Had lunch while on a private guided tour of Quito. Beautiful setting in Bishops tesidence, sat outside on Balcony facing courtyard. Proffesional waitstaff with old world manners. Food was outstanding.
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This restaurant is on the second floor of a square that is tucked away off the plaza. Our waiter was very hospitable. Our food came really quickly and was absolutely delicious. The prices were much higher than we've been used to outside of Quito but...More
My sister, brother-in-law, and I ate here on December 27, 2017. Excellent service, food, and drinks. It's tucked away inside the Pasaje Arzobispal but it's worth the search. The three of us had spent the day visiting the sites in and around Quito so we...More
Charming restaurant set in the old Bishop’s palace on the square. Whether you eat inside or on the covered balcony on the covered courtyard, you are surrounded by paintings, sculptures, old books. The menu is a nice mix of Ecuadorean specialties and meat platters, sandwiches,...More
Our tour guide tipped us for this restaurant. At first we could not find it, but our 2nd try was a succes. Even tough you are sitting inside you get the feeling of sitting on a terrace. We had dinner and lunch at this place...More
The chicken noodle soup and pasta was the perfect food to fight off altitude sickness. Moreover the gentlemen who work here are very professional, kind and think of the details like packing up bread for the soup. We definitely preferred Cafe del Fraile to the...More
We had typical Ecuador dishes and artisan beer: nicely located by the Presidential Palace; we had an outdoor table looking down the balcony.
Cafe del Fraile is located on the second floor of the former Archbishop´s Palace on the Grand Plaza. It came highly recommended by our tour guide and inn keeper. They serve typical Ecuadorian food and plus other choices. Despite the early hour of our dining,...More
Cafe del Fraile is located in a stylish Palazio Arzobispal next to Plaza Grande in Quito. Inspite of its name it's offering delicious meals for lunch and dinner. The list contains typical meat dishes and some Equadorian specialties. Portions are large and well prepared but...More
Loved their garlic shrimp! We missed spice in Ecuador, but this place reactivated our taste buds. Chocolate torte was also good if you love chocolate- coconut combination.