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El Lenador

) #4 of 25 Restaurants in Cotacachi ₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Sucre 10-12 & Juan Montalvo, Cotacachi 100350, Ecuador
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good58%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“ceviche” (4 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
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Sucre 10-12 & Juan Montalvo, Cotacachi 100350, Ecuador
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Reviews (43)
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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
Reviewed 28 June 2016

One of the larger and nicer restaurants in Cotacachi. The food is good and they do a large tourist business so if a tourist bus is in, it can be very crowded.

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 9 May 2016

El Lenador is not just a restaurant frequented by tourists. On this Sunday at lunch, the tables were filled with local families. The menu is large but our party of five chose the menu of the day, soup and a lamb stew. Service was excellent....More

Thank Maryann L
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

We had lunch today at Leñador. Staff was really kind trying to serve. Since there were a lot of people they were overwhelmed and food took longer than expected. Vegetarian dishes have many carbs on them and we ended ordering sea bass and trout but...More

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We stopped here for lunch on our way back from Otavalo. After explaining about my vegan dietary needs they had no problem supplying me with plenty of rice, beans and fresh cooked veggies. We were a party of six and there was no problem accommodating...More

Thank 66Ken207
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sucre 10-12 & Juan Montalvo, Cotacachi 100350, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Cotacachi
  • Phone Number: 291-5509
  • E-mail
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