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Modesto Jararnillo 7-29 | Plaza de Ponchos, Pasaje Saona, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
+593 99 813 5005
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“nachos” (11 reviews)
“burrito” (15 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
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7:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Gastropub, Italian, Mexican, American, Spanish, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Modesto Jararnillo 7-29 | Plaza de Ponchos, Pasaje Saona, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

You're really paying for location when you come to this restaurant, as better, cheaper fare can easily be found a few streets away from the Plaza de Ponchos. The food was good but not worth the price relative to other restaurants.

Thank James G
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Was tired and hungry after long bus trip and much much longer border crossing. Ended up here because it was so close to my hotel. It's a refreshingly nice place, good food, big portions, nicely decorated, quiet. Great service too. Doesn't rate a fabulous, but...More

Thank Over60Nomad
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We came from ballet in atuntaqui, it was after 9 pm, and we were looking for a place to eat. We were happy with the menu selections, and it was open late. Good food at reasonable prices.

Thank WJD_CO
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I went to this place a couple of times because I enjoy their salads for lunch, sometimes with a side or with soup. It has a nice view, decent quality food, good juices, good service, and slightly cheaper than some of the other places on...More

Thank TVTrav
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant overlooks the well known market square in Otavalo. The portions were generous and the food was delicious. It’s organic as well! The service was polite and courteous. The ambiance of the place is fantastic. A great value for your bucks!

Thank T-Bone33
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We have been to this restaurant several times, and it is consistently good. Food is fresh, and delicious. Love the family who owns this, they make sure we enjoy our experience. Really appreciate how they go over the bill as they are adding it up,...More

1  Thank Grant J
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I went twice in two weeks and both times I sat for over 20 minutes waiting to place an order. There were no other customers and at least three visible staff walking around. Yesterday, I paid with a $20 bill. They had no change so...More

Thank Les L
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant staff, good choice from menu and the best is view from balcony on Plaza Ponchos! I highly recomend strawberry juice!

Thank Marie L
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Fresh and quite good food with great views over the market in Plaza de los Ponchos. We went for lunch but I imagine it would be a good place for a drink on the balcony too.

1  Thank mengomango
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We had been travelling all day from Colombia and this small restaurant was perfect!! The burger was absolutely huge and really hit the spot. Lovely staff and a range of Mexican and American food. As a one off it was great!

Thank Olivia S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Modesto Jararnillo 7-29 | Plaza de Ponchos, Pasaje Saona, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo
  • Phone Number: +593 99 813 5005
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We are facing the Plaza de los Ponchos on the second floor, perfect for admiring the handicraft market, we have a balcony to take pictures and enjoy a coffee exelentes outdoor
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