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Cafe de la Vaca

) #3 of 31 Coffee & Tea in Quito #41 of 1,336 Places to Eat in Quito ££ - £££ International, , Latin
Panamericana Norte Km 49, Via Oton | Cayambe, Ecuador, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-231-5012
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“potato soup” (6 reviews)
“fruit juice” (5 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 17:30All hours
International, Ecuadorean, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Panamericana Norte Km 49, Via Oton | Cayambe, Ecuador, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went this morning for a coffee after a long drive. As always restaurant was crowded and there was no table available without reservation (waiting time around 30 min). Fortunately, as we explained we just wanted a quick coffee, they allowed us to sit in a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great spot to stop after a hike in Cotopaxi National park, milkshakes, cheese and mote are highly recommended.

Thank MarkThurber
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Café de la Vaca is a must stop on your trip to the Andean cities of northern Ecuador. It's a nice place with really cool atmosphere, friendly service, good food and a bit high prices. I recommend this restaurant for family, friends and business (they...More

Thank Dustin G
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Nice setting at the San Luis Shopping Mall. As far as food, it is nothing to write home about. Decent service.

Thank Lilivinu
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I would say the place is OK, but I don´t understand why it is too crowed. The service is poor and the food is OK, nothing extraordinary. I would defenetly say it overrated! And if you go with no reservation you need to waitttttttt.

Thank Roberto R
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The coffe vaca its located in Cayambe city province of Pichincha.This place is very knew in the Ecuador because it is excellent, big and nice for pass pretty moments in family. In this place there food very delicious and your attention is great.The atmosphere is...More

Thank jaz18794
Reviewed 11 February 2017

On my way back from Cotopaxi, we stopped here for lunch and my goodness the portions were enormous. Delicious food, great ambiance outdoor and indoors, friendly staff, exhaustive menu, all makes this place a foodie delight.

Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We at a late breakfast at Cafe de la Vaca on the way to Cotopaxi. Talk about fresh! Baked goods, egg dishes, and local Ecuadorian juices available in a beautiful, relaxing atmosphere. They offer fresh milk (as in, this was just removed from the cow,...More

Thank jwiley963
CafedelaVaca, Gerente at Cafe de la Vaca, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2017

Thank you for your opinion. We hope to see you again and give you the best of our food. #MuuuuyRico #MuuuuyFresco Love, FortuNata

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious food and great environment . My favorite dish Aji de carne and Locro , tipycal Ecuadorian food.

Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 14 December 2016

After a day of birding in Cotapaxi, our local guide, Patricio recommended our party of 4 stop and enjoy an authentic Ecuadoran meal at one of his favorite restaurants. We were not disappointed. The Pilsener (Ecuadoran beer) was perfectly cold and the food was excellent...More

Thank harborpointpaul
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Panamericana Norte Km 49, Via Oton | Cayambe, Ecuador, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-231-5012
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A place full of energy, delicious Ecuadorian food, fresh dishes and nice people around. Wild brunch, surrounded by wonderful mountains and green fields.
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