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La Vecindad de Los Cuates

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Latin, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Central American, South American
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Guanquiltagua Numero 39-97, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-246-5053
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Quito
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89 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Last week I came back to La Vecindad de los Cuates and I really do not know what has happen to the services and quality. First and worst they took forever to helps us at the table even so the restaurant was not even full. One hour later arrive the drinks, and talking about the drinks, they didn´t have almost... More 

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Thank lahueca
Quito, Ecuador
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

The burritos are great. Several vegetarian options. The decoration is beautiful and the service is kind and quick. Worth the visit

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Thank andresmayaj
Quito, Ecuador
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This place has been recommended by friends who like mexican food. I went on a weekend with my family and we had to wait for 10 minutes for a table because the place was full. Nevertheless, the wait was totally worth. We ordered pork ribs, tostadas, chimichanga, alambre and tabla ranchera. The tabla ranchera was the best choice in my... More 

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Thank Puentepe
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

This is a must go to restaurant while in Quito. Such nice ambiance for a Mexican restaurant. Great service! Fabulous good! Great margaritas! We had the mixed platter with a bit of everything. All of it was excellent!! Just a tiny sign outside so don't miss it!

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Thank Gail G
Quito, Ecuador
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Wide selection of very tasty, quality mexican platters. Large servings: doggy bags required. Outstanding service from Andrés from the outset: very helpful and accomodting as to take his time to answer with detail questions about the many menu options and promptly coming back with orders. Kind and attentive to many requests all the way through, including extra drinks, dessert and... More 

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Thank EstebanArcos
Quito, Ecuador
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

The place is nice is quiet big, the floor staff is friendly and quick. The menu is no so big you have the Classic options; tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas, etc. The food is alright no so authenic mexican, more close to tex-mex. Not cheap but worth give it s shot.

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Thank Chalo261088
Quito, Ecuador
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This is one of my favourite Mexican food places! The host got me to a table right after I entered the restaurant, there was a waiter after 2min to hand me the menu and when I ordered the dishes didnt take that long to be on the table. Food was a lot, I couldnt even finish it at is totally... More 

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Thank dollhous3
Ecuador
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109 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2015

I had heard a lot about this place and I was highly dissapointed. The place is nicely decorated, the food is a rip-off and the service is terrible. The sopa azteca was ok however, it missed a key ingredient in it, the lime! it makes a huge difference in flavor. My flautas were terrible. The nachos we ordered were a... More 

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Thank Luis C
Tumbaco, Ecuador
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This place is really nice and clean. On the weekends you have a host, he makes you feel comfortable. I found this place cozy because it represents the Mexican culture and its history. The Sopa Azteca is EXCELLENT AND VERY DELICIOUS. Quito doesn't have a parking spot. In Cumbayá they do. In Quito there are buses running through Eloy Alfaro... More 

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Thank elis_mejia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

This is definitely my favorite Mexican restaurant in Quito. My favorite dishes from here are the chicken fajitas and Chimichanga al pastor. All margarita flavors are delicious too (Maracuyá and tamarindo!) However there was one unfortunate incident at the restaurant, I recommend to never order a pitcher of Margaritas, because one time my friends and I ordered 2 pitchers of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Central American, South American
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Guanquiltagua Numero 39-97, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-246-5053

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