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Piccola Italia

Rocafuerte y 16 de Diciembre, Banos 010151, Ecuador
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
1 Feb 2018
“Good Ecuadorian Italian!”
4 Sep 2016
“Nice place”
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Rocafuerte y 16 de Diciembre, Banos 010151, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

We ate at this restaurant a couple of times. The food and the service was good. The town is an easy walk with lots of restaurants...we were happy that we tried this one!

Thank PortOrchardposting
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We had garlic bread as a starter, a bottle of red wine that was a bit sweet, but I 'm afraid that's what the Ecuadorians like. The mains we're shrimps with garlic and a Beef de Lomo Planche (grilled) both we're good. Good double espresso...More

Thank IvoDeRooij
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We were so lucky to find this restaurant. Me and my mom ordered Pizza and was very delicious. The staff is so friendly and affordable prices. Go there!

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 12 October 2014

Although it is a really nice establishment with a great atmosphere, the food was quite average in my opinion. The pizza hardly had any sauce, and the pasta was bland and not very creamy for an alfredo. I bought some pizza from a take away...More

Thank 514Jake
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Jose Luis and Lorena are not only like second family to me but turn out authentic Italian cuisine. He was trained by Italians in Germany and so he knows what he is about. Karla, the oldest daughter lends a hand in the kitchen as does...More

Thank bobinman1
Reviewed 16 November 2013

The pizza was definitely above average, especially for Ecuador. The family that owns it seems really nice. The place is clean, which of course is not always the case here, they don't blare music like a lot of Banos restaurants. Prices are very fair. Also,...More

Thank kevin_from_AKandCO
Reviewed 7 August 2013

Jose and his wife Lorena are very nice folks. The pizza is better than average and a glass of wine for $3 is filled to the brim. The only downside is when Jose isn't there the young people left in charge hang out in the...More

Thank bobinman1
Reviewed 4 May 2013

We went to Piccola Italia last week, on a recommendation from an Ecuadorian friend from Quito. The food was delicious. It's a cosy little place, and as is common in Banos, family run. Prices are reasonable. I still think El Papagallo has the best Italian...More

Thank dolly-2010
Reviewed 11 April 2013

Restaurant is very simple but has great selection of Italian pastas. Waiter was very courteous and knowledgeable about all dishes on the menu. Prices are very reasonable.

Thank NayiU
Reviewed 21 September 2012

I went here with my wife, we came here just before 8pm on a Thursday night, and were the only ones here, so the atmosphere was a little lacking! The food was really good though- the lasagna especially ($5.50). They cooked it differently to what...More

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US$ 3 - US$ 12
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rocafuerte y 16 de Diciembre, Banos 010151, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos
  • Phone Number: 095023633
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