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Lo Nuestro Cafe - Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Latin, Seafood, Ecuadorean
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Av. Estrada 903 | Higueras, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
+593 4-238-6398
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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WA State
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219 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here the night before our departure for the Galapagos Islands. This restaurant was recommended by the tour staff. It is an excellent choice if you are looking for a local experience. Because our departure the next morning was early we went for an early dinner, well before local dinner time, so there were very few diners yet. The... More 

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Jamesport, New York
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154 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for an early dinner at 7 pm. The restaurant was empty but filled up rapidly as time went by. The atmosphere is relaxed and interesting. Our waiter informed us during his greeting that his English was not good but between the three of us working out the meal details we had a wonderful meal.

Thank BDFD
Mamaroneck, New York
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

The Hilton Colon and local rep from Lindblad both recommended this restaurant for our last night. Presumably it is popular with both locals and foreigners, but when we were there all but one table consisted on foreigners returning from Galapagos Islands tours. We tried a couple of different appetizers and for main courses had giant prawns in garlic sauce and... More 

Thank CLFTraveler
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

If you travel to Guayaquil you will be amazed with the quality of the food vs. the price. The dishes are spectacular! Expensive for the locals but very cheap for foreigners! The place is beautifully decorated, it is quiet ... as for a romantic dinner or to propose some business to somebody (I do not know why I thought of... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

After a nice private tour of historic downtown Guayaquil, we asked our guide to join us for lunch, and he brought us to this location. Of course, there was some handshaking going on with the owner, but we were happy to buy lunch for our guide, as well. There was a good selection on the menu with mostly local cuisine,... More 

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

"Lo nuestro" is a coffe-restaurant that offers the best of Ecuadorian food. It offers the best of our gastronomy in seadfood and typical food. Its menu is very varied, you have many options to choose such as: appetizers, banderas, ceviches, fish, seafood, rices, soups and creams, ecuadorian dishes, and desserts. Also, it offers you an environment very traditional and historical.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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323 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 397 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

In search of an authentic dish to mark my last night in Guayaquil, this restaurant sufficed for my needs. It's located in the nicer part of town and has a very good ambiance. The place seemed to be a truly local haunt with the smattering of tourists, so I suppose this is more authentic than otherwise. Food and service were... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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77 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is the most iconic restaurant in guayaquil. The old decor and the ambience is fantastic. The food is to dye for. Always ask for the "Muelitas de Cangrejo"…

Thank Stejimenez
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

The menu as well as the decoratio is very tipical ecuatorian or guayaquil style. It is a nice place, not sofisticated but with a warm and friendly decoration. Try all kind of dishes , meat as well as seafood .But all kind of apetizers based on green banana( platanos) and /or corn ( maiz and morocho ) are a must.With... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

There is not a better place in Ecuador for authentic Ecuadorian food. Fish Ceviche and Cazuela are the best dishes. if you want to eat authentic ecuadorian food in a safe place this is the place to go. A must place for all visitors to Guayaquil.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Latin, Seafood, Ecuadorean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Estrada 903 | Higueras, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Guayas Province  >  Guayaquil
  • Phone Number: +593 4-238-6398

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?