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Cafe Pachamama

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Calle Quito y Miguel Egas | inside hotel La Posada del Quinde, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
+593 6-292-0750
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07:30 - 20:30
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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Fun, energetic ambience, good mix of locals and tourists, tasty food. Easy access in Otavalo. Mid-priced menu but lunch specials are a really good value.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We went here based on the raving reviews and we were disappointed. We went around 2ish, there was only of two of us there. We ordered a lemonade and coffee. We had to ask for the milk twice. My boyfriend ordered a Mexican vegetarian dish and I ordered a vegetarian lasagne. Instead they gave me the beef lasagne. Mistakes happen... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely lovely space--open and inviting. Had a great quinoa soup. Big assortment of foods--all organic and caringly prepared and served. If you want an elegant tuna fish sandwich, this is the place to go.

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Panama City, Panama
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

very nice clean place, friendly staff, the food was great and price was right. The menu has a good variety and some more interesting combinations as well as nice vegetarian options to offer.

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Thank honeybunny2015
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Good clean place...not a huge selection but was a nice place. Garden is quite pretty. We had lunch and were the only ones there. It is part of a hostel which looks quite clean and inviting.

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Thank Avery Y
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I'm not vegetarian but it was a welcome change to the usual rice, meat, plantain and beans. That being said the food wasn't outstanding, I had a feta and tomato tart, which was good but under seasoned and lacking in a bit of flavour. The same can be said of the accompaniments. My partner had lentil stuffed peppers, which again... More 

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Thank Chris B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

There is a nice fireplace where we had a drink first. Then we enjoyed a very good dinner with some local, as well as some international dishes. Very friendly and attentive service.

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Thank Yves H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

We went for the carrot cake but didn't like it. Chicken quinoa soup was good though. We didn't eat Angeles. Building and gardens are beautiful. Restful music and great rest break.

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Thank elainehar
Erie, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

This is a great place to get french toast for breakfast or a nice dinner by the fire. They have vegetarian options, and nice patio for lunch, and cozy dining room for cool nights.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

I enjoyed the quinoa shrimp salad for lunch. The shrimp were crunchy and the salad had a great dressing that really complimented the shrimp. A winner!

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Thank Les L

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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$5 - US$10
Cuisine
International, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 20:30
Monday
07:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 20:30
Thursday
07:30 - 20:30
Friday
07:30 - 20:30
Saturday
07:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Quito y Miguel Egas | inside hotel La Posada del Quinde, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo
  • Phone Number: +593 6-292-0750
Description
Cafe Pachamama is located inside hotel La Posada del Quinde, just five blocks from the Plaza de Ponchos market. Our fireplace lounge, outdoor patio and garden provide something extra for travelers, as well as our freshly-prepared, organic food with local ingredients. To top it off, we offer more vegetarian options than any other restaurant in town and many delicious meat options as well. But even if you're not a vegetarian, we have plenty of meat-based dishes and burgers to please meat-eaters as well.

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