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Mejia Oe4-45 y Garcia Moreno | Centro Historico, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-295-1401
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Kohler, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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467 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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203 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank LovetheBigIsland
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Santiago, Chile
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We went out for a late night dinner with my Ecuadorian family and I can really recommend this place! The view over downtown Quito is really amazing, the service was excellent that night and the food was good! My wife and my daughter had delicious sandwiches, my in-laws had the locro de papas (typical Ecuadorian potato soup) and chicken and... More 

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Katy, Texas
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

The service was very, very slow, and although the waiter was pleasant enough, and the restaurant was not full when we arrived, we concluded the waitstaff was way overworked. The view was nice, but would have been better in the daytime, I think. We were glad we weren't seated near the smoke from the grill exhaust, which smelled good, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?