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Mama Clorinda

#104 of 1,387 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 good45%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“cuy” (37 reviews)
“guinea pigs” (46 reviews)
“empanadas” (28 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 6 days ago

Great restaurant, clean and comfortable where you can try all the traditional dishes all in one go. We enjoyed a lovely dinner here although we did not like the buzz around Plaza Foch.

Thank outlaws_2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is ideally situated right in Plaza Foch, great staff happy to help, great wine and a sturdy construction which did not wilt during the 4.3 magnitude earthquake that took place whilst inside!! Fair play!!

Thank Brendan-Sam
Reviewed 8 March 2018

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 6 March 2018 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 5 March 2018

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

Thank andypegonthego
Reviewed 5 March 2018

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 24 February 2018

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
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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, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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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