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Daily Grind

Sucre y Juan Montalvo (Esquire) | Parque Bolivar, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
+593 99 198 7761
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Sucre y Juan Montalvo (Esquire) | Parque Bolivar, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Just off Bolivar Plaza this place is a little gem. We had a cold coffee as it was such a hot day and it was lovely. If you like good coffee come here!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Delicious hot chocolate on the town square, fun for taking in the sights and sounds of otavalo, really enjoyed and would love to go back.

Thank bklynbops
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We stumbled upon the Daily Grind accidentally and were delighted in the coffee and service. The location is great, pull up a red stool and say hi to your neighbor. The pastries looked delicious. The Daily Grind also serves beer and cocktails.

Thank janecois
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent place great coffee Gentleman running place super great location right on parse central by main market . Minch to see from stools on street . Very nice 😎

Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Sit on the stools, order a great tasting hand-made coffee and enjoy the view across Parc Bolivar. Enjoy the local Andeans going about their daily business and pass the time of day with locals who stop by for a coffee. Best place to sit and...More

Thank Travellin_Steve
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The coffee at the Daily Grind was one of the best cups I've had in Ecuador (Quito and Banos). The place is small and seats just a few at the counter, but felt like you were somewhere in Europe sipping coffee near the square. There...More

Thank MN_Lanie
Reviewed 17 March 2017

On the corner of the historic plaza of Otavalo within sight of the sculpture of Intirami is this New York style coffee shop with an English name! Coffee is local and excellent. Service is great. Catch up on local gossip here - and get a...More

Thank NewViewTours
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Great specialty coffees in an outdoor setting off the main square in the city. Enjoy a view of the park, city hall and the great church while sipping on the drink of your choice. Also has some food items great for a light lunch.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Great location and good family run business with stools in front and tables in back with a great restaurant upstairs. Treated like family whenever we visit. Best location to people watch in all of Otavalo.

Thank Grant J
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This is a small stand overlooking the Parque that only has stools for several people, but is great place to order a coffee drink, and take a break from the Mercado.

Thank WJD_CO
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 4
Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
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08:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sucre y Juan Montalvo (Esquire) | Parque Bolivar, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo
  • Phone Number: +593 99 198 7761
This terrific little espresso bar is right in the middle of Otavalo on Parque Bolivar. It serves the best coffee in Ecuador and fresh baked cupcakes and pastries every day. If you're lucky you'll be there when the zucchini nut bread comes out of the oven. It is served warm with whipped cream. The rum cake is like heaven on earth and worth savoring. There is a private garden behind Daily Grind where you can sit at tables and enjoy the flowers.
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