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Mama Clorinda

#107 of 1,371 Restaurants in Quito
$$ - $$$Latin, , South American
Reina Victoria N 24-150 | Calama Quito, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-254-4362
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good44%
  • Average27%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“guinea pigs” (45 reviews)
“empanadas” (29 reviews)
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Latin, Ecuadorean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Reina Victoria N 24-150 | Calama Quito, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the spot for the view mostly. Came here on valentine day and saw the performance of the local dancers in Plaza foch. The food was local Ecuadorian and was pretty good. Got the empanadas which were alright, bit too deeply fried. Service was good...More

Thank Vjay S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted something local, family owned and with local cuisine. This was recommended by several tour guides and our hotel. 3 huge empanada for price of 2. We ordered 2 cheese and one meat. I had a good size steak and a chicken breast with...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommend by 2 different taxi drivers dinner was awesome... helpful great service and wonderful food

Thank andypegonthego
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide recommended this place for authentic Ecuadoran food. We loved it. We had a meat and vegetable plate with lots of corn, pork, and veggies. We also had a cup of soup, which was more than we needed. The staff was friendly and spoke...More

Thank bikehog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We heard that this would be a good place to try authentic Ecuadorian food, and it did meet our expectations. Professional staff. Good food. Great location. We tried Cuy and Fanesca there.

Thank Anuraga R
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

The food is not bad. The portion is quite large. The service is very good. Staff is friendly! The environment is comfortable.

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We went here on the last night of our visit to Quito, because I hadn't come across any cuy yet, and I promised the folks back home that I would give it a shot and report on this new meat choice. Just fyi, I kind...More

Thank theefamousperson
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Our tour guide for the day had suggested a few local dishes we should try while we were in Quito. We found all of them at Mama Clorinda. We enjoyed humitas and empanadas for dinner, and quimbolitas for dessert. Yes, they also serve cuy (guinea...More

Thank GermanyCookie
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Came here on New Year’s Eve for dinner with a large group of family members on holiday. Didn’t book but were still able to get a table and were very well looked after by the staff all night. Big menu with lots of local food....More

Thank Granules2013
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Six of us had dinner here. Two vegetarian plates and four chicken dishes. Food was meh, and I felt that my veggie plate was over priced and lacking flavor.

Thank esopus35
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 8 - USD 13
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Reina Victoria N 24-150 | Calama Quito, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-254-4362
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Ecuadorian cuisine restaurant just off Plaza Foch serves tasty national specialties . Try the llapingachos (fried pancakes of mashed potatoes with cheese) with steak or, for the adventurous, cuy (guinea pig). Mama Clorinda's as the place to have traditional Ecuadorian food.
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