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Leather Street, Cotacachi 100350, Ecuador
+593 6-291-4521
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

This restaurant caters to American food and they excel at it! Their morning Veggie Scramble is a huge serving of eggs with tons of veggies added. We love it! For afternoon or evening meals they have plenty to pick from. The Chicken Pot Pie takes longer to get as they make it and bake it for you....with a wonderful lite... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The food was great. Kids had chocolate chip pancakes for a taste of home. I enjoyed the curry chicken with rice. Excellent service. Very friendly. Served popcorn while we waited. Would be 5 stars but in my opinion, was priced slightly higher than what I expected, likely since it caters to us expats/gringos. You can draw your own conclusion about... More 

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Thank TinkEvChance
Fort Worth, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Serendipity bills itself as an American style restaurant, but it is so much more. From nachos and tacos to lasagna and fettucine to tempura, it really is an international café. Of course they do have U.S. favorites, like meatloaf, barbecue, and hamburgers, too. And great soups and sandwiches. Several vegetarian options are available. You can finish off your meal with... More 

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Thank TexasTim76104
Manta, Ecuador
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

Located in the center of Cotacachi this little, modest restaurant serves excellent food at very resonable prices. The owner really cares for your well being and delivers everytime a little bit more than you woud expect.

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Thank ycarlo_269187
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

This is a hidden gem to the North American traveler is search of familiarity. Great food, casual atmosphere, helpful and patient staff.

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Thank Michael B
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Nice variety of good American food and local Ecuadorian choices. Many vegetarian options. We had Fanesca, a traditional Easter Soup, and a really good BLT. We ate here twice during our visit and we pleased both times.

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Thank Frances C
Edmonton, Canada
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Great food , Great service....Just felt like home. American food at its finest. I would definitely come back.

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Thank RobGSherwoodPark
Vonore, Tennessee
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Whike the food is top notch (burger, sea bass) the service really shines. They do offer american type food but with a local flare.

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Thank Jamie D
San Rafael, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Great food & service & location for seeing downtown Cotacachi Food is simple but very good & healthy....especially the quinoa/vegie soup & blueberry pancakes....everything I had was great & priced to encourage you to come back !!!

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Pueblo, Colorado
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

If you're dying for American food and don't mind paying American prices, this place could work. Sadly, the prices have gone up quite a bit over the last year and the quality has gone down. Each month, there seems to be more competition with restaurants serving American food. A chocolate milkshake was basically milk with ice in it--no chocolate to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leather Street, Cotacachi 100350, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Cotacachi
  • Phone Number: +593 6-291-4521

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?