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Isabel la Catolica y Cordero, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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49 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were staying at the Swiss hotel and wanted dinner somewhere a bit less fancy. Portion sizes are fairly large and tasted good. Staff were very attentive.

Thank redwambat
Toronto, Canada
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

ad a large portion of fried rice and s/s chicken. Price was reasonable, portions were more than we could handle and quality was great. The s/s chicken wasn't breaded but served almost like a stir fry with veggies. Was still pretty tasty.

Thank Wayne A
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Chinese, and Asian food in general, in Quito tends to suck. This is one of the exceptions. My husband and I were happy to find this place in La Floresta area. Portions are appropriate and tasty! As for the waiters, they were attentive but not too helpful with recommendations, so make sure you have your mind somewhat made up with... More 

Thank Ana V
Ajijic, Mexico
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Personable, attentive service. Way above average variety of Chinese dishes. Great location. Pleasant surroundings. Safe neighborhood. Hot and sour soup was delicious....as well as hot and sour.

Thank Jim5909
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167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

This restaurant is located immediately behind the Swissotel, up a flight of stairs. If you are like me used to bustling Chinese eateries in North America, you will be surprised. The dining room is large, dignified and quite formal, and the waiters are not Chinese. The menu has no Chinese writing, they have no Chinese beers, they do not offer... More 

Thank niemand
Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

This upstairs restaurant is just behind Swissotel Quito. We walked there in the rain on a Sunday night when many restaurants were closed and were pleasantly surprised. I had a very nice chicken noodle soup with actual chicken broth instead of the bouillon cubes many restaurants use. Generous noodles, nice fresh chicken. We shared broccoli chicken that was also good.... More 

Thank Cathleen S
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

It's not the first review about the bad service in this place, maybe the owner doesn't care about it. All the waiters were watching TV instead of asking us about the food or something else we might need. The food is good, but overpriced. And it's definitely not a unique option for real Chinese food in the city, especially if... More 

Thank Jaime C
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48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

I visited this place with my wife on March 2016. Contrary to similar restaurants in Quito the food was not greasy and the flavor was fantastic. Pros. - Food quality - Location - Restaurant environment Cons - Expensive We hope that you find this place as nice as we did.

Thank Enrique_Reyes
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

I called for delivery and waited for over an hour and a half for a delivery that never came. When I called to ask what happened the manager gave me a bad attitude and said they never found my house! They had my number and could have called to ask for directions. Its amazing how places like these can stay... More 

Thank Mariajose1986
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

This restaurant was bang opposite our hotel. We were glad to see the sign as we were reasonably sure of getting veg food. We visited at least once a day over our four day stay in Quito. The food was very good, with plenty of veg choices. The staff were good enough to change my soup when it came with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Isabel la Catolica y Cordero, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: 254-7322

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