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Escalinata 3-43 | Hermano Miguel and Calle Larga, Cuenca, Ecuador
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Fri 17:00 - 02:00
Sat 15:00 - 02:00
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Goldsboro, North Carolina, United States
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

My friend and I went there twice. The first time was OK, the terrace is pleasant and the mixed drinks were average (the glasses were not very full). The second time, we sat at the bar and ordered screwdrivers (vodka and orange juice). The bartender asked if we wanted juice and of course we said yes. We then waited 25... More 

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Thank Sophia C
qenk, Propietario at Wunderbar, responded to this review

Seems there has been some misunderstanding due to language problems on both sides which I would like to put clear: The local guy who was accompaning you at the bar (which I happen to know well and who is a regular customer) ordered a screwdriver with explicitly "fresh pressed orange juice" while normally a "screwdriver" is prepared with orange juice... More 

Cuenca, Ecuador
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314 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Funky little bar halfway down the escalantes steps. I have sometimes stopped to go in, only to find them closed, regardless of the door hours say. Othertimes, I have gone and had a pleasant meal, or not... Seems too much variability to recommend people to go there. One think I can say is to avoid it on "live music nights."... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

I have been in Cuenca for a long time, with the first time being in 1997. Wunderbar was around then, probably one of the only bars in town at that point, and it's amazing that it has stood the test of time. It remains a bar that's up to date, with good food, and solid drinks. Amazing consistency for 19... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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285 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We just happened upon this restaurant walking up the stairs to Calle Larga (Hermano Miguel). Located about halfway up. The entrance is a little deceiving. Usually, there are a couple of throwbacks to the 60’s sitting outside the entrance selling braided bracelets and playing the flute. The entrance doesn’t necessarily look like the entrance to the restaurant. You enter through... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Marisol who tends the bar speaks English and was a wonderful help! The food was delicious and I would say"comfort food"!

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Thank smalljeanette
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

This place is great for some things, interesting folk hanging around entrance, outdoor tables in a kinda cool backyard area. Also not cool in other areas, really weird opening times that are often not honoured. Staff that seem to not really care about life let alone service. Food that could be great but is kinda microwave out the back. The... More 

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Thank zantonsus
Cuenca, Ecuador
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Love the food and atmosphere. A great place to watch a futbal game or just sit and relax with friends. It gets busy at night but then go play a game of pool and listen to the music.

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Thank Gary H
Jupiter, Florida, United States
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69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

My friend and I stopped in for lunch. This is a great place to eat or just hang out and have some drinks. The bartender spoke English, was very nice, and the drinks were reasonable, especially at happy hour. We me a guy from the USA who was now growing exotic fruits in Cuenca. He moved there with his girl... More 

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Thank Skip Y
Waltham, Massachusetts
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126 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

When we went to Wunderbar it was during the World Cup, so this may not be representative of how it normally is. The bar was full of English speakers, mostly American watching the soccer games. It was a fun atmosphere, most people were young. We ordered some food which was OK but slow to come out. The drinks were decent... More 

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Thank Eric M
Cuenca, Ecuador
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

We had a great meal. Food came faster than we expect here. Would have preferred slower. Atmosphere is like a San Francisco, or Sausalito setting. Great artwork n waiters are friendly n accomadating. We will go back! Pricing is also good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European, German, International, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
15:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Escalinata 3-43 | Hermano Miguel and Calle Larga, Cuenca, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca

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