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Mi Otavalito

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$$ - $$$
Ecuadorean, South American
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Sucre 11-19, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
+593 6-292-0176
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

I've had great meals at Mi Otavalito when ever I am in Otavalo. The food is very delicious and seems very authentic. I've enjoyed their trout, pork, and steak dishes all served with beans and rice.

Thank T W
Philadelphia, New York
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1,045 reviews
417 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 312 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

We went here for lunch, and the food and service were excellent. The place itself is cute. Save room for dessert, as all the offerings are delightful

Thank annarc6
Tacoma, Washington
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112 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Nice ambiance and staff to enjoy local specialties prepared well and at fair prices. We went off to the section of chef's specialties despite plenty of tempting choices on the main menu. I asked for a description of "llapingacho " which was succinctly and accurately described as : mote ( those are the grainy elote/corn things) served w pork, fried... More 

Thank BarbTacoma_WA
Cuenca, Ecuador
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Live music. Perfect location just one block from Indian market (Plaza ponchos). The food was good! Nice staff.

Thank davidmcgregordv
St. Petersburg, Florida
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1,478 reviews
734 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

I've been enjoying their ceviche on trips to Otavalo for years and am never disappointed. The place is clean and the service is good.

Thank Les L
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78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

We had gone before, but it was at night. We went in the afternoon, but not impressed. Not for a early dinner!

Thank walrus99Leesburg_Ga
Etten-Leur, The Netherlands
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98 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

We spend two days in Otavalo. We were advised to check Mi Otavalito out for dinner. The lady who served us was very friendly and helpful. Nice ambiance. Nice cocktails. Food very tasty. No wonder why we also went there for dinner on the second evening. Try the Trucha a la Planca

Thank C J T
Gothenburg, Sweden
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

The staff was nice and we got an extra cinnamon drink before the food. The mixed sallad was good with a tasty dressing on top. Prawns in garlic was great for the not so hungry and the chickendishes suited the more hungry ones. There was live music that entertained the eaters but the volume was perfect and not overwhealming.

Thank Anders J
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166 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

The food at this restaurant was so good we went back a second time during our short stay in Otavalo. It was excellent again! We ordered various dishes on the menu. If you need a good bowl of hot soup their consume was wonderful! Very reasonable prices. Very comfortable and well decorated. This restaurant was recommended to us by 2... More 

Thank kibbe
Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

When saw this place it was said to be permanently closed, but we checked and they were open. My wife and I had a great meal there. The service was good and so was the food. it was a very clean and family kind of place. It was kind of quiet when we were there, but itvwas early evening after... More 

Thank Maurina732015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Ecuadorean, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sucre 11-19, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo
  • Phone Number: +593 6-292-0176

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