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Buena Vista

Salinas 5-11 | Indian Market, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
+593 6-292-5166
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (14 reviews)
“trout” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mexican, American, South American, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Salinas 5-11 | Indian Market, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

A nice place to have a delicious dinner overlooking the Otavalo market. Good vegetarian offerings, nice service, good views. A nice way to end a day exploring Otavalo and the Saturday market.

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We sat outside with views of the market & surrounding volcanoes. We started out with super yummy fruit smoothie drinks. Hubs had spaghetti carbonara & I opted for the rice with steamed veggies & three cheeses. It was delicious! Portions were big. Only negative was...More

Thank Gin K
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

After a full morning of shopping at the otavalo market this place was great to sit and have a relaxing and delicious lunch!

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

I stopped by for lunch and enjoyed vegetable soup and a chefs salad. The soup was good and had lots of vegetables and the salad was also delicious with veggies, chicken, ham and egg. A good choice!

Thank Les L
Reviewed 31 March 2016

This little café, located upstairs in a building next to the Indian Market, was a great find. The prices were very reasonable and there was more than enough to eat. I ordered a baked potato with something close to chili on top and it was...More

Thank A W
Reviewed 28 March 2016

The Buena Vista restaurant is wonderful! After walking around looking for someplace to eat, we came upon the Buena Vista. The first thing we noticed on the sign, was was that the food is organic! From the time we entered to the time we left,...More

Thank Sandra A
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Stopped in here randomly our first night in Otavalo and were not disappointed. The place is small but if you can sit outside it has a great view of the main plaza. The menu is top notch if you don't fancy typical local meals (garlic...More

Thank Sophie S
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

I had the chicken sandwich (came with nachos and salsa) and the freshly made lemonade. It was all delicious. Thus restaurant is on the 2nd floor and just off of the main market. The balcony seating is lovely and you can people watch.

Thank roamergirl
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

I will without a doubt come back here every time I am in Otavalo. So many options (for both vegetarians and meat eaters) all carefully prepared, and it really shows. their fresh juices are incredible as well. pleasant ambiance, overlooking the market. 5 stars, great!!!

Thank okhumyn
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We stopped here for lunch. My friends ordered the trout (this was their big meal of the day). I ordered the ham and cheese sandwich. The food was tasty; the view of the market below was nice. For those who are interested in diet soda,...More

Thank DrWJW
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$6
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salinas 5-11 | Indian Market, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo
  • Phone Number: +593 6-292-5166
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Established in 2001, Buena Vista has a fabulous location with great views of the surrounding mountains and a balcony where you can sit and watch the busy Indian market below. With its cozy lounge-style atmosphere, you can relax with family and friends and enjoy a great variety of food and cocktails at reasonable prices. Our menu offers a wide selection of Italian, American, Mexican and vegetarian-vegan food made with fresh, organic ingredients.
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