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Benigno Malo 8-59, Cuenca, Ecuador
+593 7-283-4159
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“potato soup” (24 reviews)
“ceviche” (23 reviews)
“trout” (16 reviews)
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Ecuadorean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Benigno Malo 8-59, Cuenca, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding. My favorite lunch is Seco de Pollo:)) Breast of chicken served on a large platter covered with gravy, with French fries, vegetables and a salad. Excellent meal for a hungry appetite. Over the years, very consistently the service is friendly, prompt and the food...More

Thank 8Shar8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very touristy due to location. However both the service and food were good. Not outstanding but good.

Thank Jullisa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A staple in the heart of El Centro in Cuenca. Their locra de papas sopa is the best in town. It is potato soup with a thick slice of cheese and slices of avocado on top. It's nice when I hv errands to run in...More

Thank Suziebug98
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This is a restaurant from about 50 years ago. Located at a corner of the “Plaza Grande”of Cuenca. Set at a big nice corridor at the plaza, with big windows from ceiling to floor, so it´s very charming to get a table with the view...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I've gone to this place many times before because of their good food and wide variety of offer but the service was poor, it was slow and they got the order wrong twice, but the location of this place is great (Parque Calderón - center...More

Thank ga_mosquera7
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Went there as so many people recommended it. Our experience was below par. Had the almuerzo, or daily special, even the soup, which are usually very good in th city was watery and lacking. The meat, I hesitate to call it steak, was tough and...More

Thank _qland1
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Busy with a mix of tourists and locals. Food servings are large and very good quality. Visited twice which says it all!

Thank WelshKnights77
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We were tired and just wanted a simple meal. I guess that's what we got. Not much flavor to anything. It had good reviews, though in retrospect, our hotel concierge wasn't enthusiastic. We didn't spend substantially more for an excellent meal at a nicer place...More

Thank Myra R
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Very Nice place to have dinner We had the ceviche which was Very Nice!! The personnel is Very friendly!

Thank Judithhazelzet
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We ate here our first night in Cuenca. The milkshakes were pricey but very good. Mains were OK but not all components were hot. Still better than most other alternatives in the city so I would have gone back. Didn't realize that almost every restaurant...More

Thank Sharon P
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Alanna l
Do you take group reservations? Maybe 40 people?
8 November 2016|
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Response from Emmy A | Property representative |
Hello Alanna!!! Yes, we do reserve for groups, please, can you write us to our e-mail address (raymi859, at hotmail. or whatsapp 0991284311, and tell us the date, time, etc. thanks !!! Emilia Alvarez
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Benigno Malo 8-59, Cuenca, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-283-4159
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