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Mi Viejo Arrabal

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Juan Leon Mera 678 y Foch, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-222-8538
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Springfield, Virginia
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A really fun place to find on a rainy night. Great food with Argentine accents. Steaks, seafood, pork, & chicken - all well prepared and plated. Good beer and wine too.

Thank Leif J
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We had beef, which was perfectly done, tender and delicious. Best meal i had inn Ecuador. Highly rekommandert.

Thank 854gunhilds
Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This place was a total disappointment. Good malbec wines in a venue that could have been so nice, but that totally fail in the foods. A complete lack of love for anything but the money they get from only tourists who doesn´t know better than to go in to this place that looks good at a first glimps but that... More 

Thank Anna E
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Visited this restaurant with a big group of colleagues, seating was good, location is great just a block away from the famous Plasa Foch. The first meal I ordered was that bad I sent it back and chose another dish that was very good and tasteful. The service was good. The prices are not that bad and the place is... More 

Thank Jairo_Silberie
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Where to start, too much tables in the place: doesn't allow sitting and eating correctly. T-Bone tasted as sheep, barrely 10 fries as a side (we asked for more and they added 2...), Waiter melted wines in a same glass and didn't remove empty beer glasses and menus from table, shrimps were cooked with meat sauce. We went for dinner... More 

Thank Pierre François V
Oulu, Finland
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We took ensalada mixta, chili con carne and pesto pasta. We randomly selected this restaurant but were happily surprised. The food was really delicious! We were amazed about the pasta, and chili con carne had really good taste too. As a place it is not anything special. It is not ugly or unpleasant but it is nothing to recommend either.... More 

Thank MinneMeet
Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

Tasty food. You receive a great portion. Very friendly staff. Great neighbourhood, good music, finally no fast food.

Thank IoNina
Riobamba, Ecuador
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97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

First Terrible comment I ever write on Tripadvisor for a restaurant ! That was the worst "parrillada" or grill mix in Ecuador I ever had... they gave us only bad pieces of meat mostly entrails and chicken was not cooked. Also they give you a pice of grill on the table with hot stone but was so old and destroyed...... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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676 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

Had dinner night of huge parade down Av Amazonas. Decent priced wine. The ribs I ordered were more like a chop. My wife enjoyed her 'filet mignon" roll. Not what a NAmerican would call filet mignon. Comfortable setting. Good service.

Thank bwimpyow
Bend, Oregon
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406 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

We had our last dinner here on our 3 wk OAT tour. The place was small but we were eating early so no problem getting seats for 14 of us! The food was delicious. The place is run by a couple, the husband from Argentina and the wife Ecuadorian. Good mix of choices

Thank CyndeM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Argentinian, Steakhouse, Latin, Spanish, South American
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Juan Leon Mera 678 y Foch, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-222-8538

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?