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Mama Clorinda

$$ - $$$Latin, , South American
Reina Victoria N 24-150 | Calama Quito, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-254-4362
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good44%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“cuy” (38 reviews)
“guinea pigs” (46 reviews)
“empanadas” (29 reviews)
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Latin, Ecuadorean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Reina Victoria N 24-150 | Calama Quito, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by a local. I had a great dinner here; good variety, great prices and service too. It’s in a good area, next to shops, bars, and a square.

Thank MrPeteVirginiaBeach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were interested in trying Cuy, and Mama Clorinda’s restaurant was recommended to us as a convenient option. It is nicely located very near Foch square, but overall we were disappointed. It was perhaps the most expensive meal we had in Ecuador, but was average...More

1  Thank pinkfroggy9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is a good option if you want Ecuadorian food and you are a foreigner. I think the food is ok. I have tried better but in local places that might harm the stomachs of tourists. So, for touristic purposes, this place works just...More

Thank DianaUIO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Joined by six other friends, my wife and I went to Mama Clorinda for lunch having rec'd a recommendation from our guide. Great choice -- about 12-15 minute walk from the Hilton Colon Hotel. The Ecuadorian potato soup (can't recall the name) was exceptional --...More

Thank Trup
Reviewed 11 May 2018

This was a nice find as many of the restaurants in the area were closed as it was Sunday when my group went. The restaurant served traditional Ecuadorian dishes however I found them somewhat pricey in comparison to other restaurants that served similar food. The...More

Thank turtlegirl2007
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

This was my first Ecuadorian dinner and it didn’t disappoint! I’m vegetarian, they had a few options. I got the vegetarian ceviche which came with banana chips and cancha (roast corn kernels) and green plaintain empanada with melted cheese. All of it was really nice...More

Thank I-am-amy-nz
Reviewed 1 May 2018

We had the potato and cheese soup. It was good, the service was good, and the ambiance good. As it is in the middle of the tourist area, you are paying tourist prices.

Thank MichaelHSanDiego_CA
Reviewed 15 April 2018

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 3 April 2018

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
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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