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Vista Hermosa

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Mejia Oe4-45 y Garcia Moreno | Centro Historico, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-295-1401
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Winter Springs, Florida
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68 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to me by our tour guide. It's entrance is off a side street, just a single door. As soon as you enter, you go up an elevator to the 3rd floor where the restaurant is located. We sat in this enclosed floor next to a window looking north with an awesome view. You could go to... More 

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Warrenton, Virginia
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104 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We had a wonderful dining experience here. We were going to sit on the roof top but as usual, the dark clouds roll in every afternoon so it was quite nice to be inside and here the rain pounding on the tin roof while we enjoyed lunch. Service was excellent (it helps to speak spanish). The putenesca soup was a... More 

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Kohler, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived just before sunset and had our choice of tables on the roof level. A heater kept us comfortably warm. We were able to watch the city light up as it got darker and it did twinkle. The view was surreal. Clouds rolled across the surrounding hills. Oh yeah the food...the cheese empanada was very good. I had the... More 

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Parker, CO
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491 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

My hotel recommended this place for my last night in Quito...not much from the outside, and the entrance is just a hallway with an elevator and a bit of a carnival feel with a fake, life sized man behind the podium. I buzzed the elevator (stairs were closed off), and the elevator attendant arrived to take me up, up, up.... More 

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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204 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I suspect this restaurant was recommended to us because of its views (though we had asked about the food quality). Overall, our lunch was good. The smoked pork was good but slathered in a sauce and the lamb stew, though good, seemed to leave our table underwhelmed. The filet mignon steak with pepper sauce was judged the best dish on... More 

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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The view from the terrace is incredible at night, and I thought the food was good; I had the chicken with mushroom sauce with fries on the side. The canelazo was kind of thick and a little strong, but still good. The prices were reasonable, and the waitstaff was very friendly. Keep in mind that Ecuador is on a similar... More 

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Kingston, Jamaica
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Wonderful view of the old city, very romantic. Good food and wines. Try out the steak on a sizzling hot stone - it's a must!

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Thank Igor D
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

New year's eve dinner here. Plate of cheese and cold cuts: pood poor food, plastic cheese and plastic cold cuts with supermarket pickles. Main course (seco de chivo and steak on hot stone) ok. Bottle of wine 54dollars, delivered on the table with the price-tag of 13dollars. Cheap quality wine. Miserable table setting: not even a candle nor tablecloth (new... More 

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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Place is in the middle of old downtown Quito. We were there for a late dinner, despite the fact, it was a little cold, we asked for the table on the rooftop. Had a nice view of the city, especially the Nativity scene of the Panecillo. Food was fair priced and portions are big. Ask for the set of empanadas... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

A really neat Restaurant serving some Ecuador's finest dishes on the rooftop with a panaramic view of the City of Quito. Try the Papa con quesa Soup.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Latin, South American, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mejia Oe4-45 y Garcia Moreno | Centro Historico, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-295-1401

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?