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ZAO

Av. Paul Rivet, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-252-3496
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (28 reviews)
“wonton soup” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Av. Paul Rivet, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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11 - 20 of 211 reviews

Reviewed November 8, 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 November 7, 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 November 7, 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 October 6, 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 July 22, 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
Reviewed July 20, 2017

Very busy on a Wednesday night. Good Asian can be tricky in Ecuador. We didn't have a reservation, (who knew on a Wednesday eve) but they were able to seat us in 15 minutes. Kung Pao Shrimp was very good. Nice spicy peppers. Caramel Shrimp...More

Thank koho1954
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Fantastic place. Great sushi rolls and a delicious chicken curry. Wish I could have spend another night heren bur The Galapagos are waiting.

Thank 33lrossy
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

We ordered 2 sushi rolls and pad Thai. Everything was fresh and delicious. Great service, nice atmosphere- will definitely come here again to try more things on the menu!

Thank nursiejill
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

Probably we had higher expectations and those were not lived up. Mediocre service, average meals. Something I would not return.

1  Thank winylake
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Had a great time at Zao. We came to celebrate my daughter's birthday... food was delicious!! Pad Thai, curry chicken, and spicy ginger rice...10!!! Great service and nice surprise since the birthday girl ate for free!!

Thank susanga19
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traveling011
September 1, 2017|
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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
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househunter777
May 13, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Meals
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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
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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