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Mi Otavalito

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Sucre 11-19, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
+593 6-292-0176
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Montreal, Quebec
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Try the shrimp or the palm ceviche. Local music on Saturday lunch, day of the biggest market. Say hello to the music from "El Lobo de Canada"!

Thank 3opinionnow
Boise, Idaho, United States
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great little restaurant with excellent prices just off the Otavalo market. On Saturday, the market spread down the street where this restaurant is located and there were vendors selling items down this street as well. Very good traditional food without the worries of getting sick as one might have with the food at the market itself. I'm a bit more... More 

Thank Joe and Mariya O
Ottawa, Canada
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116 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Absolutely delicious food. I had the filet mignon 3 nights in a row with different potatoes. Great value at only $8. Soft lighting for a nice romantic evening. And excellent service. Total bill for 2, with drinks: $22!

Thank Rob L
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186 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Everything was delicious. The avocado soup was a real treat as were the frittata and vegetables. Excellent service in a lovely surrounding.

Thank Pat S
Havre de Grace, Maryland
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357 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Friendly staff but no English spoken. We had our driver translate. If you like fish try the Grilled trout. Everyone enjoyed their food. Ate there twice.

Thank LesPicker
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113 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This is a very good restaurant for the lunch time. The food is not expensive, dishes are good in flavor and size, and the service is very kind. This place is located near Plaza de Ponchos and doesn't have parking, and is not pet friendly.

Thank Dustin G
Los Angeles, California
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78 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We ate here twice and would go back again. The trout is excellent, as are the soups, such as the Locro de Papas (potato/cheese/avocado soup). Service is friendly.

Thank Jim P
Gainesville, Florida
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 November 2016

They offer typical plates and fresh juices. Look for the baked big at the entrance that let's you know they are open.

Thank taddimo
Cotacachi, Ecuador
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Regular locals and tourists show this as good place to eat. We ate there many times and we're consistently pleased with service and food. Good menu of the day traditional food and visitor food off the menu. (I.e. Chateaubriand)

Thank Cotaman
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209 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Mi Otavalito is a well known full service restaurant offering local cuisine and local entertainment. The menu of the day is always a great choice, although the a l'carte menu may entice you to order their local specialties. Prices are reasonable. We had a great time in a fun lively ambiance with delicious like homemade food and live music.

Thank Monica R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sucre 11-19, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo
  • Phone Number: +593 6-292-0176

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