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Fried Bananas Restaurant

££ - £££Latin, ,
Foch E4-150 | Foch St. west side from Amazonas, Quito 593, Ecuador
+593 2-223-5208
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“avocado soup” (48 reviews)
“t bone steak” (22 reviews)
“trout” (29 reviews)
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Latin, Ecuadorean, Grill, Fusion, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Foch E4-150 | Foch St. west side from Amazonas, Quito 593, Ecuador
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

My son, daughter and I ate dinner here while visiting Quito. Excellent food - definitely recommend the Palm ceviche and the mushroom cream hot appetizer. Love adding in the popcorn and plantains into the ceviche. The hostess/owner was so helpful. In addition to the excellent...More

Thank LauraH333
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came here for lunch. We shared an appetizer, which was basically a delicious cheese fondue with vegetables served with bread. I had the saffron spaghetti with shrimp, which was delicious. My husband, a vegetarian, had the spaghetti with pesto, which was...More

Thank Shelly H
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Fried Bananas is the best restaurant in Quito to try ecuadorian food. The restaurant offers a great variety of dishes to choose from. The service is fast , people are friendly. Go there!

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

A warm and friendly place that will go out of their way to make your dining experience special. A few blocks from the over priced eateries and worth the short walk

Thank Bigbob61364
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I liked this place, I really did... The place is well decorated, super clean with a beautiful upstairs dining patio. They play nice music, service was decent, the menu is well designed. I had a nice/well presented meal with a nice glass of wine. Service...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Fried Banana was recommend for some friends to us. We were to this restaurant to try ecuadorain food. The food was so delicious, good portions and healthy. This was the best restaurant in Ecuador for local food. Excellent option in Quito!

Thank Marc D
Reviewed 11 August 2017

A very nice decor, good food with local ingredients but not pretentious. We had an avocado soup which was sublime and the service was also very good.Highly recommended.

Thank sunshine918107
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We were only in Quito for 2 days but ran across this cozy gem. They were getting ready to close, but the owner took us in and fed us an amazing meal! The ceviche is a must try! The bananas dessert is also! When we...More

Thank scrawford80
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Fried Banana provides very nice food and a very personal atmosphere. I had the avocado soup, and on another occasion the spaghetti with shrimps in cream sauce. Both were excellent. I hear another table enthusing about their - well, yes - fried banana, which must...More

Thank ijoseph
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Very surprised that this restaurant is so high up on TripAdvisor. The interior is very old, food ok and service terrible. Location is dangerous - don't walk there at night. I went there as they have some of the only trout in Quito. Service made...More

Thank tomjones71
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1 October 2015|
Response from newfriedbananas | Property representative |
Dear customer Thank you to contact us. Walking from JW Marriott it takes around 10-15 mn, by taxi 5 mn or less. It will be a plasure to receive you Nathalie Fried Bananas
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11 January 2015|
Response from Danielagalarza | Property representative |
Hours of operation: Monday through Friday 12:30-20:30 Saturday 12:30 16:30 Sunday an holiday we are close Thank you for write us.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 20:30
12:30 - 20:30
12:30 - 20:30
12:30 - 20:30
12:30 - 20:30
12:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Foch E4-150 | Foch St. west side from Amazonas, Quito 593, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-223-5208
  • E-mail
Fried Bananas is a cozy restaurant with a casual and relaxed atmosphere, right next to the main tourist plaza in La Mariscal. Our prices are much lower than one would expect given the quality of the food and service. We feature a variety of seafood, Ecuadorian specialties, grilled dishes, pasta, salads, vegetarian delights and more; all creatively prepared and as fresh as can be.You will want to be sure to save room for one of our signature desserts.I suggest checking out our website where you can browse the menu, read reviews and get more information about us.HOURS OF OPERATION: MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 12:30-20:30 SATURDAY 12:30 16:30
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