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Mall del Rio, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Somerville, New Jersey
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139 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

Creta is very well decorated, set as a fine dining establishment. The service is friendly, with no pressure. The menu is a little pricey but for the quality of food and atmosphere it is what itIis. The food has been excellent each time we have gone and is always well presented. This is a great place for a leisurely meal,... More 

Thank dmb91
Cuenca, Ecuador
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105 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015

This restaurant is in Mall de Rio on the 2nd floor, but is a fine dining place with excellent food & service.

Thank Peggy F
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

We read about Creta on s blog we followed and decided to give it a try, the four dishes we had were flavourful and the presentation beautiful. I had a crab and shrimp in cream cheese stuffed chicken that was accompanied with veggies cooked to perfection and the most delicious scalloped potatoes. My hubby had the Filet Mignon, he ordered... More 

Thank Love2pioneer
Cuenca, Ecuador
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130 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2014

We were at Mall del Rio and stopped in for lunch. The restaurant menu looked better than the snack bar. The atmosphere was great for a mall. It is the only full service restaurant in this mall. I had the pork tenderloin which was done to perfection. The accompaniments were suitable and tasty as was the sauce. My wife had... More 

Thank Ragu10
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99 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

The restaurant is in the Mall del Rio on the sEcond Floor, it has a modern beautiful design. The menu is not great but ok, the have an unique type of ice-cream "turron de helado" that is worthy to try. The service most of the time is very bad.

Thank Colors68
Cuenca, Ecuador
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48 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Love the elegant charm of this restaurant at the mall del rio ! Love the orchids on all tables ! Good food little pricy ! Good service ! International cosine with charm ! They make also great desert and cappuccino

Thank Cinziatorres
Somerville, New Jersey
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139 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, very attentive friendly service. Our entrees were well presented, very fresh with alot of attentioin to detail. Food quality was excellent. The desserts were very good, we will return and recommend for a leisurely experience.

Thank dmb91
Cuenca, Ecuador
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94 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Linen table cloths and napkins. Orchids on the table. Pleasant ambience and attentive wait staff. Oh, and the food, of course. Our party had both the salmon and the trout and both were elegantly presented and delicious.

Thank johnfoote
St. Catharines, Canada
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Friends had been here before and insisted the steaks were great, so we went with them this past weekend. Yes, it's in a mall, (admittedly, a lovely shiny new mall) but the restaurant is very well appointed with linen tablecloths and comfortable chairs. We all had the filet mignon ($10!!) with a topping of herbs and pinenuts. All agreed it... More 

Thank fireandicetrip
Medellin, Colombia
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80 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Shopping malls aren't the first place I go to look for good restaurants, but when I stumbled on Creta at Mall del Rio, I thought I'd give it a try. The restaurant is nicely appointed, with linen tablecloths and an attractive décor. There is a casual area near the bar that offers limited dining choices, and a dining room with... More 

Thank PaisaContento

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mall del Rio, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: 2881477

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