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Turtle's Head Pub & Microbrewery

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, American, British
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La Nina #626 between Juan Leon Mera and Amazonas | 1 Block south JW Marriott Quito Hotel, Quito 59322, Ecuador
+593 2-256-5544
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Showing 46: English reviews
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Been here once before and not overly impressed but decided to go back for the special St. P day celebration which they said on FB started at 5 p.m. (they open at 4 p.m.) Got there at 4:00 p.m. since we wanted to get good seats for eating, drinking and watching the band. And this place is close to where... More 

Thank esshop
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

It was my first time in Quito, so I didn't know any place where I could go with my coworkers for a beer after a long day, so we checked trip advisor to seek for a pub and found this one. The staff is very friendly. We went there twice within a week, the food menu has good variety and... More 

Thank Richard G
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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101 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

A friend recommended us this place for a couple of beers. They have good local beer, but that they they didn't have them all, just the stout, pale ale and blonde. The place has its charm and it's really nice. There is also a food menu (which we didn't try). The music is not so loud and there weren't people... More 

Thank GGSS83
Frankfurt (Oder), Germany
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2015

I had the opportunity to hang out there with my friends and I must say that the food and place were really great.

Thank FinnWagner65
New Jersey
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We recently visited Quito and were craving a bit of American. Unfortunately, we visited Turtle's Head on a holiday/Monday night so the place was dead. In fact we were the only two people in the bar. Luckily, that didn't matter to the bar tender or cook. We ordered a plate of nachos and fish and chips with two margaritas. The... More 

Thank ragemcsmom
Puerto Quito, Ecuador
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 August 2015

On a Thursday it was empty until 9 pm, totally overpriced, definitely not an expat bar anymore, cramped with empty tables, if you are a "westerner" don't go there, you'll feel out of place

Thank John T
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Best selection of beers in Quito. Nice and authentic atmosphere here with many friends to meet from all over the world

Thank John W
Cambridge, Canada
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293 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015

On the recommendation of TA reviews, my husband and I walked here from our hotel on a night in Quito. First we couldn't get in - the gate was locked and there was no response after ringing the bell numerous times. We and a few others waiting finally got in when someone opened the side gate to remove garbage. The... More 

1 Thank CinR
Quito, Ecuador
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 November 2014

Great place to meet with your friends, nice environment and good food! Great Pisco Sour and awsome burgers!

Thank Bel4trix
Ulverston, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2014

Initially a viz themed pub, but based very much on a British pub....The music was 80's music and on the two visits made, it was busy. A good selection of drinks, cocktails were very strong and large.....nice!!! The ale brewed is good, but maybe too fizzy when compared to ales from the UK. We had food on one occasion, it... More 

3 Thank TheTravelingKurgan

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Bar, Pub, American, British
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Nina #626 between Juan Leon Mera and Amazonas | 1 Block south JW Marriott Quito Hotel, Quito 59322, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-256-5544

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