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Honorato Vasquez 7-64 y Luis Cordero Centro Histirico, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 7-284-4138
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“risotto” (8 reviews)
“pizza” (39 reviews)
“prosciutto” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Honorato Vasquez 7-64 y Luis Cordero Centro Histirico, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

I took Ecuadorian friends out for dinner, drinks and dancing. We had a wonderful time at several locations including dinner and drinks at Mediterraneo. The only issues occurred later when I was told by my Ecuadorian friends that there were some problems with the bill...More

Thank geoff_qm
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We started with the bruschetta caprese which I found underwhelming. The bread wasn't crispy or thin but really just chunks of bread with toppings. My husband had lasagne alla bolognese for his main and I had the risotto alla mediterranea that everyone raves about. He...More

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We had an excellent pizza dinner here and will be definitely be returning soon. After we were seated, the waiter brought some bread with 4 different sauces, including pesto and spicy roasted red pepper. We opted for the Caprese salad which was a very generous...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We have eaten at Mediterraneo many times for lunch and dinner. Davide, the chef, is from Milan, Italy and therefore his risotto is perfection - especially the seafood risotto brimming with shrimp, calamari, mussels and zucchini. The thin crust pizza and lasagne are two other...More

Thank Shaus
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

My friends have lived in Cuenca for 4 years and come here frequently. Very casual but charming decor. Professional staff Later crowd 8:00pm on so earlier is no problem. Dinner for 3 with 2 glasses wine and a beer was $63 w/o tip... More than...More

Thank JustJeffAZ
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Nice atmosphere, very nice background music is just the start for this restaurant. The service was excellent, knowledgeable and friendly. Everything we ordered was prepared well, very fresh, well presented and tasted excellent. We will definitely be returning, keep up the great food and service.

Thank dmb91
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I give you my word, as Italian, that you will be served with actual genuine food here. I spent three weeks in Cuenca and dinner here many times, which is very unusal of me, I'm a frequent traveller and I don't hang out at Italians...More

Thank Adriano B
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Sometimes after travelling for awhile in a foreign country you just want familiar comfort food. Mediterraneo fits that bill in a big way with absolutely delicious pasta dishes and great service. Four of us ate there and the 3 who had pasta were really happy....More

Thank Grimalkyn
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Wanting to try a new place for lunch on a Sunday, when many restaurants in Cuenca close early or don't open at all, we choose the Mediterraneo. What a great choice! I had been wondering about cooking arborio rice in the high Cuenca altitude, but...More

Thank FatHillTraveler
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We only had drinks there, but it was pleasant, the service was friendly, drinks were good, and we would have gone back for a meal if we had time, as the food looked very nice.

Thank Sophia C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 17
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Honorato Vasquez 7-64 y Luis Cordero Centro Histirico, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-284-4138
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Mediterráneo, an Italian oasis in Ecuador, offers a rich letter in history and big gastronomic traditions, in an ambient hot weather and welcoming. Our pizzas are prepared in firewood oven, in a handmade way to the pure Italian style. Mediterrano, "Italian flavor."
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