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Italian Gourmet

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SAN LORENZO de Salinas | AVENUE 11 Y STREET 52, Salinas 241550, Ecuador
+593 4-277-8835
12:00 - 23:45
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Salinas, Ecuador
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a lovely restaurant that sits high with great views of the street and palm trees. The best part of this restaurant is the welcome complimentary cocktail and appetizer. The food is just OK as well as the service. The food for our party of seven came out one plate at a time with quite a bit of time... More 

Thank lynn258
Penticton, Canada
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55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

What a great restaurant, very friendly attentive staff. Salad was fresh and great as you order what you want in it, for very little money. Pizza was excellent.

Thank Sandi H
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

20 minutes for someone to take our order, did not even take drink orders which was 20 more minutes. Pizza was served in 65 minutes and drinks arrived just a couple of minutes before. No plates or forks or knives , had to get them on my own . The owner /chef very arrogant telling us that we should all... More 

Thank Alexia C
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Best prepared pastas in Salinas on a top floor overlooking the San Lorenzo church, just entering Salinas near the little gas station, quiet place near the busy malecon. Good for wine and pastas with Saturday's live music.

Thank jbirkett42
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

It was a nice experience, service excellent, food amazing, more than you can ask for, price good. The dessert was ice cream with turron with a side of chocolate that was delicious, went there with my family and everyone enjoyed it.

Thank Oso O
High Point, North Carolina
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to go somewhere nice for our anniversary. A lot of the restaurants were closed because it was a Monday. We went to Italian Gourmet because I love Italian food. The service was great and we had a nice table for two. I ordered the lasagna but it was different from anywhere else I've ever had... More 

Thank Luvnlifetogether
Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Neither of the two dishes we ordered tasted anything like "gourmet" at all. I can cook better pasta than this at home. Parmesan cheese was old and smelly. Not sure why this place has such a high rating. The food was bland and it was clear very little effort went into preparing it. Lasagna was cold in the center. In... More 

Thank TyGr503
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Service was good and friendly - and that's the positive comment about this place. When one of the plates arrived, it was still frozen in the middle (was a baked pasta), and the risotto we ordered was almost like a soup - so we had to send two plates back (would not normally do that in a place like this,... More 

Thank micmm
Santa Elena Province, Ecuador
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117 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

It is located in a nice area of Salinas, not so crowded, not so isolated. Food was good example of italian adapted to local preferences, a little bit too salty but still fine. Service was good with a very kind personnel.

Thank NomadicaPata
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2015

great view,good service,Yolanda our host was number 1 we love it when we go back this year this is our place to eat lunch and diner

Thank 818summer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 20
Italian, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: SAN LORENZO de Salinas | AVENUE 11 Y STREET 52, Salinas 241550, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Santa Elena Province  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +593 4-277-8835
GANADOR del premio como meor local commercial de Salinas.Local hermoso , romantico, rustico y moderno a la vez, 4 ambientes diferentes , esplendida terraza ,SERVICIO WI-FI,sala lounge, television,bar ,pizzeria. Limpieza,profesionalidad y calidad es nuestra filosofia . Platos italianos con productos italianos unicos y exclusivos ,postre casero.

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