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Achiote Ecuador - Cuisine

$$ - $$$Latin, Fusion,
Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 593, Ecuador
+593 99 338 8489
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ceviche” (98 reviews)
“mango salad” (9 reviews)
“chocolate ice” (22 reviews)
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Latin, Fusion, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 593, Ecuador
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the authentic Ecuadorian food. Staff warmly greeted us as soon as we entered. The dining area is clean, airy and nicely decorated. Cocktails were fresh and well made. We started with a mixed prawn and octopus ceviche. Simply delicious! Entrees were fried fish...More

Thank charlieo122
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

By far the best food and service I have had in Equador, and I've been here for a week!! Loved it! Might go back tomorrow for my last night! 😊

Thank OnAir814810
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ceviche was amazing. All the soups were great; we got a mixed seafood grill that was overabundant (came with a choice of salads) and fabulous. It's a bit more expensive than some of the food that's available here, but in line with restaurants in...More

Thank Sheryl S
Reviewed 1 week ago

All together we spent five nights in Quito and ate here on the first and last nights. It was outstanding. We had live music both Sunday nights, great food and great service. While more expensive than some, we still had a great meal for under...More

Thank TravelDan11
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice. It is open late and on Sundays. Achiote serves beautifully presented Ecuadorean food. Mango salad was particularly inventive and notable - with mixed fruits and aromatic pickles! The mixed brochettes (mix and match seafood and meat skewers of your choice) were...More

Thank John Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attentive service from Patricia who served us a delightful appetiser. We had a seafood stew and a fritada with all the accompaniments and light-as-air mini empanadas washed down by cocktails and wine. The restaurant is close to our hotel so we shall return this evening....More

Thank 231Miranda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We returned to the new town of Quito last night and used a trip adviser recommendation. The restaurant was near our hotel and we walked to it. It was football night and every drinking venue was showing it. Achiote was a wonderful surprise. The staff...More

Thank jmbourke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to my by staff at Vieja Cuba. Lots of places are closed on Sunday evening and this was one of a few open. The service is great and the waiters are extremely polite and accommodating. There was even live music. Food...More

Thank kilativ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Achiote on the recommendation of a friend who lives in Quito and were not disappointed. Food was delicious and we left quite full. We had one not so great dish which was a chicken dish that was dry and one of our...More

Thank alt0nr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel and it was a good suggestion. We were a group of 4 and we all tried different recommended Ecuadorian specialties. I do not know the reason but the restaurant was kept locked but we did not see any...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Luz Maria C, Propietario at Achiote Ecuador - Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear costumer, We appreciate have been choose by you during your involvement in the streets of Quito. We found of ultimate importance to be able to bring security and comfort to each of our clients. Because of the considerable movement of the area during certain...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 593, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 99 338 8489
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ACHIOTE ECUADOR-CUISINE, we are the entrepreneurship of a small Quito family that has an extensive culinary tradition, where you can not only enjoy Ecuadorian food, but also feel the warmth of a home and a country located in the heart of the Andes . The restaurant offers an unforgettable cultural experience, with an extensive menu of innovative recipes that includes vegetarian options and a diversity of flavors that challenge the palate and bring an exquisite and renewed touch to Ecuadorian cuisine. All this in an intimate atmosphere, accompanied by good music and bilingual attention; in one of the most emblematic neighborhoods of Quito, La Mariscal. The ingredients used are organic, endemic and of high quality, always subjected to a process of gourmet preparation that pays homage to a town that knows how to make the heart happy from the palate.
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