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Quino

$$ - $$$
Seafood, South American, Ecuadorean
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Roca near Garcia Moreno, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
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Gainesville, Florida
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Get the ceviche with is excellent. Wash it down with their really good sangria. Also a great place to go for coffee and empanadas!

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Thank taddimo
Quito, Ecuador
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78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We went here because someone told us they had the best Calamari, period. Well, our luck they did not have the Calamari that evening. However, we had shrimp and trout. When we order the waiter told us it would be a bit since everything is fresh and it is not prepared and cooked until ordered. How refreshing! In the meantime... More 

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Quito
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142 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This restaurant majors on seafood. I have often eaten here, with many different people, and everyone has always thoroughly enjoyed their meal. The patacones are some of the best in I have ever had in Ecuador. They sell Tarapaca wine at just $18.00 per bottle, which is very reasonable for what is a good quality wine. Be patient. All food... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

After a busy day of shopping and visiting Laguna Cuicocha, my friends and I were starved. The hotel recommended this restaurant, as did my friend's guidebook. We all had seafood, nobody got sick (a first eating seafood in Ecuador for me), and the trout with garlic sauce was delicious. The juice was fresh, my friends loved their wine, and the... More 

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Hoi An, Vietnam
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

This was so disappointing. We had read a good review elsewhere and we're looking forward to great seafood. The restaurant on a Thursday evening was almost empty. We ordered a seabass with garlic sauce and a fish casserole. The seabass when it arrived looked like it had been taken out of a John West frozen foods packet and was covered... More 

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Newport
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

We were staying at the Dona Esther, around the corner, and my girlfriend wanted pizza, but I insisted that we should try the seafood restaurant around the corner, so we ventured out to Quino. The ceviche mixto was fantastic. My girlfriend had read that the arroz con camerones was good, so she ordered that... It was excellent too. I was... More 

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Thank xdisney
Quito, Ecuador
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

A hidden nook, keep your eye out for the wooden sign outside the door. This family-operated restaurant is modest inside, but the food is high quality, abundant, and even a vegetarian (like me) can eat well here.

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Thank EuleraC
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Friendly, basic but reallyexcellent food, good wine, great jazzy music. Normal prices. Would absolutely come here again!

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Thank Hans V
Arkansas
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124 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

It was a quiet night and we worried a little that maybe we weren't in the right place but when the food came, all the doubts went away. Great ceviche and shrimp and other fish dishes. Definitely worth dropping by.

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Thank ArkansasAmtraker
Quito, Ecuador
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

The only night we were in Otavalo we ate in Quino on recommondation of the people of our hotel. We arrived late at night so we were almost alone. Seen the late hour we ordered something small but had to wait quite a while. Not that it bothered us. The food was very good. The waiter was very friendly though.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, South American, Ecuadorean
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Roca near Garcia Moreno, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo

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