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Cevicheria Lojanita

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AV. G. E. Gallo y Aviles, Salinas 241550, Ecuador
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

On January, I went to Salinas with my kids and parents. We ate some delicious ceviches (shrimp, shells). Food is fresh and portions are of good size, people is courteous. Our problem were the washrooms. My son had to go to the toilet and that was a huge disappointment. They were dirty, no toilet paper. Our lunch was screwed.

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Thank Katykaty206
Honolulu, Hawaii
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The absolute best "local" place to eat in Playa Salinas. Food is delicious, portion size and prices are good. Recommend the cazuela pescado. The bisteak con arroz and cerviche camarones are our other favorites. The place is clean and the kitchen is sanitary. We ate there several times p/week for two months and never got food poisoning. The owner is... More 

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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This is a local place near the coast in Salinas. They have great grilled shrimp and ceviche. You can eat outside (open air) or inside.

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Thank Gatorpate
Quito, Ecuador
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Without any doubt, if you want to taste good "Equatorian ceviches" you have to visit this place, specially if you love octupus or crab. The place have a long history in Salinas, and the food is recognized by locals and foreigners. Prices are in average and the quality is good. My recomendation: Crab ceviche (it is prepared with mayo) and... More 

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016

I tried the "arroz marinera" it was huge, my husband and I shared it for lunch and it was enough. Very good.

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Thank Celine N
Tampa, Florida
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631 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 474 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015

This easily became my favorite eatery in Playa Las Salinas because of its vicinity to my apartment (on the same block). I could have anything I wanted: ceviche, fried whole fish, fried filet of fish, big shrimps, seafood rice, etc.. Cold beer was inexpensive, lemonade was freshly squeezed, and the environment was quite people first (the customer). I always had... More 

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

This is a pretty large restaurant and usually busy......because they prepare very good food and the service is good. The fried shrimp are fresh, large and very tasty and the fish is very good also. The plates with shrimp, rice, and a salad are about $8.00. You can get french fries instead if you prefer. They bring the sodas in... More 

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Cotacachi, EC
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125 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Okay so I didn't eat Ceviche everywhere it is sold, but I did try several different places and kept thinking "should have gone back to Lojanita". It was by far the best. The place was very crowded, with a lot of locals. It's not on the main drag, but it's worth the walk in a couple of blocks. If you're... More 

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Thank Marianna P
Cuenca, Ecuador
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Authentic Ecuadorian Coastal Food. Ceviche, fish, and shrimp are delicious. My son was on a "shrimp-a-thon" where he ate fried shrimp at no less than 20 places in Salinas and this was his favorite. This is a big place with seating on two levels. Menu is in English and Spanish, which made it easy for those who are not bilingual.... More 

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Thank livingincuenca
Calgary, Canada
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2015

This is the best cevicheria in Salinas. We have tried Roberto’s Cevicheria as well, but Lojanita’s is definitely superior.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Ecuadorean, Seafood, Spanish, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: AV. G. E. Gallo y Aviles, Salinas 241550, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Santa Elena Province  >  Salinas

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