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#6 of 1,102 Restaurants in Quito
Certificate of Excellence
Latin, Seafood, South American, Ecuadorean
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Mariano Aguilera 331 & La Pradera, Quito 00000, Ecuador
+593 2-254-3559
12:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Berlin, Germany
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We decided to celebrate with a special lunch at Zazu. For a first visit, we chose the 7 course tasting menu, Each course was wonderful with delicious special tastes of Ecuador. The prices were comparable to any specialty restaurants in most cities in the USA. We enjoyed Zazu's special Pisco Sour with our tasting. Javier explained each course when it... More 

Thank msd107
Havana, Cuba
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere and excellent service. I recommend the cazuela, exceptional ecuadorian cocktails. Best restaurant in Quito in my opinion.

Thank lissy9104
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped there for lunch, it was expensive compare to other restaurants we have been in Ecuador.Not that much in the plate. But we enjoyed the atmosphere and the excellent service.

Thank Ridha A
Quito, Ecuador
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Used to be one of the fanciest restaurants in Quito. Now it is a semi-formal place where the food is OK, service is good and prices are ridiculous. I have been there 5 times and tried many dishes. The tuna was overcooked last time. The ribeye had a terrible smell. My husband only had a few bites. Drinks at the... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent 3 weeks in Ecuador, and this was by far the best restaurant of the trip. They had an imaginative menu and excellent waitstaff. The 7 or 9 course tasting menu was especially fabulous. They even did paila (tradiditional fruit sorbet dessert) tableside using liquid nitrogen. If you go to Quito, you have to go to this restaurant!

Thank Cost-Effective
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Food was fabulous. However the service was very stuffy and while nicely modern the room lacked charm.

Thank Patricia K
Moscow, Russia
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there with family and the restaurant was near Marriot hotel and was easy to walk. The ambience is really nice, the staff is very attentive. I wanted to try guinea pig, but unfortunately it was disappointing, the tuna I took was also not good. Others were happy with the meat choices. Pastas were too salty.

Thank Evgeniya S
Greensboro, North Carolina
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love Zazu! Fascinating menu, either tasting or ala carte. Divine dishes--loved the pork taquitos, consuela and the blackberry sorbet made at table side. Highly recommended.

Thank Brenda S
Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here three times over the course of a 1-week vacation in Quito, and can't recommend it enough. Our first visit was to escape the summer rain, and we were greeted with a warm reception and personalized cocktails made by Luiz at the bar. We were so impressed that we came back a few days later for the 7-course tasting... More 

Thank briansmithamherst
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On Saturday we went to have dinner at Zazu, it had a classy and stylish environment. Unfortunately we were wearing t-shirt and shorts, thankfully that was not a problem, the host, Lenin was very attentive and he was aware of our reservation. After we told him our names he immediately took us to our table without any delay, after we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Seafood, South American, Ecuadorean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mariano Aguilera 331 & La Pradera, Quito 00000, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-254-3559

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?