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La Guaragua

Espejo, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-257-2552
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good26%
  • Average35%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible13%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
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Espejo, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

We had a variety of items from the menu, everything was okay, had wifi that worked. Great location for people watching, in the shade, we were not rushed, nor was there a stampede of folks coming in, so we took our time with lunch.

Thank TonySeattleWA
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Mobile review, so I apologize in advance for brevity and possible typos. Since arriving in Ecuador, we've wanted to try an almuerzo typical - a standard Ecuadorian lunch. The opportunity presented itself in the form of La Guaragua. Almuerzo typical is a soup, main dish...More

Thank Atreides
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

$2.50 for a hot choc and $3.50 for carajillo (coffee with rum). Located on a pedestrian street. Sat outside and enjoyed people watching.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 August 2016

sit outside under the umbrellas and have a humita or tamale with a god tea and watch the people ps b. Food is good, not bad. Service was pretty good..

Thank diver34118
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Location is wonderful. We sat outside in a nicely shaded area. I ordered a ham and cheese sandwich and coffee. My wife had a tuna and cheese sandwich. Our friend hat cannelloni. My sandwich had 4 slices of dreary white bread making 3 layers: a...More

Thank Jack K
Reviewed 2 July 2015

We have been here several times and have always enjoyed it - usually we sit outside and order the lunch special (soup, protein with rice and salad, fruit juice and dessert for about $2.50 I think) and watch all the interesting folks go by on...More

Thank Jean L
Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

I ordered Caldo De gallina and what I got was a cold bowl of chicken fat. Items are decently priced, but avoid eating here unless it is your only option.

Thank Taylor G
Reviewed 11 March 2014

We found this lovely little spot along the pedestrian part of Calle Espejo right near the Plaza Grande out first day in Quito and we enjoyed it so much we had to go back. Not only was my vegetarian daughter happy (with the delicious Locro...More

Thank Beth L
Reviewed 17 July 2013

There were a few things that earned this rating of poor: Menu availability: We went for an early dinner at 5:30, they close at 7:00pm, and they were out of the first four things we ordered. I think there are a total of 20 items...More

Thank khoward67
Reviewed 16 June 2013

I came here a couple of times, once for the lunch special, which was a great value for $2.60, and another time for coffee and humitas. The lunch was decent, the humitas a bit dry. All in all it's a nice 'in-between' place--not really a...More

Thank CarilloPuerto
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  • Address: Espejo, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-257-2552
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