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La Esquina Calle Larga

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Calle Larga | Hermano Miguel, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 7-284-5344
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Even though we had to wait 45 minutes until a table was free. The experience was worthy. The orders were served promptly and were very good presented. The flavor was delicious. We kept talking about how good it was. The desserts wonderful. The chocolate mousse with whisky, the chocolate cake with oporto and vanilla ice cream and black berries, ummm.... More 

Thank Mayra R
Cuenca, Ecuador
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Meals here were exquisite. Took many visitors, they all had the same positive experience.service was fast, easy to find. Deserts were out of this world. I definitely will return. Cozy attmosphere.

Thank 63lorraine2015
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was there for a meal alone and I order medallions of meat a platter that they offer and requested more ají (chile sauce) but the answer was that it was finish and they only make it in big portions and they can't make only for me !! I requested a beer was served warm and I told them this... More 

Thank Julio L
Eugene, OR
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were first here two years ago upon visiting Cuenca for the first time. It seems like many restaurants are not able to maintain the high standards we encountered on our first visit but La Esquina has done so. We will return again!

Thank GaryDawsonDesigns
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I was a bit disappointed in my meal, I had the Neapolitan Chicken. It was edible, just not great, and I found this restaurant fairly highly priced in comparison to others.

Thank Nicky M
Austin, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Go for one of the "iron disc" plates - big enough to share for 2-4 people, depending on your appetite. Save room for dessert (worth the splurge for sure)! Decent happy hour prices and nice ambiance!

Thank Jill N
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Went with a group/tour... service was excellent and food outstanding. Large groups are always a challenge for a restaurant and they handled it.

1 Thank Funtime4957
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

My husband and I had the chicken and veggie iron meal and loved every bite. Be forewarned: it is advertised as being for two people, but could easily feed three or four.

1 Thank Beverly M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

the food is great, go here if you are really hungry and meat craving. The cook is an argentinian chef who really knows his stuff. my recommendation El disco de lomo a la pimienta. you're welcome!!!!!

1 Thank Valeria A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Terrific selection of Argentinian versions of the Spanish paella. Huge servings, entrees meant to be shared. Pair with any Argentinian Malbec or Cab or Carmenere (go for anything marked Reserva) and you're in gastronomic heaven. Reserve for dinner.

1 Thank globetrottingYankee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, International, Argentinian, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Larga | Hermano Miguel, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-284-5344
Tipical Argentinan restaurant. Iron disc cooking style.

Iron disc?
An iron disk is a skillet pan, made for an artisan blacksmith, they give a special touch and distinguished flavour to our dishes. we cooked in them and you can served at the table, like a sharing plate.

You already know what an iron disc is, now you are ready to choose which one you want to share with your family, friends or partner or by yourself.

We offer a variety of them: chicken, beef, seafood, shrimp, risottos, pastas, fish, vegetarian, ...
And multiples sauces: cabernet, mustard, nevada, Thai, ...

You can not leave us without to try our homemade desserts, made by own pastry chef.
So delicious that you will struggle to choose one of them !!

We have a variety of wines. you will be suprise with our wine list. Wines for all tastes and palates and always get the best advice about wines to get with your food.

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