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Cafe Mosaico

££ - £££American, , International
Manuel Samaniego N8-95 Near Antepara, Itchimbia | Itchimbia, Quito, Ecuador
+593 2-254-2871
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“thai curry” (2 reviews)
“onion rings” (3 reviews)
“hot wings” (2 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Ecuadorean, International
££ - £££
Manuel Samaniego N8-95 Near Antepara, Itchimbia | Itchimbia, Quito, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the best place to have a drink and a snack on the outside terrace in order to enjoy the capital's dusk

Thank Hans-Rudolf R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perched on a mountain side, try to get there at dusk when the lights come on. Good nachos, Greek French fries, quesadillas, good salads/soups. Be careful, easy to order too much. They take plastic.

Thank skiNebraska
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived on a Sunday evening via taxi at 8pm just for drinks & the view. Nice casual place with a gift store & an area for live music certain days. We were fortunate to seat at a window table. The floor to ceiling windows open...More

Thank Debra C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As most reviewers here will agree, the most spectacular part of this place is the view. We were a small group on a Thursday night with no reservation and we were quickly accommodated. I had the burger and did not enjoy my meal. I felt...More

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Cafe Mosaico for lunch on Thursday Oct 25 (opened at 1pm). When I walked in and up the stairs there were about 5 dogs that greeted me. I wasn’t sure I was in the right place so I walked outside, until someone in a...More

Thank GiKellie
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

A restaurant with a difference! We arrived before sunset and fortunate to get a seat on the balcony to witness the change from daylight to evening starlight and city lights. This restaurant perched on the side of Quito's ridge offers unprecedented views of the historic...More

Thank Carole D
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Without a reservation, we were able to get a seat by the window on the lower floor. After dinner we went upstairs to check out the open-air dining, and we both wished we had made advanced reservations for the upper floor. The food was alright,...More

Thank 135jbb
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Amazing experience, the views are thrilling and wonderful, don't miss it. Only a couple of dollars taxi ride up the hill, if you don't have enough breath for the steps, or if it's after dark. Staff lovely, atmosphere laid back, food maybe 4 star not...More

Thank ellenmary
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We have come here for dinner, mostly with large groups. This last group was 30 people. Service was expedient and food was good. Enjoy visiting this restaurant and of course, the views are excellent.

Thank Mejberg
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Most amazing view of Quito at night. Food was excellent. Had Thai Curry dish. Service quick and efficient. Loved the owners rescue dogs! Don't miss this restaurant while visiting Quito.

Thank eifert
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
American, Ecuadorean, International
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manuel Samaniego N8-95 Near Antepara, Itchimbia | Itchimbia, Quito, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-254-2871
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By far the greatest view of Quito, with excellent menu offerings and the best coffee in town. A must visit for locals and foreigners alike to enjoy coffee or a full meal while witnessing Quito in its fairest light.
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