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Octava de Corpus

#79 of 1,294 Restaurants in Quito}
Calle Junin E 2-167 | Plaza de San Marcos, Quito 170150, Ecuador
593 2952 989
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good15%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (3 reviews)
“wine cellar” (23 reviews)
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Wine Bar
Calle Junin E 2-167 | Plaza de San Marcos, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 22 November 2015

The place is amazingly decorated, food is exquisite, you almost chose what you want and the chef get it done, the cellar is a must see, you go downstairs with the owner and check the bottles until you chose what you want during a very...More

1  Thank AndreRezende
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Sunday is not a great evening for restaurants in Quito and after much searching with our friend (who is from Quito) we were overwhelmed by this lovely place. It is like a quirky museum in a colonial house in a really beautiful street in the...More

Thank Declan B
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is an experience not to be missed! The food is quite good, and the prices - while expensive for Quito - would pass for mid-range in the USA. What really sets Otava de Corpus apart from other dining experiences is the restaurant decor. You...More

2  Thank Aaron M
Reviewed 27 June 2015

We were shown this extraordinary venue by a friend and had, in fact, walked past its doors only a day prior without being aware of it. Jaimie's ascent to greatness is matched by his humility and charm. You are seated in one of three rooms,...More

1  Thank mme-arcati
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Jaime, the owner attended us personally. The food was great as well as the wines we drank. He is get a wine cellar with a few hundreds of bottles of spectacular wines to choose. The place is located at San Marcos neighborhood, an amazing area...More

Thank Dennis Y
Reviewed 23 February 2015

We had a lovely evening in this unique restaurant. We felt like we were dining in a museum. The wine cellar was well stocked. We had a great wine with our meal. We had appetizers, entrees and desserts. Everything was very good, except my main...More

2  Thank WeCrazy4Travel
Reviewed 25 November 2014

I visited this restaurant some time ago, I enjoyed too much of its Ecuadorian cuisine with a gourmet touch and its excellent selection of wines, the place have a nice environment called "Quiteño" by local people. I recommend to everybody visit the octava de corpus.

1  Thank Roberto C
Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

We met up with a family we met during part of our Amazon trip. We told them about the lovely San Marcos neighborhood and we're recommended by the hotel to this restaurant. All in all the place is lovely, the wine cellar is well stocked...More

1  Thank AlastairGarret
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Loved this place.Really good fresh seafood and the owner/host Jaime is a classic old school gentleman who made us feel like we were guests dining in his home.Place is decorated with his amazing collection of eclectic art and he has curated a stunning wine selection.Eat...More

1  Thank WalkingTowardBuddha
Reviewed 23 September 2014

The owner was truly delightful and gracious, and the restaurant itself is a true gem filled with a variety of Ecuadorian art. That is what makes this a difficult review. Unfortunately, the food was grossly overpriced and truly mediocre. The meal started with what appeared...More

3  Thank scubaelf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Wine Bar
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:45 PM
12:30 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Junin E 2-167 | Plaza de San Marcos, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: 593 2952 989
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