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Casa Hood

Luis A. Martinez y Eloy Alfaro | Behind the Supermarket, Banos 180250, Ecuador
+593 3-274-2668
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“falafel plate” (11 reviews)
“seitan” (5 reviews)
“thai curry” (5 reviews)
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International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Luis A. Martinez y Eloy Alfaro | Behind the Supermarket, Banos 180250, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are friendly and the venue is a nice place to eat with a fine selection of books if that's for you. The lunch menu was fine but nothing special, however my partner swears this is the best hummus she's ever had! There is...More

Thank Tommy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent staff. I have been in the service industry for 9 years and my girlfriend has 12 years. This was by far some of the best service we received in Ecuador. Food was excellent as well!

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was incredible offering dishes not readily found in Ecuador. Wonderful vegetarian dishes and an incredible atmosphere. If you find yourself in Baños de Agua Santa definitely check this one out!

Thank Casey S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our stay in Baños we ate here couple of time and food was never disappointing. Pad thai is absolutely gorgeous. You can also grab here nice cup of coffee. The atmosphere here is very pleasant and service excellent.

Thank Silvia B
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Casa Hood has a really nice atmosphere, a nice decor and excellent food. I have the advantage that I speak Spanish, so it was easy to strike up a conversation with the staff. I ended up talking for a long time with Gladys and Andy,...More

Thank George K
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We discovered this Vegan oriented cafe years ago,when we first came to Banos. A beloved friend, who had been befriended by the owner Ray upon him settling in for a delicous meal. The two hit it off and became fast friends. We had similar experiences....More

Thank Daniella M
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Ordered the Curry Korma and Nasi Goreng here, and both were hot and okay. Both dishes didn't taste like the title, but were okay. The food is very pricey. Nice atmosphere and staff were efficient.

Thank NMP91
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Very good restaurant with pleasant atmosphere and good local & intrnational food And you can allso play gitar over there

Thank _K2045KB
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Spent a week in town and stopped by Casa Hood almost every other day to drink their "Chai Masala". Love their service and friendly and knowledgable staff.

Thank Backpackways
Ray H, Manager at Casa Hood, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Thank you for your comment. We have great staff and they really appreciate the positive feedback. Enjoy the rest of your trip!

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I can see why this place has so many reviews. Great atmosphere and awesome menu. I got the Vitamin C juice with passion fruit, alfalfa and ginger. It was sooo good. We had a green salad (which is small, but the lemon vinaigrette with it...More

Thank Kelly H
Ray H, Owner at Casa Hood, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

All I can say about your review is "Wow" also! Thank you for giving us the thumbs up and letting us know we're doing a good job. We're always working to improve and give the best experience for our customers. Looking forward to seeing you...More

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Is it in Cuenca??? Or???
3 September 2015|
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Response from Ray H | Property representative |
Casa Hood is in Baños, Tungurahua, near Ambato in the center of Ecuador. Our address is: calle Luis A. Martinez and Eloy Alfaro just behind the 9.9 Supermarket in the center of town.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Luis A. Martinez y Eloy Alfaro | Behind the Supermarket, Banos 180250, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos
  • Phone Number: +593 3-274-2668
  • E-mail
We are an eclectic art cafe featuring excellent coffee and an extensive menu of food from around the world including pasta dishes, fresh trout, curries, Mexican dishes, fresh juices and smoothies and delicious desserts. The space is a comfortable place to kick back and relax, with a lending library and fireplace. Open from noon to 10:15 pm, 7 days a week.
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