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Daily Grind

Sucre y Juan Montalvo (Esquire) | Parque Bolivar, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
+593 99 198 7761
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Sucre y Juan Montalvo (Esquire) | Parque Bolivar, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had coffee and cake here this afternoon. Was good but not for the price. Compared to the rest of the town it a tourist trap. Enjoyed but disappointed in myself for going here. Two coffees and two slices cake cost $12. To compare our roast...More

Thank SGMac
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a wonderful little coffee shop with just a few seats at the counter, but great for watching people and taking in the atmosphere of Otavalo. Good coffee is not as easy to find in Ecuador, but if you like good coffee go here!

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a wonderful little coffee shop in a place for great people watching. They serve a great variety of coffee drinks, snacks and sandwiches. While enjoying your coffee, you can take the time to socialize with the English speaking owner. Good coffee is not...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Just off Bolivar Plaza this place is a little gem. We had a cold coffee as it was such a hot day and it was lovely. If you like good coffee come here!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Delicious hot chocolate on the town square, fun for taking in the sights and sounds of otavalo, really enjoyed and would love to go back.

Thank bklynbops
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We stumbled upon the Daily Grind accidentally and were delighted in the coffee and service. The location is great, pull up a red stool and say hi to your neighbor. The pastries looked delicious. The Daily Grind also serves beer and cocktails.

Thank janecois
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent place great coffee Gentleman running place super great location right on parse central by main market . Minch to see from stools on street . Very nice 😎

Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Sit on the stools, order a great tasting hand-made coffee and enjoy the view across Parc Bolivar. Enjoy the local Andeans going about their daily business and pass the time of day with locals who stop by for a coffee. Best place to sit and...More

Thank Travellin_Steve
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The coffee at the Daily Grind was one of the best cups I've had in Ecuador (Quito and Banos). The place is small and seats just a few at the counter, but felt like you were somewhere in Europe sipping coffee near the square. There...More

Thank MN_Lanie
Reviewed 17 March 2017

On the corner of the historic plaza of Otavalo within sight of the sculpture of Intirami is this New York style coffee shop with an English name! Coffee is local and excellent. Service is great. Catch up on local gossip here - and get a...More

Thank NewViewTours
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Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: Sucre y Juan Montalvo (Esquire) | Parque Bolivar, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo
  • Phone Number: +593 99 198 7761
This terrific little espresso bar is right in the middle of Otavalo on Parque Bolivar. It serves the best coffee in Ecuador and fresh baked cupcakes and pastries every day. If you're lucky you'll be there when the zucchini nut bread comes out of the oven. It is served warm with whipped cream. The rum cake is like heaven on earth and worth savoring. There is a private garden behind Daily Grind where you can sit at tables and enjoy the flowers.
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