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Achiote Ecuador Cuisine

) #17 of 1,217 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 2-250-1743
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Latin, South American, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 593, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the food here was great - may have been the best meal i had in my entire two weeks in Ecuador. the menu has a good variety of options and at fair prices. the wine selection is pretty decent and also priced fairly (as far...More

Thank LaraDavis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delicious! I think they were understaffed when we went, but they were extremely polite and apologetic, and went out of their way to bring me extra tea and a small complimentary appetizer. The live music made it a truly great experience!More

Thank asd0913
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear customer, We will take into consideration your comment to improve our service to be faultlessly even during rush hours at night. Your experience is of utmost importance to us and we hope to provide you with the best service at any time. Thank you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great. And the ceviche was good, but way too small portion. The rest of our meal was bland tasting. And, while the spicy sauce on the side was good and helped, but they served the sauce in a tiny dish, approximately 2 tablespoons...More

Thank tallcouplesf
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear customer, we value your appreciation about the dishes and we apologize ourselves for not providing all the elements to enjoy a deliciously Ecuadorian food. We will consider offering a bigger variety of accompanying sauces in greater quantities. About the taxi service, we didn’t had...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked here from our hotel in La Mariscal. It was brightly lit, had a fresh decor, and attentive service. We ordered fish---of course!---and it was delicious. Everything about the evening, including the interesting conversation with the couple at the next table, was excellent. Highly...More

Thank Traveler81435
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear customer, we are really pleased to know that your experience in Achiote Ecuador Cuisine was of your approval. We hope your visit within a next occasion with the doors wide open to provide you with a new culinary experience especially for you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant just a few blocks from Plaza Foch. Atmosphere is great with candle lit tables with red, white, and brown accents in a modern yet quaint setting. Reservations recommended for groups of 4 or more, yet the 2 of us decided to as well....More

Thank AlohaTX
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are gratified to have provided you a first-class service, when you visit Achiote Ecuador Cuisine we want to make you feel warmly welcome and we want you to know that we are at complete disposal to make your experience unforgettable. We are honored to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the food, the presentation, the service, (many English speaking staff as well) were all great. it was recommended to us, and was definitely worth the visit.More

Thank rohinis2017
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are excited to have achieved your expectations about the Ecuadorian food, we hope to have offered you a great and valuable service. We know the importance of having bilingual staff for your comfort and also for a better understanding of our products. Your experience...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For Ecuadorian cuisine the absolute best I / we have found . The chicken was tender and full of flavor the best traditional chicken foot soup ignore the name and try it was extraordinary . Service attentive but not overbearing . Wine list excellent for...More

Thank Bruce R
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear customer, we are very grateful that this traditional soup called “Aguado de gallina” has pleased you. Our beautiful gastronomy account with peculiar names nevertheless they are delicious and it is worthwhile to take the risk. Our goal is to offer to the public our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Foodies here: Nice restaurant with good food. The empanadas were spectacular. We got a sample of several of them and they were delicious. We also got the horno which is a traditional pulled pork dish. Our friends loved it but we found it a touch...More

Thank HC2222
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear customer, thank you very much for you visit to Achiote Ecuador Cuisine. Your opinion about our dishes is very important for us, we are constantly innovating keeping present the Ecuadorian traditions, with the aim of making our dishes more delectable as well as balanced....More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Achiote is located on a quiet street in the Plaza Foch area of Quito . It has a very pleasant ambience and decor. My wife and I felt very comfortable there and we enjoyed our Mother's Day lunch of traditional Ecuadorean food. We started with...More

Thank jamusaba
Achiote Ecuador C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear customer, we are great full for you marvelous appreciation about Achiote Ecuador Cuisine. We are overjoyed to know that your experience was well-mannered. We strongly recommend our potato soup, “Locro de papas”, because of its simplicity and good flavor. Additionally, we recommend our selection...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We didn't really know what the local cuisine entailed so decided to try this place out. You have to ring a doorbell to get in, as you do many places in the area (this made us feel very safe dining here) and we were greeted...More

Thank roadrunnerz
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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, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
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 2-250-1743
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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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