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Cafe del Fraile


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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner

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Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Ecuadorean, Latin, International
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide took us to this restaurant for lunch. It was ladies day in Quito so I was offered a complimentary drink which was a nice touch. We wanted to try Ecuadorian food so was recommended the soup make of cheese and avocado followed...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 628ChristinaC
Reviewed 15 February 2019

The typical potato soup is indeed splendid. We also ordered a typical hot cinnamon drink, sorry but I forgot the name. The food is Ecuadorian.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JrnyJunkie
Reviewed 13 February 2019

Located on the main square this is a really nice restarant. Service excellent and the sea bass very good. Price OK and wine good.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PeterW2804
Reviewed 10 February 2019

We had lunch here during our trip to Quito and really enjoyed their potato soup. Great service and overall good food. Great atmosphere inside the plaza, with seating on the terrace or inside one of their dining rooms.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RazrBlzr
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The restaurant near Plaza Grande is very inviting, has a really friendly and fast service. The Ecuadorian food is really delicious but costs it a bit more because of its location which is fine.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kahanni
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent food, service, and ambiance! Would recommend the locro Quiteño de papa(potato soup ) .seco de chivo, try with sabai( artesanal Ecuadorian beer). Service is excellent!

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We ate in the courtyard. It was a lovely atmosphere and the food was good and reasonably priced. Cocktails were good too

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank seattaxi
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Really loved the meal, the ambiance, the options on a very extensive menu ... the service was great and the live music was an amazing touch. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank davidyarus
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Our guide recommended this restaurant so my partner & I went there for lunch. She suggested to try their shrimp with garlic, which I did and was not disappointed. The shrimps were firm and tasty and the sauce was delicious. My partner tried their pork...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank rowenaa36
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We had pasta and empanadas and you can find better and cheaper food on the corners. The setting is easy and comfortable but I would swap that for delicious food at dinner. I just cannot recommend it.

Date of visit: April 2018
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