and-match style, and when I couldn't decide between two sauces, the server offered to have them serve me both, half-and-half on the pasta. Turns out they were both delicious. We also took the server's...More

Thank LVPD
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Small, intimate restaurant. Many opportunities to customize your selection. Presentation excellent and wining pairing good

Thank trudynew2n
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Mangiare Benne makes their own pasta. It is owner operated and you feel that the moment you walk through the doors. They will make your pasta anyway toy like it. My wife loves the pesto with steamed broccoli. Me I love it all!

Thank krp87b
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We were a group of six, and had great service with a friendly waiter. The restaurant has a good selection of Italian dishes, and tremendous ambience. Don´t leave without trying the desserts, great flan....

Thank daviddP334LW
Reviewed 25 April 2017

If you want to ensure everyone is happy, then Mangiare Benne is a great choice. There is an ample menu with all kinds of pastas and meat dishes, which will satisfy everyone in your party.

Thank TerraDiversa
Reviewed 14 March 2017

It´s a lovely place inside the historical center of town, good food Italian specialties and many more traditional ones to choose from. The prices are quite reasonable and the service is fine. Just minutes away from walking along the best sites in the old centro...More

Thank 450ginog
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Donald B
28 January 2017|
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Response from Jan N | Reviewed this property |
Saturday can be quite busy, so better reserve! best regards, jan
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28 March 2016|
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Response from lensmanct | Reviewed this property |
Creo que es abierto de las 12:00 - 15:00 y 17:00 -22:00, lunes a sabado.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estevez de Toral 8-91 y Simon Bolivar, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-282-6233
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