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Achiote Ecuador - Cuisine

Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 99 338 8489
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ceviche” (86 reviews)
“mango salad” (8 reviews)
“chocolate pie” (20 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Latin, Fusion, South American, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Pretty restaurant in the Mariscal area. Ecuadorian food- empanadas, coconut shrimp were very good, as was the chocolate rice. The hortado was pulled pork served with avocado and a few other items was good, although the pork was a bit dry. Intetesting choice of artisnal...More

Thank DrBob77
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The restaurant offers Ecuador cuisine and for me the especial is the service, my husband and I were very well attended. The food was very good and ita das a very pleasant dinner.

Thank Mirian K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Found Achiote from exploring Plaza Foch and area. We were able get a seat without a reservation which was nice as it was our first night in Quito (and Ecuador in general). Most definitely a gem worth the visit. Food was excellent as was the...More

Thank DJ P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was excellent and our waiter, Mario, was both friendly and helpful in explaining the Ecuadorian dishes. Portions were large-the soup "appetizer" could have been a small dinner by itself. I had a pork dish and my wife had the steak. Both were very well...More

Thank Doug W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here twice, the first time was the two of us, food was excellent as was the service. If I'd only dined once the review would be excellent as the menu , service etc is good value. On the second time we were with a...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looked for good local flavor but found just an overpriced poor imitation. Service was slow and the food selection did not qualify as local flavor.

Thank Fernand0EC
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has such tasty food! The menu is quite extensive with lots of options - even for vegetarians! The waiters know their product and can recommend appropriately. Expect to wait a long time for your food, but you will be attended very well by...More

Thank travellin-28
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an empanadas of Shrimp. very good with the spicy sauce I followed this with a ceviche of fish and shrimp. Very good I than had a pescado (fish, sea Bass) with a coco sauce and vegetables and green rice. All was good but...More

Thank owlyul
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service delicious food and traditional music-would highly recommend eating here. A fabulous plantain appetiser was brought to us free of charge as they felt they’d kept us waiting ( which we didn’t feel they had). My husband had stuffed potato cakes with guacamole and...More

Thank sybillseaman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was great!! Must if you are in Quito. They take reservations. The place is beautiful. The menu provides vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options. Seafood is of course amazing. Interesting appetizers.

Thank 442Jay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - 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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 99 338 8489
  • E-mail
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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