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Le Gourmet

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9 de Octubre 414, Guayaquil 00000, Ecuador
+593 4-232-7999
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in an older and little threadbare hotel in the city centre, this restaurant is one of the few places we found where you can dress decently and have a first class meal. The tasting menu was excellant and creative and the service as good as it gets. The only restaurant we´d go back to.

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Thank Kenneth L
Cedar Crest, New Mexico
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261 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is a fabulous restaurant in an unlikely location, the Oro Verde hotel. The entry is from the bar, not to be confused with the 24-hour restaurant near the bar. The staff speaks limited but adequate English, and the food is superb. They even have a decent wine list. The decor is pleasant and elegant. Whether you prefer seafood or... More 

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NY,NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

OK I don't usually trust restaurants with the word "gourmet" and the like in their name but I happened to be staying at the Oro Verde and the menu, reviews etc all seemed encouraging so I figured why not check it out. Now I've been to several of the "top restaurants" in Guayaquil and I've never been overly impressed especially... More 

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Thank HurdyGurdyMan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

The food was delicious, the staff was so friendly, the location was great. The atmosphere is nice and my experience here was amazing. I would recommend definitely.

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Toronto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

Four of us dined at the restaurant and we were all impressed with the quality and presentation of the food. The servings were generous and were attractively plated. The service is polished and pleasant and we thought the cost was reasonable. Highly recommended for those who want to enjoy an excellent meal.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Great food. Great prices. Overall an outstanding dining experience. Anyone that complains about the English issue needs to realize that the world doesn't exist to service Americans. I recently went on my honeymoon to Tokyo and stayed at a Sheraton. To my surprise, and given that Japan was occupied by us, I found very few people spoke English - even... More 

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1 Thank Marcos A
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Great place, excellent food! A place to visit with the family and have a great time. A little expensive but the environment is worth it

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Thank Enriqueta N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

This is your kind of place if: You are into french fine dining. You are not in a hurry. Want to go to a place where they pay attention to you. I loved it :-)

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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

We were staying in hotel and booked a table for dinner. Maitre d spoke excellent English and helped explain menu. I had the langostines, which were wonderful. My husband ordered the steak and, while it was cooked to his liking, it was slightly temperature cool. He mentioned it to the maitre d when he came around to check (he thought... More 

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Food was amazing no doubt about it, waiters didnt speak english... wich is fine anywhere else in the city but not when you pay 100$ for a meal inside an international restaurant at one of the biggest hotel in the city and mostly have english speaking customers.Service was slow and seemed forced.Expected to be serve in english, like every other... More 

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Thank Christopher C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
French, European, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 de Octubre 414, Guayaquil 00000, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Guayas Province  >  Guayaquil
  • Phone Number: +593 4-232-7999

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