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Balcon de Imbabura

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Modesto Jararnillo 7-29 | Plaza de Ponchos, Pasaje Saona, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
+593 98 486 4825
07:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Seattle, Washington
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here on two separate occasions. The breakfast was great and good value for the money. The balcony is tiny and only seats two couples, but be prepared to have your legs squished. When the volcano is out, the views are great! The dinner, on the other hand, was a different story. My boyfriend ordered the steak which was... More 

1 Thank Lisa S
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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243 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

In the centre of town and right by the craft market you can go up stairs and look over into the street and market which is very entertaining. Clean and with friendly staff I only went in for a drink but found it to be very pleasant.

Thank jennywinter23
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177 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Good place to sit down with a drink and people watch the area around the market. Staff was very friendly too.

Thank enderjjk
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437 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 485 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I love this place., for the pasta and for the fun. There are wide tables with jenga and other games for relaxation in addition to bookshelves with English books among other languages all around. it's a cozy place.

1 Thank Tl D
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This particular site located next to the largest craft trade center of Ecuador, Otavalo being the city that receives more national and foreign tourists within the province is characterized by having a varied number of restaurants for each requirement is just as the Bacon de Imbabura opens its doors to the visitor and Puts at your disposal a very varied... More 

Thank Edwin A
Quito, Ecuador
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Attention 10 Ambiance 10 Food 10 Dope little spot in front of the Indian market in Otavalo. Lasagna was amazing!!

Thank SupEcuador
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The restaurant "Balcón de Imbabura" in the city of otavalo is located next to the famous "La Plaza de Ponchos", it is a peaceful, cozy place with a beautiful decoration in its infrastructure from the corridors and the steps to the dining room. I like to frequent this place because it emphasizes the decoration with a native touch in addition... More 

Thank Esthersitaa
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196 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The portions are big. Food was rather bland. We had a chicken and a beef burrito and both tasted very similar. Expensive by Ecuadorian standards. Taco Bello is a better choice if you're craving Mexican food.

1 Thank David B
Otavalo, Ecuador
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A bit touristy, but the atmosphere is nice and the green walls add to the feel of a restaurant in Ecuador with authentic food. The owner has lived in Ecuador for forty years, thus is well run and knowledgable.

Thank Micayla C
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Great food and good prices. I had to steak and fresh naranjilla juice it was well done! My sister had the fruit salad and was also delicious!

Thank Softaildeluxestu4ever

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Restaurant Details

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Latin, Gastropub, Italian, Mexican, American, Spanish, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Modesto Jararnillo 7-29 | Plaza de Ponchos, Pasaje Saona, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo
  • Phone Number: +593 98 486 4825
We are facing the Plaza de los Ponchos on the second floor, perfect for admiring the handicraft market, we have a balcony to take pictures and enjoy a coffee exelentes outdoor

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