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S.I.S.A. Cafeteria

Calderon, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“cakes” (5 reviews)
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Ecuadorean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calderon, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Friends of ours told us about this place. The wife said she had a shrimp dish, couldn't remember the name, but said it was the best meal she'd ever eaten. With that kind of recommendation we were eager to go. We visited S.I.S.A. with out...More

Thank Marianna P
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Everything we had was nicely presented yet overcooked and or cold. Pork on Plato tipico was cooked to table shaking toughness. It honestly seemed left over from previous day and rewarmed. Mashed potato cakes which are delicious when hot I'm told, were stone cold. Cheese...More

Thank M0untainH0me
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Prices are $9 - $15 for dish. Music at nigh, take your time, I recommend you traditional options, are great. Upstairs for a good view.

Thank Xavier C
Reviewed 24 April 2017

SISA RASTAURANT Sisa restaurant is located in Otavalo. It is an excelente place where you can eat tipical foods such as hornado, fritada, cuy asado and stuff like that. Also here they serve really delicious desserts like chocolate cake, orange cake, ice cream and among...More

Thank Jessy F
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Otavalo is a beautiful city, full of culture and traditions and right in the center of the city of Otavalo is located S.I.S.A few steps from the Otavalo central park, Its name means flower translated from kichwa the second official language of Ecuador, this beautiful...More

Thank Edwin A
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The terrace restaurant "SISA" in Otavalo is wonderful, this place was built from a great Washo Maldonado's dream that is to promote the conservation of Otavalo's culture. The "sisa" word in the kichwa language means "flower" but it was also named by the acronyms (Living...More

Thank Esthersitaa
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The atmosphere was good. Families with children were eating there, though it was a little expensive. Our meals were ok, but not outstanding. We didn't go back.

Thank nanonancy100
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Nice for dinner with a large group. They sometimes have live music which is fun and also have good desserts.

Thank taddimo
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We had lunch and dinner there and while the food was OK it wasn't special and cost more than other places in town. Service was just OK tending to a little slow. Menu was the usual South American choices.

Thank Alek C
Reviewed 21 May 2016

For a bit more money than last night's meal at Mi Ovalito we got about 1/2 the quality, 1/3 less ambience and 1/10th the service.

Thank BarbTacoma_WA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calderon, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo
Great food, reasonable price!
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