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San Sebas Cafe

San Sebastian 1-94 y Mariscal Sucre | On the Corner of Plaza de San Sebastian, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 7-284-3496
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“pancakes” (33 reviews)
“burgers” (25 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
San Sebastian 1-94 y Mariscal Sucre | On the Corner of Plaza de San Sebastian, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The smell when you walk in during breakfast or lunch hours reminds me of a diner back in the States. Breakfast is awesome. Coffee is good. The variety of sandwiches is A+. Definitely fills the hole in my stomach when I want American food.

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great breakfast place. Various menu options to please many different palettes. Pancakes should definitely be on your list! Lots of regulars it seems hang out there -- whether Cuencanos or Gringos. Thumbs up.

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

It’s a really common spot to have breakfast or brunch. Can’t complaint, ecuador doesn’t have lots of famous restaurantes for early meals, and i did enjoy this location, great atmosphere and great food!

Thank Alejo H
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I think that they are getting it right! Packed with locals and travelers alike...the menu caters to anyone, super friendly and attentive. I leave full, happy and satisfied.

Thank Natalie C
Reviewed 3 November 2017

A group of us expats eat here about once a month. Always fresh comfort food at reasonable prices. Place is great for a huge breakfast or a normal size lunch. Try their Pot Roast Sandwich.

Thank David N
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is a nicely decorated restaurant with multiple levels and an open air middle. We sat in large comfortable cloth chairs on the second floor overlooking the diners under us. We had biscuits and mushroom gravy and the chilaquiles. Both very good dishes with lots...More

Thank Brandon8080
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I hate to say, I am a coffee addict, and coffee has to be prepared according to the arts. Not too long, with nice foam. Forget this place if you're looking for the perfect cup of coffee. They have no cleu.

Thank MarceldeBuenosAires
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast, friendly service, amazing pancakes! We always enjoy this place and appreciate the care they put into serving large quantities of hot, fresh food! Well done!

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

The cappuccino had soft cream with a lot of chai tea spices. What a ruination of coffee in such a good coffee country. Dissapointed by that after reading good reviews anout this places’ coffee. The brownie was massive but had bad quality chocolate in it...More

Thank Marco N
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Great place on the san sebastian square to meet for breakfast, coffee, wine, tea, etc. It is quaint and a nice change from many of the other offerings in Cuenca. It is nice to be a bit removed from the crowded high traffic areas in...More

Thank WJD_CO
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tim p
1 August 2017|
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Response from Dona D | Reviewed this property |
Hours of operation are as follows: Tuesday Closed Wednesday 8:30AM–3PM Thursday 8:30AM–3PM Friday 8:30AM–3PM Saturday 8:30AM–3PM Sunday 8:30AM–3PM Monday Closed Suggest an edit
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24 May 2017|
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Response from LaDISTRIBUZIONE E | Reviewed this property |
Hola, Mantequilla de Almendras esta disponible en Live Green Super Foods,Cuenca
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 7
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Sebastian 1-94 y Mariscal Sucre | On the Corner of Plaza de San Sebastian, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-284-3496
  • E-mail
Open Wednesday through Sunday 8:30am - 3:00pm. Offering Great American Breakfasts and Daily Gourmet Sandwich and Salad Specials. Always Serving Organic Coffee Roasted Fresh Weekly. Come Relax, and Enjoy Our Tranquil Atmosphere and Views of the Gorgeous San Sebastian Park.
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