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Modesto Jararnillo 7-29 | Plaza de Ponchos, Pasaje Saona, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
+593 98 486 4825
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“nachos” (11 reviews)
“burrito” (15 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
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7:30 am - 4:00 pmAll hours
Latin, Gastropub, Italian, Mexican, American, Spanish, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Modesto Jararnillo 7-29 | Plaza de Ponchos, Pasaje Saona, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to this restaurant several times, and it is consistently good. Food is fresh, and delicious. Love the family who owns this, they make sure we enjoy our experience. Really appreciate how they go over the bill as they are adding it up,...More

1  Thank Grant J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went twice in two weeks and both times I sat for over 20 minutes waiting to place an order. There were no other customers and at least three visible staff walking around. Yesterday, I paid with a $20 bill. They had no change so...More

Thank Les L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant staff, good choice from menu and the best is view from balcony on Plaza Ponchos! I highly recomend strawberry juice!

Thank Marie L
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Fresh and quite good food with great views over the market in Plaza de los Ponchos. We went for lunch but I imagine it would be a good place for a drink on the balcony too.

1  Thank mengomango
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We had been travelling all day from Colombia and this small restaurant was perfect!! The burger was absolutely huge and really hit the spot. Lovely staff and a range of Mexican and American food. As a one off it was great!

Thank Olivia S
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived in Otavalo after travelling for 25 hours from Colombia and this is just what we needed. I had the Burrito which was really tasty but not too heavy and my partner got the burger which he said was delicious. The staff are really...More

Thank dreamcapturetravel
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a burrito and nachos here. Really nice food, good price, nice ambience and not freezing cold and dark like most Ecuadorian restaurants. Not exotic but definitely comfortable and relaxing.

Thank Nico20167
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Delicious nachos with beef and the guacamole is great. A cheap place to eat but the food doesn't suffer because of it. A perfect place for backpackers in otovalo.

Thank georginaharrison7
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It is hard to find good Mexican food in Ecuador but this restaurant does a GREAT job. The chicken burrito was terrific with beans, cheese, chicken and veggies.....plenty of food. The chips and guacamole were excellent also. The restaurant is kind of tucked away down...More

Thank TheWoodlandsMom
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to relax and enjoy some great food and friendly service. I had a chicken burrito which was sooo good, and a pineapple juice. All the ingredients were really fresh and tasty. I highly recommend this place.

1  Thank Pat M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Modesto Jararnillo 7-29 | Plaza de Ponchos, Pasaje Saona, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo
  • Phone Number: +593 98 486 4825
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We are facing the Plaza de los Ponchos on the second floor, perfect for admiring the handicraft market, we have a balcony to take pictures and enjoy a coffee exelentes outdoor
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