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Av. Paul Rivet, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-252-3496
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (26 reviews)
“pad thai” (16 reviews)
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Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Av. Paul Rivet, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a nice dinner at Zao. The restaurant is very modern looking and the staff is great. The waitress was so friendly. We started with WonTon soup which was a highlight. They had tons of mushrooms and the broth was very flavorful. After that we...More

Thank djcook_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have gone twice to Zao, once with my family and then with my boyfriend. The food and drinks were great both times. Really great atmosphere as well!

Thank Libby D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not only is the Oriental food great, but the atmosphere is nice and the service is very good at Zao! There's plenty of choices for you o try! This restaurant is worth a visit.

Thank TPN10
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Loved the table side satay. Great cocktails. Delicious Asian themed cuisine with Ecuadorean twist. Good for families. Easy to get to and find parking.

Thank Victoria O
Reviewed 24 November 2017

I was appalled to see that with the exception of one server, all the waiting and host staff has been replaced. The new people are completely clueless about what it takes to give patrons a pleasant experience so that they come back. The quality of...More

Thank bessemerh
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Went here during my recent return to Quito, based on the high ratings I read about it here. We went for lunch, typically the biggest meal of the day in Quito, and we found an almost empty restaurant. The food was expensive but not really...More

Thank Natalia T
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Being Asians and having left home for almost two months, we started craving good pho, wontons, pad thai and sushis. Zao has all of them and we were quite excited when we arrived. Long story short, most other reviews were spot on, the service and...More

Thank roystontay
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This place offers the very best (white-people version) Asian food in town! It is high quality granted, at acceptable prices. I recommend the Pad Thai and the Green Curry, they're amazing! The bad: kind of slow service and no Asian desserts whatsoever, which is unfortunate...More

Thank Iván G
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Place: nice in terms of decoration, location, etc. Food: good taste but if you have been to Asia, don´t expect to find a legit experience. For sushi I would go to Swissotel or Hanzo. For pho I would go to Banh Mi. Service: quite average....More

Thank JP_UIO
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Grab a bite at the bar, order piscos or a saki the bartender was great and will show you a whole other pisco expiernce as well as a sushi twist. Stop in and try it out for yourself.

Thank Louelife
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Questions & Answers
1 September 2017|
Response from Alexander Y | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, I feel its more for couples. But maybe it will be ok for kids if you go early. High chairs have no idea
13 May 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Paul Rivet, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-252-3496
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