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Salinay y Sucre, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

He charged me 22 % extra without letting me know, and I left the resturant still hungry after eating his recommendation - tacos with meat. The tacos were not real tacos, but the filling was good.

Thank 71Eguy .
Bochum, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Not recomending this place. The owner was telling us, that one plate would surely be enough for two persons. For real it wasnt even enough for one and later there came an extra tax of 22% on the bill we havent been aware of before (but its mentioned on the bottom of the menu). As well, it wasnt really tasty!

Thank Mary S
Rancho Cucamonga, California
1 review
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

We we're looking for a vegetarian meal in Otavalo, Ecuador . it is so hard to find vegetarian meal that's tasty and delicious. at this restaurant we did find vegetarian meal that was as good as we have tasted anywhere.

Thank Ashok_ichiban
Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

I come here a few times every year when I pass through Otavalo. Wonderful and friendly owners, strong and tasty margaritas, looking forward to m next visit.

Thank Case B
Vienna, Austria
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 January 2015

I have been there to eat a small dish and the owner recommended the tacos. So I tried and it was disgusting. No taste and it looked like the owner vomited onto my plate. I travelled around South America for 4 months now and I have been to many budget places to eat and had never any bad experience. this... More 

Thank Gerald B
Otavalo, Ecuador
1 review
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Agreed with another one star review on here, thought it was my duty to inform people that these crafty devils decided they would write the 10% service charge discreetly at the bottom of the English part of the menu and then proceed to add 12% tax below the Spanish version of the menu and to complete a 22% extra charge... More 

Thank Ellen A
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2014

We ate here on the back of a lonely planet recommendation, which in fairness are generally good from our experience. What they fail to mention in the book however, is the 10% service charge AND the 12% tax that are ADDED on to the final bill. I have never gone anywhere and paid an additional 22% more than the bill.... More 

Thank Natus007
Oslo, Norway
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Wonderful location, with a roof terrace overlooking the poncho marked. Good mexican food. But do not get fooled by the prices at the menu, they charges like 22% in taxes...

Thank 744johanne
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

My boyfriend and I ate here after a day of quick shopping at the market. We had the nachos and tacos and both were really great. The atmosphere is very cute, looks like a traditional mexican restaurant from back home. The owner cooked our food and took our order, and we had a great conversation with him even though our... More 

Thank saraheclinton
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Possibly the worst meal we have ever had. Avoid it completely. We tried the tacos and the burrito. Just awful. And so was the jugo mora.

Thank Gemma F

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Restaurant Details

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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: Salinay y Sucre, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo

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