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Achiote Ecuador Cuisine

#16 of 1,294 Restaurants in Quito}
$$ - $$$Latin, South American,
Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 593, Ecuador
+593 99 338 8489
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (83 reviews)
“mango salad” (8 reviews)
“pulled pork” (13 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
12:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Latin, South American, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 593, Ecuador
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1 - 10 of 533 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a cut above the other restaurants near the Plaza Foch. The food is of high quality and is served by knowledgable staff. It’s cooked with love and it shows. The restaurant has a cool atmosphere and, the night we were there, a...More

Thank Stavros45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anxious to try some authentic Ecuadorian cuisine, we tried Achiote and we were not disappointed. The chocolate rice was a favorite!

Thank Jan L
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Had live music, white table cloths and linen, ~$5-8 drinks, had apps and dinner. Lovely. Entrees $15-28. Memorable flavors. Nice treat.

Thank Nancy R
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Dear customer, we really appreciate your time to leave a review on Tripadvisor. We are glad you had a good experience with us. It will be a pleasure to serve you next time.

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This is a tourist restaurant, but the dishes are authentic and the service, while slow, was very good. We treated the menu like a tapas selection and ordered a bunch of plates to share. Every dish was well presented and tasty. When we asked about...More

Thank giffenk
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Dear customer, we are glad you enjoyed your experience in our restaurant, the seeds you saw are very commonly used in most of our dishes and honor the name of the restaurant, these are called "Achiote" seeds. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 19 August 2017

After a very tiring day we wanted a little treat, but certainly we did not expect to spend more than 1 hour in a restaurant just for a main course. Even serving the drinks took a long time and we were only 2-3 tables, so...More

Thank Therugbygirl
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Dear customer, we apologize for the general delay you experienced, our personal is permanently submitted to training in order to guarantee an excellent service. The pricing of our dishes is based on the quality of the products we employ, in consequence, we hold similar average...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

While vacationing all over Ecuador, this restaurant was the best thing I experienced in Quito. The food was all great, I have no complaints!

Thank Carlos M
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Dear customer, we are glad you enjoyed everything, we appreciate invested time on your comments, hope to see you again soon !

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Everything was excellent. The main dish took a bit long to come but the service was really nice. I would have tried everything, and I will probably return.

Thank Mariano S
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Dear costumer, Thank you very much for your feed-back, we are going to take into account your appreciation about timing. We hope to have you back soon to share more traditional plates with you.

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful experiece. Delicious food, un-matched service, best ambiance and entertainment.

Thank Bongocuba
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Dear costumer, We are thankful for you feed-back, Arnaldo and all the members of Achiote team will be proud to have you back in your next trip in Equator!

Reviewed 31 July 2017

. There is no doubt that Achiote has developed a successful formula. Good quality food, friendly service and reasonable prices. Like all good Bistro’s it uses fresh local ingredients, and caters to the local demand. For us that meant a chance to try Ecuadorean food...More

Thank Bearded_Beast
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Dear costumer, Thank you very much for your outstanding review about our restaurant. We know how essential is to taste and get to know the traditional plates of the country your visiting, so we found important to let this kind of costumers know us by...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

Before going to Achiote, 3 people recommended it! We had a group of 10 which they easily accommodated and serviced. They also easily accepted the coupons we brought which helped keep the bill down. And the prices were very decent. Everyone enjoyed what they ordered....More

Thank Cynthia O
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Dear costumer, We are absolutely glad you had a great time in Achiote Ecuador Cuisine. Your wonderful comment let us know that we are reaching our objective which is to make your experience in Quito extraordinary and make you fell harmonious to enjoy properly your...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 593, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 99 338 8489
  • E-mail
Description
Coming to Ecuador, visiting the jungle, the Galapagos Islands and the great Andes region is an adventure. But this adventure is complemented with the best ecuadorian food offered by us, and our great Ceviche Ecuatoriano, our traditional soups, grilled meat and seafood, and a great selection of wines and drinks. Our modern cozy ambiance will generate an additional great experience in your visit. Call us now!
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