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El Lenador

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Sucre 10-12 & Juan Montalvo, Cotacachi 100350, Ecuador
291-5509
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good57%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“steak” (4 reviews)
“ceviche” (3 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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Sucre 10-12 & Juan Montalvo, Cotacachi 100350, Ecuador
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped by El Lenador for dinner one evening. After a long day of hiking we were craving a good meal. I had an excellent filet mignon and my husband had a delicious meal of breaded shrimp. Portions were generous and prices reasonable. The restaurant...More

Thank bafferella
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Our guide recommended El Lenador in Cotacachi. The restaurant has an extensive menu so there is something for everyone. The staff was eager to serve and accommodated groups as well as smaller parties. After walking around the town while shopping for Ecuadorian leather goods, El...More

Thank klmaestra
Reviewed 8 October 2017

When we first came to Cotacachi several years ago, this was our favorite restaurant, but it has doubled its prices. Maybe because their main business is weddings, and other functions, so they do not depend on the restaurant business. We would eat there more if...More

Thank WJD_CO
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Stopped here for lunch. It was quite tasty, and was typical Ecuadorian cuisine. The staff was very attentive. The fresh orange juice was delicious. If you are feeling adventurous, try the guinea pig, it's presentation is quite a jaw dropper. I just could not bring...More

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Restaurant "El Leñador" is an excellent restaurant, the food is very delicious the menu is very varied prepared by professional chefs, the attention of the waiters is very good, the decoration of the restaurant is very elegant you can also stay and it has very...More

Thank Yessenia F
Reviewed 25 April 2017

One of my favorite restaurants is EL LEÑADOR. It is located between Sucre and Juan Montalvo streets. This is a quiet place to enjoy it with family, with delicious typical food and calm atmosphere, when I am going to Cotacachi I always visit this restaurant,...More

Thank LupitaGaleano6
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We were recommended this place by some locals, and we were glad we went. We visited twice in the week we were in Cotacachi, and both times we were treated wonderfully, and the food was spectacular. Finding good steaks in Ecuador is difficult, at best....More

Thank lynn258
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We went to eat with my cousin and I on a Saturday afternoon, it is a very clean, tidy and cozy restaurant, it is very well conditioned, its food is excellent and tasty also its attention is very careful, attentive and quick. In its menu...More

Thank kevin h
Reviewed 8 February 2017

While they do lean towards the tourists and expats (rather than the locals) in their offerings, we found this restaurant to have an extremely nice selection of local foods. I had a very tender steak with poached eggs and a Creole-type sauce. Lots of great...More

Thank Runningonadream
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We ate here with a family group. The steak, chicken, and soup were excellent. My favorite thing was the fresh pineapple juice. We ordered on pitcher and enjoyed it around the table. The popcorn and corn nuts were also delicious. This was one of our...More

Thank tincognito
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Ecuadorean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sucre 10-12 & Juan Montalvo, Cotacachi 100350, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Cotacachi
  • Phone Number: 291-5509
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