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Mare Nostrum - CLOSED

Foch 172, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-252-8686
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
4 Feb 2016
“Classic in Quito”
1 Dec 2015
“An elegant step back in time”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Seafood, South American, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Foch 172, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

I'm giving 5 points review to mare coz I remember going to this place 20 years ago along with my Dad. When quito didn't have the the food offer it has now. So you must give this place some credit coz it was one of...More

Thank rena2recalde
Reviewed 1 December 2015

We were struggling to find a restaurant open on a Sunday night, close to our hotel. It felt surreal when we arrived at the gate and saw this old stone building set back on the property and were checked through the door before entering. But,...More

1  Thank Casalli
Reviewed 26 July 2015

We got a recommendation to this place from the JW Mariott concierge. Many places are not open on Sunday but this is. We made a reservation for 6:30 and arrived around d 6:25 to be told by the yard man they didn't open until 7:00....More

1  Thank B Keith B
Reviewed 27 June 2015

What a beautiful house. Enjoyed both the decor and service. The food was a bit of a surprise; mediocre seafood dishes unfortunately, ended up disappointed.

1  Thank Kanerva
Reviewed 20 June 2015

I had a whole lobster in a champagne and white wine sauce for only $32 AUD and it was perfection. Went during a week night so didn't need to book, though it doesn't open until 7pm. It was an eerily quiet place with many castle...More

1  Thank Alice R
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Eaten here twice now, and have pleased by the experience both times. Seafood, well prepared. Good service. Old house gives it a unique feel. On the higher end of prices for Ecuador, but for a fancier place, quite reasonable by international standards ($15-22 for main...More

Thank Joy_al_mundo
Reviewed 1 February 2015

the site is an old house and the entrance is like entering to an old castle... then the food that was great! really excellent preparation and service don't skip it!

Thank SabaOmer
Reviewed 28 January 2015

This place was a recommendation from the hotel I was staying at. It is away from the busy plaza and looks like an old house. I had the impression of a Speakeasy as there was an armed guard at the ready in the yard, which...More

1  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 27 December 2014

To start I've never written a review but I am going out of my way to write this. We attended this restaurant based on Trip Advisor reviews and our trip guide. Our expectations were high and we were completely let down. The service was completely...More

1  Thank bell2132
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Excellent seafood, one of the best places to eat seafood, specially la Mariscada. Has plenty of different dishes to offer.

1  Thank dpmorales
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Foch 172, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-252-8686
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